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I've had a number of sights not accept a standard email domain I've used for over a decade because it was .info . Generally, if I can, I email them an comment that they hired idiots to make their website. I also tell them I took my business elsewhere as a result of the snub.

Many years ago I was writing Point-of-Sale applications. When it expanded to Canada I allowed for Canadian zipcode formats. When they started to sell in Australia I took into account not only the multiple telephone number formats valid at the time but their round up/down to the nearest Aus$0.05 and allowed it to be reversible for recalcs of totals when necessary. And, in the USA, what is taxed (this was dry-cleaning software) varied by state, along with what's called "tagging" - which is how they tell different people's clothes apart when they're all cleaned in one big vat - it had to increment based on the particular system they chose. Added fun: credit card numbers were check-summed on the client side so monthly billings didn't fail from invalid entries.

Or, simply put - allow it to be as accommodating as possible for anyone expected to use it.

That type of development, it seems, went down the tubes when it seemed cheaper to outsource it. Even my current employer learned how that's not really cheaper and you then have the interesting status of "an outsider" having you by the short-hairs.




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