When Your Error Page Looks Erroneous

Found, in the wild, a computer-savvy person who thinks Google’s error page is broken.

In reality, Google’s error page repeats its message in a variety of languages, but the user does not have the language packs installed, so the browser represents it as a series of boxes.

Keep in mind, we’re not talking about Roberta here.  This is a fellow well acquainted with computers.  And a thoughtless Error page design makes him think there’s something wrong beyond what is.

Draw your own lessons from it.

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