[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #18974: Plugin table IDs can collide with core IDs

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Tue Oct 18 11:24:21 UTC 2011

#18974: Plugin table IDs can collide with core IDs
 Reporter:  Viper007Bond    |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)    |      Status:  new
 Priority:  low             |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Administration  |     Version:  3.3
 Severity:  minor           |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                  |

Comment (by scribu):

 Replying to [comment:3 Viper007Bond]:
 > Replying to [comment:2 scribu]:
 > > Standardizing on 'id' and prefixing with 'plugin-' would be a more
 future-proof solution.
 > I don't get the purpose of using IDs. I think classes are a much better

 Ids make more sense because plugin slugs are unique.

 > Classes, not IDs, should be used for CSS. Always.

 That strikes me as an overly broad generalisation. Why have ids at all,

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18974#comment:7>
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