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principles:postel_s_law

Postel's Law

Variants and Alternative Names

  • General Principle of Robustness (not to be confused with Eric S. Raymond's Rule of Robustness)

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“Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.”1)

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principles/postel_s_law.txt · Last modified: 2020-10-12 16:28 by 159.69.186.191