[uf-discuss] Employee number

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Sep 19 13:29:48 PDT 2006

On Sep 19, 2006, at 1:08 PM, Scott Reynen wrote:
> 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].

It also sounds like a very specific use case. Create your own  
standard markup and write the bookmarklet then share as much as you  
can. Perhaps others will follow suit and create a common practice.


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