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Re: errors and failures (was Re: Minutes of 27 May 2002 TAG teleconf)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 29 May 2002 11:27:14 -0500
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Message-Id: <1022689637.21953.128.camel@dirk>

On Wed, 2002-05-29 at 11:14, Chris Lilley wrote:
[...]
> SSL> taking much of HTTP's
> SSL> "it's okay to show errors to users" instead of HTML's "do your best no
> SSL> matter how potent the stench".
> 
> 
> Grin.

Indeed... perhaps that's the kernel of the issue right there.

I have written words to that effect:

  silent recovery from errors considered harmful
  From: Dan Connolly (connolly@w3.org)
  Date: Mon, Aug 28 2000
  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-amaya/2000JulSep/0237.html


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