[uf-discuss] Licensing and microformat content within feeds

James M Snell jasnell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 15:40:17 PST 2006

Ryan King wrote:
> Wha? You can just use http://microformats.org/wiki/rel-license, there's
> no need to replicate data today.
> I think the problem of declaring licenses in html is solved- there are
> already large implementations using the rel-license microformat (Yahoo
> and (maybe Google) CC search). What remains is to figure out how
> licensens in hAtom get translated to license in Atom.

My feed license draft just formally declares a "license" link relation
for Atom.  it's pretty much identical/equivalent to the rel-license
microformat except possibly some of the specific musts/shoulds (e.g. a
license on the feed does not apply to the contained entries, etc).

- James

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