“But Apple does it that way”

Adrian Roselli:

It is not uncommon that I raise an accessibility or usability issue with a client’s design or implementation and am met with either “But Google does this”, or “But Apple does this.” Mostly it is the default response to any issue I raise, but it is far worse when it is a reaction to a genuine technical failure or problem real users have identified.

That response does not address the problem I may have raised. It avoids. It offloads responsibility. It declines to even try.

As Jeremy Keith put it:

Cargo cultism is not a strategy.

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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