[whatwg] License metadata in HTML

Matthew Raymond mattraymond at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 5 20:32:27 PST 2007

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, Matthew Raymond wrote:

   Uh, yeah, learned a few things since 2005. For example:

1) The tools WON'T save us.
2) Metadata should be visible.
3) Pave the cowpaths.
4) Authors are not always a reliable source of metadata.
5) Authors will enter even common attribute values incorrectly.

   There's a reason I haven't been pushing the |license| and |copyright|
attribute concepts continuously for the past two years...

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