Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

In message <>, Mark Nottingham wri

>Again -- this is NOT recommending how large people should make cookies, 
>but recommending a floor for implementations to support, to improve 

I agree, but the floor should not be set punishingly high to cater
for clueless people.

Standards should promote interoperability, not stupid behaviour.


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Received on Wednesday, 22 June 2011 06:35:54 UTC