[rfc-i] DOIs and RFCs

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 11 19:42:21 PST 2014


On 2/11/14 9:42 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
> On 2/11/2014 2:56 PM, Joe Touch wrote:
>>
>> Less about this specific document than the need for it at all...
>>
>> I don't see the benefit in creating another level of indirection for
>> RFCs.
> ...
>> I similarly don't think its useful to include DOIs as part of citations.
>
>
> "RFC" is a local namespace, with no formalized global anchoring.
>
> Let me stress that:  We have no globally unique naming scheme for our
> documents.  What we have is a global /addressing/ scheme, but that's not
> very helpful when the document is stored elsewhere, absent a human
> making the judgement about whether it is one of /our/ RFCs.

urn:ietf:rfc
urn:ietf:std
urn:ietf:bcp
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