History of permalinks
Originally, allhyperlinkswere permalinks, as content was static. However, when many web pages became dynamic, this was often no longer the case. As a result, a natural desire arose to name the problem and popularize solutions.
One cited early use of the termpermalinkin its current sense was byJason Kottkeon March 5, 2000, in a post titled: "Finally. Did you notice the".Matt Haugheyhad discussed a permalink style feature withBloggerco-foundersEvan Williamsand Paul Bausch the previous weekend, and Bausch had pointed out that it was technically feasible to produce permanent links in Blogger, using a feature (written by him) that allowed the ID of a post to be placed in a Blogger template.