Re: Scrollbars In The Box Model

On 4/8/03 5:04 PM, "Etan Wexler" <> wrote:

> Yung-Fong Tang wrote to <> on 8 April 2003 in "Re:
> Scrollbars In The Box Model" (<>):
>> consider [travelling] to Egypt and [using] the [Egyptian Arabic]
>> Windows [belonging] to your friend which [has] all [scrollbars] on the left,
>> can you survive [using] it to view English [Web pages] for a month?
> If the operating system does not allow configuration of scrollbar rendition,
> that is a shortcoming of the operating system. I don't see the need to
> compensate for such shortcomings in CSS.


And arguing about where should the scrollbar should go assumes that there
even is a scrollbar (many set-top box and handheld user interfaces do not
have a scrollbar, some have their own custom "scrolling widgets", some have


Received on Tuesday, 8 April 2003 21:14:37 UTC