[rfc-i] I-D Action: draft-flanagan-nonascii-01.txt

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Mon Apr 28 07:29:32 PDT 2014


In article <DC3C4075-7D9F-44AA-94B9-9A6619B5D87D at vigilsec.com> you write:
>I think it is an interesting idea to use a URN for RFC authors, but I do not think that
>the URN should be urn:ietf:author...  There are many RFCs that are not part of the IETF
>Stream.

If we really want a permanent ID per author, which I am not yet
convinced we do, why would we invent yet another scheme rather than
using ORCID?  It's ugly, but it exists, and like DOI, it's what
the academic crowd expects to use.

R's,
0000-0001-7553-5024
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7553-5024
<0000-0001-7553-5024 at taugh.com>


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