Friday, 25 January 2008, David Monniaux wrote:
Maybe MediaWiki should:
- extract credits from the image description and show them as a
tooltip over the image
Yes, and it should also use CSS to make this show up when printing an
- or put a discreet link underneath for the
informations (the small
"enlarge this" icon we use at the right of the caption is NOT
understood by most people).
Yep. Ideally, I'd also like to see CC-style icons indicating the
licensing of the image, at least for well-known licences.
In a collaborative project, authorship information can easily get
impractically complex to display inline all the time, but we really
could make it easier to find.
However, we also have to contend with images that were never really
intended to have a caption, such as icons in templates.
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