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At 11:02 AM 1/12/95 -0600, Tom Little wrote:
>from Ian White:
>> As I understand it, there is at least an informal heirarchy of terms
>> for safety notices in user manuals, something like:
>> CAUTION This could produce unwanted results, or damage data or equipment
>> WARNING This could cause personal injury (or do severe damage to data
>> or equipment?)
>> DANGER This could kill a human being or cause serious injury.
>This is similar to what we do here, except that we don't use DANGER, and
>must be harm to people or the environment.
>Ideally, the definitions should prevent both the overuse and the underuse of
>cautions/warnings. In practice, both problems continue.
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