[rfc-i] RFCs and Digital Object Identifiers

Russ Housley housley at vigilsec.com
Thu May 14 14:14:29 PDT 2015


It is my understanding that draft-iab-doi will now be updated to reflect the as-built system instead of the project plan.  Is that correct?


On May 14, 2015, at 5:10 PM, RFC Series Editor wrote:

> Hello all,
> Academic, scientific, technical, and medical publishers extensively use
> Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) <http://www.doi.org/>.  DOIs are 
> considered an unambiguous way to identify and ultimately cite specific 
> publications.  In academia, some institutions do not recognize any 
> book or article published that does not have a DOI assigned. The RFC
> Editor has been working with Standcore, LLC, to have all RFCs assigned 
> and registered with DOIs, and to update the publication process to 
> automatically assign and register DOIs at time of publication.  The goals 
> of this project are described in <draft-iab-doi>.
> This project is now complete; all RFCs have a DOI assigned and
> registered with CrossRef, the RFC index XML and HTML files have been
> updated, the Info page for each RFC modified, and the style guidance for
> reference entries within RFCs has been modified to include DOIs.
> Please post to the rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org mailing list if you have
> any questions!
> Heather Flanagan, RSE
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