W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-odrl@w3.org > November 2012

Re: News industry requirement: action "license"

From: Stephen Downes <stephen@downes.ca>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2012 07:40:10 -0400
Message-ID: <509CEB9A.2040608@downes.ca>
To: public-odrl@w3.org
Hiya all,

I would create four types of actions;

- sell
- lease
- share
- give

The 'share' action covers cases where use rigths are granted, with 
terms, but without compensation, and without transfer of title, as for 
example under Creative Commons.

-- Stephen


On 09/11/2012 5:58 AM, Michael Steidl (IPTC) wrote:
>
> Hi ODRLers:
>
> The RightsML group of IPTC is currently running an Experimental Phase 
> of this standard which builds on ODRL.
>
> One of the feedbacks is: how to express that content is licensed to a 
> party:
>
> -The ODRL action "sell" defines that it is about trading an asset -- 
> which is understood by the legislation of many countries the a full 
> transition of the ownership is executed. This is not the case for 
> licensing.
>
> -The ODR action "lease" defines that an asset is made available for a 
> fixed period of time. The licensing of news content is in most cases 
> in perpetuity.
>
> -The ODR action "give" defines the period as "in perpetuity" -- but 
> "without exchange of value", which is not the business model of most 
> news providers ;-)
>
> Please point at any existing actions with an appropriate definition or 
> please think about adding this action to the ODRL vocabulary:
>
> Name: license
>
> Definition: The act of making available the asset to a third-party in 
> perpetuity with exchange of value.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Michael
>
> *Michael Steidl*
>
> Managing Director of the IPTC [mdirector@iptc.org]
>
> International Press Telecommunications Council
> Web: www.iptc.org <http://www.iptc.org/>- on Twitter @IPTC 
> <http://www.twitter.com/IPTC>
>
> Business office address:
>
> Since 1 November 2012: 25 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1AL, 
> United Kingdom
>
> Registered in England, company no 101096
>


-- 
------------------------------------------------------------------------
*Stephen Downes*
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
stephen@downes.ca ~ http://www.downes.ca
/Free Learning/
Received on Monday, 12 November 2012 07:25:38 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 12 November 2012 07:25:40 GMT