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scroll bars for the web

From: Mjumbe Ukweli <mjumbewu@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2001 19:08:21 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <F197qR77bieLYCT4aJ60000117c@hotmail.com>
while Jakob Nielsen (http://www.useit.com/alertbox/) is to me the Rush 
Limbaugh of the internet, he does raise good issues every once in a while, 
one of which was this:

<jn>...we probably do need a new scrollbar design for online content; the 
current scrollbar was designed for office automation content that users 
wrote themselves...</jn> (http://www.useit.com/alertbox/20001029.html)

is there any chance that a standard, cusomizable scroll bar for online 
content might be introduced at some point in the future?

                                                  &#8226; mjumbe &#8226;

(i assumed that this should be directed to the style list, though i might be 
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