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Re: Scrolling text


From: Chris Heilmann
Date: Mar 24, 2005 3:14AM

>>From a design point of view its also very bad, its distracting for any
> user, hard to read as it always blurs to a certain extent and the user
> has to wait to be able to read all of the news items - meaning that
> most news items wont even be read.
> Its also a horrible reminder of the bad years of web
> design/development when every website had a news ticker/scroller - you
> rarely see them anymore especially in HTML websites.

100% ACK, they are tacky, and pose more issues than benefits. Also, if you
need a news ticker, make sure you have news to show.

Chris Heilmann
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