AOM 1.4 - Archetype.uid a UUID or OID?

Bert Verhees bert.verhees at rosa.nl
Fri Jun 16 16:13:44 EDT 2017


On 16-06-17 21:12, Thomas Beale wrote:
>
>
> It's not correct to say that HIER_OBJECT_ID can represent anything. It 
> can represent ids that are made of a UID root (either a UUID or OID or 
> domain name or reverse domain name) and a String extension. While the 
> String part could be abused, it isn't in properly built software. As 
> can be seen in the model 
> <http://www.openehr.org/releases/trunk/UML/#Diagrams___18_1_83e026d_1433773265358_317377_9216>, 
> there quite a few other identifier types as well.
>

UID can also be INTERNET_ID, and the "extension" and double colon are 
not required, so the HIER_OBJECT_ID cannot represent anything, but it is 
a lot.
Of course it is a matter of taste, maybe there are good arguments to 
make the archetype.uid available for so many ID-types.



> You are right about the error you mention however, we need to fix the 
> documentation for that.
>
Thanks, that helps me.

Bert

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