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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: Allow disabling of default scroll restoration behavior

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:44:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei_y93gWM9H4mxGCYnTVbu5wyM-Nw4rHy_RERHidbzvrKA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Majid Valipour <majidvp@chromium.org>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Majid Valipour <majidvp@chromium.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:20 PM Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>
>> FWIW I still prefer an API like
>>
>> history.scrollRestoration = 'manual';
>>
>> The main reason is that it seems to me that pushState/replaceState has
>> a largely orthogonal set of use cases that it tries to address from
>> scroll restoration. So I suspect that grouping the two together will
>> create awkwardness in the API in the future.
>>
>> But I don't have time to chase this issue.
>>
>> / Jonas
>>
> Jonas,
>
> After some offline discussion with Rick, we have decided to converge to your
> preferred API. I hope this addresses your concern about potential future
> awkwardness and help make adoption easier.
>
> I have updated the proposed spec to reflect this change. The semantic of
> history.options.scrollRestoration is based on our previous discussion in
> this thread [1]. It short, it does not change any previous entries and
> navigating across documents resets its value so it only applies to entries
> created for the same document.
>
> Minor bikeshed:
> I have put scrollRestoration on history.options instead of directly history
> itself in order to use history.options as an interface to contain any other
> restoration related attributes which have similar semantics (e.g., recorder
> scroll position, scale restoration, recorded scale).

Thanks Majid! This sounds great!

/ Jonas
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