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Re: interesting hash in URLs

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 11:44:29 +0200
To: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tv4aofe364w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 18:12:14 +0200, T.V Raman <raman@google.com> wrote:
> One of the weaknesses in Web Arch is the relative weakness  with
> respect to how client-side fragment identifiers are understood;
> basically the early days of HTML said #idref --- and in some
> sense nothing more has  realy been written down. Compare this to
> the relative richness  in terms of how URL parsing on the
> server-side is defined.

It would be nice though if "Ajax bookmarks" (for lack of a better term)  
could be done without a hash so that the resources they indicate can also  
be retrieved when scripting is disabled for instance. There are some ideas  
floating around in the HTML 5 draft but it's unclear how much can be done  
with URL manipulation in light of security etc.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 27 July 2007 09:45:01 UTC

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