[Tagging] Counterflow Lanes

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Feb 21 14:18:19 GMT 2011

On 2/21/11 9:10 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> 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?"
you have completely missed the point. no matter what defense works,

you _still_ have to spend money to defend the suit. there is no predicting
how long that will take and how much it will cost.


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