Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of HowTo/PickASliceName


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11/14/13 20:13:30 (6 years ago)
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    1616== Note ==
    17 Actually, it's the ''slice URN'' that must be unique.  A slice [wiki:GeniApiIdentifiers URN] is an identifier that includes both the slice name and the authority that issued the slice.  This means that experimenters could request two slices with the same name from two different authorities, but the slice URNs would be unique because they were issued by different authorities. 
     17Actually, it's the ''slice URN'' that must be unique.  A slice [wiki:GeniApiIdentifiers URN] is an identifier that includes the slice name, the project, and the authority that issued the slice.  This means that experimenters could request two slices with the same name from two different authorities, but the slice URNs would be unique because they were issued by different authorities. 
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    19 In practice, you should just know that you can only create one slice with a given name at a time.  It also means that generic slice names like "test" or "myslice" are not good choices because they may already be in use by another experimenter.
     19In practice, you should just know that a given project can only have one slice with a given name at a time.