[open-bibliography] OCLC ODbL?
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Fri Jun 3 13:06:11 BST 2011
Yes, it is different.
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Owen Stephens <owen at ostephens.com> wrote:
> These may be part of the same story, but it isn't clear to me - according to Weinberger, Roy Tennant made a specific statement about OCLC releasing " the bibliographic info about the top million most popular books" in linked data format. This seems like a different initiative to the one previously discussed which was about OCLC enabling member libraries to release data.
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> On 3 Jun 2011, at 12:54, MJ Ray wrote:
>> "Jo Walsh" <metazool at gmail.com> asked:
>>> Hello - sorry if i've missed this in the digest, but i just saw on
>>> "Twitter" that OCLC is releasing 1M bibliographic records as Linked
>>> Data using the ODbL license.
>>> What's the story?
>> The thread starts
>> and basically it's not as good as it seems. ODbL but still restrictive
>> usage policy, AIUI.
>> Hope that helps
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