[Bioc-devel] doi (was Re: Short URLs for packages?)
mtmorgan at fredhutch.org
Mon Mar 23 19:28:35 CET 2015
On 03/23/2015 09:55 AM, Gabe Becker wrote:>> >Thus it is more likely that a
person will do the right thing if it happens
>> >to be the most convenient thing IMHO. Anything to advance this strategy
>> >would be a step in the right direction
> Bioc core team: This may be getting a bit off topic, but has there been
> any discussion of working with an organization likehttp://zenodo.org/ to
> get DOIs assigned to Bioc packages on release? This could be for every
> release or only for the initial inclusion in a Bioc release, but if they
> are version specific they would make citing, etc easier and more rigorous.
> We could have a biocCite or figure out how to get citation to do the right
Briefly and 'the last time I looked' if I recall correctly zenodo is a (static)
repository that assigns DOIs, rather than a DOI-granting entity per se.
DOI-granting agency per se charge a fee.
Happy to entertain corrections to my mis-belief.
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