[cc-community] Over 250,000 CC-licensed sketches

Nathan Yergler nathan at creativecommons.org
Wed Feb 25 11:20:40 EST 2009


On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 5:56 AM, Philipp Lenssen
<philipp.lenssen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The way you're linking is fine, though if you add
>> rel="cc:morePermissions" to the '+' link, the CC deed should pick that
>> up and add a link back to your share page.  Click on the license
>> button on http://magnatune.com/artists/albums/ejp-gratis/ to see how
>> it works (the "permissions beyond" part is based on info found on the
>> Magnatune page, as is the attribution part).
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> You are right... it's now fixed. (Thanks to you and Nathan!) Now when
> you click on the "CC" link, the CC license dynamically inserts the "+"
> part. Interesting... apparently it checks the referrer?

Yup; it tries to provide context based on where you came from.
Currently it supports CC+, attribution metadata and network
registration metadata.

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>> Personally I suspect Sketchory would be more successful just using CC
>> BY, but this is an interesting experiment. I hope you can report back
>> at some point on deals done with users of >5000 sketches.
>
> I will report back here if there's some interesting projects going on
> making use of the license.
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> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Mike Linksvayer
> <ml at creativecommons.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 3:25 AM, Philipp Lenssen
>> <philipp.lenssen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> As for the way the "CC+ " is linked from each page -- the "CC" linking
>>> to the Creative Commons license, and the "+" links to the Share page
>>> -- that is a compromise. Ideally, I would only want to link to the
>>> Share page, as I believe it takes some explanation to how CC+ works
>>> before the average user ought to be dropped onto e.g. our commercial
>>> extra clause. However, because I need to somehow integrate the
>>> rel="license" attribute for search engines and such, a link to the CC
>>> license from every page seems to be needed (unless I would go for
>>> RDFa, or so I heard, but that's apparently not as search engine proof
>>> just yet). So now the sentence "pics can be shared (CC +)" contains
>>> three links, two of them pointing to the Share page and one of them to
>>> the CC page; from the Share page, our actual "+" (commercial) license
>>> is linked.
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>> The way you're linking is fine, though if you add
>> rel="cc:morePermissions" to the '+' link, the CC deed should pick that
>> up and add a link back to your share page.  Click on the license
>> button on http://magnatune.com/artists/albums/ejp-gratis/ to see how
>> it works (the "permissions beyond" part is based on info found on the
>> Magnatune page, as is the attribution part).
>>
>> Personally I suspect Sketchory would be more successful just using CC
>> BY, but this is an interesting experiment. I hope you can report back
>> at some point on deals done with users of >5000 sketches.
>>
>> Mike
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