[linux-elitists] MS SQL WORM IS DESTROYING INTERNET BLOCK PORT 1434!

Bulent Murtezaoglu bm@acm.org
Fri Jan 31 12:42:14 PST 2003


>>>>> "DM" == Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> writes:
    DM> ...  But as far as elitists are concerned, bad software
    DM> exists to be fixed or removed, not just worked around.

Hmm.  Maybe this is a different discussion but I've been thinking a
bit about 'be conservative with what you send and liberal with what
you accept.'  Is that not an instance of working around broken
software?  Should the desire for interoperability be summarized with 
a more precise dictum?

cheers,

BM



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