Current Licensing Formats
This page serves to document a list of licensing and attribution metadata schemas, formats, and efforts as background for the design of Licensing information which may be used in various microformats, e.g., Media Info.
Are there any known efforts specifically concerning licensing and attribution?
previous licensing schemas and formats
Picture Licensing Universal System
- Picture Licensing Universal System may be vapor, no documented format, will attempt to cover every image licensing scenario and hence will be very complex if ever completed
larger formats that include licensing
Many formats accommodate licensing and attribution but are broader in scope. It may be useful to analyze the licensing portions of these formats.
- Dublin Core
- How does Dublin Core cover/include licensing? Should this really be here? Tantek 21:23, 29 May 2009 (UTC)
Creative Commons vocabulary
Creative Commons has a vocabulary.
- Creative Commons Rights Expression Language (ccREL) is a format that uses the Creative Commons vocabulary.