[API-users] More information on "shortname"?

Scott Chamberlain myrmecocystus at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:10:25 CET 2018

Hi Markus,
Thanks for the quick reply. I have no preference on this. I guess as number
of datasets increase the unique shortname's will start to get rather long.

Best, Scott

On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 8:56 AM Scott Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Is there any further information on what a "shortname" - used in the API
> route
> /species/root/{uuid|shortname}
>  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?
> Thanks, Scott
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