[cc-devel] Creative Commons Image using web service api

Nathan Yergler nathan at creativecommons.org
Wed Mar 17 15:01:34 EDT 2010


That looks like valid RDFa for expressing the license of
http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3.

NRY

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Wendy J Bossons <wbossons at mit.edu> wrote:
> Thank you John for the information . . . a further request for feedback is
> the choice of rdfa for the content in the MIT repository.
> I read the CCRel document by Hal Abelson, et al., I came up with the
> solution below for embedding RDFa . . . the example is for a by license.
> I'm primarily interested in some feedback about the form of the RDFa . . .
> In the below, the subject is about="http://hdl.handle.net . . .",  the
> property is rel="license" and the value is the
> href="http://creativecommons.org....".
>
> <div about=”http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3”>
>
> <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/"><img
> alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0"
> src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/3.0/us/88x31.png"/></a>
>
> </div>
>
>
> ..\Wendy
> Wendy Bossons
> Web Developer
> MIT Libraries
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>
>
> On Mar 17, 2010, at 12:39 PM, John Doig wrote:
>
> Hi Wendy,
>
> There are currently no API methods that deal with the license badges solely,
> but I think I have a straightforward suggestion for you.
>
> Here are the URLS to all of the images...
> http://i.creativecommons.org/l/%license-code%/3.0/88x31.png
> http://i.creativecommons.org/l/zero/1.0/88x31.png
> http://i.creativecommons.org/l/publicdomain/88x31.png
>
> By iterating over the list of license codes you can generate the URL for
> each license. CC0 and Public Domain will be edge cases however, and will
> need to be hard codes in your repository.
>
> Note that you can replace "88x31" with "80x15" in any of the above URLs for
> a slimmer, smaller icon.
>
> As for a page discussing each license in detail:
> http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/.
>
> Regards,
> John Doig
>
> On 03/17/2010 08:52 AM, Wendy J Bossons wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I recently integrated the CC license api into our repository. In order for
> the project to be completed, I want to add an image to the subject page that
> represents Creative Commons -- a nice non-specific license image which will
> have a url pointing at the creative commons site page where the license type
> is described. My other option is to programmatically derive the image for
> each license type. Regarding the latter, is there a pattern/algorithm to
> follow to build the image url?
>
> Thanks!
>
> ..\Wendy
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