Client: We would like a fully interactive website for
our members. We have already created a lot of the content and we have put
together a couple of CDs full of images from our archives for you to choose
from. However, one thing that annoys me about websites is this whole
‘scrolling’ thing. I find
scrolling really annoying. Would it be possible for you to build a side that
Me: … Um, I’m not sure I understand. Do you mean
when the page is too wide and you have to scroll right to read all the text?
Client: No, I mean scrolling down the page.
I wasn’t sure how to respond. At this point, the
client’s secretary interjects to point out to the client that websites have to
scroll, or they don’t really work.
Client: Yes, but our brochures don’t scroll and they
contain lots of information.
The secretary and I stared, speechless.
Client: Well OK, we can come back to that later.
The client finally got the new site, and even though
you had to scroll, was very pleased with it.