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   Re: [xml-dev] Fwd: [e-lang] Protocol implementation errors

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On Friday 03 October 2003 14:11, Rich Salz wrote:
> > ASN.1 advocates must explain why past failures will not be
> > repeated before ASN.1 is standardized for web services.
> Unh, "it was a bug.  We fixed it."
> I mean, c'mon.  You gonna haul James Clark up on the dias to justify
> bugs in expat before we use XML for web services?

Are you saying it doesn't make sense to ask why ASN.1 has been
vulnerable to long-lived bugs? We are not talking about just one
bug in just one implementation.

Using a technology without studying its past failures is not good
engineering practice.



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