Re: [Evolution] Bug 738247 - unwanted information disclosure in message headers

On Tue, 2017-10-10 at 19:10 +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Tue, 2017-10-10 at 19:56 +0200, Milan Crha wrote:
I don't really want to comment on the bug) but would err on the
sideĀ of leaving things as they are - it just looks less spammy.

Is 'err' a typo? I'm afraid I do not follow, if not.

"To err" is correct English for "to make a mistake". In this case
Pete is saying that it's preferable to leave things as they are, even
though that might (in theory) be wrong, because changing them might
(in theory) lead to worse results.

English grammar is fun :-)

"To err is human, to forgive divine" - Alexander Pope

Also, "err on the side of ..." is a common idiom:

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