[gclist] Mars Rover info from comp.risks

Joshua W. Burton jwb@geodesic.com
Tue, 6 Jan 1998 08:10:56 -0600

> This scenario is a classic case of priority inversion.

I'm trying to get on the expressway in my Yugo, and there's an
ambulance screaming behind me.  But this convoy of Mack trucks
won't let me on....

Anybody with an ambulance screaming behind him should have his
own siren.

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