[uf-discuss] Re: Generating valid unique IDs for hAtom
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Thu Jun 28 06:54:31 PDT 2007
On 6/28/07, Ben Ward <lists at ben-ward.co.uk> wrote:
> On 22 Jun 2007, at 07:07, Toby A Inkster wrote:
> > What's wrong with using Permalinks as an id?
> > If you need to make several entries onto the hAtom feed referencing
> > the
> > same URL, then you can just add "#ref-20070722", "#ref-20070723"
> > and so on
> > to the end of the URL to make it unique.
> The best starting point about identifiers for Atom was written by
> Mark Pilgrim:
> • http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/05/28/howto-atom-id
> It includes instructions on generating Tag URIs and also explains why
> permalinks are sub-optimal as IDs.
Can you push this into the Wiki Ben? This may make a very good
recommendation for hAtom 0.2.
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