[rfc-i] URL checking

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Tue Oct 18 18:54:14 PDT 2005



Keith Moore wrote:
>>Search engines make the need to communicate in URLs largely go away,
> 
> 
> not clear at all.  typing "Keith Moore" into google gives different results
> from one month to the next, whereas typing http://www.cs.utk.edu/~moore 
> has given consistent results for several years.

I said "largely". We're talking about citations in RFCs; IMO, they
should be specific enough anyway, i.e., "Keith Moore UTK", which would
probably work just fine. If not, a better citation is in order (Keith
Moore University of Kentucky), rather than necessarily needing a URL.

Joe
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