[uf-discuss] Licensing and microformat content within feeds

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Mar 22 16:09:18 PST 2006

On Mar 22, 2006, at 3:40 PM, James M Snell wrote:
> Ryan King wrote:
>> [snip]
>> 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).

Cool. Looks good.

When/if that gets accepted, we'll have an easy way to translate rel- 
license in hatom to link at rel=license in atom. I hope the link  
relation gets accepted.


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