[uf-discuss] VIA or VIA SELF to indicate authoritative hCard[was: UID URL to indicate (relatively) more authoritativehCard(Was: Vote on this: rel="me self" to indicate anauthoritative hCard)]

Colin Barrett timber at lava.net
Fri Feb 9 23:40:52 PST 2007

On Feb 9, 2007, at 3:49 PM, Ryan King wrote:

> Secondly, UID is supposed to be a "globally unique identifier", so  
> something like a student id wouldn't qualify.

If you're aiming for a globally unique identifier, why not just create  
a UUID[1], I say sarcastically.


[1] http://www.famkruithof.net/uuid/uuidgen

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