hgs at cs.columbia.edu
Tue Jan 26 17:38:28 PST 2010
I don't know where you work, and this may well be more of a US/North American thing than a European one (although Springer, being more of a European publisher, uses them for their journals, too), but they are pretty standard currency in academic research, which is presumably the area where long-term-useful citations matter.
> The way "people" reference things nowadays is by specifying an HTTP URI. That's at least my experience. And that's why I asked for the best one.
> Nobody I work of *ever* heard about DOIs.
> Best regards, Julian
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