Another GUID system

Roderic Page at BIO.GLA.AC.UK
Mon Sep 12 09:37:09 CEST 2005

Another GUID system that might be of interest is ARK
( The site describing this
approach has a nice discussion of the issues surrounding persistent
identifiers, and various solutions such as DOIs and URNs (of which
LSIDs are an example). I think this system should be looked at closely,
before we limit discussion to DOIs or LSIDs.



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