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modern computers made a long way since MS-DOS era, 8+3 for file names and other bizarre limitations. Yet we still see some arbitrary restrictions here and there. Take Hangouts: why can’t I use ampersand as a part of a call name? Because it’s going to use name provided by you as a part of a call URL, URLs have limitations and Google engineers don’t know how to do character escaping, apparently. Come on, it’s 2017! It’s almost 2018, even. People have computers in their pockets! Do you seriously expect me to write “data_and_variables” instead of “Data & Variables” because I’m typing that into computer? We don’t speak that way. We don’t write that way. We don’t want play your “computers are complicated” game anymore. It’s not even complicated. It’s just broken