[Clipart] cchost and svg status update
doctormo at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 00:11:39 PDT 2006
The only thing we can do is wait for a complaint and remove items as and
when we find infringing works.
On 8/18/06, Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 08:45:42AM +0300, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
> > Historically we have *not* asked for an email address, we have not even
> > suggested one, the upload page have no mention of email, so obviously, a
> > lot of people din not provide one and now the large majority of images
> > lack the email address of the author.
> > Examples: I did not include an email address in my images, the flag
> > collection coming from Sodipodi also lack any address.
> > And there is good reason for people to avoid putting the address in
> > metadata: SVG files can be parsed by any crawler and the addresses
> > inside gathered by malicious spammers.
> > To a lesser degree the same can be argued for the file lacking the full
> > name of the author, some people just don't want to reveal their real
> > identity on the web (example: top Inkscape developers), we don't want to
> > accept contributions from those people?
> > I would vote to presume all our previous contributors innocent and act
> > only if we have some proof against.
> Hmmmm... well these are all good points, yet still one wonders if we
> don't have even a name and email address, how can we be certain that a
> given work is validly available as public domain?
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