On Codifying Conduct

In which I muse upon the insufficiency of the reasonable person principle.


"Yes, in theory.
No, in practice."

In theory, everything that works in theory should work in practice.

In practice...

It seems obvious to me. Then again, I learned in my first week programming that the obvious stuff is what goes horribly wrong in ways that are hard to track.

I like this baseline.

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