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Re: Licensing advice

From: Barry Norton <barry.norton@ontotext.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:30:06 +0100
Message-ID: <51E0593E.7080905@ontotext.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org

Incidentally, to clarify, I meant to ask a more fundamental question 
about mappings: are these creative works, deserving themselves of a CC 
license, or executable code, deserving of a code license?

Whichever way, I'd like to make them as encumbered as possible.

Barry


On 12/07/13 13:20, Barry Norton wrote:
>
> I'd like to publicly release R2RML mappings for the MusicBrainz 
> dataset. DBpedia has shown interest in including the subset that can 
> be used to create a linkset.
>
> Any idea what (kind of) licence could/should apply? (To be clear, to 
> the mappings, as opposed to the dataset)
>
> I'd also like to attach, since R2RML is RDF, a licence and attribution 
> on a per rr:TriplesMap basis. (The mappings are hosted on github and 
> contributions will be accepted as I'm never going to get through all 
> of the MB Advanced Relationships, a moving target, myself and I'm 
> being a bottleneck.)
>
> The question's also been raised on whether a given licence can in turn 
> impose conditions on the triples that are created using it (as 
> derivative works)? Does that sound feasible?
>
> Any input appreciated.
>
> Barry
>
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