Re: Message delimiting security issues

Henrik Nordstrom schrieb:
> ...
> Specs does not say recipients MUST reject any malformed message. It
> doesn't even require recipients to detect malformed messages and the
> robustness principle underlining most use of IETF protocols generally
> discourages it. And everything else in software development speaks
> against such rejections unless they happen "as a by product" of the
> development.
> ...

So in this case the robustness principle is causing some of the 
interoperability and security problems?

Sorry, couldn't resist.


(draconian error handling rulez)

Received on Wednesday, 17 January 2007 21:58:45 UTC