[open-bibliography] Releasing LibraryThing data under CC-BY or equivalent?
tim at librarything.com
Thu Oct 28 09:25:42 BST 2010
Most of it is currently available only non-commercially. Summary:
* Common Knowledge (series, awards, etc.) — API — Non-commercial
* ThingISBN — (ISBN/work disambiguation) — Feed and API — Non-commercial
* Wikipedia citations — Feed — Non-commercial
* What Work? — What LT work is a book? — API — Attribution only
* ThingLang — What language is the ISBN — API — Unrestricted
* Covers — URL — No restrictions, but limits on how hard you can hit us
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
> Dear Tim,
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Tim Spalding <tim at librarything.com> wrote:
>> And I'm interested in whether LT should release its data to OKF, and
>> if we did, what licenses could be applied to it. For example, we
>> offered to release our Common Knowledge data to Open Library, but they
>> refused the CC-Attribution license we proposed.
> Just to follow this up: it would be *amazing* if LT would be willing
> to release a dump of its data under CC-BY or equivalent (e.g. ODC
> Attribution license for data )!
> What do you think?
>  http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/
> Jonathan Gray
> Community Coordinator
> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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