[wp-hackers] Why URL in GUID?

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 3 12:43:19 GMT 2006

On 3 Oct 2006, at 05:58, David Chait wrote:

> 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! ;)

In RSS 2.0, it has an attribute "ispermalink", which defaults to  
true. If it is not set, or is set to true, it can be used as one.

- Geoffrey Sneddon.

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