The documentation about Places (Firefox’s new history system) implementation and API is starting to appear on Mozilla’s developper wiki.
It is interesting to notice the fixes that the team brought to the former history:
The history is now divided in 2 tables:
- The first one is close the old history system and contains URL, host name, title, visit count, hidden, and typed.
- The second one develop the history further by integrating missing information about each visit on a web page. It contains a reference to the URL table for the page, the visit date, the transition type (typed, click, redirect, bookmark, etc.)
This is good news for people who want to build improved history interfaces since they will now be able to rebuild users’ navigation sessions.
This will be available in Firefox 3.
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