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Re: base64
From: Buck Huppmann <buckh () pobox com>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 16:49:25 -0400

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:13:57PM -0400, MightyE wrote:
I agree, I don't think it's unreasonable to reject improperly formatted 
messages.

  Take the low road 
catchall, and simply reject them as a matter of course.

this runs counter to the maxim of Postel
<http://www.postel.org/postel.html>:

"Be liberal in what you accept, and conservative in what you send." 
-- jon 
RFC-1122 (originates in RFC760) 

or was that wisdom for a different time?

`"What would Jon have done?", we will think, as we wrestle in the
days ahead with the problems Jon kept so well tamed for so many years.'
--Vint Cerf
RFC 2468


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