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Re: interesting hash in URLs

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:58:42 -0700
Message-ID: <18116.62146.986359.621039@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: connolly@w3.org
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, raman@google.com, www-tag@w3.org


If you're coming new to the world of AJAX developement under
Firefox as a Python hacker used to Emacs, make sure to check out
mozrepl -- see my blog article:
        http://emacspeak.blogspot.com/2007/06/firebox-put-fox-in-box.html


Dan Connolly writes:
 > On Thu, 2007-07-26 at 11:06 -0400, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
 > [...]
 > > > So what does the '#' in that URL mean?
 > > 
 > > Any reason it doesn't mean:  "The string 
 > > /video/living/2007/07/06/cnn.heroes.scott.southworth.two.cnn is a 
 > > suspiciously weird looking fragid which, by the way, does not resolve per 
 > > the definition of the media type returned by GET."?
 > 
 > Because the definition of the HTML media type is falling behind.
 > 
 > HTML documents can have scripts now, and those scripts can
 > interpret the fragment in strange and wonderful ways.
 > 
 > 
 > p.s. I got my feet wet with Ajax last week...
 > 
 > Notes on GRDDL/JavaScript Development
 > Dan Connolly, Aug 2007
 > http://homer.w3.org/~connolly/projects/grddljs/raw-file/f51f4e01ea4b/devnotes.html
 > http://homer.w3.org/~connolly/projects/grddljs/
 > 
 > That resulted in several comments on the XHR spec.
 > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapi/2007Aug/thread.html
 > 
 > JavaScript is clearly a powerful drug. Everybody that sells
 > it will please include these two documents in the package...
 > 
 > "Powerful languages inhibit information reuse."
 >  -- http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/leastPower
 > 
 > "see how we can use Javascript, but still maintain accessibility"
 >  -- http://onlinetools.org/articles/unobtrusivejavascript/
 > 
 > -- 
 > Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
 > 

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--raman

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