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[Handle-info] Suggest 303 for dx.doi,org

Hi Eric:

> You could use 303 if no URL is found but only other data,
> but then, where would you redirect if there is no URL...?
> Apart from that, I think the 302 should stay 302 for now.

I think the problem here is distinguishing between what a global handle
gateway might return and what a specific handle gateway returns. Maybe its a
handle application problem.

DOI is one handle application.

DOI also has multiple registration agents with their own take on DOI. As a
marketing ploy it may be useful to paint DOI as some kind of protean object
that can fit to any use case. In engineering terms (and more specifically in
semantic engineering applications) this just will not do. DOI risks to mean

I don't think handle can enforce a single semantics across all its
applications. OTOH, DOI as one very targeted handle application can - and
should - deliver a straightforward semantics.

I would suggest that dx.doi.org be reconfigured to return a 303. This would
have no impact on other handle applications e.g. DSpace (which will have its
own view of what a handle means).

So, this is IMO a DOI problem - and not a handle problem per se.


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