[uf-discuss] UID in iCalendar
dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 12:27:58 PDT 2006
Exactly where I was going with this.
On 7/3/06, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Agreed with Brian's interpretation.
> In addition, I think if we make a stronger suggestion (perhaps a SHOULD)
> that individual hCards and hCalendar events have a unique-to-the-document
> 'id' attribute on their root elements, then automatic construction of
> globally unique UIDs becomes fairly straightforward, and we can write an
> "implied UID" rule for hCard and hCalendar at a minimum.
> I'd like to add "SHOULD use 'id'" and "implied UID" to hCard and hCalendar
> soon if no one objects. And yes, we should update the creators so that they
> auto-specify uniqueish 'id' attributes on the root elements as well for ease
> of authoring.
> On 7/3/06 12:17 PM, "brian suda" <brian.suda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > According to the RFC 18.104.22.168 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
> > The recommendation is just that, a recommendation, not a requirement.
> > -brian
> > Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> >> Can UID in iCalendar be just a URL of the event? Do we have to adhere
> >> to the RFC2445's recommendation
> >> (http://rfc.net/rfc2445.html#s22.214.171.124), which is based on an
> >> email-style RFC822 addr-spec (http://rfc.net/rfc822.html#s6.1)?
> >> :DG<
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