[Wikimedia-l] WCA: a short update

2012-08-24 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Dear friends, The last weeks, Fae and I had some conversations about the WCA and the following steps. While he concentrated on the committees, I wrote to the chapters and explained about the procedure to join. We would like to issue an official report soon, but other duties in life have prevented

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-24 Thread Anthony
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:44 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: On Aug 23, 2012, at 8:05 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On the other hand, if probably no one will sue is good enough for you, then you really don't need to ask the legal question in the first place. That is not at all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-24 Thread Anthony
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:44 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: On Aug 23, 2012, at 8:05 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: And many others were designed, like the X-ray image, to objectively depict reality. _ Yes there are many such images. These types of images are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-24 Thread Anthony
On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 9:59 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: At this point I'm starting to doubt whether or not Meshwerks even applies. Heh, I'm reading Meshwerks (which I believe can be easily distinguished from X-ray images for many reasons, not the least of which is that it wasn't about

[Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-24 Thread James Heilman
X rays are never created with the primary purpose of publication in mind. That would be unethical (especially as X rays can cause harm). They are created with the primary intent of helping patients. Interesting ones are than collected after the fact and published by people involved in the persons

[Wikimedia-l] Tech-related lists you might not know about

2012-08-24 Thread Sumana Harihareswara
I've just updated https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Overview#Mediawiki_and_technical . Sorry for the spam, but you may want to skim that and see whether there are lists there you should join. I especially want to single out: mediawiki-i18n -- localisation and internationalisation