Matthew van Eerde's web log
I am a Software Development Engineer in Test working for the Windows Sound team. You can contact me via email: mateer at microsoft dot com
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Last week I posed the question, what's wrong with this Outlook icon?
The answer is simple - the slash in the "no" icon goes the wrong way.
My personal keystone for this is a street sign in a certain panel of The Calculus Affair, but the direction of the slash is part of ISO-3864: top-left to bottom-right.
Perhaps a better mnemonic is to think of the word "NO":
The Outlook team isn't the only one to get this wrong, though:
That would also mostly fix his missing torso
Kudos to all who noticed that the left half of the person's body is missing (I hadn't.)