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

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On Friday 03 October 2003 16:57, Miles Sabin wrote:
> Tyler Close wrote,
> > Trying to design a maintainable legacy codebase is silly?
> Blaming a design for the flaws of an aging, bloated and crufty
> implementation is silly.

Ok, that's fair, but that's not what I am saying.

I am only saying that it must be feasible to maintain an ASN.1
implementation as part of a legacy codebase. Obviously, OpenSSL
and SNMP have had difficulties with that. Are there
counter-examples of applications that have not had long-lived bugs
in their ASN.1 code?


The union of REST and capability-based security:


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