Thinking on Talks (parts I & II)

David Cantrell david at
Tue Dec 6 18:32:40 GMT 2005

On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 04:39:03PM +0000, Jacqui Caren wrote:
> Graham Seaman wrote:
> >That would be the Windscale that  blew up  when I was a child, 
> Not blew up - just seriously crap design by the Brits.

I'd say ignorant design.  Shit happens in new engineering disciplines
simply because people don't know what all the failure modes are.

See software for countless excellent examples.

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