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Re: Scrollbar bug on OS X

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Scrollbar bug on OS X
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2005 19:58:06 +0900

On 4/10/05, Jan D. <address@hidden> wrote:
> Yes,and for Lesstif/Motif.  There has been bug reports on this
> approach.  The main confusion seems to be that when a small buffer is
> used (like the three initial lines in the *scratch* buffer), the
> scrollbar thumb does not extend to the bottom, since we have added the
> fictitious lines at the bottom.  The assumtion is that if you are
> seeing the whole buffer, the scroll bar thumb should indicate that by
> extending from top to bottom.

Yes; while this workaround allows the scrollbar to be used fully, it's
just that -- a workaround.  It makes the scrollbar display quite
unintuitive in the (common) situation Jan described.

[IOW, the GTK maintainers aren't off the hook yet... :-]

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