> Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 19:19:17 +0100
> From: Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]>
> > > This element already exists. It's called "id".
> > But that's defined as a local identifier. I think the suggestion
> > is an actionable uri.
> Yes, but the id element is exactly what the persistant URI needs.
> It's not an identifier from the data, it's a metadata identifer for
> the record within the system.
> So, assuming that this identifier is persistant and unique, we already
> have persistent URIs:
> http://srw.o-r-g.org:8080/database/?query=rec.id exact "ident1"
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