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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-scrollbars][css-scrollbars-1] Use or accept IE initial values for scrollbar-*-color properties

From: Xidorn Quan via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:59:17 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-344769843-1510790356-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Because we don't want more possibilities.

That exposes too many details about scrollbar which would limit UA's ability from using the appearance of OS's native scrollbar. Windows, Mac, and some Linux systems all have different scrollbar style, and some of them are not able to be described in the model of the WebKit pseudo-element way.

Actually, Apple exposed them by accident when they want to use it in their internal application, and they want to unship it if possible.

So we just collect the common usecases why people want to style scrollbar, and provide things which are just enough to fit those usecases, so that UAs are still able to use OS's native scrollbar appearance and allow OSs to evolve their scrollbar design.

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