Re: "Internet Standard (STD)" - phrase known by Web programmers ?
I was told again to use "internet standards", not even capitalized,
and definitely to not include any additional guidance or info,
because, and I quote the developer *and* his manager,
"Clarity is not needed in this regard."
Why would it be ok to write something that we know is not clear?
It sounds like blame-dodging, Monique. They want to say, "If you don't follow 'the standards' and it doesn't work, it's not our fault. But if you do follow the standards and it doesn't work, maybe it's still not our fault. Maybe you didn't follow the *right* standards."
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