Friday, August 17, 2012

One of these things is not like the other

Jesus Christ, Microsoft. It's TWO THOUSAND TWELVE.

If there truly is some reason why this limitation has to exist, because you've painted yourself into yet another backwards-compatibility corner in flailing your rebranding way from Hotmail to Windows Live to Outlookdotcom, you should at least get the UI/UX right: just pick up the first 16 characters and silently ignore the rest. Why is this so hard?

Oh, wait.


Substance McGravitas said...

I used to be baffled but now I understand that it's all about some poor guy's self-preservation.

Brendan Keefe said...

Huh. That IS an interesting synonym for backwards compatibility.