[wp-hackers] Some Thoughts/Enhancement Ideas In And AroundTheCategory Side Of Things

Charles Frees-Melvin charles at cefm.ca
Thu Feb 11 02:34:38 UTC 2010

It would however interfere with the slugs of pages and could create  
conflicts. As currently there is top level taxonomy for pages. It  
really could hurt the pages functionality if there was no taxonomy for  

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On 2010-02-10, at 21:34, "Mark McWilliams" <admin at wpkid.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew Nacin" <wp at andrewnacin.com>
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> Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:19 AM
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Some Thoughts/Enhancement Ideas In And  
> AroundTheCategory Side Of Things
>>> At the end of the day, WHAT EXACTLY does /category/ do?
>> As I explained in the ticket (http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/12183 
>> ),
>> it exists to assist with the internal rewrite rules.
> I'll rephrase that then, WHAT EXACTLY does /taxonomy-name-here/ do?  
> I mean, at the end of the day you could have 100's of these setup,  
> so assisting with internal rewrite rules is still going to create a  
> huge long list am I not right? - Which defeats the purpose?
> So moving away from what it does, why can't we take advantage of it,  
> and make it useful? I had an interesting discussion with Michael  
> Fields earlier on about it, and he completely agrees! You can take a  
> look at what was said from @wpkid which is me, and @_mfields which  
> is Michael. If it's got to be included, then something can be done  
> to enhance it, but still keep it to greatly assist in some internal  
> rewrite rules that nobody seems to be explaining, but I'm  
> sidetracking now!
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