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Re: Suppress scroll bars - an idea

From: Mike Batchelor <mikebat@clark.net>
Date: Sun, 2 Jul 1995 12:48:49 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199507021648.MAA09908@clark.net>
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Walter Ian Kaye once wrote...
> At 11:05p 07/01/95, Mike Batchelor wrote:
> >I have a suggestion for another style attribute:  no-scrollbars.  I don't
> >know about any of you, but I find it tiresome to use a scrollbar on a long
> >
> >Any comments?
> Re "no-scrollbars":  No way, no how, nu-uh. Bad bad bad.

Why why why.  Flat declarations do little to illuminate your thinking.

> Re browser buttons:  Hear, hear! This is a good thing.
> Microsoft Excel and Word have facilities in their languages for creating
> button bars, and it would be super to have support for that in a web
> browser.

I stumbled across a reference to this regarding the <LINK> tag, but no
details were given.  Possibly the ability to do this is already present in

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"[IBM] ... has often been criticized by customers for its inability to supply
systems in a timely fashion, but >>Ozzie Osborne<<, general manager of IBM's  
commercial desktop systems ... says recent enhancements ... are beginning
to pay off..." [emphasis added] _Information Week_, May 22, 1995, page 26
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