On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 11:37 PM, Roy Tennant <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> This has now instead become a reasonable recommendation
>> concerning ODC-BY licensing [3] but the confusion and uncertainty
>> about which records an OCLC member may redistribute remains.
>> [3]
> Allow me to try to put this confusion and uncertainty to rest once and for
> all:
> At least as far as we are concerned. I think it's well past time to put the
> past in the past.

That's great, Roy. That's a *lot* simpler than parsing the
recommendations, WCRR, community norms, and such at [A, B] :)

> Meanwhile, we have just put nearly 200 million works records up as linked
> open data. [1], [2], [3]. If that doesn't rock the library open linked data
> world, then no one is paying attention.
> Roy
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

Yes, that is really awesome. But Laura was asking about barriers to
open metadata, so damn you for going off-topic with PR around a lack
of barriers to some metadata (which, for those who have not looked
yet, have a nice ODC-BY licensing statement at the bottom of a given
Works page) :)