[thelist] "golden ratio" (WAS: 1.61)

Sarah Sweeney mr.sanders at designshift.com
Mon Dec 6 15:01:27 CST 2004

>> Honestly, I think the unnecessary scrolling, especially if it were 
>> sideways scrolling, would be extremely annoying and not at all 
>> user-friendly. Unless someone else can point out a really worthwhile 
>> benefit of your golden-ratio idea, I'd say don't bother.
> so in other words,  vertical presentation is unfixed and horizontal is 
> fixed.

Yes, meaning that your golden-ratio idea is not being used. Fixed-width 
layouts are quite popular these days, but they have their own pros and 
cons (just not as many cons as your golden-ratio layout would have) - 
but that's a topic for another discussion altogether.

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