Right-hand navigation

Am looking for related research on this topic, so please comment if you know of any. On SIG-IA, George reminds me that left-hand navigation came about as a convention because " in the early days of the web was that coding-wise it was easier to deal with variable browser window sizes by anchoring it to the left."

Thanks, Jim and Whitney for some of the links

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And the right side scroll bar is an awkwardly achieved convention, dating back to touchscreen prototypes.

This is an excellent read, an

This is an excellent read, andyed. Thanks for posting.