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

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 15:04:56 PDT 2014


On 29/04/2014 16:24, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 8:39 PM, Brian E Carpenter
> <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 29/04/2014 11:18, Nico Williams wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Brian E Carpenter
>>> <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> ["their" == ORCIDs]
>>>
>>>> Their goal is right. However, so far I haven't managed to import
>>>> my existing publications info into ORCID; they don't have a button
>>>> for importing plain BibTeX, which is a major gap. Until I can do that,
>>>> my ORCID record is pointless.
>>> Seems not relevant to our use case.  We need a locator for author
>>> contact info, including current and historical names.  We don't need a
>>> locator for an author's publications.
>> That's true. But one motivation for people to create and maintain an
>> ORCID record is that it can track an author's bibliography. For some
>> people that's a career requirement, and for others it's vanity, but
>> in either case it motivates.
> 
> The locator functionality is all the motivation we need.

I'm looking for motivations for IETF contributors to go to the bother
of registering for an ORCID. "Heather says so" might not be enough.

    Brian


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