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Comment: Re:related news today re: Apple Car (Score 1) 76

Well, it's possible. But if they did that they'd need to keep the existing car shipping, and it wouldn't make any sense to rebrand it, so it'd probably be a Beats type arrangement.

I suspect that rather than wanting to adopt an existing design and approach, they want to start a car design from first principles.

Big project, necessarily long time scales. But that's the nature of cars. There's no hurry, the market is not going anywhere.

Comment: Re:Lol (Score 1) 247

by BasilBrush (#49789205) Attached to: A Text Message Can Crash An iPhone and Force It To Reboot

You demonstrate exactly what I'm talking about.

You're assuming the nature of the bug. And when writing an operating system you can almost always fix the real bug, or get it fixed, not simply guard a known bug.

And you don't know you need to guard it on input unless you have a breaking test case.

The argument that it's an unlikely case to have written misses out that tests are not just random, but explore edge cases.

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