Updated suggestions for the 18.04 wallpaper contest policies
pasi at shimmerproject.org
Mon Dec 4 12:13:35 UTC 2017
I'm reluctant to add this bit, because then this can revert back to the
previous state – eg. you find some work online and ask the creators
But I do see the point – I'd like to enable submissions for work that
are made by somebody in the submitters family or friends, but not
On 04.12.2017 14:00, Dave Pearson wrote:
> On This bit,
> How about adding "or with the written permission of the original artist"
> 2) Own work only (including derivative works)
> Here's the original proposal:
> Second, I would like to limit submissions to own work only.
> While this
> means we are potentially excluding people from the contest, we are
> still making the contest more about the community – not just a
> community curated contest.
> I would like to add that the original intent – while it unfortunately
> doesn't show in the comment – was to allow *derivative* works. Or in
> other words, as long as the original work you are taking has a
> license and you modify it enough to clearly stand as its own
> (derivative) work, the submission is completely OK.
> Looking at the previous contests, this policy would *only* have
> submissions made by the Xubuntu team members, myself included. I
> want to
> make this contest even more about the community, which is why I'm
> suggesting this change. (Or in other words, I wouldn't call a contest
> you can win by submitting somebody else's work you found from the
> internet a "community" contest.)
> Please do comment on these suggestions within a week so we can get on
> with the planning (and launching the contest) soon.
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