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A quick crit of HEY email

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HEY.com is a new email service by Basecamp.

It’s great, I love it.

But it’s got a fair amount to improve on which are some pretty surprising oversights.

So I thought I‘d jot down some notes here – maybe the peeps at HEY will see this and act.

# 1. It’s not accessible

HEY isn’t very accessible. I haven’t done a proper audit but here’s some things I spotted.

It doesn’t work very well when JavaScript isn’t available. This is a shame because they do a fair chunk of rendering on the server which is great, but not enough