Re: [vsx-dis] CDS link-outs on new VSX J... stars
- There may be problems when the new object isn't in Simbad yet (as often
happens). In that case a name should be used which might be used by
Simbad later on (e.g. GSC or USNO numbers).
--- Christopher Watson <skygeex@...> wrote:
> > What about the discoverer sending a SIMBAD object for each discovery?__________________________________________________
> > Make that mandatory and you shouldn't do anything but trusting the
> > object given.
> That's an interesting idea, Sebastian. Do you think that there would
> ever be a problem with forcing the submittal of a recognized SIMBAD
> identifier? Technically, these should always be at least a GSC name,
> I do have the "behind-the-scenes" query code in place to determine a
> recognized identifier from all names submitted, and it's really not as
> invasive or performance-degrading as I thought it would be. Still,
> I'd like to follow up on our idea, Sebastian, and see if maybe that is
> the better way to go.
> Any other opinions/ideas?
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