Assigning Digital Object Identifiers to RFCs

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Last updated 2015-02-20 (latest revision 2014-08-19)
Replaces draft-levine-doi
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The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a widely used system that assigns unique identifiers to digital documents that can be queried and managed in a consistent fashion. We propose a method to assign DOIs to past and future RFCs.


John Levine (

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