Re: [urn] URN:DOI namespace registration request

"Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> Tue, 19 January 2021 10:40 UTC

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Martin J. Dürst writes:

> ...
> What I think is important is to do some research on how DOIs are
> currently used in the wild. In a very quick search, I found the
> following two at least:
>   IETF RFCs: DOI 10.17487/RFC3986
>   ACM Digital Library: DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/2594291.2594299

Here's another relevant study:

  https://doi.org/10.1145/3184558.3191636

> I'm very sure I have seen DOIs in URI form (i.e. doi:...), too.

Indeed.  There are some numbers bearing this out in the above study,
showing hundreds of thousands of uses of doi: URIs in HTML pages taken
from Common Crawl, almost entirely in HTML <head> metadata.

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