[Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Wed Aug 22 14:31:09 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:14 AM,  <Birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Now clearly being able to judge that X is a utilitarian work is the more normal problem with
>> this argument and why it is seldom used. Diagnostic images are one of the few clear-cut
>> situations.
> How do you distinguish whether or not it is a "diagnostic image", and
> what makes it clear-cut?

If you define "diagnostic image" as "an image created solely for the
purpose of making a diagnosis", then I suppose you've got a clear-cut
utilitarian work.  On the other hand, this wouldn't include an X-ray
which was made by someone who knew the X-ray was going to be used in a
medical book.

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