[wp-hackers] Re: permalinks redirected despite WP_SITEURL

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 03:00:02 GMT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 3:57 PM, Austin Matzko <if.website at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> Can anybody tell me why WordPress doing this stupid, stupid thing? The
>> GUID is NOT the right place to store the URL!
> Apparently it's been that way for a long time:
> http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/4670

Actually it's much older than that, almost three years:

It would be a waste of time to recall the discussions between Matt,
Ryan, and myself about the schema and logic. We reasoned it out and
this is what we came up with. It worked in the context of
1.6-ALPHA-2-still-dont-use and it works today under almost all

Anyone who would like to remove GUID dependence and codify the upgrade
logic has my blessing.


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