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From Robby Pelssers <>
Subject RE: back button results in a blank
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:57:41 GMT

I am assuming Paul is using flowscript (continuations) and they 'should' solve the back button
problem for all I know.  But let's first find out which version of cocoon he's using and if
he is indeed using flowscript.

Could you perhaps setup a minimalistic test case and share it so we can test ourselves?


From: Jos Snellings []
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:54 AM
Subject: Re: back button results in a blank

Hi Paul,

The browser's back button problem is not a specific cocoon one.
I believe that it could have different causes.
It is even browser specific, I believe. The back button is just supposed to show the "previous
viewed resource".
I usually stick to 'restful design principles'. This may help to alleviate back button issues.
As a principle, I never make webapps block the back button.
I know this sounds a bit vague, but it's for the moment my best shot. Anyone else?

Kind regards,
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Paul Joseph <<>>
Hi there,

I notice that many times when I click the browser's back button, when I expect to see the
form previously that was displayed, instead I get a blank page and have to click the browser's
refresh button to retrieve what was there.

This is IE8 in particular.

Is there any simple way to preserve what was there before so that on clicking the back button
it displays directly instead of having to click refresh on a blank page?


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