[rfc-i] DOIs and RFCs

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Thu Feb 13 06:38:47 PST 2014

>> One thing to bear in mind about DOIs is that if you do it for new RFCs, authors of old RFCs
>might clamor to be included as well.   Whether we should honor their requests on a case-by-case
>basis, just proactively get DOIs for all RFCs, refuse to honor such requests, or some other
>alternative is open to debate, of course, but we ought to have that on the list of issues to
>address if we decide to apply for DOIs for new documents.
>My intent, assuming community consensus on the overall effort, is to
>assign DOI to all existing RFCs.

That's certainly what the draft says.

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