[FoRK] Slow grep

Luis Villa louie at ximian.com
Fri Mar 19 06:18:56 PST 2004


On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 09:14 -0500, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > Protocols are being designed, not evolved. If a protocol needs evolution,
> > it implies it's a design failure.
> 
> Only in the strictest sense.... practically it is often very hard to design a 
> protocol that does *not* evolve.

Slightly OT, but are there /any/ protocols that are successful in that
they have /both/

(1) been widely deployed and
(2) were perfect at the first go?

I can't think of any, but I'm hardly a protocol geek.

Luis



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