Perceived Obsolescence can cause a consumer to make an irrational purchasing decision. This irrationality runs rampant in web design decision-making. Web professionals should make sure they are doing our best to prevent this sort of wasteful behavior
Logically, people will say they would prefer a site that performs its function over anything else. Time and again though, we see that Design drives the early decisions made in the creation process of sites. Those can often have long-term and avoidable repercussions.