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[whatwg] img copyright attribute

From: Dawid Czyzewski <magneto4u@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 10:24:48 +0100
Message-ID: <fa8a06371001100124ye628b80oa9925ebe11b50f58@mail.gmail.com>
>On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 04:10, Jonny Barnes <jonnybarnes at gmail.com <http://lists.whatwg.org/listinfo.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org>> wrote:
>>* 2010/1/10 will surgent <willeom at gmail.com <http://lists.whatwg.org/listinfo.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org>>:
*>>>* It would be nice if there was a copyright attribute for the HTML
5 img tag.
*>>>* This would make it easy for users and search engines to filter out images
*>>>* that can not be used for certain purposes.
*>>*
*>>*
*>>* Or maybe a license attribute instead, that would include copyrighted
*>>* work and stuff licensed under some CC or alternative.
*>>*
*>
>That's also copyright.

Well, not exactly, in such attribute you could also enter copyleft
licensees (such as GPL), as also "public domain", so
*"license" sounds more proper for this.*
And why img only? this would also be good for audio and video.
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