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There are many valid reasons to limit username format. Uniqueness. If you allow multiple character sets, you can end up with names that look exactly the same, but are technically different. For example, many Cyrillic script characters look exactly the same as Latin characters but are in fact different. "Š¯arry" and "Harry" aren't the same word, even ...


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I agree this is a tricky one, there's no easy way around it. One of the more popular comment services these days is Disqus - their comments are responsive. It's not perfect, really only handles up to about four levels of indentation. Example. The other option, if you think you are going to get more and more levels of replies like this would be to just ...


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I work in the central team of a corporation operating in 60+ markets and we have consistent feedback from local marketing teams that in countries with a low level of English as a second language that .com is a less preferred to the local equivalent (.fr, .es, .it etc). This is because users have been 'educated' that a .com on a SERP or elsewhere is less ...


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I recommend to use a .com in your case for a bunch of reasons: You aren't an organisation. Using a .org as a corporation always comes with the smack of not being honest with your audience. If you (want to) make money, which is okay, don't use a .org. A .com is more memorable. Even when you're redirecting users fromt he .com, you'll unsettle your users ...


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Have a look at this Boxes and Arrows article: http://boxesandarrows.com/bringing-holistic-awareness-to-your-design/ The challenge with teams, large ones especially, is to promote holistic understanding of the project. The article argues that the quality of the project and the user satisfaction is influenced consistently by how invested and informed each ...


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This is largely a case of path dependency where once a standard has been set, it is incredibly difficult to change. In fact portions of the metric system had been in use in mathematics for about 700 years before it became adopted by France after the French Revolution. After that Napoleon brought the Metric system to all the countries that the French ...



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