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[Bug 12447] New: history.pushState / replaceState's title parameter is unsatisfactory

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Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 01:41:19 +0000
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           Summary: history.pushState / replaceState's title parameter is
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: mkanat@bugzilla.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, justin.lebar@gmail.com

Specification: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete.html
Mailing list thread: 

  This has been discussed, but I didn't see a bug (even a WONTFIX one) here for
it, so I figured I'd file it. Basically, at least Gecko and WebKit don't
implement the "title" parameter of history.pushState and history.replaceState
due to complexity issues.

  Here are the relevant Gecko and WebKit bugs:

  It will definitely confuse authors for the rest of time to have a parameter
that is documented to do something but in fact does not. (It already confused
us in the Bugzilla Project.)

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