[wp-hackers] Regarding trailing slashes and a desire to lose them

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Wed May 3 18:11:19 GMT 2006

On May 2, 2006, at 10:03 AM, Rob Mientjes wrote:

> Basically, everywhere I look I see WordPress people endorsing trailing
> slashes and shooting down people who want it otherwise. I can see why
> trailing slashes make sense. For me, personally, they don't on posts
> and Pages, however. I consider my posts and Pages objects in the
> folder [root]/ or /2006/05/. That itself may be a topic of discussion,
> but it is possible, I know it is: why isn't there the option to make
> it so? Abolishing non-trailing-slash URIs should be the default
> option, tops. Not the sole option.

See this Trac ticket for some history on this issue:
Mark Jaquith

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