[rfc-i] DOIs and RFCs

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Tue Feb 11 20:49:54 PST 2014



> On Feb 11, 2014, at 8:23 PM, Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
> 
> On 2/11/2014 7:40 PM, Joe Touch wrote:
>>>> I similarly don't think its useful to include DOIs as part of citations.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >"RFC" is a local namespace, with no formalized global anchoring.
>> Addwww.rfc-editor.org
>> 
>> Just like DOIs are meaningless without a dereferencing URL.
> 
> 
> I'm impressed with having this kind of exchange in the middle of a standards group that has created a number of international conventions for global, rather than relative, references.

I'm impressed that one URL is considered more global than another. 

> And in case anyone thinks that this exchange is fresh and insightful:

RFC 1034. 

Joe




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