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Re: Packet length: header vs. context



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On Jan 6, 2007, at 6:09 AM, Ian G wrote:

>
> The GNU world characterised this as "be precise in what you send,  
> be liberal in what you read."  That is, be accomodating when  
> finding input.  In this context the answer to the above question is  
> "accept the key."
>

Postel said that, actually, long before there was any GNU except  
those one might find in a zoo.

	Jon


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