[Wiki Loves Monuments] FoP and monuments

Strainu strainu10 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 12:33:55 UTC 2012

2012/7/21 Platonides <platonides at gmail.com>:
> On 21/07/12 13:59, WereSpielChequers wrote:
>> In the UK we are OK with anything that is both three dimensional and
>> permanently on public show. Even so lots of temporary exhibited
>> sculptures and two dimensional plaques murals and so forth get deleted.
>> Many other countries are much more problematic. I think we need a feeder
>> database for images that can't yet be released on a full Commons
>> compatible license but can be made available on a more restricted
>> license. For example in some countries there is a no commercial use
>> stipulation, but as I understand it it would be legal to take an image
>> of something like that and load it onto a site that allowed such images.
>> Ideally it would be tagged with a "safe to migrate to commons after"
>> date. OK in some cases it will be many decades before those images can
>> migrate, but there is no deadline and we can afford to think longterm.
>> It would also be less bitey on commons if some images could be
>> temporarily moved to this holding bay rather than deleted. It should
>> even be possible to build this into the image uploader.
>> WSC
> Create jail.wikimedia.org ?

Creating it under the WMF umbrella is unlikely, as the WMF only
supports free content.

However, I have been thinking for a while about creating a NC image
wiki, as most countries allow non-commercial use of such images. If I
has the slightest sign that the WMF would approve of its use as 3rd
party image source in Wikipedias, I would start the project tomorrow.


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