[rfc-i] ISBN and DOI

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue May 29 14:30:53 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-29 18:48, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On 29 May 2012, at 16:30 , John R Levine wrote:
>
>> our indexing stinks
>
> That's true. I tried a few searches in Google Scholar, and the results vary widely per RFC, with many duplicate but not always obviously duplicate results. I think it would help a lot if there weren't so many slightly different versions of each RFC floating around.
>
> Perhaps it's time to ask people who mirror the RFC series to set "noindex" for their mirrored documents.
> ...

We may get there once the official ones are up to the task.

For instance, Google extracts abstracts from HTML, but the RFC Editor 
doesn't publish an HTML version.

Best regards, Julian


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