[wp-hackers] Ignore Portions of URI

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Jan 15 23:50:46 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org> wrote:
> But it is a good technique for some situations. For example, play around
> with Addictomatic:
>  http://addictomatic.com/
> You can do a search, then rearrange or hide various news sources. Your view
> state is stored in the hash portion of the URL, which makes it bookmarkable,
> without cookies. So you can send the bookmark to other users, and they get
> the same search view that you set up. For example:
>  http://addictomatic.com/topic/wordpress#kmun.dwqo.tblh

How is that a substantial improvement over, say,
http://addictomatic.com/topic/wordpress?status=kmun.dwqo.tblh ?

I just don't see how getting hash info from the URL and sending it via
JS is any better than a GET URL.


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