[uf-discuss] [citation] url field

Michael McCracken michael.mccracken at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 10:05:02 PST 2006

On 12/8/06, Alf Eaton <lists at hubmed.org> wrote:
> On 08 Dec 2006, at 17:26, Michael McCracken wrote:
> > On 12/8/06, Alf Eaton <lists at hubmed.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 04 Dec 2006, at 21:48, Michael McCracken wrote:
> >> If there are enough useful identifiers that aren't URIs (I think
> >> there probably are), then there needs to be a UID field as well.
> >
> > Can you come up with some examples of IDs that aren't URIs?
> 1234567
> (actually that's an ID not a UID: some CMS's might only have internal
> identifiers for articles - if you were using that to look up further
> information about the article, the ID would be useful to know).

I'm not sure why you'd mark up a CMS ID that wasn't also a URI as part
of a microformat. Can you expand on your example?

(I'm open to the idea, just don't quite understand...)


Michael McCracken
UCSD CSE PhD Candidate
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