Radical computing thoughts: Data impedance & automatous computing

Russell Turpin deafbox@hotmail.com
Sat, 27 Oct 2001 20:46:37 +0000

Sherry Listgarten writes:
>In my experience, I've noticed much more time-spent-on and bugs-found-in 
>failure-handling code than in anything else. ..

You would be surprised at the amount of commercial code
where everything is assumed to work, and the most sophisticated
response to component failure is to print "foo failed" before
dying itself.

Or maybe you wouldn't be.

Anyway, good point.


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