[Foundation-l] The reality of printing a poster

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 18:12:08 UTC 2009

So you are killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. There is the license
and the uploader AND it may be PD. The cost of adding this is not calculated
as there is no functionality (as far as I know) that does it. When I print
at my copy shop, I get a prestine copy. Remeber these are typically single

2009/1/30 Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net>

> Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> > When I print a poster, and the license and the contributors have to be
> > printed on it as well, the image of the picture is spoiled for me. This
> > would be a reason for me to return the printed poster. So let us be
> > practical, WHERE do you want to have all the information that is so dear
> to
> > you? What are the costs and is this feasible.. Are you not killing the
> goose
> > that lays the golden eggs ?
> It could be in a discrete line at the bottom of the poster.  Just how
> much information should be there remains an open question, but there
> should be enough for the owner of the printed poster or successive
> future owners to determine the copyright status of the picture.
> Somewhere down the line an owner may want to republish the picture
> (admittedly with reduced quality), but the chain of free licensing will
> have been broken.  Would we accept uploading such a picture with unknown
> origins?
> Ec
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