[Foundation-l] Commons and The Year of the Picture

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Thu Jan 22 22:13:09 UTC 2009

2009/1/22 Florence Devouard <Anthere9 at yahoo.com>:
> 5. I see comments as well claiming that the operations of the French
> chapter do not benefit the projects.
> Please find here:
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Supported_by_Wikimedia_France
> the list of all pictures that could be added to Wikimedia Commons and
> our common pool of knowledge only THANKS to Wikimedia France (through
> funding of the amateur photographs travel to various famous event, or
> through the accreditations provided by Wikimedia France to access press
> areas in order to take good quality pictures).

I love this idea - brilliant (both the funding of photographers, and
the tracking through a dedicated category).
Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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