[EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment

Field A.N. af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon May 11 12:35:23 BST 2015

Interesting question.  What's driving this requirement?  Integers are not a finite resource...

Adam Field
Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
EPrints Services
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On 11 May 2015, at 11:37, Simon Jennings wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I was wondering what the possibility might be of reclaiming deleted eprint ids. The eprintid assignment is incremental but due to deletion, and accidentally created records via the new item button, many ids in the sequence can go unused.
> Is it possible to recycle these in some way?
> Many thanks,
> Simon.
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