Re: "Internet Standard (STD)" - phrase known by Web programmers ?

Subject: Re: "Internet Standard (STD)" - phrase known by Web programmers ?
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 22:00:49 -0400

Agreed. Send this one to Scott Adams. It's just barely possible Dilbert has never seen this particular scenario.

This one is close: http://www.dilbert.com/fast/2012-05-15/

On Wed, 23 May 2012 21:39:57 -0400, Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au> wrote:

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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