Debugging the Language Barrier

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Impressive Translator’s Application Email

Oliver Gurtschmann's avatar

Honestly, I am really impressed with this freelance translator's application. It does…

  • get straight to the point
  • utilize the available whitespace
  • not contain any typos whatsoever
  • show a distraction-free layout

Freelance application image

True dedication

Oliver Gurtschmann's avatar

We love clients that truly show dedication in supporting us so they will receive a decently localized bunch of app resources. BusyMac was even so kind to write a dedicated crash dialog for us to identify issues. And not without adding a little humo(u)r on the button side…

Copy and paste to make me readable

Felix Bartz's avatar

Notification Center alerted me that an update could not be installed automatically. I assume the reason is that the app the update is for was purchased from another country's App Store using another account.

After clicking on the notificaton this is what made me inhale the sip of coffee i was unfortunately trying to drink at that very moment…

The Agony of Choice

Oliver Gurtschmann's avatar

Even though most of you don't speak Russian or read cyrillic letters, you will certainly spot what's gone wrong here: