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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Christopher Williamson: URGENT: Bug/compatability issue in Apache 1.3.26
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2002 20:08:17 GMT
Aaron Bannert wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 01:19:53PM -0600, Jerry Baker wrote:
> >
> > Can't they offer a patch for their existing user base? I'm not
> > unsympathetic, but introducing these kind of hacks seems like it
> > would make the code grow more complicated with each change in
> > server behavior.
> 
> That might work in some cases, but if they are under a
> controlled/hosting environment, it is unlikely that their
> hosts will allow unchecked patches to be applied to the server.

Also, we rather violated the principle of 'be strict in what you
send, liberal in what you accept.'  We suddenly became 'strict in
what you accept' without warning or relief.

> It just seems to me like one of those times
> where we inadvertently broke the principle
> of least surprise.

Principle of Least Astonishment.
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