New API Commons Platform Allows Developers To Share APIs Under Creative Commons Licenses

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http://techcrunch.com – 3Scale Founder Steven Willmott and API Evangelist Kin Lane have launched a non-commercial service today called API Commons, a mechanism for the copyright-free sharing and collaborative design of API specifications, interfaces and data models. Launched at the Defrag conference, API Commons enables developers to share their APIs under standard Creative Commons licenses. The APIs on API Commons are available on GitHub. API Commons is intended to make APIs more accessible by providing ways for developers to set definitions that others can use. In that way, organizations can plug in APIs, knowi (IT news)