Before I tell you this story of January 1st, 2000, I need to back things up a few months into mid-1999. I was working at Case Western Reserve University as a Hypermedia Systems Specialist, which was the closest the university’s job title patterns could get to my actual job which was, no irony or shade, campus Webmaster. I was in charge of www.cwru.edu and providing support to departments who wanted a Web presence on our server, among many other things. My fellow Digital Media Services employees provided similar support for other library and university systems.

So in mid-1999, we were…

Eric A. Meyer

Web standards, HTML/CSS, microformats, community, writing, speaking, signing guy. Husband, father, agnostic in principle, atheist in practice. #663399becca

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