Re: Spaceworthy LEGO(TM) design-ahead

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Wed Mar 07 2001 - 21:08:28 MST

"Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> As I see it, if the building block designs are sound, and the
> mass-producible--and I do mean *mass* producible; MEMS or bulk nano,
> maybe--elements are each set up with, say, as much self-description as a
> PCMCIA card... most assemblies will "refuse" to work right on the ground
> and flash a big old BITE indication. Lots of experimental assemblies
> with LEGOs are buggy, depending on where you draw the line defining
> "bug".

So, complete testing done on the ground by the components themselves
before any external review and definitely before launch? Yes, that
would rather significantly satisfy what I was talking about. ^_^

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