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resolving digital object identifiers

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Hi I'm a student doing a bit of research and I found that academia has become fond of these things called DOIs they're a little like DNs in that they're registered with a registry which points you to the last known URI for the object so as the web changes the URI can change but the DOI still works. the doi system is specified in ISO 26324: DOI System (2012) For more info see

could we put a bit of code in the address bar that recognises the doi format.

maybe something like this

   #sudo python
       a, b = split(addr, ',');
       b, c = split(b, '/');
       if int(a) == 10 & int(b) > 1000:
           addr = '' & addr;
   #end sudo code

Modified by user1379501

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