Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Creative Commons & Open Source Licences

Does everyone (else, ie, apart from me) know how easy it is to add a Creative Commons Licence thingy to your work? By affixing one to your set of slides or to a video or to anything else you have created or the 'net you can indicate to a potential 'borrower' whether you are open to permitting its being re-used and the usual terms of re-use. Here's Understanding Creative Commons Licenses by someone called Heather Edick. Although I have seen more extensive, and more complicated treatments, this one has the great advantage of getting the rat into the goal box fast. Just follow the link, answer a few questions and you get a shiny new set of HTML ready to paste in.