“How bad can Wal-Mart make its web site? …Not only is it DRM infected but it is so badly broken in Firefox I can’t see enough of it to figure out what is broken,” Charlie Demerjian reports for The Inquirer.
“This is an embarrassment of awfulness, any teacher would flunk a first time HTML student for turning in a basic assignment that looked like this, much less a real web site,” Demerjian writes.
Demerjian writes, “You have to question if it tested this at all. There is a ‘beta’ tag that you can see near the top, but even Microsoft wouldn’t dare do this in public.”
Full article, with screenshot of Wal-Mart’s jumbled mess of a site in Firefox, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “LinuxGuy and Mac Prodigal Son” for the heads up.]
Come now, Mr. Demerjian, deeming any company’s software testing as worse than Microsoft’s is hitting way below the belt.
And Wal-Mart’s brick and mortar stores do have some merit at least: they’re excellent places to catch free freak shows at any time of the day or night.
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