[whatwg] Creative Commons Rights Expression Language
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Aug 20 16:55:18 PDT 2008
On Wed, 20 Aug 2008, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> > Unless I missed something in the HTML5 spec, at the least this would
> > add the "property" attribute to <a>. Wouldn't ccREL be expressed
> > better using <link> instead of <a>?
> The whole thing would be best expressed as a microformat, as the entire
> thing can be made just as machine- and human-readable without having to
> introduce an entire new addition to html. I think someone is a little
> confused about the important of CC...
> (Note: the someone is not you, Matt, but the drafters of this proposal.
> Also, I love CC as much as the next guy, but there's absolutely no
> reason to extend html to accomodate it, as everything they want to
> express can be done in existing html and formatted as a microformat.)
I tend to agree with Tab here.
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