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The medical thing is an interesting cross-over though -- if a nurse walks into your hospital room because your name is on the outside and administers an injection that kills you because you were accidentally put in the wrong room, whose fault is that?

For the CS/programming side of it -- do you really know what you think you know? A smart form should let you put in house address and ZIP and look up the rest, but frequently developers think they know more than they actually do, and it's not a bad idea to have the user confirm or possibly override the information. Depends on the situation, really.


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