[uf-discuss] Re: Generating valid unique IDs for hAtom

Jon Gibbins (dotjay) dotjay at november5th.net
Fri Jun 29 06:30:01 PDT 2007

Ben Ward wrote:

> The best starting point about identifiers for Atom was written by Mark 
> Pilgrim:
> It includes instructions on generating Tag URIs and also explains why 
> permalinks are sub-optimal as IDs.

Thanks Ben, but I have already read Mark's comments there.

Mark talks about unique IDs for Atom, which will not do for hAtom 
because the suggested tag: syntax cannot generate IDs that validate as 
HTML - the id attribute won't allow it:



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