product liability (was 'we should all be uncomfortable with the extent to which luck..')

Gary E. Miller gem at
Wed Jul 25 21:56:45 UTC 2001

Yo Joseph!

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Joseph T. Klein wrote:

> Since software, in theory, can't cause physical danger, I suspect
> the shrink wrap license makes Microsoft immune to any liability.

ROTFL!  What about the WinNT powered flight control systems from
Avidyne?  NT blue screens when you are in the clouds and death is
usually shortly follow.  Shrink wrap license or not, the first time
this happens expect M$ to show up in court.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 20340 Empire Ave, Suite E-3, Bend, OR 97701
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