[thelist] vertical scrollbars

Bob Meetin bobm at dottedi.biz
Sun Apr 28 13:14:51 CDT 2013

Yes the wisdom is the guts of the matter.  Not being a Mac user, I would not know this about the invisibility.  That's a good enough argument to close the deal. The template I'm using is already based upon responsive design, we're reasonably good there and we're not over-pushing the pillbox.

We're good.
> You can separately specify overflow-x and overflow-y for that, but
> I think the bigger question is the wisdom of doing it at all :-)
> At least on my Mac, there's zero affordance that there's any hidden
> content - a scroll bar only appears on mouseover. On iOS, there's
> never a scroll bar, even on press, so content may go unnoticed.
> Having every content block scrollable seems like a naive attempt
> to deal with the "10 pounds of crap in a 5 pound bag" problem; is
> it really necessary to put all that on one page to start with?
> I would think there are better design solutions, though I could also
> see a use case for a single scrollable block (e.g. recent tweets)...


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