Remembrance of Tags Past

A presentation at CSS-Minsk-JS in in Minsk, Belarus by Eric A. Meyer

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?