[whatwg] hashchange only dispatched in history traversal

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 18 02:22:13 PST 2009

On Wed, 18 Feb 2009, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> I think Ian has misunderstood, so I dare repeat:
> For bookmark navigation (scrolling), generate a reveal event.
> For AJAX hacking (no scrolling), generate a hash update event.  This means
> the page has changed semantically.
> In particular, I never said the hash update event should be dropped.
> The only way I can understand the relevance of Ian's text is that he thinks
> the reveal event would not be useful.  I think it can be an advantage to
> special designs with floating windows and such.

I do not understand your proposal.

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