[uf-discuss] UID in iCalendar

Dimitri Glazkov dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 12:25:54 PDT 2006

On 7/3/06, brian suda <brian.suda at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to the RFC Unique Identifier, the only to requirements
> are:
> 1) Value Type: TEXT
> 2) Globally Unique

> Any URL fits the TEXT requirement. As for globally unique, all URL only
> resolve to a single location, so that makes it globally unique.  The
> only caveat is that if you have two events, those each need to use a
> unique URL, not just http://events.example.org, but instead
> http://events.example.org/event/1234


So, this falls right into place with the discussion of having id
attribute on each hcard/hcalendar event, so that they could be
uniquely identified.


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