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I had not realized how tall web pages had gotten until I turned my NEC 27" screen through 90° into portrait format. Even in that orientation, home pages for NY Times and BBC News are both two screenfulls high, beyond the capacity of any existing display. And the sight of such a tall web page is a surprise when you see it, even though you should know it must be that high from the amount of scrolling you do. For most web users, the scrolled page is now the reality, not a truncation of something otherwise whole. When we made this tall web artwork in 1996, a professional designer told us it broke every rule about good page design:
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Oct 14, 2010