[Commons-l] 100k image donation to Wikimedia Commons

Mathias Schindler mathias.schindler at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 21:08:35 UTC 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:01 PM, Artur Fijałkowski <wiki.warx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why 800px?

Because it is the maximum we were to negotiate after 12 month.

>They do not have larger ones?

In most cases, they do.

>Or they choosen it because
> it's useless outside internet

This thought has certainly crossed their mind.

>(being honest it's useless even in
> Wikipedia for me) and they would have good PR after giving us such
> crap?

Please go to nytimes.com or cnn.com or any other web site and see what
the average image size there is

> Sorry for strong words, but I'm very against such donations.

What do you prefer, deleting every image that cannot be printed in
2x2m poster size with 75dpi? Okay, propose it.


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