Re: draft findings on Unsafe Methods (whenToUseGet-7)

On Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 11:58  AM, Graham Klyne wrote:
> SO what am I trying to say?  I'm wary of the value of technical design 
> principles that cannot be technically assessed.  My entry to this debate 
> was trying to be clear about what was the meaning of "safe", where I saw 
> two possibilities that could apply.

I didn't bother to define "safe" in the HTTP spec because there already
exist far more definitive works in software engineering literature
that define the term completely.  A search for Nancy Leveson's research
will pick up the appropriate definition.

I have never had any trouble assessing this requirement.


Received on Thursday, 18 April 2002 19:03:14 UTC