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Re: Scrollbars In The Box Model

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 21:00:31 +0200
Message-ID: <148264587375.20030411210031@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Dylan Schiemann <dylans@yahoo.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

On Friday, April 11, 2003, 8:14:50 PM, Ian wrote:

IH> On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> It isn't the place of the CSS working group to specify what scrolling
>>> mechanism should be used.
>> Not to mandate a particular mechanism, certainly.
>> But it could easily be the place of the CSS WG to allow stylistic
>> control over the form of the mechanism.

IH> Indeed, for example using a '::scrolling-mechanism' pseudo-element which
IH> would allow binding to a behavioural resource. As in:

IH>    sidebar::scrolling-mechanism {
IH>       binding: url(scrollbars.xml);
IH>    }

IH> ...or:

IH>    sidebar::scrolling-mechanism {
IH>       binding: native-scrolling-mechanism;
IH>    }

IH> This could come out of the CSS-based user interface work.

That was what I hoped.

Now, about the scrollbar color and shadow and hilight....

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Friday, 11 April 2003 15:00:36 UTC

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