smnordby at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 16 13:03:37 CET 2001
Warren Postma wrote:
> "Steve" <smnordby at yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:3AAF6352.726046A2 at yahoo.com...
> > Reliability is an indication of whether a measurement is repeatable:
> > Does it give consistent results under the same conditions?
> Ahh yes, because consistenly Wrong, or backwards, in certain circumstances,
> is Perfectly Reliable. The system will always fail, silently, if x = 5, 3
> < y < 6, and it's tuesday. Every time.
Something may be reliable without being valid, but something cannot be
valid without being reliable.
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