[Esip-preserve] Need for recommended best practice for DOI minting?

James Frew frew at bren.ucsb.edu
Sun Sep 9 13:11:05 EDT 2012

On 2012-09-07 10:26, Ruth Duerr wrote:
> While the ESIP citation guidelines do talk briefly about best practices in minting DOI's - specifically
> "Best practice is that the suffix of the identifier does not include a reference to the archive in case the data are moved from the original location where the persistent identifier was assigned initially."
> Is a more comprehensive best practices warranted? If so, what should it say?

Informally, something like:

"Don't encode anything in a DOI that won't be true 100 years from now."


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