[wp-hackers] WP Development & Production Sites

Rich Pedley elfin at elfden.co.uk
Mon Nov 29 12:59:20 UTC 2010

On 29/11/2010 10:18, Andrew Nacin wrote:
> So the argument comes down to this:
> In the red corner, WordPress should store relative URLs. Relative to what,
> I'm not sure, as WordPress is often in a subdirectory, which means we'll
> always need to process the content to then add in the rest of the path. This
> introduces overhead.
> Keep in mind that there are two types of relative URLs, with and without the
> leading slash. Both have caveats that make this impossible to properly
> implement.

any reason why this isn't used then?
<base href="http://www.relevantdomain.com/" />

rss issues?

Or did I miss where these things aren't supported across the board?

(not that this affects me - and don't mind either way)

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