[Wikimedia-l] Public Domain Day

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Fri Jan 3 14:22:48 UTC 2014

* Romaine Wiki wrote:
>January 1st was Public Domain Day [1] and after xx years of copyright, 
>it expires on the first of January of the year after. As result hundreds 
>of images were restored on Commons on the 1-1-2014, but many of them did 
>not get a place in articles on Wikipedia and her sister projects.
>I added all the restored media to this gallery: 

How did you obtain a list of the relevant files?

I find it a bit worrying that Commons makes little effort to distinguish
between "copyright on this sculpture" and "copyright on this photograph
of a sculpture". It would seem preferable if there was suitable meta
data recording the reason why these media have been restored.
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