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Re: Linux ready for the home desktop?

 On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 02:12:33PM -0400, Martin Owens wrote: 
> What is the programmers term: accept incorrectly formatted data but 
> always try to output correctly formatted data. 

I always liked the quote from RFC 791, the Internet Protocol RFC: 

"In general, an implementation must be conservative in its sending 
behavior, and liberal in its receiving behavior." 



oh, you hate your job? why didn't you say so? there's a support group for 
that. it's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.       <drew carey> 

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