[WikiEN-l] Changing fair use tags

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 22:37:43 UTC 2006

Guettarda wrote:
> On 2/5/06, Matt Brown <morven at gmail.com> wrote:
>>The point is that when someone uploads an image with a tag, they
>>assert that what the tag says AT THAT TIME is correct.  If the wording
>>is then changed, it in effect puts words in the mouth of the uploader.
> I agree.  All of the templates should have warning text saying something
> like <!--- Do not make changes which alter the meaning of this text.  If you
> want to replace this tag with a more specific one, please create a new tag
> --->

Copyright is something where we can't afford to get it wrong. We need to
have all of the image tags permanantly protected to prevent this
happening again.

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