[OAI-implementers] OAI identifier resolver

Adam Farquhar adam.farquhar@alumni.utexas.net
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 10:32:57 -0500


Thanks for locating and distributing the pointer to this IETF draft.  It 
appears to be carefully thought through.  It would certainly be much 
better to leverage an existing mechanism, rather than generate a new one 
specifically for OAI. 



Patrick CH Hochstenbach wrote:

>An easy way to assign unique identifiers without using a central registration
>would be UUID's. See also:
>The uuid is in the processes of becomming an urn scheme. With it's
>128 bit key as one of the features it is pretty strong preventing
>collisions (see my previous post).