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

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Thu Mar 6 16:18:54 PST 2014


On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 5:23 PM, John R Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
>>> The DOI schema is what it is, and there's no plausible way we get to
>>> change it.  ...
>
>> Right.  I meant that the resource at that URI should expose such an API.
>
> Who would use it?  Remember that DOIs are dereferenced by random people
> following references from documents from bibliographies.  What value would
> there be in having an API for the 0.01% of DOIs that happen to be RFCs?

I would!  I'd write myself a little shell script for fetching RFCs.
I'd indirect via DOIs.

Nico
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