[uf-discuss] UID in iCalendar
dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 13:45:14 PDT 2006
I think that is up to specific implementation of a converter: I don't
believe microformat spec should go as far as to instruct whether or
how to auto-generate UID if it is missing.
Perhaps a recommendation, based on exploration of existing implementations?
On 7/3/06, Marko Mrdjenovic <mf at friedcellcollective.net> wrote:
> I think that the last option needs to change - even if there is no way
> to determine a UID I would like to be able to import it into the less
> friendly clients. If no UID is specified and UID is required the
> converter should provide one - obviously the author had no wish for
> people to be able to update the event...
> Marko Mrdjenovic
> Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> > Sorry about that! :) But.. isn't that beside the point?
> > The implied UID algorithm could be as follows:
> > * if UID is specified, use it
> > * otherwise, if id attribute is specified, construct full URL with
> > fragment identifier and use it as UID
> > * otherwise, if only one vevent present in document, use document URL
> > and use it as UID
> > * otherwise, don't specify UID.
> > :DG<
> > On 7/3/06, David Janes -- BlogMatrix <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:
> >> Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> >> > On 7/3/06, brian suda <brian.suda at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> For example,
> >> >> http://events.example.com/#123
> >> >> would become
> >> >> 123 at events.example.com
> >> >
> >> > Why not just keep it as is, http://events.example.com/#123?
> >> You can't have "id" attributes that start with a number , so you
> >> would have to create invalid XHTML to imply the URI.
> >> Regards, etc...
> >> David
> >>  http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#type-id
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