The verb "to crash" [ RE: devSEARCH, an engine for geeks ]

Joe Barrera (
Wed, 11 Feb 1998 14:57:23 -0800

> Now, now, even has its upsides. Sure, it's a technologically
> piece of framed JavaCrypted crap -- it *consistently* crashes netscape --

It used to be that if a program crashed when given some input data, the
program was at fault.
Now (at least with browsers) it seems that we blame the input data.
As a Computer Scientist, I'm not convinced this is much of an advance.

- Joe