[Foundation-l] Board meeting in Rotterdam later this week

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 13:01:31 UTC 2007

On 1/17/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/01/07, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> > Andrew Gray wrote:
> > > In theory, we require that material used under fair-use has full
> > >source and copyright details. It would seems sensible to interpret
> > >this to cover including a reference to any non-free license or
> > >conditions, of whatever form, if there is one.
> > Requiring this is important to the extent to whatever extent we may
> > allow fair use.  With this in hand a potential downstream user has the
> > tools for determining whether his own use would qualify as fair use.
> Any fair use image without these needs to be marked for immediate
> attention and then deletion if not remedied. "Fair use" is fair use in
> a given context (hence the {{fairusein}} template).
> I'm a great fan of fair use images on en:wp when used properly -
> quoting images is as important to being able to discuss things at all
> as quoting text is - but as far as I can tell, really quite a lot of
> the allegedly "fair use" images on en:wp should be taken out and shot.

You want to try telling the WikiProject Album that?



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