[whatwg] Question about pushState
darin at chromium.org
Wed Dec 16 12:10:40 PST 2009
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:
> > [Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I couldn't find it in
> > archives.]
> > Why does pushState only prune forward session history entries
> > to the same document? I would have expected it to behave like a
> > fragment navigation, which prunes *all* forward session history entries.
> > Reason: it seems strange when a "navigation" doesn't result in a
> > forward button in the browser UI, so an app developer may be unsatisfied
> > using pushState in place of reference fragment navigations.
> > Thoughts?
> I agree. I *think* what you are suggesting is what the implementation
> that Justin Lebar has written for Firefox does.
> / Jonas
Hmm... the WebKit implementation appears to do as spec'd.
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