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Re: [CSS3 Basic User Interface Module]

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 08:12:27 -0800
To: Domel <ddooss@wp.pl>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BC674F07.374C0%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

On 8/19/2003 5:52 AM, "Domel" <ddooss@wp.pl> wrote:

> From: Domel [mailto:ddooss@wp.pl]
> Sent: Tue 8/19/2003 5:52 AM
> To: Tantek Celik
> Subject: [CSS3 Basic User Interface Module]
> Do you add Scrollbar Property like in MSIE scrollbar-*-color (for
> example: scrollbar-shadow-color: #DEE3E7; or
> scrollbar-face-color: #DEE3E7; ).
> I think it should be added because scrollbars are like cursor. There
> are a lot of scrollbars in forms and in other block with overflow:
> scroll


Though it may make sense to design a styling mechanism to control the
presentation of scrollbars, the MSIE scrollbar-*-color properties make too
many assumptions about a particular scrollbar appearance design.

The working group considered adding the scrollbar-*-color properties and
rejected them quite some time ago.

For CSS3 Basic UI, it is too late to add such a significant new feature.  It
could be considered for a future version.

Thanks for your comments,

Tantek Çelik
editor, CSS3 Basic UI module

Received on Sunday, 29 February 2004 11:12:41 UTC

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