[Foundation-l] GFDL Q&A update and question

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 08:13:46 UTC 2009

A prize for best cross-media reuse of content - I love it.   I will
contribute to the prize pool one large gnu, and one piece of similarly
huggable CC swag, signed by free-content luminaries To Be Named.

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 3:57 PM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.wiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 3:59 PM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> Secondly you hit the issue that the license states that attribution
>> should be reasonable "reasonable to the medium or means". Quite apart
>> from the problem that this will vary from legal system to legal system
>> the range of medium means that the resources needed for the guidance
>> section are immense consider:
>> Plastic models
>> stained galss
>> Globes with maps on them
>> Cameo (carving)
>> Wood pannel painting
>> knitting
>> Portrait photographs
>> Ceramic sculpture
>> metal cannon models
>> maps
>> computer games
>> documentaries
>> quiz books
>> magazines
>> Ceramic cups
>> Engravings on Tankards
>> music on magnetic tapes
>> music by popular beat combos on vinyl records popularly known as ah "45s"
>> etc
>> All of which I can see without moveing from where I'm sitting or
>> indeed turning around.
> Ha! I would like to immediately challenge community members to come up
> with some way to reuse wikimedia content in one of the media listed by
> geni, above... (a knitted article, authors embroidered on the back?
> An engraved-tankard with PD picture? A spoken-wikipedia 45?). Best
> example brought to Wikimania this summer will win a prize, with
> categories: most creative, best craftsmanship, best use of/compliance
> with the GFDL, etc. If a contributor sues you over content reuse, I'll
> help pay the legal fees, any items produced/sold commercially
> excepted.
> -- phoebe
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