[ubuntu-art] Backgrounds Wiki Policy (was: Human Helix)

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at ubuntu.com
Thu Dec 3 14:20:31 GMT 2009

On Thursday 03 December 2009 12:14:58 pm Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-02 at 23:22 +0100, Kenneth Wimer wrote:
> > You should create a concept page at
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Lucid
> >
> > It allows for a discussion, progress reports, etc.
> This would break current policy of no wallpapers on the wiki as agreed
> on during UDS.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Lucid#No%20Wallpapers%20on%
> 20the%20wiki,%20use%20Flickr!

Ouch, I didn't realize we agreed on that :p
> It could be changed to say that wallpapers will only be selected from
> flickr and that the wiki should only be used if you really want
> discussion and if there will be several versions.
> We could also say that adding a page for a wallpaper requires explicit
> permission.
> With or without permission required, the rules would be much more
> complicated and thus more likely to not be understood/followed/enforced.
> Note that this time, I'm not available to set up and keep an eye on a
> possible Backgrounds section.
> The alternative would be to say that discussions about backgrounds have
> to happen here on this list and be done with it.

I think we need to sum up what came out of the UDS discussion and post it 
clearly to this list so that everyone understands. I'll do that later today or 
early tomorrow.


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