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Current Licensing Formats

This page serves to document a list of licensing and attribution metadata schemas, formats, and efforts as background for the design of licensing information which may be used in various microformats, e.g., media-info.

Are there any known efforts specifically concerning licensing and attribution?

previous licensing schemas and formats

rel license

Picture Licensing Universal System

larger formats that include licensing

Many formats accommodate licensing and attribution but are broader in scope. It may be useful to analyze the licensing portions of these formats.


Dublin Core

Creative Commons vocabulary

Creative Commons has a vocabulary.


see also

licensing-formats was last modified: Friday, May 29th, 2009