[wp-hackers] updating guid when changing permalinks
John Joseph Bachir
jjb at ibiblio.org
Sat Jul 8 21:50:45 GMT 2006
On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> John Joseph Bachir wrote:
>> Here's my solution for the Lyceum GUID problem.
>> Is this effective for WordPress' use of GUID?
> A public URL is, by definition, globally unique. I don't see any compelling
> reason to change what we do, we already indicate not to use it as a permalink
> in the feed.
Something interesting to note is that WP _does_ use GUID to identify the
path to files. So if anything other than a GUID is used for files, images
will not work. Is this valid use of GUID in this case?
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