bicknell at ufp.org
Wed Dec 6 19:04:54 CST 2017
In a message written on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 10:51:32AM -0800, Stephen Satchell wrote:
> What professional engineers you mentioned do can kill people. I have
> yet to hear of anyone dying from a sysadmin or netadmin screwing up.
> (Other than dropping something heavy onto someone, using a fork lift
> incompetently, or building an unsafe raised floor.).
Some of the folks on this list run networks that carry 911 phone
calls. A call not going through may well result in fatalities.
I'm personally torn, I think the "Professional Engineer" things are
75% racket, and 25% good, but I also think the 'net continues to
miss out on the 25% good and could seriously use some of it.
Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org
PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/
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