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Re: Scrollbar Code

From: Arthur Wiebe <webmaster@awiebe.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 22:01:32 -0400
Message-ID: <3F627A7C.6080600@awiebe.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Ernest Cline wrote:

>>From: Arthur Wiebe <webmaster@awiebe.com>
>>I really wouldn't mind that much if styling the scrollbars is restricted 
>>to select, textarea, etc. but as long as it is excluding body. For me, 
>>the body element scrollbars are virtually part of the chrome.
>I have to disagree with this.  If CSS for scrollbars exists, it should be
>able to be applied to any element for which the overflow property
>can be specified, and that includes the root element.
Well in that case CSS for scrollbars shouldn't exist at all. The only 
good reason I can think of for have styled scrollbars is making the 
scrollbar match with your web site. I really don't think that's a good 
enough reason to mess up my scollbars when I'm visiting a web page.
Received on Friday, 12 September 2003 22:01:34 UTC

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