Re: Need the quote and the author

"Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee@cybercash.com> Fri, 11 July 1997 02:15 UTC

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From: "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee@cybercash.com>
To: Edward M Greshko <Edward.M.Greshko@cdc.com>
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Subject: Re: Need the quote and the author
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Don't know where it started but it is included in RFC 1958, Architectural 
Principles of the Internet, in section 3.9.

Donald

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Edward M Greshko wrote: 

> Date: Fri, 11 Jul 1997 07:27:52 +0800 (GMT)
> From: Edward M Greshko <Edward.M.Greshko@cdc.com>;
> To: ietf-smtp@imc.org
> Subject: Need the quote and the author
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Of course this is not quite related to SMTP......
> 
> There is a quote by someone from a time long ago which goes along the
> lines of being conservative in what you generate and liberal in what you
> receive.  In other words, make sure that you follow the specs to the
> letter in what you generate, however try to deal with anything reasonable
> that you can anticipate being thrown your way.
> 
> I need to know the exact quote and the author.  If it is documented
> someplace that would be "nice" too.
> 
> Ed
> 
> 
> 

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