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Re: Scrollbars In The Box Model

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2003 03:37:03 -0800
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BAB2AE36.23B91%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

On 4/4/03 2:33 AM, "fantasai" <fantasai@escape.com> wrote:

> 
> Yung-Fong Tang wrote:
>> 
>> I suggest similar thing when I give feedback about the
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-ui-20020802/
>> We need to specify which side to put the scroll bar in a document. Left
>> or right? Arabic / Hebrew page need control about that.
> 
> Scrollbar placement should not be controlled by CSS. It should be consistent
> with all other applications on a given OS. If the OS displays scrollbars on
> the right, then web page elements should also display scrollbars on the right.
> To have it any other way would just confuse the user, since s/he will *expect*
> it to be on the right.

Agreed.  Couldn't have said it better myself.  Thanks fantasai.

Tantek
Received on Friday, 4 April 2003 06:36:16 GMT

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