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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">Hi Simon,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">I’d suggest to the powers-that-be, that what they *<b>really</b>* want is to mint sequential DOIs for their datasets, rather than trying to crowbar that requirement
 onto the EPrintID..?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">Cheers,<br>
John<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk
 [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Simon Jennings<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 13 May 2015 13:51<br>
<b>To:</b> eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Hi Adam,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">It seems that the they really just don't like the idea of non-sequential eprint ids.
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">I've explained the implications of reclaiming the ID&nbsp;so I'm guessing its something we won't pursue.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Thanks for all of the advice.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Simon.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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