Geneticists to Wear Different Genes If They Use Excel?

This might be funny as all get out - if it were not symptomatic of the arrogance and "damn the user - we do it this way, so they'll just have to adjust" attitude that is pervasive throughout the tech industry:

From The Verge: Human genes renamed to fix Excel glitch Dozens of human human genes have been renamed because Microsoft Excel was auto-formatting their names as dates. For example, the gene MARCH1

Anybody else think it might be time to revoke or narrow the scope of the tech industry's "get out of jail free card" around the implied warrant of merchantability?

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