[IPT] Simple Images Extension

Paul J. Morris mole at morris.net
Thu Sep 8 23:14:47 CEST 2011

To give a concrete example: 

is an image of a specimen in the Harvard University Herbaria.

The following metadata apply:

Creator: D.Smiley
Publisher: Harvard University Herbaria
Rights Holder: President and Fellows of Harvard College


On Thu, 8 Sep 2011 14:49:09 -0600
Aurelio Sanabria <asanabria at inbio.ac.cr> wrote:

> Hi Markus,
> 2011/9/8 "Markus Döring (GBIF)" <mdoering at gbif.org>
> >
> > I guess the rightsHolder is different from the creator or publisher
> > in some cases?
> >
> >
> mmm, I'm lost here.
> picture this:
> 1. I paid a friend of mine (Fred) to take pictures (Creator: Fred,
> Rights Holder: me)
> 2. I share the pictures with CC-BY-SA-NC license (Creator: Fred,
> Publisher: me, Rights Holder: me, license: CC-BY-SA-NC)
> 3. Jim (a web developer) use my picture on a website and then share
> the images of his website. (Creator: Fred, Publisher: Jim, Rights
> Holder: ¿me/Jim?, license: CC-BY-SA-NC)
> Should this two fields be the same? or after sharing Images under a CC
> license the Rights Holder is always the Publisher? how could I manage
> the "BY" part of the license when sharing images using this extension?
> (I think I need a lawyer and turn off my "corner case" imagination).

Paul J. Morris
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
Harvard University Herbaria/Museum of Comparative Zoölogy
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