[wp-hackers] Some Thoughts/Enhancement Ideas In And Around TheCategory Side Of Things

Mark McWilliams admin at wpkid.com
Sun Feb 14 02:41:50 UTC 2010

From: "Dougal Campbell" <dougal at gunters.org> Thursday, Feb 11, 2010
> And while I don't disagree with your "who cares, because it's not 
> technically a valid URL?" position, I do think that it would be nice to 
> be able to map those empty URLs. At the very least, we should be able to 
> have a theme template that gives an appropriate archive listing for the 
> taxonomy in question. For you and I, "who cares" is fine. But for 
> somebody else, it's an oversite that looks like a site flaw.

Exactly what I'm trying to get at, a theme template of some sort! :)

> And going further, I do think that we should probably be thinking about 
> more robust URL routing as Mike Schinkel has mentioned several times.

If it's going to enhance WordPress, then why are we waiting? ;)
> The current system, while it serves us well for the most part, has 
> evolved over time on top of a particular set of assumptions about how 
> WordPress would manage content. But more and more people are stretching 
> WordPress in ways that get farther away from its blogging roots, and run 
> up against the limitations imposed by those assumptions.

+1 for sure!

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