[Foundation-l] Celebrity pictures

Garion96 garion96 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 11:17:36 UTC 2006

On 8/10/06, Magnus Manske <magnus.manske at web.de> wrote:
> While favorable, wikipedia does not really *need* high resolution photos
> in this case; an image for a web site can be much smaller (200x300 pixel
> would suffice) than an image needed for high-quality printing. Maybe
> some companies would be willing to release such a low-res version under
> GFDL or CC-BY-SA, as potential commercial use of these images is limited
> due to their small size.
> And yes, I'd prefer hi-res images too, but if the choice is "no free
> image" or "small free image", I'd always go for the latter...

I didn't even think of that. Yes, the chance of companies willing to release
low-res versions would definitely be bigger.


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