Your mileage may vary


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Your mileage may vary

(Standard disclaimer attached to EPA mileage ratings by American car manufacturers) A ritual warning often found in Unix freeware distributions and elsewhere. Translates roughly as "Hey, I tried to write this portably, but who *knows* what'll happen on your system?"
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But, as I said in the beginning, Your mileage may vary and such debates are what make messing around with guns so fascinating in the first place!
As you work through the list this week, just remember, it's only one man's opinion; your mileage may vary.
Your mileage may vary, so be sure to test extensively before implementing.
I won't get into numbers because your mileage may vary, but I was significantly faster at close range with the DeltaPoint-equipped Glock.
Your mileage may vary but if the idea of a bowl-haircut-sporting, loon-pants-wearing Chicago-based pathological liar rampaging his way across genre, subject matter and the sensibilities of polite society sounds at all appealing check it out.
While your mileage may vary, I suspect the return on investment for this type of project is almost immediate."
Just like the old ads that used to say your mileage may vary, I'm always leery of battery run times because of the different battery brands and types, and the type of lab tests.
<p>The HyperMac product page has an extensive chart detailing how much extra life you can get out of the batteries, depending on which model MacBook and which model battery you're using, but it appears to be a pretty decent gain on average (as always with batteries, your mileage may vary).
"What can lower the costs of finding and training tax staff, increase access to (and the reliability of) tax-related data globally, and improve communication between all members of the tax planning, compliance and audit supply chain?" XBRL does not magically make all of these things happen, and "your mileage may vary" based on how deeply embedded XBRL is in the process and how widespread the agreement on the information being exchanged.