back ontopic was Re: off topic ...Re: [LINK] Leave on, or turn off?

Adam Todd link at
Fri Dec 1 12:02:16 AEDT 2006

At 05:34 PM 30/11/2006, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>Ivan Trundle wrote:
>>examples here. I didn't think the analogy was that bad, though - or  is 
>>it a 'terrible car' analogy that you refer to? ;->
>>I still believe that the whole issue of computer reliability is far  too 
>>complex to do justice in such an ad hoc fashion, though. Too many
>>variables, too many options, both environmental and operational.
>yes and comparing it to a car, which despite the popularity of the analagy
>is next to useless.

Hey, some people have steering wheels on their computers, with peddles and 
multiple screens.

I think the comparison has potential :)

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