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Re: xhtml 2.0 noscript

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 18:00:23 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060729170023.GJ9457@us-lot.org>

On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 12:51:02PM -0400, magick wrote:
> It adds a new query string to the url (site.com/page.html#top)

That isn't a query string, it is a fragment identifier.

> The JS method puts less strain on the server since it doesn't have to 
> send a new query to the server to find out where on the page to jump to.

Linking to a fragment of an existing document does not, in any browser
that I know of, trigger a new request to the server. All the
information the browser needs to find the fragment is in the document
it already has in memory.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Saturday, 29 July 2006 17:00:32 UTC

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