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d2r: postel's law is for implementors, not designers

2007 Oct 17, 5:55Diego Doval expresses my thoughts on this topic very well and also likely well before I even had thoughts on this topic.PermalinkCommentsblog article history robustness-principle jon-postel internet tcp

Ironick: My history of the (Internet) Robustness Principle.

2007 Oct 17, 5:17History of the various versions of Postel's Law or the Robustness Principle which paraphrased says: "In general, an implementation should be conservative in its sending behavior, and liberal in its receiving behavior. That is, it should be careful to sendPermalinkCommentsblog article history robustness-principle jon-postel internet tcp
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