[WikiEN-l] [Commons-l] Musing with professional photographers: further lessons learned

Guillaume Paumier guillom.pom at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 20:13:54 UTC 2008


On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 4:40 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/01/2008, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On 23/01/2008, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > > But these concerns are not in conflict with providing *good* credit:
>  > > We could provide a credits tab, a more obvious expand icon, or any one
>  > > of a dozen other improvements.
>  > > We've talked about some of these before. Where are they?
>  > I believe it got bogged down in indecisive polls on a suitable
>  > replacement for the expand-box icon on images. What would it take
>  > (technically) to just replace that with a blue circle-i?
>  And I just got yet another phone call from someone who wanted to reuse
>  an image from Wikipedia but didn't realise you clicked on the picture
>  to get to the image page. Fergoshsake, the two-rectangles "expand"
>  icon is meaningless. (I mean this thing that's on every image:
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/skins-1.5/common/images/magnify-clip.png - I
>  suppose changing it would take changing the skin.)

People interested about this simple solution to improve the visibility
of credits are welcome to comment or vote for the following bug on
MediaWiki bugzilla :

Guillaume Paumier
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