Wow! Thats great!


On Wednesday, 21 September 2016, manoj k <>

> More than 20000 plant photos to Wikimedia Commons:
> ===========================================
> We know Sri. Dinesh Valke <> is an
> ardent nature lover. He has been taking photos of plants for the last 12
> years. Once he finds the correct identification he uploads it to Flickr. He
> is on a mission to find out the local name of the species in various
> languages. A continuous effort spanning all these years. As we know Flickr
> is a private company owned by Yahoo. It can decide the fate of images
> stored in its servers. Due to license restrictions nobody would be saving
> it to other places. Now Sri. Valke ji has decided that all his life long
> efforts are not a thing to be decided by a company's policy in the US. He
> has changed the licenses and ALL his plant photos, more than 20000, and ALL
> of them are now available at Wikimedia Commons which will eventually be
> used in Wikipedia articles in around 300 languages. Since Wikipedia is free
> anyone can download and store the images which means scores of Universities
> and Scholars will be storing them, in effect they are safe and nothing can
> destroy them. via Vinaya Raj V R <>
> <>
> Thanks Sreejith Kulamgarath
> <> for the helps in
> wikimedia commons. You can see the images
> w/index.php?search=Dinesh+Valke
> <>
> Manoj Karingamadathil

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