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Re: draft-montenegro-httpbis-uri-encoding

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:36:22 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Gabriel Montenegro <gabriel.montenegro@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <1704.1395416182@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <532C59B9.9090104@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:

>Well, please allow me not to believe in use cases until a concrete one 
>is brought up and explained.

Gettys rules #1 and #3:

1. Do not add new functionality unless an implementor cannot complete
   a real application without it.

3. The only thing worse than generalizing from one example is
   generalizing from no examples at all.

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