[rfc-i] Call for Review of draft-iab-doi-01.txt, "Assigning Digital Object Identifiers to RFCs"

Ted Lemon mellon at fugue.com
Tue Mar 4 07:37:29 PST 2014


On Mar 4, 2014, at 3:30 PM, Riccardo Bernardini <framefritti at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, in my opinion the major advantage of attaching DOIs to RFCs is not
> the fact that it makes it easier to find the RFC (although that is
> nice too), but the possibility of getting automatically the meta-data
> associated with it and the fact that in application cases as the one
> described above RFCs can be handled as any other type of
> technical/scientific publication.

This observation is also true of Wikipedia—you type one DOI and get all the attributions, rather than having to manually enter a possibly rather large amount of data into a rather ugly markup language.


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