Re: [arch-d] Adoption of draft-thomson-use-it-or-lose-it

Joe Touch <touch@strayalpha.com> Tue, 28 May 2019 18:21 UTC

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> On May 28, 2019, at 10:24 AM, Bernard Aboba <bernard.aboba@gmail.com> wrote:
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> "Bugs are bugs. Design flaws are design flaws. Too much effort is spent ignorant of the difference"
> 
> [BA] The point made in the document is that even a flawless extensibility design, if it is rarely used in practice, will tend to accumulate (undetected) bugs.

Again, a tree in a vacant forest.

Untested designs are untested. So we should test them.

A massive observation surely worthy of IAB imprimatur.

Joe