Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Andrew Gray
On 22 August 2012 22:39, Kim Bruning k...@bruning.xs4all.nl wrote: For those interested, a quick reminder: The travel guide RFC will (soft) close in 1 hour, 17 minutes as of the moment this mail is sent. (At 0:00, 23 August 2012 (UTC))

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Thomas Morton
I see none of the issues raised were really addressed. Another spam filled, little populated, project then. *sigh* Tom On 23 August 2012 11:53, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: On 22 August 2012 22:39, Kim Bruning k...@bruning.xs4all.nl wrote: For those interested, a quick

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Birgitte_sb
On Aug 22, 2012, at 9:31 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:14 AM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: Now clearly being able to judge that X is a utilitarian work is the more normal problem with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Birgitte_sb
On Aug 22, 2012, at 9:22 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:14 AM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: I really doubt non-artistic works are copyrighted as a general rule anywhere I'm not sure what you mean by non-artistic, but if you mean purely utilitarian, as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Birgitte_sb
On Aug 22, 2012, at 4:41 PM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Anthony
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: I believe artistic/non-artistic is accurate for images. Technically it is artistic, literary, dramatic, or musical works. Well, I think that's an abuse of the term artistic. The job of a photojournalist, for instance, is to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Anthony
On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:49 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: To reword what I said before the vast majority of X-ray images in existence are diagnostic images. There is no reason at all to purposefully search out X-rays that might land in some grey area. One problem with that is that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Anthony
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 9:05 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: And many others were designed, like the X-ray image, to objectively depict reality. In fact, in theory, almost all the images in an encyclopedia should be of this type (I say almost because there will also be images which are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread James Heilman
Most of the issues where addressed. And they only way to determine if many of the concerns hold water is to simply try it. A travel guide will likely be heavily read and edited. As a comparison their are an approximately an equal number of medical articles on Wikipedia to travel articles. Yet the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 101, Issue 51

2012-08-23 Thread Robin McCain
This is a question best referred to the RC church. Stranger phenomena have been advanced for canonization :-) On 8/23/2012 6:39 AM, wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org wrote: Hmm...you may be right on that. If I accidentally spill some paint on a canvas and it creates an image that looks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Alice Wiegand
And here's a very short note about the next steps: The board is reviewing the RfC and its talk page over the next week. We are going to share our thoughts with you soon on the RfC's talk page. Please feel free to leave comments there, that's still possible and will be read ;-) Regards, Alice On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Alice Wiegand, 23/08/2012 23:55: And here's a very short note about the next steps: The board is reviewing the RfC and its talk page over the next week. We are going to share our thoughts with you soon on the RfC's talk page. Please feel free to leave comments there, that's still possible and

[Wikimedia-l] Uncopyrightable works and cross-jurisdictional protections was Re: Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Birgitte_sb
On Aug 23, 2012, at 7:35 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: Snip And even if it is only the US, other countries would not recognize copyright on diagnostic images created in the US, which gives us at least the NASA

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-23 Thread Birgitte_sb
On Aug 23, 2012, at 8:05 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:49 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: To reword what I said before the vast majority of X-ray images in existence are diagnostic images. There is no reason at all to purposefully search out X-rays