Using slug only as url without id

Hi. I use slug only urls, like:
But if I open it directly in browser it redirects to welcome topic. When I click same url into another topic it works normally.
Example (click on French link):

Is it intended behavior?


This is working as intended.

Discourse support the 3 types:

But if the slug starts with a number we special case and look for the first number as an ID:


Ahh ok. So it will affect little amount of urls. Thank you!

That’s more work than using the url in your browser (that has the ID) and will break if you rename the topic. (plus when the title starts with a number)