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Re: [Nmh-workers] repl doesn't like return address

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] repl doesn't like return address
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:46:14 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.20 (BSF 67 2015-01-07)

"Be conservative in what you send and liberal in what you accept"

Perhaps the most mis-interpreted aphorism of all time.

What Jon meant was "don't crash when your code encounters garbage input,"
and was written in the context of the IMPs tipping over when receiving invalid packets. It *never* meant "second guess the sender's intent and patch accordingly."


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