API functions are accessed by appending /api/ to the primary URL of the site, e.g. the-fr.org, and further, appending the documented strings below, depending on the function you wish to access.
The following is an exhaustive list of the functionality supported by the-fr.org:
Alternative identifications schemes allow users to explore the-fr.org using known file-format identifiers.
Currently supported are PRONOM unique identifiers. In future identifiers such as UDFR will be supported.
URI examples are as follows:
PUIDS: PRONOM Unique Identifiers
There are two types of PUID, fmt, and x-fmt. You can access records matching a published PUID using the following notation:
The function will currently re-direct the agent to the record matching the requested PUID.
N.B. It may be necessary to eventually provide agents using this function call with a listing page where a PUID matches multiple the-fr.org records.
the-fr.org PUID search is compatible with the DROID tool , developed by The National Archives, UK. Open the tool, browse to Tools->Preferences->'Signature Updates' and change the PUID URL Pattern from:
N.B. You might need to open a new DROID profile before changes take effect.