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Attributing Public Laboratory work
attribution

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Author Comment Last activity Moderation
Bronwen "Also, if you grabbed the content from somewhere else, it's always good practice link back to the original image in the attribution. If it's Public ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
zengirl2 "TY! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "I often add an italicized credit on the first or second line. Good question, and main images are a little odd to deal with in general, being outsid..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
liz "Thank you so much for writing this -- it's an incredible portrait of community attribution through history, one that shows, i think, some innovativ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
patcoyle "Interesting to see the evolution. I need to check out Scott's velcro fastener tip. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "This is a great history! I'd forgotten many steps along the way. I love our Contributors list and how it's grown :-) If there are other ways to im..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
rjstatic "While not MVP, newt compile price <int> will be so cool in the future when there is adoption of this sort of thing. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "I had some ideas (talking with @rjstatic) about how a more Bower- or NPM-style utility could parse such files... these are just roughly sketched ou..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "@amysoyka bitbucket can use git or mercurial, which are both options I noted in a previous comment. GitHub is not the same as git. I actually have ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
amysoyka "@warren What you are talking about reminds me of what Mozilla Science were talking about at the Open Knowledge meetup which Public Labs was also i..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Oh here's a crazy idea. You could point at other contributor.json files by reference using a universal identifier, aka UUID. https://en.wikipedia.o..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Timestamping would probably be better than versioning because version numbers don't always get used in proper ways. Think of forking a feature bran..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "That covers the first problem but not the second. So I think you'd need to do one of two things to really preserve the historical contributors: ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
warren "ah, to look to bower and npm again on that point of the linked-to-projects changing, we could link to a specific version of the contributors.json f..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "I think linking to other files would be alright. In that sense, you are emulating a graph by issuing pointers as opposed to trying to copy-by-value..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
warren "I was a bit inspired by bower's bower.json or npm's package.json formats -- and actually, one thought was that the builds_upon would link to more c..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "I like that its JSON and that there isn't a hard coded standard. It seems more like a guideline or a best practice, but of course deviation is acce..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
liz "Yes, we should be on our second edition! Was Make interested in partnering on that? " | Read more » almost 9 years ago
gonzoearth "We should be on our second edition by now! But seriously whenever we do make one it should be great. We know for certain it will have dynamite sket..." | Read more » almost 9 years ago