On 1/29/07, George Herbert <george.herbert(a)gmail.com> wrote:
...and when it does, then someone can go take a
picture of it and
replace the existing ones, and we'll all be happy.
UNTIL THEN, there exists no alternative.
You need to learn to wait. An image is not required today.
It is arguably both true that there are reasonably
there now labeled Fair Use (which should be replaced sooner rather
than later), and people trying to delete things which are not
reasonably or possibly replaceable. This is what happens when we
don't have a clear theory of what we're trying to do with fair use,
and muddled case "law" precedent and interpretations.
No one ever claimed that fair use was clarity personified
I would not be here complaining if there weren't.
I am not
grandstanding here to make political points because Fair Use in
Society is a Big Thing for me. There is serious anti-fair-use
activity going on, mostly under the radar, but consistently and
There is anti abuse-of-fair-use activit going on but anti fair use
activity is limited.
The policy is vague and inconsistent enough to allow
that. It's wrong, and it has to be limited.
It is limited. It is also the correct course of action.
A the present time the number of fair use images in en does not appear
to be falling.
That isn't a lisence.