[whatwg] Really Simple History: Bookmarking and Browser History Support for AJAX Applications

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 26 17:44:04 PDT 2007

On Mon, 5 Sep 2005, Brad Neuberg wrote:
> I have posted a simple specification for bookmarking and back and 
> forward button control for AJAX applications to my site; I'd love to see 
> parts of it incorporated into the Web Applications standard if 
> appropriate:
> http://codinginparadise.org/weblog/2005/09/really-simple-history-bookmarking-and.html

Interesting proposal; has there been any further work on this since then?

> I believe both the WHAT sessioning and storage APIs are complex and 
> difficult to understand. I'm swamped right now with work, but when 
> things ease I will prepare a longer response about these WHAT sections.

Did things ever ease up, by any chance? I don't think we ever got a more 
detailed review.

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