[Foundation-l] Misplaced Reliance, was Re: Paid editing, was Re: Ban and moderate

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Mon Oct 25 00:38:43 UTC 2010

>> Really, Wikipedia can't be expected to think for those who can't or
>> won't.
> The law routinely expects producers to add explicit safety warnings
> and disclaimers on their products for idiots who don't think for
> themselves.
> http://coolrain44.wordpress.com/2009/06/16/stupid-warning-labels/
> --
> John Vandenberg

To paraphrase Murphy's Law:


If information can be misused, it will be.

Actually, when designing equipment one must be careful not to connect any
button on switch to anything that does much as eventually someone will
push it or turn it.


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