[Foundation-l] Wikipedia is not the Karma Sutra, was Re: commons and freely licensed sexual imagery

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.yu
Fri May 15 10:34:20 UTC 2009

John Vandenberg wrote:
>> I have once made http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_gallery_of_toucans
>> that was deleted. Let's say it was similar to
>> http://www.emeraldforestbirds.com/EmeraldGallery.htm and I believe you
>> will find such a gallery is encyclopedic.
> I have checked, and the deleted visual gallery is identical to the one
> at the bottom of this page:
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ramphastidae

I'm glad someone saved it :) However in some cases, number of images in 
such a gallery may be too big to merge it with a page on a similar topic.

> I think we benefit from using Commons as an auxiliary reference work
> specialising in galleries.

Commons is not an encyclopedia. Galleries of this type do not exist on 
Commons, and do not really belong there.

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