[uf-discuss] [hcite] indentifier

Tim Beadle tim.beadle at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 06:01:33 PST 2007

On 21/02/07, Ryan Cannon <ryan at ryancannon.com> wrote:
> Identifier is, Per the straw man[1]:
>  > An (not necessarily globally unique) identifier, such as a
>  > cite-key, pubmed ID number, or simply the reference number
>  > or string within a publication ([1] or [CLRS2001])
> I wrote an hCite export template for BibDesk*, and used the
> identifier (cite-key)
> as the id attribute on the root element. I'll argue that `identifier`
> is not data
> that needs to be accessible to humans, and we already have a semantic
> equivalent
> in HTML.

Apologies if this has already been discussed (I'm fairly new to the
list) but what about the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for academic
papers, where it exists? I mention it as I work for an academic

Best regards,


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