Kent M Pitman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| In my long experience with language design, I've found the absolute
| hardest thing to get into a language is something that costs almost
| nothing and whose purpose is merely to implement "tolerance" of one
| person's preference or need in the presence of another person who has
| no such need.
In the Internet protocol arena, this principle is codified in the maxim,
"Be strict in what you emit, and liberal in what you accept."
It comes up time & again...
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