So it has finally come to pass. Almost 20 years after its debut in Netscape Navigator, the blink tag is being removed from the latest version of Firefox. Will other browsers follow this bold new path? [more inside]
The end of , the beginning of Blink... The Evolution of the Web, in a Blink
I am widely credited as the inventor of the <blink> tag. ... I won't deny the invention, but there is a bit more to the story than is widely known. Previously.
Before the dotcom boom, before Google (but slightly after Comic Sans)... there was . Let me be clear: I am not advocating or condoning the use of blink. Blink is by far and without a doubt the most hated proprietary element ever created. It is bad for the environment. Or, then again, could it be a tag that has the potential to be used to good effect with a bit of creative thought? I'll leave it up to you...
Now you see it, now you don't. The infamous blink tag, maligned for so long by almost, but not quite everyone, can now be supported in IE. Isn't that great news?