I love a good origin story, like the origin of Batman in Detective Comics #33, or Kate Kane (the modern version, introduced in 52, not the 1956 one). It gives us greater insight into the motivations and characteristics of any particular thing, be it a character or a specification. Segue! 😈
As part of my perpetual obsession with typography, as well as CSS, I’ve been looking into how we got to having more web fonts than we can shake a stick at. What I love about how the W3C does things is that there are always links to previous versions of the specification, all the way back to the first drafts.
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