[Foundation-l] Request: WMF commitment as a long term cultural archive?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 12:27:02 UTC 2011

On 2 June 2011 13:24, Ziko van Dijk <zvandijk at googlemail.com> wrote:

> There should be no explicit statement because the WMF holds it
> self-evident to preserve. The bigger problem might be the project
> scope. I don't know what kind of images your academic partners wishes
> to upload.

There's also the matter that no particular image can be promised to be
safe from local deletion processes.

(except, e.g., WMF logos etc. But even then there's a perennial policy
suggestion to move those to a non-free repo not on Commons instead.)

- d.

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