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Re: Question related to draft-hansen-4468upd-mailesc-registry-02.txt and RFC3463

2007-08-06 20:19:19

--On Monday, 06 August, 2007 16:03 -0700 Ned Freed
<ned(_dot_)freed(_at_)mrochek(_dot_)com> wrote:

But in a compliant implementation there just isn't that much -
if anything - to change. And while I have some sympathy for
implementors who in good fairh read  RFC 821 as restricting
the available status code values, I have ZERO sympathy for
people who read RFC 1893 this way. At some point we have to
draw the line and call broken implementation what they are:

In case it isn't clear, I'm in complete agreement with this.  I
was merely trying to point out that such implementations might
exist, no matter how little sympathy reasonable people might
have for them.

You might be feeling more optimistic about the prevalence of
stupidity in the world that I am... today.