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At 8:33 PM +0100 6/6/04, Dave Pawson wrote:

>>Absolutely not. The fact is computers aren't that smart, and robust 
>>systems allow and prepare for human intervention. In practice, most 
>>debugged and deployed systems rarely require human intervention of 
>>this sort.
>I've not met many such perfect systems.

The systems don't need to be perfect.That's why I wrote "rarely" 
instead of "never". Pretty much all systems do require intervention 
of this sort, but rarely. The vast majority of transactions go 
through without a hitch. It's only the rare one that needs manual 


   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)


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