Firefox nukes the blink tag

Dammit, the latest version of Firefox has done away with the blink tag. Farewell, old friend. You will be missed.

Dropped blink effect from text-decoration: blink; and completely removed <blink> element.

Firefox Notes (First offered to release channel users on August 6, 2013)

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  1. '...Until the end of days' just doesn't mean what it used to.

  2. It also broke the Google-lucky-search from the address bar.

    Sure, it can be restored with a plugin, but I'm getting seriously sick of spending 20 minutes following a Firefox "update" restoring my system to a functional state.

    Literally, 2/3 of all the Firefox add-ons I have installed are just to fix old, preferable behavior that was broken via "update," and the list just keeps growing.

  3. Geocities will never be the same!

  4. whatever you do, do not <blink>

    anyhow, the loss of the blink tag is no surprise, it's been deprecated for like 12 years or more. they shoulda taken the maquee tag out while they were at it..

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