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* Tantek proposed that we see if we can reuse uid from [[hcard|hCard]], similar to how we have reused [[geo]] and [[adr]] from [[hcard|hCard]].
* Tantek proposed that we see if we can reuse uid from [[hcard|hCard]], similar to how we have reused [[geo]] and [[adr]] from [[hcard|hCard]].
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* Use the abbr pattern to allow identifiers to be more fully described.
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<abbr class="uid" title="urn:isbn:0950788120">0 9507881-2-0</abbr>
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== References ==
== References ==

Revision as of 13:24, 23 April 2006

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UID Brainstorming

This page is for brainstorming about ideas, proposals, constraints, requirements for a UID microformat.

Authors

Experience

Goals Requirements

Thoughts

UIDs that are URLs

It seems like in the 80% case (perhaps 99.99% case on the Web), a UID is going to be a URL, thus a common pattern will likely be things like:

<a class="url uid" href="http://example.com/contentspace/somenumber">the item</a>

UID + URL -> permalink?

Can you infer that if something is a URL and a UID that it is also a permalink? It seems so. I can't think of any semantic of "permalink" that isn't covered by the union of the semantics of URL and UID.

Proposals

Just use UID from hCard

<abbr class="uid" title="urn:isbn:0950788120">0 9507881-2-0</abbr>

References

See Also

Related Discussion

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