Quote:This lens has no aperture ring... B)
And being surprised "how they managed to get everything so wrong" - come on, doing it exactly differently will attract all people who see Canon cameras as piece of loveless formed plastic chunk. Obviously there must be enough people who like ugly cameras.
I know it has no aperture ring, that's also wrong if you are still using Nikon's old film cameras (I mean one of three people who still use them).
The high point of opposite-of-whatever-Canon-does* behavior was probably D70, where you had to press up/down to scroll images because Canon was using left/right.
All jokes aside, only thing Nikon objectively does wrong is product naming. It's a huge mess and they won't be able to get themselves out of it unless they begin from scratch.
*Actually it's not only bizarro-Canon, it's almost bizarro-everything. Sony/Minolta AF, Sony E, Minolta MD/MC, almost all m42, Hasselblad, Mamiya, Canon FD, Canon EF, Leica m39, Leica M, Pentax 67, Pentax K... and many more have the same focus ring direction. Aperture ring direction varies a bit more but most of them are the same as old Canon FD. Even lens mounting technique is mostly the same (Alight at top and twist right. Except for Fuji. They agree with Nikon on mostly everything.