[cc-community] A new search engine for high quality CC images on Flickr

Jon Phillips jon at creativecommons.org
Fri Aug 24 21:25:03 EDT 2007


On Sat, 2007-08-25 at 02:16 +0100, Alexei Yavlinsky wrote:
> This would definitely be a great way forward. Are you aware of any photo 
> sharing sites that provide this feature already? In this case people are 
> free to develop specialist search engines on top of a common library of 
> free iamges. E.g. our Behold image engine focusing on ranking 
> high-quality artistic images first, and other more comprehensive 
> solutions returning a greater variety of images.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Alexei
> BeholdSearch.com chief developer

Check out all the supporters of OpenSearch on Amazon's site for this:

http://www.opensearch.org/

http://wiki.creativecommons.org/CcOpenSearch

On the CC side, I'm trying to help organize more businesses and projects
focused around open content for standardization so that we can get this
kind of interoperability.

I'm sure there are others out there interested in this, right? I lightly
called the efforts Open* or rather OpenStar, meaning on a concrete level
what is the ideal support for certain open services, open formats in
order to foster open content interoperability...

Jon

> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 14:25 -0700, Jonathan Yapp wrote:
> >   
> >> we do integrated CC, free license, and increasingly PD search at 
> >> everystockphoto.com. Watch for a big release in late September with a 
> >> larger index, more PD photos, and lots of new features. For CC we only 
> >> index CC-BY right now, due to initial feedback about the fact we are 
> >> for-profit.
> >>
> >> best regards,
> >>
> >> Jonathan
> >> everystockphoto.com / Vibrant Software
> >>     
> >
> > It would be great to have some baseline standard support so a service
> > could drop their photo api onto your site and you start picking up their
> > images...maybe something like atom read support, or use OpenSearch, so
> > you can support multiple sites drag n drop...what do you think?
> >
> > Jon
> >
> >   
> >> Jon Phillips wrote:
> >>     
> >>> On Sun, 2007-08-19 at 20:30 -0400, Mark Rauterkus wrote:
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> CC photos are nice. But, I'd want to find public domain images as well.
> >>>>
> >>>> I have a lot of photos that I put right into the public domain, not
> >>>> even worried about a CC license.
> >>>>
> >>>>     
> >>>>         
> >>> Yes, it would be great to get the CC-license search up to par wrt to how
> >>> Flickr allows this, how spinxpress.com and others do at
> >>> http://search.creativecommons.org
> >>>
> >>> Cool project though and I like that yo are expanding the search to more
> >>> than tag or keyword...
> >>>
> >>> Jon
> >>>
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >>>> Ta.
> >>>>
> >>>> Mark Rauterkus     Mark at Rauterkus.com
> >>>> http://Rauterkus.blogspot.com
> >>>> http://Elect.Rauterkus.com
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