[mythtv-users] Theming contest/image licensing question

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 02:50:18 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 6:45 PM, David Segall <david at segall.net> wrote:
> Jack Perveiler wrote:
>> Is there a good "known safe" stock image site out there?  I.e. if I find
>> an image at Site X it is by definition safe to use in a theme someone hopes
>> to distribute someday?  The theming contest made me think of this, although
>> I guess it applies to anybody looking to make a distributable theme.
>> If no such site exists, is there some commonly used language I should look
>> for that would indicate the image is safe to use?
> The appropriate Creative Commons license should do. Creative Commons provide
> the front end to multiple search engines
> <http://search.creativecommons.org/> that will find images for you.

However you choose to find the image, you will need to keep detailed
records about each external image you use and provide information
about where to verify its license.  Obviously, it'll need to be GPL
compatible, and a CC license that allows redistribution and derivative
works should work.


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