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Subject:Re: Avoiding Disaster From:Geoff Lane <geoff -at- GJCTECH -dot- FORCE9 -dot- NET> Date:Thu, 29 May 1997 16:49:58 +0100
Chris Hamilton wrote:
| All foreseeable eventualities is a pretty heavy burden if you have
| anything remotely complex (which we do). Is there a web site someplace
| that has the code (as in legal code, not computer code) that specifies
| these things?
I don't know of a web site but you could start with The EEC Machinery
Directive (89/392/EEC), as amended, paragraph 1.7.4. In addition to
explicitly including "foreseeable misuse", this places a whole heap of
legal requirements with respect to instructions. If there's enough
interest I'll post a precis of this to the list.
| As for the poodle story, I think it's an urban legend.
Me too. However, it was the most colourful example I could think of and it
has been used at various EEC Directive seminars I've attended.
GJC Technical Ltd. mailto:geoff -at- gjctech -dot- force9 -dot- net