On 16 May 2011 15:29, Chris McKenna <cmckenna(a)sucs.org> wrote:
On Mon, 16 May 2011, Andreas Kolbe wrote:
There seems to be a worrying tendency to treat
Commons as a gallery for non-notable art.
It's an educational project, not a vehicle for self-promotion.
This image can be used in educational encyclopaedia articles about
anime/manga, (female) toplessness, contemporary art, fictional landscapes,
depictions of humans in art, art produced on computers, debates
surrounding any of these topics, and almost certainly many other uses too.
The image could be printed on paper and used to construct a Pykrete
derivative. Are you going to try arguing that it's bulletproof as
It therefore seems to me to be a very good example of
that Commons should be hosting.
If it was actually a very good example it is to be expected that it
would appear in the article name space of some of our projects. So
that the fact it seems to you to be a very good example merely makes
your judgment questionable.