My colleagues have been amicably bickering, online and offline, about the use of hashbangs.
Ben Cherry explains that HashBangs are necessary, though not pretty, temporary workarounds to the lack of pushState support, which is part of the HTML5 spec.
Dan Webb explains that this temporary workaround goes against the fundamental rule that “cool URIs don’t change”, and that they are bad for the web in general.
When we discuss this sort of thing, we’re talking about the web in general, not about any Twitter pages, URLs, sites or strategy. Our personal sites are for personal opinions. Continue reading