[rfc-i] DOIs, ISSN identifier and xml2rfc v3 vocabulary

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Thu May 1 18:26:47 PDT 2014

On May 1, 2014, at 6:02 PM, Tony Hansen <tony at att.com> wrote:

> On 5/1/14, 7:54 PM, Elwyn Davies wrote:
>> On Thu, 2014-05-01 at 21:52 +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> On 2014-05-01 15:30, Elwyn Davies wrote:
>>>> We should probably also make an (auto-generated?) attribute to hold the
>>>> ISSN identifier as this should appear in the canonical form.
>>> The ISSN identifier is a constant, no?
>> Currently it is, though that is not necessarily cast in concrete.  What
>> is important is that the canonical form has the relevant ISSN identifier
>> in it and it is clear that it *is* the ISSN identifier to a (human)
>> reader.
> Is the ISSN required to be embedded in the canonical form of the RFC? Or can it be located solely on the meta-information page for the RFC?

It should be embedded in the RFC as the ISSN of the series when this RFC is published. In the future, the ISSN could change, so this should be generated at publication time, like it is now.

--Paul Hoffman

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