Nikola already supports a `guid` metadata field for use as the feed post
identifier and it defaults to url when unspecified. I'm proposing adding
the option to autogenerate this field on `nikola new_post`

On Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 3:55 PM Roberto Alsina <rals...@kde.org> wrote:

> You meas as slug? Or for what specific purpose?
>
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 6:33 PM George Leslie-Waksman <waks...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I like GUIDs because they're fantastically stable (when you hard-code
>> them for your posts) unlike URLs (which are config dependent). I don't
>> particularly like generating a new UUID4 every time I create a new post,
>> and it seems like we could add that to `nikola new_post`.
>>
>> I'm happy to implement it and gate it behind a configuration variable
>> just curious about feedback on a few things:
>>
>>    - do folks think it's a good idea?
>>    - should the configuration for generating guids default to True or
>>    False?
>>    - is there a generation mechanism other than uuid4 that folks prefer?
>>
>> --George
>>
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