Apple used a neat technical trick to make sure its site stays SFW
February 26, 2016 - Uncategorized
One of Apple’s allures among fans is the company’s attention to detail, which often makes its products just a little more thought-out than the products of its competitors — a hidden antenna here or a set of perfectly aligned slots there.
A recent revelation shows this meticulousness applies even to the company website, where a tiny chunk of HTML code prevents from a word being interpreted in the wrong way.
The little trick was unearthed in a tweet by developer Dan Leech earlier this week. On its El Capitan page, Apple used a “span” HTML tag around the world “click,” adding some extra space between letters — probably to make sure it doesn’t look like the word “dick”. Read more…