[whatwg] Proposing: "autoscroll" event

James Greene james.m.greene at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 12:20:21 PDT 2013

Although it may (will?) incur additional reflows, here's a short term hack:

   1. On "DOMContentLoaded" (or equivalent), sniff the element ID from the
hash and visually hide that element. This will prevent the browser from
   2. On "load", visually show that element again and then scroll to it (or
not, up to you).

    James Greene

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> wrote:

> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 5:01 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp <
> nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
> > The simplest solution (by far) would be to stop storing “information
> > that is used by JS” in a hash. Even Internet Explorer has pushState()
> > these days: <http://caniuse.com/history>.
> >
> Web APIs have to deal with how things are actually used, not how you wish
> they were.  Storing state in the hash is a reality.
> Additionally, pushState does not replace storing state in the hash, nor was
> it intended to.
> --
> Glenn Maynard

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