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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: [Android] window.history vs
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:13:23 GMT
+1 removing our buggy code

On 9/19/12 10:13 AM, "Joe Bowser" <> wrote:

>There seems to be a lot of confusion as to how web history should
>work, how it works now and what people should be doing with web
>history.  Currently, we have two web history APIs.  One of which is
>the shim that was put in to get around the old URI error, and the
>other is the web browser history.  For some reason, we're still using
>the shim instead of the web browser history by default because it
>works better with the apps that have already been deployed.  However,
>I would like to see web history adopted because of the following
>1. Consistency across browser
>2. Fixes issues with iFrames on Android
>3. Work-around no longer fixes the issue for 3.x and 4.0.x, since a
>fix for the hash and param problem was merged back in 1.9.0
>That being said, it's entirely possible that we're doing something
>wrong with web history as it is, and based on the recent feedback from
>people who don't understand how open source works (public mail good,
>private mail bad), I think we should bring this up again.

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