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Larry Sheldon larrysheldon at
Fri Mar 13 00:44:26 UTC 2015

On 3/12/2015 19:20, Jason Iannone wrote:
> There was once a fairly common saying attributed to an early
> networking pioneer that went something like, "be generous in what you
> accept, and send only the stuff that should be sent."  Does anyone
> know what I'm talking about or who said it?

Postel's Law:  Be generous in what you accept; strict in what you send.*

*From aging memory, but I think that is close.

The unique Characteristics of System Administrators:

The fact that they are infallible; and,

The fact that they learn from their mistakes.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes

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