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The UnFuture:Maine Page is a page created by noted typoist Kevillips, in an attempt at humor.

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  1. The blink element has been consistently criticised by usability and accessibility experts. In 1996 Jakob Nielsen described the element as "simply evil" in his Alertbox column Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design.
  2. Original Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design (Alertbox). (2009-10-23).
  3. The World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 state that content authors should avoid causing the screen to flicker or blink, noting that such effects can cause problems for people with cognitive disabilities or photosensitive epilepsy.
  4. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. World Wide Web Consortium (5 May 1999). Retrieved on 20 July 2010.
  5. The German Federal Government's Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung (Barrier-free Information Technology Ordinance) also states that flickering or blinking content should be avoided.
  6. BITV — Einzelnorm. Retrieved on 2009-10-23.
  7. The United States Federal Government's Section 508 states that pages should avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz, a range which covers rapidly blinking text.
  8. Government Services Administration. Section 508: Section 508 Standards. Retrieved on 2009-10-23.
  9. This does not seem to apply to blink element itself, which blinks at frequency of 1 Hz.
  10. To comply with the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines a user agent must either "allow configuration to render animated or blinking text content as motionless, unblinking text" or never blink text.
  11. 2. The user agent accessibility guidelines. (2002-12-17). Retrieved on 2009-10-23.
  12. Mozilla Firefox satisfies this requirement by providing a hidden configuration option to disable blinking.
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