document id (DocID or doc id)
The PageSeeder server allows any document—XML or binary—to be assigned a server-wide, unique, permanent identifier. This value is commonly referred to as the DocID and it has the same use case for both developers and end-users. That is, the DocID is an alternative method to folder path and filename for locating a document, like a primary key.
DocID may contain the following characters:
The following is an example of PSML markup for the DocID:
<document level="portable"> <documentinfo> <uri docid="MDT-15" title="My Document"/> </documentinfo> ... </document>
Following are suggestions for processing DocIDs:
- Because DocIDs are unique to the domain of the URI, they might be in use but not visible to a particular project or group. Using a project-specific prefix can qualify the IDs to ensure they are unique on the server (that is,