Whilst the web is still young, it’s been around long enough for us to know about its power and its constraints. We know what these constraints are now because we’ve bent them so much over the years.
Before CSS we used tables and spacer gifs for layout. Before border-radius we used background images for rounded corners.
We use pre-existing mediums as a guide for how a new medium should work. We take our preconceptions and apply them as we see fit.
Whilst we’re better now at embracing the web, we still make plenty of assumptions about it. And those assumptions
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