[Foundation-l] Wikimedia Commons: Service project or not?

Huib Laurens Abigor at forgotten-beauty.com
Tue Jun 16 18:29:05 UTC 2009

Geoffrey Plourde schreef:
> "Its only point"=what is does=store images for other projects
> I was not referring to the cabinet makers, just the filing cabinets. It was the closest metaphor for Commons my caffeine deprived brain could think of. Following along it, a cabinet maker is one who makes cabinets. The cabinets themselves are repositories. 

Commons does a lot more than  only store images for other projects..

Please note that there are a lot of people busy with maintaining images, 
or making images better. The goal of Commons is to make a archive full 
of free media files, not only for the WMF.


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