An Apple UI "WTF?": Airport Setup Assistant


I got this dialog box the other day when in T’s office:


It’s a simple Yes/No question, but neither answer is “Yes” or “No,” and the error message goes so far as to explain that one of them is the equivalent of “Yes,” even though it really isn’t. Clicking “Ignore” will keep the light from flashing amber, but will it let me continue without resolving the problem? And what’s the difference between that and “Skip?” And since I wasn’t doing anything—this message just popped up on its own—“Cancel” cancels what, exactly?

I never did figure out what I was supposed to do to solve this problem, so I reset the Airport and started from scratch. But it was this dialog that left me really wondering what someone was thinking when they wrote that text.

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