Re: McDonald's coffee, or does a self-evident label prevent user inju ry?

Subject: Re: McDonald's coffee, or does a self-evident label prevent user inju ry?
From: "Elliott C. Evans" <eeyore+ -at- cmu -dot- edu>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 13:18:22 -0500

Bailie, Rahel wrote:
> Similarly, I would argue that instructional or safety on a cup of hot
> coffee is less about protecting end users than protecting the company.

True, but...

> Labelling coffee "hot" does nothing to protect a user from driving off
> holding that cup of coffee between her thighs.

...this sentence reveals that you didn't read the article I referenced,
and don't actually know the facts of the case. (She wasn't driving.)

> And now I put this thread to rest,

What a cheap way to attempt to get the last word on the subject.

Elliott C. "Eeyore" Evans eeyore+ -at- cmu -dot- edu

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