[Clipart] Contributions to the library

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Wed Oct 6 16:02:11 PDT 2004

Okay great, let us know if you need more suggestions for being able to
do the conversion.  

Depending on how your metadata is currently structured, you probably can
simply loop through them, parse the metadata, and then add it to the svg
file using svg_annotate (this is contained in SVG::Metadata from CPAN).


On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Martin Holmes wrote:
> Hi there,
> We are the UVic Humanities Computing and Media Centre, so if we decide 
> to contribute them, we can put them in the public domain. The artists 
> were working under workstudy contracts under which they explicitly 
> relinquished rights to their work.
> I will have to run this by my bosses if we decide to contribute them, 
> but I don't anticipate any problems. The biggest difficulty for us would 
> be finding the manpower to do the conversions and convert all our 
> metadata to your system; we might not be able to do that for some time, 
> unfortunately.
> Cheers,
> Martin
> Nicu Buculei wrote:
> > Martin Holmes wrote:
> >
> >> We have a substantial library of our own clipart, created primarily 
> >> to support language teaching, here:
> >>
> >> <http://web.uvic.ca/hcmc/clipart/>
> >>
> >> We're wondering whether this material would be useful to your 
> >> project. Keywords are already assigned to each image in a JavaScript 
> >> array which is used for searching them; these wouldn't necessarily 
> >> match your keywords though. Does the material look like it would be 
> >> useful for openclipart? If so, do you have any tips on how we might 
> >> batch-convert the images to SVG?
> >
> >
> > what is the license of your images? are the authors willing to give 
> > them as Public Domain?
> >
> > i see on your website "You may use GIF images from this library on 
> > your Website as long as you add an acknowledgement to the UVic 
> > Humanities Computing and Media Centre and Half-Baked Software 
> > somewhere on your site"
> >
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