Will preprints receive DOIs, and if so, how will the readers understand the relationship? Will this be confusing?

Will preprints receive DOIs, and if so, how will the readers understand the relationship? Will this be confusing?

CrossRef, the official DOI registration agency for scholarly and professional publications, recently announced that members may assign DOIs to preprints. They are also exploring methods by which the preprint DOI and final published article DOI can be linked. Currently, bioRxiv preprints are assigned DOIs.  
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  • Topic #: 9131-2991
  • Date Created: 08/17/2016
  • Last Modified Since: 08/15/2017
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