Considerate enough that the key code could be read by anybody off of the
side of a computer on display in a store, on the counter of the welfare
office or insurance broker? You tell me..
And how do you use the net when in a public phone booth? Have you thought
about how large the NY or London England phone books would have to be if
produced in LARGE PRINT editions?
Pocket credit card sized magnifiers are cheap enough and small enough.. no
big deal really..
"bitsnpcs" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Firstly, I don't use a phone book anymore I use the net! Secondly, why are
> you content to be inconvenienced to the extent of needing a magnifier when
> Microsoft could so easily print the thing in a larger font? Why can't
> Microsoft be a little more considerate?
> "Mike Hall - MVP" wrote:
>> Use the same magnifier that you use for your phone book.. I do.. :-)
>> "bitsnpcs" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi...to the folks at Microsoft
>> > I've been to a quite a few Microsoft road shows and events over the
>> > years...and always there is an emphasis on how you have been
>> > "listening"
>> > to
>> > the channel and those in business etc..etc....well can you "listen"
>> > real
>> > good
>> > to this! I have just spent all morning stuggling to enter a product
>> > key -
>> > why
>> > am I struggling? Because it is printed in such small type that my 50
>> > year
>> > old
>> > eyes can't distinguish between the Bs and the 8s....the Gs and the
>> > 6s.....Qs
>> > and Os even with my glasses on its not easy!
>> > Now look if we're heading towards a bunch of medialess products as
>> > seems
>> > the
>> > trend with the OFFICE 2007 OEM versions - the least you could do is
>> > supply
>> > a
>> > the flaming product key in a larger ledgible font - it doesn't even
>> > need
>> > to
>> > be in bold type - just larger - save some ink by all means - just
>> > make
>> > it
>> > BIGGER so we folks with middle aged vision can bloody read it! Its
>> > pretty
>> > basic and its kinda insulting not to be given more consideration.
>> > Please LISTEN and FIX!
>> > --
>> > Jim
>> > Bitsnpcs
>> Mike Hall
>> MS MVP Windows Shell/User
MS MVP Windows Shell/User http://msmvps.com/blogs/mikehall/