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Old January 13th, 2021, 07:01 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by I_Automation View Post
"Temporary"

I have temporary fixes that have been running for 20 years.
When I was an apprentice, I got a call in one Saturday to implement a temporary fix on a machine. The machine itself was a hastily thrown together assembly of spare parts, intended as temporary fix to solve a manual handling problem, until a permanent solution was implemented. This "temporary fix" machine had been in place longer than I'd been alive.

I don't know if my temporary fix of a temporary fix ever did get permanently fixed. I know that the permanent fix for the machine itself never did eventuate. There is nothing so permanent as a temporary solution that works.
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