[Mageia-discuss] Author of mageia background
rdalverny at gmail.com
Thu May 31 10:30:36 CEST 2012
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Andres Kaaber <andres.kaaber at gmail.com> wrote:
> The license says quite clearly
> Don't CLAIM is yours !
> Don't USE in commercial purpose !
> Don't MODIFY this work !
> Give CREDIT by linking back to the creator !
> In this case we failed 3 points out of 4
The _submitter_ of the background failed there, sourcing from a work
he shouldn't have, and submitting this to us in the background
contest, claiming he was the author.
We (Mageia) did not double check the submission adequacy (too much
trust into submitters, call it naive) and we get the consequences of
it. It's not like we actively did that mistake.
As Anne says, we may need to only accept original works from peers
_within_ the artwork team (and not anymore from outside contributors
as in such a contest - that will be valid for screensavers too).
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