[Tagging] Counterflow Lanes

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Feb 21 14:10:08 GMT 2011


On 02/20/2011 08:57 PM, Richard Welty wrote:
> On 2/20/11 8:51 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> On 02/19/2011 08:08 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>>>
>>> Don't we want to break existing consumers if they might route people the
>>> wrong way down a one-way highway?
>> This whole question suggests that we're somehow responsible for data
>> consumers paying more attention to their navigation than what's out
>> their windshield, which is an entirely specious argument for obvious
>> reasons.
> well, on the other hand, GPS users have been known to sue when the
> GPS led them to do stupid things. irrespective of whether the mythical
> "we" are responsible, the lawsuit still has to be defended.

I do believe the "where's your brain?" defense still works successfully,
ie, "who's the licensed driver doing the thinking here?  You or the
computer?"




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