[rfc-i] ISBN and DOI

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed May 30 07:04:45 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-30 15:47, John R Levine wrote:
>>> We could decorate these pages or other parallel pages with stuff to help
>>> out Google Scholar, and anything else that uses the same scraping rules,
>>> even if the format doesn't change.
>
>> It would be good to understand why Scholar fails to extract the
>> abstracts from your pages. Does anybody know?
>
> Yes, of course. Here's what Google says about the way Scholar works:
>
> http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/inclusion.html
>
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
> "I dropped the toothpaste", said Tom, crestfallenly.

This makes it sound like they are looking for a section called 
"Abstract", and indeed rfcmarkup doesn't generate those. It may be 
simple to add those, though.

It's kind of unfortunate that Scholar uses heuristics different from 
Google Search here...

Best regards, Julian





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