- Identifying people who are below the minimal level of technological competence necessary to understand that the "recall" button has never worked for anyone ever anywhere;
- Calling extra attention to the mistakenly sent email, while letting the recipient know what the sender is trying to hide from him/her.
Friday, October 1, 2010
TECHNOLOGY, RIGHTPURPOSED: I do love Microsoft's unwavering insistence that it must give people the option of trying to recall sent messages while steadfastly denying people the option of actually recalling messages. The "recall" feature in Outlook, as far as I can tell, is good for exactly two things (and don't get me wrong -- I think both are wonderful):
Posted by Isaac Spaceman at 3:54 PM