Letter concerning photographs
07721 at ipam.pt
Thu Apr 8 14:49:21 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-04-07 at 19:28 -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 6:57 AM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Marketing team -- here's the letter we could send to students and
> > ambassadors for help with the one-page release notes. Please review
> > and comment. If we need to make a lot of edits, no problem -- I'll
> > move this to the wiki and we can work on it there.
> > Paul
> > * * *
> > Hello,
> > The Fedora Marketing team is once again working on a "One-Page Release
> > Notes" to promote the next Fedora release, Fedora 13 "Goddard." We
> > produced a version of this document for the Fedora 12 release for
> > which feedback was positive.
> > It's an attractive document that shows off the fun and excitement of
> > being involved in the Fedora community, and it also highlights some of
> > the changes in the release. The Fedora 12 version can be found here
> > on the wiki, and several translations and alternate formats are also
> > linked there:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_one_page_release_notes
> > We would like to refresh the content with brand-new photographs from
> > our communities around the world. Here is our plan:
> > * The Marketing and Docs teams will create some placeholder content on
> > the new page for Fedora 13, found here:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_13_one_page_release_notes
> > * The placeholders will include narrative and links for important
> > features from the Fedora 13 talking points and elsewhere in the
> > Fedora 13 release notes that can be easily illustrated by
> > photographs and screenshots.
> > * All photographs *must* be licensed either Creative Commons
> > Attribution, or Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY or CC-BY-SA). We
> > cannot use photographs without proper licensing, or with CC
> > NonCommercial or NoDerivatives (NC, ND) type licensing.
> Do we have any rules regarding things like needing consent from the
> photograph subject (if it is a person), regardless of license type?
> Particularly if they are pictures of minors? (Think students in a
> classroom, etc.)
> Other than that - this looks dandy to me. Just want to avoid wading
> in those murky legal waters if we can. :) I'm not sure how CC
> licensing handles these types of things offhand
I would suggest (I don't believe it has never been done before) never to
use children. That aside, due to the sensivity of this subject and past
distortions, I'm staying out of this.
Best of luck
> > * Anyone who wants to submit a photograph can post it to Flickr, or
> > their FedoraPeople.org space. If you need help setting up to use
> > your Fedorapeople.org space, refer to this wiki page:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedorapeople.org
> > * DON'T upload the photo straight to the wiki (for now). We'll want
> > confirm the licensing, and crop and edit photos before uploading
> > them, to save space and time.
> > * Screenshots are also useful! Make sure you are using the complete
> > default theme for Fedora 13 without customizations. A good way to
> > ensure this is to use a *fresh user account* to generate
> > screenshots, so you're using default settings.
> > --
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> > marketing at lists.fedoraproject.org
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