It's been 20 years today (Oct 16, UTC). Hard to believe.

Scott Brim scott.brim at
Wed Oct 17 03:36:33 UTC 2018

On Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 22:37 Michael Thomas <mike at> wrote:

> I believe that the IETF party line these days is that Postel was wrong
> on this point. Security is one consideration, but there are others.
> Mike

I saw just a small swing of the pendulum toward the center, a nuanced
meaning for "liberal". The adage wasn't tossed out. Operationally it can't


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