Re: Reminder: XMP review

Dear Victor,

> I wonder whether this text fields could be improved so that they include 
> richer information. For example, a RDF version of a CreativeCommons 
> license (appart from the CC symbols, there is a RDF version to express 
> "Non-Commercial" etc.), or a pattern License in whichever Rights 
> Expression Language etc.
> Wouldnīt it be nice having a picture and its licensing terms together?

Absolutely! We have already discussed that on the mailing list, see for 

Furthermore, we have discussed that issue during the face to face 
meeting in Cannes, with the PLING working group (see

So, YES, we should have a placeholder for pointing to machine readable 
and human readable licence, but it seems to me that XMP allows already 
to do that via the properties "xmpRights:Certificate" and/or 
"xmpRights:WebStatement" that both have values a URL that can point to 
such a licence.

Best regards.


RaphaŽl Troncy
CWI (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science),
Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Received on Friday, 7 November 2008 09:48:41 UTC