[ih] The Postel Principle
Suzanne Woolf via Internet-history
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Sat Nov 9 06:15:27 PST 2019
+1 that both are worth revisiting, perhaps :-)
20+ years later, I sometimes wonder how Jon’s views would have evolved if he were still with us. Not that the basic principles would have changed, but his views on how to apply them might have.
> On Nov 9, 2019, at 3:15 AM, Brian Carpenter via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> Correct, I was referring to the robustness principle, sorry. The two are of
> course somewhat related.
> (via tiny screen & keyboard)
> On Sat, 9 Nov 2019, 20:43 Vint Cerf, <vint at google.com> wrote:
>> I thought the rough consensus quote was David Clark's.
>> On Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 22:12 Brian E Carpenter via Internet-history <
>> internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
>>> This deserves to be a new thread. It turns out to be a warm, if not hot,
>>> On 09-Nov-19 15:32, Jack Haverty wrote:
>>>> In the annals of Internet History, did Jon Postel's mantra of "Rough
>>>> Consensus and Running Code" fade away over time?
>>> First, read this draft:
>>> There's a discussion thread at:
>>> As you will see, your question is apposite to that draft. I'm a bit
>>> biased, because I was document editor for
>>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1958 and of course Jon had a hand in that.
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