[API-users] More information on "shortname"?
mdoering at gbif.org
Mon Mar 5 18:07:36 CET 2018
yes, thats the idea. It didn't get picked up though, so I am not sure if there are any shortnames in existence that can act as an alias for a dataset.
nub, itis, col were supposed to be such shortnames.
If in general people find this a useful thing we could try to revive it.
UUID can be a pain for humans.
On 5. Mar 2018, at 17:56, Scott Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at gmail.com<mailto:myrmecocystus at gmail.com>> wrote:
Is there any further information on what a "shortname" - used in the API route
described at https://www.gbif.org/developer/species
I assume "uuid|shortname" is uuid OR a shortname. So perhaps shortname is a short name for a dataset?
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