"To many engineers and even non-technical people the concept of
a single point of failure seems to be quite simple and easy to
comprehend. However, when it comes to software design and
architecture, this concept seems to be pushed back on
"The following is just an observation. By no means I want to
start a war of words, platforms and concepts between Windows, Mac
or Linux camps. This reflection is meant to be more of an
intellectual exercise and a peaceful and useful discussion. I hope
and wish that this reflection will lead to smart conclusions and
more stable and reliable software products in the future..."
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