Re: ssh priority standard (?)
On 2000-05-26 at 08:07 -0400, Branden Robinson wrote:
> I'll leave such assessments to those who know. I'm arguing against the
> principle of Lars's argument, not this specific application. I'm not going
> lose any sleep myself if ssh is not made standard. I've already got it
Lars is right. The issue is a cost/benefit analysis. If the risk of
breaking something does not outweigh the risk of failing to fix something,
then there is no point to assuming any additional risk.
> Software engineering: that part of
> computer science which is too difficult
> for the computer scientist.
A software engineer cares whether it works; a computer scientist cares
only whether it should work in theory.