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Re: StatSN and overlapped commands
On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 06:30 PM, email@example.com wrote: >> There's an infinite number of possible wrong behaviors that can be >> generated by bugs. I believe this should just be covered by the >> standard *unwritten* rule that, if you mess up the protocol, you may >> not get the answer you were hoping for. > > I'm happy with that too. My main concern, which you agree with, is to > make > sure we don't say that this ITT re-use (w/o status ack) is something > the > target MUST be happy with. Saying, "You get what you get," is fine. The other way to look at it is that if your peer MUST NOT do X then you MAY rely upon them not doing it, but SHOULD NOT do so if failing to catch them would have an adverse effect on anyone else. But you are never under any obligation to prevent your peer from shooting itself in the foot.
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