Technical Lead, Rebecca’s Gift Eric A. Meyer
Eric A. Meyer s an author, speaker, blogger, sometime consultant, technical lead at Rebecca’s Gift, and co-founder of An Event Apart. Among other things, Eric wrote Design For Real Life and CSS: The Definitive Guide, created the first official W3C test suite, and assisted in the creation of microformats. He’s been working on the Web since 1993 and still finds it deeply compelling.
Remembrance of Tags Past
In the 30 years since the Web's creation, the list of HTML tags has slowly grown. We've gone from not much more than links and headings to interactive inputs, structured media fallback, and responsive images, among others. But not every tag idea survived. What can we learn from the tags that came and went, or that never were?