[okfn-discuss] Licenses for open knowledge represented in triples

Mike Linksvayer ml at creativecommons.org
Thu Mar 20 01:54:29 UTC 2008

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 8:24 AM, Sören Auer
<auer at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
>  For the next release of Triplify we are thinking about adding a feature
>  to reference some kind of a license from the content published by Triplify.
>  Are there any ideas, what would be good licenses to that purpose: I
>  guess licenses for text, images etc. are not very suitable, because e.g.
>  it is unclear what it means to be a derived work (from perspective of a
>  set of RDF triples) or how to express an attribution. I guess for our
>  purposes a very liberal license (allowing basically everything without
>  any limitations) would be sufficient for now.


Creative Commons' "CC0" waiver will be similar (in effect anyway) to
this but isn't ready, and they'll both be highly interoperable. :)


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