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RE: Announcement: The "info" URI Scheme

From: Paskin, Norman (DOI-ELS) <n.paskin@doi.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 16:43:50 +0100
Message-ID: <2EA918FE7CC6FB4BA0510D671ADB2AB406FAE2A2@elsoxfvexch01.elsevier.co.uk>
To: 'Sean Mehan' <sean@smo.uhi.ac.uk>, "'thabing@uiuc.edu'" <thabing@uiuc.edu>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Hammond, Tony (ELSLON)" <T.Hammond@elsevier.com>, 'Patrick Stickler' <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, uri@w3.org

Take a look at the latest Release 1.0:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1340/309registries (Online Registries; The DNS and
Beyond) 

For an overview on DOI: http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june03/paskin/06paskin.html

Currently if its a storm it's in at least ten million tea cups...there are
over 10m DOIs 

Norman 



-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Mehan [mailto:sean@smo.uhi.ac.uk]
Sent: 01 October 2003 16:43
To: Paskin, Norman (DOI-ELS); 'thabing@uiuc.edu'; Jeremy Carroll
Cc: Hammond, Tony (ELSLON); 'Patrick Stickler'; www-rdf-interest@w3.org;
uri@w3.org
Subject: Re: Announcement: The "info" URI Scheme



Hmm. Interesting. A new acronym (to me). I have never heard of this DOI, but

then again, I'm stuck on an island off the West coast of Scotland. Perhaps 
that's it.....perhaps not. I googled DOI and up came two links to doi.org 
(self-promotion), one other link that said something about doi in use, which

didn't work, and seven other links that had nothing to do with digital 
objects, but rather the Idaho department of insurance, etc.

Is this the next big thing and I've missed something, or is this a storm in
a 
tea cup?

Regards,
sean


On Wednesday 01 October 2003 16:18, Paskin, Norman (DOI-ELS) wrote:
> Yes, such a mapping to a URL is needed; and yes, it exists; we have this
> and it's called the DOI: www.doi.org
>
> Norman Paskin
> Director
> International DOI Foundation
> n.paskin@doi.org
> web site: http://www.doi.org
> Tel: (+44) 1865 314033
> Fax: (+44) 1865 314475
>
>
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