A Modest Proposal for Toyota: Release the Code!
Mar 12, 2010, 14:32 (9 Talkback[s])
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"That's great - until things start to go wrong. Why
couldn't a software bug in the drive-by-wire have caused the sudden
acceleration problems? After all, computers crash all the time.
"So far, Toyota's response has boiled down to "trust us, its a
mechanical failure." There is no way to verify this, because the
actual programming - the code that controls the gas pedal as well
as those other nifty features- is a trade secret."