[wp-hackers] Why URL in GUID?

David Chait davebytes at comcast.net
Tue Oct 3 04:58:40 GMT 2006

EEEEK.  +1...million!

All prior notes were that the guid is JUST a guid -- while it might LOOK 
like a URI, it shouldn't be USED as one.  Bad form! ;)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Jaquith" <mark.wordpress at txfx.net>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Monday, October 02, 2006 11:07 PM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Why URL in GUID?

> And let's not forget that we're using it as an actual URL for 
> attachments.  We really should fix that for 2.1 ... people who move  their 
> blogs are left with broken images and the solution requires  changing the 
> GUID, which you're not supposed to do.

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