“The marquee blink” refers to HTML tags
They were great tags even if w3 classifies them as obsolete features. In fact they never made their way to any w3 spec.
Back in time with
<marquee> you were able to move your text horizontally or
vertically, at a personnalized speed! No script! No animated GIF! No CSS! Pure
<blink> let you… blink your text or image or anything relevant!
The shiny effect produced by the use of those two simple tags is just amazing. In a minute one is able to transform a monotonous page into the page that will catch the attention.
Further reading: an intersting post about the genese of the blink tag, by its inventor: http://www.montulli.org/theoriginofthe%3Cblink%3Etag
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