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Microsoft’s Web Development Nightmare

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A frame nested in a frame nested in a frame nested in a web page. SEVEN SCROLLBARS! Someone redesign this, for god’s sake.

Courtesy of innerlogic, via Digg.

May 11th, 2007 Posted by Nathan Weinberg | Developers | 4 comments



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  1. So where is the problem? Microsoft or Firefox? I think both.

    Comment by Mike | May 11, 2007

  2. I have so much trouble finding what I need on MSDN. So, I’m with you on this one. One big headache for me is I like to middle click then drag to begin a page scroll. MSDN only allows horizontal (thus useless) scrolling in this manner with Firefox. Grr. Gets me every time too. Anyway, picked up somewhere on msdn; type “t” when viewing a page to toggle the contents frame.

    Comment by rabidrobot | May 11, 2007

  3. The problem is Microsoft’s, obviously. I mean, what an awful mess.

    Comment by Nathan Weinberg | May 11, 2007

  4. On IE7, you get a redirection to the fixed page… Obviously this is not a Firefox problem.

    Comment by leo | May 13, 2007

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