[typo] Plugin for truly permanent permalinks, via prefixing the id

John Wang johncwang at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 17:58:19 EDT 2006

On 10/24/06, Tim Connor <qeantk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I made a plugin to prefix the ID to the title, in the permalink, so that
> you can edit your permalink at will.  Of course it does all the appropriate
> things to find articles by the old links, too, to not invalidate the old
> permalinks.  Anyone is welcome to grab it from http://code.google.com/p/typo-permalink-with-id/
> or read more about it on that category in my blog:
> http://www.timocracy.com/articles/category/typo-permalink-with-id
> And the developers are welcome to mainline it, and thus make it obselete,
> if they like it.

Very interesting. But if Typo is going to get a mainline feature to allowing
old permalinks to continue working after updates, I'd prefer storing old
permalinks and doing a redirect like MediaWiki, as opposed to putting a
centrally allocated number in the URI. The URIs just look cleaner.

John Wang
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