On 23/01/2008, Rama Rama <ramaneko(a)gmail.com> wrote:
2) There is definitely a trend of professional
photographers to request
credits under the image in articles. This is what they are accustomed to.
I (and a few others) think that we should make efforts to sensibilise our
users to this. We can definitely afford to credit people in articles. This
is a small concession which costs us very little and can benefit us greatly.
Regardless of where we fall on the matter of "up-front" image
crediting (I like it in principle, but worry about the
practicalities), it's worth remembering that we should be careful
about *promising* this. Commons can certainly encourage it, but if a
project chooses to do things differently, there's not a lot we can do,
and there's nothing worse than being trapped by a guarantee we can't
- Andrew Gray