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2019-10-25 15:47:22.522335+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Evolution of the scrollbar. For those keeping track at home, it's been 38 years since 1981, so 25 doublings by Moore's Law, and this is the result...

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#Comment Re: Scrollbars made: 2019-10-25 20:18:21.085348+00 by: markd

I miss having nice usable scrollbars.

#Comment Re: Scrollbars made: 2019-10-30 22:36:06.861872+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah. I think scrollbars kinda peaked in the latter half of the '90s. Currently I've got scrollbars on my Mac environment set to "always on", and it's kinda like back when we first started using Windows, or GUI browsers, and said "I'm gonna override the default colors so that everything's light on dark", and there was enough broken shit that that didn't actually work.

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