Posted almost 2 years ago
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"Is there no escape from this cute hell?"

When crafting your app's error message, consider the mindset of the user, who might be anxious, upset, bewildered--and less interested in whimsy. Mid-page, amid the entertaining rants and snark, find the links to guides on appropriate messages.

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Abelardo Gonzalez

Apple, for years, had a sad mac for boot errors.

I don't think such things are always misplaced, though they could be more specific in the errors while showing the humorous/"cute" graphic. I'll admit, even though the sad mac had a hex code error, it also came with a book of hex code error definitions (and there were books containing more exhaustive lists).

I'm assuming they are relying on the error logging for the specific error, but that doesn't help when you can't boot.

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