[whatwg] HTML5 History Management

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Sat Aug 8 08:54:04 PDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 5:13 AM, Nathan Hammond<nathan at nathanhammond.com> wrote:
> Mike,
> It does sound like we're asking for similar things. I think that my personal
> proposal is history.replaceState() which does exactly history.pushState()
> but pops the history stack first. Theoretically this wouldn't be hard to
> implement and mirrors the relationship between location.href = and
> history.replace().
> Others: thoughts?

We have been thinking about this too at Mozilla. Our current plan is
to implement the current API, and then let people play around with it
to gather feedback on how useful it is and where it needs to be
changed/amended. The work to implement is happening here [1]

[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=500328

/ Jonas

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