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Re: CURIE objections in HTML5+RDFa

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 11:33:45 +0200
Cc: RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-Id: <C8081012-A78E-4BC8-82F3-7A218AD7B99A@iki.fi>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
On Feb 25, 2009, at 19:41, Manu Sporny wrote:

> You have to provide a better counter-solution to ccREL in order to  
> make your point.


I already did on the WHATWG list earlier, but yeah, I should have made  
a concrete proposal for the benefit of this list, too.

I suggest using the built-in key-value mechanisms of various popular  
file formats ((X)HTML, PNG, JPEG, Ogg, PDF, MP4, ID3, etc.) to encode  
author, license URI and, optionally, a non-author attribution name and  
attribution URL inside each file and for more complex cases not even  
trying to get software to migrate license data automatically. (That  
is, I'd make the simple case simple and I'd just give up on trying to  
carry forward license data when one mashes several photos into a video  
track of a video file.)

http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2008-August/015931.html
http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2008-August/015930.html 
  (search for Snapz)

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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