Just got an unasked-for preview of the new Kinja. Ugly and unclear. I could have referred to the manual and worked out what did what but why the hell would I work hard to access or comment on a light entertainment fluff article on mediaeval arse music?
A picture is worth several thousand words, the problem with using letters as labels is that there are only 26 of them. We have hundreds of thousands of words. The vast majority of people are happy to never see a dos input, why bring that into html?
I would estimate that at least ten designers were involved and none were allowed to communicate.