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   Re: [xml-dev] Excellent IETF BCP on XML

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11/22/02 6:23:47 PM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:

>Note that dereferencing a URI via GET is in principle and as far as I 
>can tell in practice safe, assuming you protect against infinitely-large 
>resource representations.  Acting on the data you get carries risk that 
>is in principle and in practice unbounded and requires all sorts of 
>trust infrastructure -Tim

Safe in the sense of not being able to cause direct harm to your own systems, I'll buy.  Not 
necessarily safe in the sense of not disclosing what you're doing to third parties.  Think of Web 


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