[wp-hackers] No More Link Categories?

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Tue Jul 18 16:22:39 GMT 2006

R.J. Kaplan wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2006, at 9:52 AM, Brian Layman wrote:
>> I like the
>> idea of adding a link and then being able to easily post in the same
>> category saying the link is there.
> The problem, as I pointed out, is that the different types of categories 
> are listed together but actually behave differently, so it'll just bring 
> more confusion. while you can post to a link category, you can't link to 
> a post category, but there's nothing in the category list indicating if 
> it's a link category of post category.

A category can be used either way.  Right now, if a category only has 
posts, it won't be listed on the link add screen.  If you type the name 
of an existing category name in the Category->Add box on the link 
add/edit screen, that category will then appear.


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