[Nottingham] Here's something to annoying you

Richard Hodgson rich at dearinternet.com
Tue Jun 28 14:33:16 UTC 2011

It's more likely that they just haven't tested it in other browsers and
operating systems. So laziness, rather than any kind of maliciousness :)
On Jun 28, 2011 3:10 PM, "Martin" <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
> On 28 June 2011 14:41, Jason Irwin <jasonirwin73 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Go to the Parcelforce website and try to arrange to send a package from
>> anything other than Windows (http://www.parcelforce.com/) and you'll see
>> this (mostly in big, angry, red letters):
>> "Every time you try to access our parcel sending pages we check to ensure
>> that your operating system and browser settings will allow you to use our
>> system without any technical issues.
> [...]
>> akin to "knobble" as it seems like their site is still only a happy
>> if you use Windows and if you dare to use anything else - big fat red
>> warning for you, ...
> [...]
>> Oh yeah, and they require Adobe Acrobat too. Sheesh.
> Has their website admin taken a big fat bribe from Microsoft or a
> Microsoft-only developer?... Unfortunately, reality may be that it
> might only be nothing more than lazy ignorance...
> Try one of the other parcel courier companies? You should find them a
> lot more friendly.
> I wonder what response/excuse "parcelforce" would give to a
> question/complaint? Anyone got some of their time to waste on an
> investigation?
> Cheers,
> Martin
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