> You can introduce new ways of doing things, but it would
> be a Bad Thing to expect all users to Get It. So, you must also
> provide things that they are used to, to an extent. You quite often
> see Flash sites with their own fancy scroll things for scrolling
> content, while I suspect most users just find that irritating. So
> provide a scrollbar that people know how to use too! It's hard enough
> getting people to stay on your web site these days, without having to
> educate them in how to use your web site at the same time. Maybe
> they'll stick around the first time to look at your pretty graphics,
> but the chances are they'd go somewhere easier to use next time
> (unless your content is truly exceptional I suppose).
Very well said. I wish more designers thought like you.