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I love that they embedded this tweet at the bottom:

Tom Lea @cwninja

yey! The future is coming and it looks just like the past, but more good underneath.

It's about freaking time.

I've been lamenting the unfortunate performance and design choices of "New Twitter" since 2010: http://www.quora.com/Twitter-com-2010-Redesign/What-things-dont-people-like-about-newTwitter

Simon Willison said it best:

I also really hate the URLs forced by the Ajax-for-everything.

It's taken Twitter Inc the better part of two years to undo this mess.

Hopefully they can finally move forward after what feels like two giants step backward.

"Pretty sure that if I had TRIED to make a slower method of page loading than the Twitter hash-bang permalink page, I wouldn't have known how..." ~@troutgirl

OH: "OOPS IT TURNS OUT THAT SERVING A GIANT PILE OF JAVASCRIPT TO SHOW 140 CHARACTERS OF TEXT IS HELLA SLOW GUYS"~@troutgirl

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