This was confirmed by Dan Webb, a front-end engineer at Twitter who tweeted that he was working on “undoing twitters hashbang URLs”. Either way it looks like pushState will be the new method of refreshing pages, either that or some older browsers might have to resort to a complete page refresh if pushState is not supported on them. If you’d like to read up on hashbangs, more information can be found at Ben Cherry’s website who argues that the hashbang has its place and usefulness, while Dan Webb‘s article has it laid out with both pros and cons.
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