It is my understanding that with upcoming API v2 we are going to get a unique "id" in file metadata to unambiguously refer to a file / folder.
Is this "id" going to remain the same even if the user renames / moves the file / folder ?
Will the HTML file chooser be able to return the "id" of the selected file(s) so that we can, with proper user authorization, get access to file(s) metadata unambiguously? Right now it's a pain to guess the file from its name, using the search API...
We don't have much information to share on the
id value quite yet, but you may want to subscribe to the blog for announcements:
And thanks for the request regarding the Chooser.
How do I get user_id from the chooser?
I have quite similiar needs to Manuel. I need to save the file name and the user_id.
P.S : I use this
The Chooser doesn't currently return this information, but I'll be sure to pass this along as feedback.
You can use the /2/sharing/get_shared_link_metadata API v2 endpoint to get some of this information though:
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