Re: [SystemSafety] Does "reliable" mean "safe" and or "secure" or neither?

From: Peter Bernard Ladkin < >
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:20:52 +0200

On 2016-04-18 18:25 , Chris Hills wrote:
> What is the current thinking? Does "reliable" also infer safe or secure?

The system consists of the following.

You, tied up in a chair, fixed to the floor. Along with your nemesis, with a rifle, who is pointing it at you, and is an excellent shot, and intends to shoot. Heshe pulls the trigger.

If the rifle is reliable, the system is unsafe.

If the rifle is completely unreliable, the system is safe.

Prof. Peter Bernard Ladkin, Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany Je suis Charlie
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