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Re: "Foster a discussion about Open Data and rights"

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 21:29:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4E667496.1060403@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
On 9/6/11 5:44 PM, Tom Baker wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 12:16:38AM +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>> Hmm, meanwhile, I've come to terms with the current wording.
>> But as I promised it, here's a try (not implemented yet):
>> [
>> In defining rights for data, owners must strike a balance between the value they perceive for protecting their investment and the impact of usage restrictions, as restrictions only complicate the re-use of data in a Linked Data environment.
>> ]
>
> I like it.  It looks to me like stating the obvious - something that is left
> implicit in the section as currently written and should be made explicit.
>
> I note that this is in a section addressed to "library leaders", and this point addresses
> "owners".  Maybe the sentence:
>
>      It makes sense to seek agreement about rights and licensing at the level of...
>
> ...should be just a bit more explicit (i.e., "who" should seek agreement?):
>
>      It makes sense for library leaders to seek agreement with owners about rights and licensing at the level of...
>
> ???



OK, thanks for the suggestion!
Done at http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_recommendations_page_take2&diff=6248&oldid=6221

Antoine
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