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Henrik Martensson scripsit:

> There is always a contract of some sort. Without it, communication is
> not possible.

You and I are communicating, but if it broke down, we couldn't take one
another to court.

> Why would Walter's system shut down? Validation just tells you that
> something is wrong, it does not shut a system down, nor does it preclude
> you from fixing the problem, manually or automatically.

IIRC you were talking about systems that shut down automatically when
something is wrong.

> Exactly the point I have been trying to make. Different domains are,
> well, they are different. That is why it is wrong to claim that
> validation is the wrong thing to do. Sometimes it is appropriate,
> sometimes it is not. 


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