[Foundation-l] [Commons-l] Some reflections about the governance of Commons

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 13:22:39 UTC 2009

2009/6/15 Rama Neko <ramaneko at gmail.com>:

> The "service project angle" worries me too. I have noticed that many
> articles of Wikipedia, the service project that makes it easier to
> find media in Commons by providing encyclopedic context to our
> content, utterly lack the proper links to our galleries and
> categories.
>        Furthermore, I sometimes have the feeling that contributors of
> Wikipedia expect us to host all sorts of unacceptable media in return
> of the service that they provide; while we of course appreciate the
> service projects, this is a problem, particularly when these files are
> copyright violations.
> In the particular case of Pikiwiki, it would of course be very
> caricatural to say that all their images are copyvios. There are lots
> of out-of-scope party snapshots, too.

I'd hope this isn't a summary of the views of other Commons admins.

Anyone else? Or is the Commons admin community this insular and derisive?

- d.

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