Mythbusters

der Mouse mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Fri Feb 3 00:52:27 CST 2006


> some common misconceptions
...
> It's impossible to write software that is completely bug free.

This is a misconception?  Or are you quibbling by not saying "of
nontrivial size" or some such?

If you really think it is a misconception and not based on such a
quibble, what is your basis for thinking so?

> PC's wear out*.

> (* at a MTBF value much worse than reality)

Actually, they do, provided you define "failure" so as to include
"failure to meet user expectation", that being the predominant failure
mode in end-user PCs these days.

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