Many plastic housings that I see have a groove along the seam where the top and bottom of the housing meet. This groove is illustrated in the attached picture of a calculator housing(TI-89). First, is this groove there to prevent a lip that your finger can catch on? Also, is there any way to make the top and bottom halves meet with creating a lip and not needed the groove? Apple designers seem to have figured it.
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