Article ID formats
Article IDs can be returned in short or long form depending on the API method.
- Long form: The prefix
tag:google.com,2005:reader/item/followed by the ID as an unsigned base 16 number that is 0-padded so that it's always 16 characters wide.
- Short form: The ID as a signed base 10 number.
Here's some sample mappings between the two forms:
|Long form||Short form|