[rfc-i] The alternateURI element in v3

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu May 8 09:04:15 PDT 2014


On 2014-05-08 16:50, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> ...

Summarizing, here's my alternative (:-) proposal:

1) Add a <link> element as child of <rfc> (that can occur multiple times.

2) The link's target attribute is a URI.

For the ISSN, use the ISSN URN namespace.

For the DOI, use the DOI's URI.

Both can be identified by inspecting the URI scheme or URI scheme + URN 
namespace.

If typing is needed, use link relations as per RFC 5988 (in an 
additional "rel" attribute).

Thus,

   <link target="urn:issn:2070-1721"/>
   <link target="doi:whatever"/>

Best regards, Julian


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