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Subject:   Quicksand?
Date:   2005-10-27 09:06:57
From:   BradNeuberg
Response to: Quicksand?

Hi Hieper. Only the Internet Explorer part of the solution depends on iframes; Firefox uses a timer and checks the location bar at regular intervals.

In time, I hope that browsers bake the kind of functionality in the Really Simple History library right into the browser itself, for improved reliability.

In terms of XHTML, I believe that XHTML is a dead end; see my blog post "XHTML Considered Harmful" at http://codinginparadise.org/weblog/2005/08/xhtml-considered-harmful.html for details.

Thanks for reading and commenting on the article.

Brad Neuberg