[cc-community] HELP

pcreso at pcreso.com pcreso at pcreso.com
Sun Mar 31 20:31:27 EDT 2013


Hi,

Not really a CC subject, but close enough :-)

1. You can add a link to the CC licence by pasting the text below into your web site, :

<a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/"><img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/3.0/88x31.png" /></a><br />This work is licensed under a <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/">Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License</a>.

or as described here:
http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Website/Publish

2. You can use EXIF ot IPTC fields to embed copyright & licence info into an image, providing your image format supports these tags. This article describes some ways to do this:
http://www.labnol.org/software/exif-data-editors/14210/
EXIF tag 33432 is intended to store a text string containing both photographer & editor copyright statements. 

For one list of EXIF tags, see here:
http://www.exiv2.org/tags.html

Note that the EXIF tags are primarily intended to describe the image itself, the IPTC tags add more tags to add other info, such as licence & attribution.

For an example of some of the IPTC (XMP) fields, see here:
http://dpbestflow.org/metadata/iptc#licensing 

3. Trickier. You need to build your website so that the image is provided to the user on screen in some code which does NOT include the URL of the image. Some simpler approaches prevent users from clicking on an image to "save as" but pressing CTRL-U (view source) still lists the image URL for users to download. Nothing stops users from taking a screen cap to make a low res copy. 


HTH,

  Brent Wood


--- On Mon, 4/1/13, Harold Nuttall <hn at airviews.info> wrote:

From: Harold Nuttall <hn at airviews.info>
Subject: Re: [cc-community] HELP
To: cc-community at lists.ibiblio.org
Date: Monday, April 1, 2013, 12:32 PM

Hi Raniere

Thanks for replying and your interest in helping me is much appreciated. I
am new to CC, and so I am exploring its benefits or otherwise.

I have already filled in / completed the metadata for most of my pics.

My problem is that CC gives me a code snippet to add to my site. And my
question(s) are:

1. do I add the code to a page on my site, or;
2. do I add the code onto a picture, and
3. how do I ensure that people only link to my pictures and not download
them?

I hope you can answer my questions and look forward to hearing from you.


Kind Regards
               
Harold Nuttall
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-----Original Message-----
From: cc-community-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:cc-community-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Raniere Silva
Sent: 31 March 2013 22:42
To: cc-community at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [cc-community] HELP

> Would anybody know how to attach the CC code to an image?

Did you mean the XMP metadata? AFAIK, only some format/extensions support
it.
Which one do you are using?

Raniere
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