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[syndication] Re: [RSS-DEV] Cross-Site Unique ID Formats? And ID Debating...

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  • Morbus Iff
    ... Hmmm... that s not a bad idea. How do other people feel about md5-ing the xmlUrl? -- Morbus Iff ... __| |____. Here we have Head-Wound Morbus
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 27, 2001
      >> a Microsoft COM GUID. These are 128 bits long and are, as the docs
      >> "unique to a high degree of certainty." It would be cool if this
      >> was included somewhere within the RSS <channel> tag, and if there
      >
      >for the feed at http://www.scripting.com. Just take an MD5 hash of
      >the URL "http://www.scripting.com". You get back a 128-bit number,
      >and you are more likely to get hit by meteors twice in the same spot
      >than that someone else's feed will have the same unique ID. Now if

      Hmmm... that's not a bad idea.
      How do other people feel about md5-ing the xmlUrl?

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