Dave Johnson on open web technologies, social software and Java
This is such good news for the web that it gets its own blog entry. According to Dan Web, an engineer at Twitter:
@timhaines plus, now I'm in charge of undoing twitters hashbang URLs I can
confirm that all the issues in that article are very real.
@danwrong x months from now (when your project completes) Twitter will no
longer use hashbangs?
@timhaines correct. All gone. It was a mistake for several reasons.
PushState or bust.
The whole conversation is here:
Here's an excellent chapter on HTML 5 history and PushState: http://diveintohtml5.info/history.html
And in case you've forgotten, here's why hashbangs suck.