Topic: Darwin Core Record ID
With the old Recorder Model for data sharing, the Taxon Occurrence Key was a universal unique identifier that allowed everyone to keep track of where records came from and went. I presume that there is no direct relationship between between this and the new RecordID that Darwin Core uses, but is the intention for the new RecordID to be a universal constant for a record on Atlas? Or will it change every time a dataset is updated?
Essentially I want to match this key with records previously (and legitimately) downloaded from Gateway and keep track of them so that I can report of data usage. I don't really want to go through that process every time I get a download of open-licensed data.
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