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Geeks in Government?
Declan McCullagh wrote article "Geeks in Government: A good idea?" suggesting that coders should write code and stay out of politics.
RWM: bills, acts of parliament and laws are just 'code' which are ran in a less reliable operating environment.
Different software developers are better at writing different types of code. This applies to GUI vs kernel, CPU vs Parliament
We can't complain that we end up with 'buggy code' if qualified developers are not involved