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From: Balrog <brog...@rogoff-darrow.net>
Subject: Re: Missing Scores
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In article <9f029ecd-20f1-4907-b0ba-
a88d84741...@o6g2000vbz.googlegroups.com>, de...@pointerstop.ca says...
> On May 4, 6:49 pm, Balrog <brog...@rogoff-darrow.net> wrote:
> > The person who programmed the devices should be fired. That sort of
> > thing can't happen if they're programmed competently. Each transmision
> > of a core should be similar to a banking transaction in that it either
> > succeeds on both ends or fails on both ends.
> Duh? Besides the fact that this _isn't_ as serious as banking,
> whatever makes you think it's a programming error? I've seen it
> happen, and it came down to user error.
> All of your suggestions appear to be in use on Bridgemates.
Duh! Of course it's not as serious as banking but the same basic
principles apply. I wouldn't describe this situation as the result of a
programming error. It's more like a hopelessly bad software design and
We're all human beings and human beings make mistakes. That's just a
fact of life. Robust software products allow users to recover from
mistakes. The simplest example is the "undo" function present in pretty
much every editor currently in existence.