History's first webpage is still online and functional.
I was looking at its source out of interest and noticed that anchors consistently have a
name attribute containing a stringified number, for example:
<p> Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or indirectly to this document, including an <a name="24" href="Summary.html">executive summary</a> of the project <!-- ... --> </p>
MDN says that it used to be a sort of
id attribute that targeted a specific location on the page, but this doesn't seem right in this case, since anchors also have
Does anyone know what this was for?