[cc-licenses] Question about BY and SA licenses
james at grimmelmann.net
Sat Jan 20 13:51:17 EST 2007
Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 02:35 -0800, Jonathon wrote:
>> OSS wrote:
>>> and reworked it, would providing the attribution in metadata form be
>>> good enough to satisfy the requirement of the license? In other words,
>> I'd suggest including the attribution in the metadata, and also as a
>> caption. Not everybody knows that images can contain metadata, much
>> less has the ability to view it.
>> On a personal level, I'd love it when the images I use contain the
>> attribution & license in the metadata. It makes it much easier to keep
>> track of what license went with which image, and who took which iamge.
> I encourage use of embedded metadata, just suspect that alone it does
> not fulfill attribution requirements.
And, in response to the original question, note that "Image by XXX"
alone does not fulfill the attribution requirements, which also require
providing (or linking to) the CC license, giving the title of the work,
and if practical, giving the URI that the original creator specified.
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