Focus on limiting damage from errors

Any proposal must be viewed as follows. Do not pay overly much attention to the benefits that might be delivered were the law in question to be properly enforced, rather one needs to consider the harm done by the improper enforcement of this particular piece of legislation, whatever it might be.”

-Lyndon B. Johnson

Don’t focus too much on the happy path, make sure you limit the blast radius for the failures cases.”


November 16, 2022