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Re: scrollbar on left side



On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 04:34:49PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 03:48 PM, lee wrote:
> [snip]
> >
> >On a side note: Someone once asked me why the text is moving up when
> >you move the scrollbar down. Where´s the logic in that? Why isn´t the
> >text moving up together with the scroll bar?
> 
> Take a piece of construction paper and cut a 2mm slit in it.
> 
> Now open a book to the middle and put the construction paper on the
> book's page so that you only see the first few lines.
> 
> As you pull down the slit, the visible lines appear to move *up* the
> slit.

Good answer :))

But who´s reading books like that?

> >Scrollbars are a good idea, but surprisingly, their implementation
> >hasn´t been thought out more than half way at best. Why is that?
> >
> 
> Because you're inflexible?

I´m not responsible for the implementation.


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