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Re: Scrollbar Code

From: Jackie McGhee <jackie@jackiemcghee.info>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 22:32:56 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <AC87FFCD-E568-11D7-A89D-000393A47BAA@jackiemcghee.info>

On Friday, September 12, 2003, at 09:07 PM, Charles Kendrick wrote:

 > You didn't take my point


Another consideration is that users may have their scrollbars and other 
widgets coloured, sized and configured for their needs in terms of 
accessibility. People with motor difficulties may have them larger, 
people with sight problems may have them coloured in a specific way 
(e.g. high contrast colours). I don't think these folks would take too 
kindly to you, me or any designer messing with THEIR scheme on THEIR 

Once you touch browser chrome, you are into the user's desktop (or 
wherever). I don't think we really belong there.

Received on Friday, 12 September 2003 17:32:59 UTC

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