[uf-discuss] Re: Generating valid unique IDs for hAtom
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Mon Jul 16 08:17:05 PDT 2007
On 7/16/07, Toby A Inkster <mail at tobyinkster.co.uk> wrote:
> Why repost? Why not just link to the original article? In which case it
> has the same Permalink and the same Atom ID. The beauty here is that an
> intelligent browser won't hit the server twice (it will retrieve the
> article from the cache) and it will mark the link purple to indicate that
> you've already read the page.
Perhaps the appropriate forum for this question is the Atom mailing
list. Note that they've spent about a 1000 person years figuring this
stuff out and have been working with syndication etc. for a
significant portion of their professional lives.
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