As supported in the Sympony Open-Source PHP Web Framework, "Ajax Pagination"
allows the client browser to load the content gradually as the user scrolls
down to the bottom of the web page. Once the vertical scrollbar reaches the
bottom it triggers a new page to load. Unlike its common use in separate
frames(i.e. the inbox of Hotmail Live), ajax pagination(weird name) attaches
a new full page to the end of the current one. So, we end up with a
continuous scroll bar and therefore a continuous content.
I am very excited about the possible usages of this method. It may totally
revolutionize the way we interact with web browsers. No more "previous
entries" buttons(i.e. techcrunch), no more page 1.2.3 links (i.e. google
results page)...the method proposes an instant continuity upon request for
the long web content.
On the other hand ajax pagination assumes "if the user scrolled down to the
bottom of a page, he should be asking for more." Do you agree with such an