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Old December 10th 18, 09:09 AM posted to
David Cantrell David Cantrell is offline
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Default Looking forward to when even more transport, and self driving cars, rely on 24x7 data connectivity

On Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 07:07:59AM +0000, Roland Perry wrote:

In truth it's one of the least important services to be affected by the
outage, which has the potential (in a future scenario) to ground half
the country's self-driving cars, or cause half of commuters to be unable
to use their m-ticketing application.

Those would be the same commuters who can't show their tickets when the
train is in the middle of ruralistan. A problem that I have literally
never heard of.

My own experience of using such things is that you always have the
option to download the ticket to your device.

No doubt you'll now come up with some weird edge case, but in that case
I would assume that ticket inspectors would just wave people through if
they know that there's an outage.

David Cantrell