[Nottingham] Here's something to annoying you

Rory Holland modestforagenius at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 15:13:28 UTC 2011

Exactly. As long as they don't lock you out, most Linux users are capable of
ignoring such warnings.
On Jun 28, 2011 3:19 PM, "Richard Hodgson" <rich at dearinternet.com> wrote:
> 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
>>> that your operating system and browser settings will allow you to use
>>> system without any technical issues.
>> [...]
>>> akin to "knobble" as it seems like their site is still only a happy
> camper
>>> 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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