But the PIG list is as good as any place to discuss best practice,
especially as relates to obtaining metadata. So I wouldn't call this
identifier wars, I'd call this a reasonable discussion of means of
assigning identifiers in the preservation context.
Rebecca S. Guenther wrote:
> I don't think we want to get into identifier wars. For instance, LC uses
> handles to identify content with a persistent identifier.
> As far is PREMIS is concerned any persistent identifier may be used and
> you can indicate the type of indicator in the appropriate identifierType
> semantic units.
> We'll never agree on which identifier it should be.
> On Mon, 4 Dec 2006, Charles Blair wrote:
>> i'll beg the question and say that for preservation archiving you
>> should (also) be looking at ARKs, which were designed for the purpose: