Originally Posted by rdusan
That is (maybe not the best example) something like having a VCR and a TV. So, the normal expectations and behaviour when the VCR doesn't work is to still be able to watch TV, but in this case behaviour is: when VCR doesn't work the TV also doesn't work. Seems more like having a Set-top box and a TV!
To further your example, you bought a PAL TV/VCR in Europe expecting it to play NTSC in North America.