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Re: HTML 5 - Licensing Works

From: Hal Abelson <hal@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:35:59 -0700
Message-ID: <3eb9a100908201835i79719c9bwb5432e4ba262702d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Cc: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>, public-pling@w3.org, Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Mike Linksvayer <ml@creativecommons.org>, Nathan Yergler <nathan@creativecommons.org>
Is there a reason for choosing to write itemprop=license rather the
rel=license?


==Hal



On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 1:30 PM, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi Renato,
>
> Creative Commons is using RDFa[1] to encode policies for works.
> This is the HTML5 idea of it. Most people will use RDFa unless
> there is a massive browser implementation doing useful things
> with this very basic link to licensing information.
>
> HTML5 is known to take any existing technology and transform
> it into HTML5 tags. This makes a lot of things move faster,
> but I'm not sure what will remain in the final HTML5 spec.
>
> 1.http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/
>
> Best,
>
> Rigo
>
> On Thursday 20 August 2009, Renato Iannella wrote:
> >
> > Dear all, the W3C HTML 5.0 WG has been busy on its new spec.
> >
> > One interesting section (for us) is on Licensing Works:
> >
> >    http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#licensing-works
> >
> > I think we should provide some comments back to the group.
> >
> > I will add to the next Teleconf agenda.
> >
> > Cheers...  Renato Iannella
> > NICTA
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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