On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Han, Yan <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Currently DOI uses Handle (technology) with it social framework (i.e. administrative body to manage DOI). In technical sense, PURL is not going to last long. I'm not entirely sure what this is supposed to mean (re: purl), but I'm pretty sure it's not true. I'm also pretty sure there's little to no direct connection between purl and doi despite a superficial similarity in scope. -Ross.