[CF-metadata] conditions of use (of data)
Manuel.Fuentes at ecmwf.int
Tue Sep 21 09:52:04 MDT 2004
With two replies, one can already see two worlds:
data providers care, data users don't care ;-)
Bryan Lawrence wrote:
> ... however, the concept of having a pointer to a license inside a file had
> escaped me, and it oughtn't to have :-) :-) It's a good one, and would be
> analogous I think to the copyright claims in code etc ...
... once the data gets off your hands
all metadata outside the file is lost !
> I would have thought we could have an optional global attribute of license,
> which could either be text or a uri. (I like the idea of license better
> because it's briefer, and reflects what one wants to happen).
Agree! I'd go along with your suggestion:
// global attributes:
:license = "http://data.ecmwf.int/data/d/license/"
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