[OSGeo-Discuss] Flickr FOSS4G and OSGeo photo history deadline Feb 5th

Ian Turton ijturton at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 00:30:21 PST 2019

I'm using https://github.com/helenst/flickr-backup to back my photos up.


On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 at 05:19, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:

> Last chance to see this slice of our history:
> - https://www.flickr.com/groups/osgeo/
> - https://www.flickr.com/groups/foss4g/
> --
> Jody Garnett
> On Fri, 25 Jan 2019 at 19:58, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As covered on discuss a couple months ago, And covered in the board
>> meeting on Monday:
>> Our OSGeo, FOSS4G and FOSS4G-NA photos on flicker may be reduced on Feb
>> 5th as some photos are removed.
>> Since these photos were shared with our groups we do not really know
>> which ones will be removed. Photographers are asked to subscribe with a
>> monthly fee (or have a limit of 1000 photos).
>> It is not really possible for us as a group to do much, which is a shame
>> for the internet as Flickr has a wide range of CC images (since they did a
>> good job of explaining open licenses and making them easily to use.)
>> Q: Can we throw the images on OSGeo next cloud?
>> Q: Should we only copy the CC images? Or should we copy everything and
>> try and reach authors before sharing?
>> Aside: Many participants missed the CC license step - which is too bad as
>> it is a good “first time” experience at contributing open content.
>> Q: Anyone know of an API we could use to grab our images?
>> Q: Any other Flickr groups we should capture for our history?
>> --
>> --
>> Jody Garnett
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Ian Turton
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