[wp-hackers] Ignore Portions of URI

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 01:01:01 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> 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.

One advantage is that you can make ajaxy changes yet preserve the
back-button functionality of the browser.  Facebook uses this to good
effect when browsing a series of photos.

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