|An Argentine group interested in using ARKs has asked about handling ISSN numbers as NaaNs.|
The ISSN serial number standard is controlled by https://www.issn.org. The idea is that we could somehow automatically generate NaaNs based on an ISSN. Discussion points included the following:
Proposed: suppress '?' inflection (let it be optional), leaving just the '??' inflection
This point generated considerable discussion among the group members. All agreed that folding the use of the single '?' into the double ('??') makes sense. However, there are still some concerns. Specific discussion points were:
|are we ready for next review phase with arks-forum?||The next version of the specification did not get published due to the IETF black out period.|
- Tom will research handling of query parameters that have no explicit value (eg. ...??) by HTTP servers and reverse proxies.