bugLibreJS - Bugs: bug #53236, detect CC-BY licenses


bug #53236: detect CC-BY licenses

Submitted by:  bill-auger <bill_auger>
Submitted on:  Tue 27 Feb 2018 10:54:48 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 1 - Wish
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Tue 27 Feb 2018 11:00:22 AM UTC, comment #1:

i found a better resource for the 'RDF' metadata


bill-auger <bill_auger>
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Tue 27 Feb 2018 10:54:48 AM UTC, original submission:

it has been requested on the mailing list for the 'CC-BY-SA' licenses to be accepted by libreJS[1]

there are several variants of these that are FSF-approved free software license[2] and several that are not - the ones that could be added are the

'CC-BY' Version 3
'CC-BY' Version 4
'CC-BY-SA' Version 3
'CC-BY-SA' Version 4

the biggest problem is that there are a wide assortment of varieties in the wild that may be labeled with specific identifiers such as 'unported', 'international' and those specific to a locality such as 'belgium' - its not clear if it would be feasible to standardize the libreJS IDs for each of these - these are very popular licenses so i assume that is probably the reason why libreJS does not recognize them already

to make matters worse (or better? i dunno) but creativecommons is now recommending their own format for license declaration of web pages[3] - so it may be another feature request to support that instead of only detecing CC licenses in libreJS format

[1]: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-librejs/2018-02/msg00022.html
[2]: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#ccby
[3]: https://creativecommons.org/choose/#metadata

bill-auger <bill_auger>
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