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But hey, if you were hardware a computer at a office supply, well, you've got more dollars than sense.
I'll have to take your word for it...
I am currently involved in a project that involves parsing text from thousands of pages written by different people. And it's a horrendous task. Even though the pages are somewhat standardized, there are variants of wording, variants of spelling, typographical errors (those are particularly bad to deal with), etc.
Trying to create bug-free methods for parsing those into their constituent parts is a difficult job indeed.
I'm not sure if I see typographical errors in the input as being bugs in the parsing code, any more than a car ramming into a brick wall and damaging it is a fault of the wall. Both can be perfectly sound and still fail to account for all potential circumstances.
Don't get me started on the last century traffic lights on timers and no trigger sensors of any kind in sight even at the pedestrian crossings. Christmas lights I like to call them. The amount of petrol they must waste stopping scores of cars for no reason must be mind-boggling.
If they make driving too convenient, then people will drive more often and farther away, which would consume even more petrol than idling at a traffic light occasionally.
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And we're worried about the TSA checking out our wives panties?
Yes, because there is never any real need to enter a casino.
On the other hand, flying is sometimes the only viable way to travel somewhere you need to go.