Those f#!king hashbangs… #
This works as a method of creating a bookmarkable, shareable URL for a page’s state in the absense of a standard API. While the Twitter implementation accepts both
http://twitter.com/akamike, it has some disadvantages:
- It’s ugly. It’s a hack and it looks like one.
The hashbang was never intended to be a long-term solution, so don’t rely on it. If you do use hashbangs, be prepared to deal with the consequences (and possible backlash from web purists).