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On Feb 26, 2006, at 8:53 AM, Jordan Truesdell, PE wrote:

If they did, and there were someones professional life at stake, dynamic, innovative products like this would be stifled, and might never get to market.
This is badly flawed logic. If a can't get to market without endangering life or property, it shouldn't get to market. A product which is truly dynamic and innovative is either designed so it can't be overloaded or there should be clear warnings about what constitutes misuse and the consequences of misuse.

You can carry this train of thought to the point where you're justifying any attempt to cut corners or ignorance of physics to fiddle a carefully engineered design in the name of fatter profits.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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