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posted by scubacuda on Saturday January 22, @12:28PM
from the dept.
Copyright While sifting through the Blog Torrent mailing list, I came across Thomas Winningham proposal for standardizing how BitTorrent meta data describes the content according to its Creative Common licensing. From WritTorrent.SourceForge.net:
For the Azureus / BitTorrent XML format, the document could reference the CC namespace and then implement the dc: and cc: prefixed tags accordingly.

see http://creativecommons.org/technology/metadata/implement

For the for the actualy BitTorrent protocol bencoded .torrent format, the dc: an cc: tags could simply be more bencoded dictionary items added to the main dictionary object of the .torrent file.


8:dc:title12:Free Culture
This could also support complex relationships, given the URLs of related works:



Think this will or won't work? Send your comments to winningham @ gmail dot com.

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