I just hit another failed email validation in Outlook no less. Its so fucking annoying that even the biggest tech companies still get email validation so utterly wrong. `email@example.com` isn’t a valid email address according to the Microsoft engineers.
And they had drop-downs for selecting your birth year. On Mobile. An endless list of years instead of dead simple input box that allows 2 or 4 digits.
Then there was the drop-down for sex. “Please choose”. I didn’t. It then told me that this information is required. What for it declined to tell me. The drop downs options where:
- Please choose…
- I don’t want to tell