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[whatwg] Global Script proposal.

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 08:57:36 -0700
Message-ID: <fbbf8c7c0909080857h203efd66k179aede5c34695bd@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 6:12 AM, Anne van Kesteren<annevk at opera.com> wrote:

> FWIW, this is why I think pushState is great. If you bookmark it and later
> visit that page it allows the server to directly give the right content back
> instead of first loading a page which then fetches additional content based
> on the fragment identifier. And although disabling JavaScript these days is
> probably close to a non-starter it would allow you to create interfaces that
> have the same URL regardless of whether JavaScript is enabled or disabled
> and still use fancy effects and downloaded content incrementally when
> JavaScript is enabled.

True, that's a benefit -- compared to the current hash-navigation
systems. But I guess what I am trying to say is let's work to provide
ways to make navigation cheap, rather than improving ways to simulate
navigation.

:DG<
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