Short note to make you all aware that the poll I organized on Commons about
the validity of pictures coming from the would be free site
is about to end up, see
This vote was based on my legal analysis of the situation (text - in
English - at the top of the page), from which I demanded people their
opinion about two issues.
1°) Can pictures from Stock.XCHNG be uploaded on Commons as long as there is
no conflicting usage restriction explicitely decided by the copyright holder
(the photographer) ?
2°) Should pictures from Stock.XCHNG not be categorized as such or listed as
such in a special page to avoid setting up a Stock.XCHNG « gallery » ?
The vote is over the day after tomorrow and appears to approve my analysis.
Out of loyalty, I nonetheless prefer to tell you about the whole thing
because it is not impossible that this new policy makes SCX.HU very unhappy.
are the way they are.
But please speak up now if you're thinking to veto the community decision or
to suspend it for a while in consideration of troubles that you might fear.
Otherwise, I'm just going to close the vote on March 13th and to enforce it
on the Commons.
Thank you :)