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Creative Commons

Extension: creativeCommons

Extension Name: creativeCommons

Purpose: This namespace is used to designate the material contained in the feed or feed item as being licensed under Creative Commons.


Declaration: The name space for creativeCommons is defined at http://backend.userland.com/creativeCommonsRSSModule

<rss version="2.0" xmlns:creativeCommons ="http://backend.userland.com/creativeCommonsRSSModule">


Elements:
In the Creative Commons namespace only one element is defined. the <creativeCommons:license> element may be a sub-element of the <channel> or a sub-element of <item>. When used as a sub-element of item the license only pertains to the contents of the item.

If an item has a license and the channel does too, the license on the item applies over-riding the channel license.

Multiple license elements are allowed, indicating that the content is available under multiple licenses.


Example:
at the Channel level

<!-- Snipped for Brevity -->
<channel>

<title>FeedForAll creativeCommons License </title>
<link>http://www.feedforall.com</link>
<description>creativeCommons license that defines that copyright that protects this RSS feed</description>
<creativeCommons:license> http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/link_to_license </creativeCommons:license>
<!--Snipped for Brevity-->


or at the Item level

<!-- Snipped for Brevity -->
<item>

<title>FeedForAll creativeCommons License </title>
<link>http://www.feedforall.com/#creative_commons.htm</link>
<description>creativeCommons license that defines that copyright that protects this RSS feed item</description>
<creativeCommons:license> http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/link_to_license </creativeCommons:license>
</item>
<!--Snipped for Brevity-->