[Foundation-l] Uploading free images to Wikiepdia

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 00:43:29 UTC 2007

On 6/9/07, Yoni Weiden <yonidebest at gmail.com> wrote:
> They are correct? This doesn't make sense. Why allow users to upload free
> images to Wikipedia only so these images be moved to Commons by other users?
> This is totally not efficient. How can you expect users (i.e., me) to do
> this extra unnecessary step of moving the images?

One advantage is that images so moved should be screened to some
extent. In addition there is the question of resources certain
projects can bring into play. It is doubtful that commons could cope
with the number of copyvios in en's image stream

> What is SUL anyway?

Single user login.


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