[Foundation-l] Considerations for museums and archives

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 12:18:32 UTC 2009

A low resolution version is in essence a derivative of the original. It is
the prerogative of a copyright holder to license as he sees fit. The notion
that a copyrighted work can

2009/3/30 Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com>

> Unfortunately Schindler doesn't take into account the very long
> discussion at de:WP:UF
> http://tinyurl.com/fdld4
> There is a very dangerous opinion that "work" according free licenses
> means "work in any resolution" and thus low-resolution pictures
> licensed under a free license could be replaced by high-resolution
> pictures.
> If there is no trust for cooperating institutions that the resolution
> part of the contract is accepted I am in doubt that cooperations will
> work in the future. A word from the WMF board or the lawyers
> (WMF/CC/FSF) would be useful.
> Klaus Graf
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