On Thu, 11 Jun 1998, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> >No, it means you shouldn't estimate your driving time based on best road
> >conditions, but rather, on near-WORST road conditions.
> Disagree (still). To beat the analogy into a pulp, you should estimate your
> driving time based on realistic road conditions -- no sense planning for
> near-worst road conditions, really. I can't see carrying chains to Reno in
> July, just in case a blizzard rolls in and closes Truckie pass.
OK, try "pessimistic rational assumptions." "30-50% of all subscription
attempts will need manual assistance" is pessimistic but rational.
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