[wp-hackers] Why URL in GUID?
mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Tue Oct 3 03:07:30 GMT 2006
On Oct 2, 2006, at 9:27 PM, Sam Angove wrote:
> It's not *just* a unique key. It's used in Atom feeds for the `id`
> element, for example, which is required by the spec to be a valid IRI.
> In Atom 0.3 it was required to be a URI. That limits the format fairly
And let's not forget that we're using it as an actual URL for
attachments. We really should fix that for 2.1 ... people who move
their blogs are left with broken images and the solution requires
changing the GUID, which you're not supposed to do.
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