[uf-discuss] Employee number

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Tue Sep 19 13:08:48 PDT 2006

On Aug 16, 2006, at 4:46 PM, Paul Denning wrote:

> Within my company, a number of internal services use our employee  
> number in the URL.
> I would like to have bookmarklets that can find and extract the  
> employee number from the current page in my browser, then insert  
> the employee number into a different URL for another internal  
> service that uses the employee number as a parameter..
> Is there a microformat that would help me find the employee number  
> on a page?
> Is there a microformat to indicate that a string is an employee  
> number, or more generically, an identifier from a particular  
> identifier system or identity provider.

Sounds like a use case for URIs [1] and/or UIDs [2].

[1] http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2396.html
[2] http://microformats.org/wiki/uid


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