User talk:Freshman

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Welcome[edit source]

Hello Freshman, and welcome to Wikiversity! If you need help, feel free to visit my talk page, or contact us and ask questions. After you leave a comment on a talk page, remember to sign and date; for it helps everyone follow the threads of the discussion. The signature icon Button sig.png in the edit window makes it simple. To get started, you may


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open edit sources[edit source]

"All Wikis are open edit sources and inherently untrustworthy for that reason. A page can be corrupted just prior to download or updated just after download. There is absolutely no way to know that the downloaded page is 100% valid. All content must therefore be taken with a grain of salt" - Freshman


Copyright problem with Image:MG0684 102064640.PNG[edit source]

Crochet.david 20:45, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

All images for this user are licensed under GNU or other designated license. If you find any graphic not so labeled add the following header and template:

Licensing:[edit source]

I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:

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This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

In short: you are free to share and make derivative works of the work under the conditions that you appropriately attribute it, and that you distribute it only under a license compatible with this one.
You may select the license of your choice.

Freshman 05:37, 14 August 2009 (UTC)

File:Harvard Chart Steps Description.PNG[edit source]

Hi! In regard to File:Harvard Chart Steps Description.PNG, it seemed that the image was straight text, and this raised a couple of concerns with accessibility. Accordingly, I've rewritten the content as prose in the article, and nominated the image for deletion as it doesn't seem necessary at this point. Hopefully that's ok, but if you think the image is important that's fine with me - we'll just need to add a fair use rationale. - Bilby 05:57, 1 November 2011 (UTC)

Bilby, as I explained above in open edit sources the reason for an image file of this text was to prevent unnoticed vandalism. If you need text then please feel free to leave your text on the page but as a courtesy to others who might not notice changes please restore the image version to the page. Having both versions of the description on the page will solve both problems and make it easier for all users. Thanks. --Freshman 19:36, 1 November 2011 (UTC)
That's an interesting thought - I haven't seen that argument made before, and it bears thinking about. The problem, though, with a use of an image instead of text, is that people with vision impairments cannot use images, so if the image is inherently replaceable with text we end up preventing them from using the resource in circumstances where that wasn't necessary. In this case we also get another problem, in that the image was claimed as fair use, but we can only use non-free images if they can't be replaced. - Bilby 20:27, 1 November 2011 (UTC)
Leaving your text version solves the problem of not being able to use the image. Leaving the image solves the problem of vandalism to the text. Lets move on. --Freshman 20:54, 1 November 2011 (UTC)