Generate unique ID for URL
gordon at panix.com
Wed Nov 14 00:34:02 CET 2012
In <0692e6a2-343c-4eb0-be57-fe5c815efb99 at googlegroups.com> Richard <richardbp at gmail.com> writes:
> I want to create a URL-safe unique ID for URL's.
> Currently I use:
> url_id = base64.urlsafe_b64encode(url)
> >>> base64.urlsafe_b64encode('docs.python.org/library/uuid.html')
> I would prefer more concise ID's.
> What do you recommend? - Compression?
Does the ID need to contain all the information necessary to recreate the
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