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Twitter moving away from hashbang URLs

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.


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