The hash-bang discussion
Danger! The next paragraph contains and links to sarcasm!
I knew the answer to this one — you use the highly intuitive special Google URI rewriting technique. (Sadly for me, Mike had already found the answer from elsewhere, and Twitter timestamps prevent me from taking the credit for informing him)
More than a few people agreed that the URI format was not a good idea. Terms used to describe it included stupid, not proper, decreasing accessibility and evil.
your steering column isn’t randomly cut from time to time.
Since then, some nice analysis of the problem has been published (which is why this entry is largely a collection of links and not an attempt to explain the problem in detail).
I think Peter put it best when he said:
Syndicated 2011-02-09 21:26:00 from David Dorward