AOM 1.4 - Archetype.uid a UUID or OID?

Bert Verhees bert.verhees at
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 
> <>, 
> 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.


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