Re: scrollbar on left side
On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 11:15:52AM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Vi, 22 oct 10, 01:25:28, lee wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 04:34:49PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > On 10/21/2010 03:48 PM, lee wrote:
> > > >
> > > >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.
> > But who´s reading books like that?
> We are. Even Superman has to turn pages (he never used his super sight
> to just read an entire book at once), so his slit is one page big,
> whereas ours is just a few rows big ;)
> Even assuming you could comprehend an entire book at once, our
> view-angle is limited, so we can only look at a limited part of a big
> text at once.
Still we don´t put construction paper with a small slit in it onto the
pages of books we´re reading, and the text on the pages isn´t moving.