[cc-licenses] Question about BY and SA licenses
ml at creativecommons.org
Fri Jan 19 16:34:08 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 14:12 -0500, OSS wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a basic question dealing with attribution with particular
> interest in photographs. If I took a CC Attribution photo from Flickr,
> and reworked it, would providing the attribution in metadata form be
> good enough to satisfy the requirement of the license? In other words,
> adding the 'image by XYZ' along with all of the regular metadata such
> as the camera and copyright info.
Such metadata is exposed by just about nothing and photos are usually
attributed with a caption, so it doesn't seem to meet "reasonable to the
So you should attribute with a caption and link to the original creator.
That would be the best practice anyhow.
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