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In computer network engineering, a Request for Comments (RFC) is a memorandum published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) describing methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the working of the Internet and Internet-connected systems. Through the Internet Society, engineers and computer scientists may publish discourse in the form of an RFC, either for peer review or simply to convey new concepts, information, or (occasionally) engineering humor. The IETF adopts some of the proposals published as RFCs as Internet standards. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Request for comments)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'request for comments': 2 (0.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'request for comments' across all Ariadne articles: 4
  • Average number of references to 'request for comments' per Ariadne article: 2.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'request for comments': 2008-07
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'request for comments':

  1. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. monika elbert (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. georg eckes (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Persistent Identifiers: Considering the Options

Emma Tonkin looks at the current landscape of persistent identifiers, describes several current services, and examines the theoretical background behind their structure and use.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

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