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F. K. Hwang ; AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA

The paper by A.M. Rushdi (see ibid., vol.39, no.3, p.380-1, 1990) posed some fundamental questions on the meaningfulness of the strict consecutive-k-out-of-n systems referred to as strict systems. The commenter points out that one interpretation of this system does make mathematical sense, i.e. such a system can fail with nonzero probability.<>

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IEEE Transactions on Reliability  (Volume:40 ,  Issue: 3 )