[wp-hackers] Why URL in GUID?

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Tue Oct 3 21:02:52 GMT 2006

Just a quick observation:
No matter what you use as the GUID, exporting the entire MySQL DB and
putting it on the remote server means its not ging to be unique no
matter what. So URI or otherwise, exporting SQL from test to
production means there'll be a guid overlap in there somewhere. :-)

On 10/3/06, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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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