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Samuel Mize <[log in to unmask]>
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Samuel Mize <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 18 Dec 1998 09:50:05 -0600
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Larry Kilgallen wrote:
>[log in to unmask] quoted and then wrote:
>>I can't speak for Larry, but I can tell you what *I* think.
>
>I can :-).

I'm glad you did.  We seem to agree.

Your comment was, I think, misunderstood as referring to high-integrity
systems as a domain, like Database Systems.  That's really all I was
trying to say about it: that you didn't mean it that way.

>Consider the case of developing commercial software products.  To a certain
>extent, the winner is the one who gets the fewest trouble calls.

I wish that were true in more domains.  Many customers take a very
short-sighted view, and companies follow the dictates of the market.

Best,
Sam Mize

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