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Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, April 18, 2006
16 years ago4,065 views

Okay, this is now the worst use for AJAX I have seen. Who needed the Netscape blink in Web 1.0? And who should use it with AJAX now?

*kopfschüttel*

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Corsin, I strongly assume the site in question was a parody on the Web 2.0 meme (and the annoying blink tag)...

Splasho [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I agree with Philipp in 'strongly assuming' (which for some reason doesn't sound quite right) that its a parody and actually a pretty good one in my opinion. If you did want a cross-browser blink tag you'd obviously do it client-side with setTimeout

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

There's also the official text-decoration: blink; :)
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/text.html#lining-striking-props

Doesn't seem to work in IE though, not even in combination with <blink>
http://blogoscoped.com/temp/blink.html

Kenneth [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

Lol, this was hilarious.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Personally, I'd like to see a Web 2.1 AJAX MARQUEE element.

I've always preferred MARQUEE tags to BLINK tags. They rule.

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