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Re: Proposal for an HTTP ERR method

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 12:41:12 -0600 (MDT)
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Atom Syntax <atom-syntax@imc.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.58.0406231235190.98621@measurement-factory.com>

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Also, no matter how intelligent an implementation, it's self testing
> will never be as thorough as the testing done by all the clients
> using it.

That's not the point. The point is that if an implementation can
self-fix problem X, then that implementation can usually test for X.
If an implementation cannot self-fix problem X, it is pointless to
inform that implementation (rather than a human) that X is a problem.

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