[cc-community] for those who want "free only" buttons
ml at creativecommons.org
Fri Feb 16 17:09:12 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 20:51 +0000, David Woolley wrote:
> > More or less, qualified with rel="license"
> > Yes, this is a problem with inexact metadata and using search engines
> > that index at the level of web pages only.
> This rel value is new on me. However, if it was invented by
> a search engine operator, search engine operators have some history
> of inventing new uses for rel= to solve narrow problems, without
> properly considering the general problem.
> I imagine that they only considered computer software and assumed
> that this would put on the product specific page or the download
> page and would relate to the single product listed on that page,
> not to the page itself.
> > On the metadata front, metadata for an object (e.g., mp3) that is not a
> > web page can be specified with RDFa -- see
> PICS can also be used for this, but:
A dozen annotation methods could be used for this and I could make up
arbitrary new ones all day long. But there's no point, as to be of any
value whatsoever they have to be supported by software, so there should
be as few recommended as possible.
Note that RDFa can use rel="license" to make assertions at a page level
or any fragment or external resource that has a URI, as could/would a
"media" microformat, if one gets developed.
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