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Why cant two Confluence pages have the same name?

Confluence is using an internal ID for each page "editpage.action?pageId=193597246" anyway so why cant we have Confluence pages with the same name?

 

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Thomas Schlegel Community Leader Jan 31, 2020

Hi @Markus ,

you can read a lot about this here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-2524

Very interesting, thanks.

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Because the structure of a space is flat, and you need, and should have, unique names for objects within it.

Oh, and Atlassian have worked with places where you ask things like "show me the definitive page about penguins" and the response is

  • Penguin
  • Penguin
  • Penguin

Which one of those three is the definitive one?

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