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Spacing before Images in 'Regulus 2'

  1. I've recently noticed that any image I put in my blog has a spacing of like 5px before it (i.e. to its left). They used to be aligned with no spacing at all. I've tried to play with the 'image settings' in post-editor, and it's not centered or anything. I choose 'not set' as an alignment.

    I guess WordPress team has introduced this feature recently which personally I don't like.

    What about a revert?

  2. I would send in a comment thru the Feedback link and point it out to them. That way they can tally stuff like this.

    -drmike

    edit: And I've got to say it that even if you don't like it, others may have. Heck, someone else may have even suggested it in another feedback. Just because you don't like it, doesn't mean that it has to be changed.

  3. I also note that you're using other people's copyrighted pictures and placing your own copyright on the picture.

    That ain't cool.

  4. Oops... busted! It's not nice to fool "Mother Copyright!"

  5. drmike,

    there's no need for such genius comments. First, I don't put any copyright info (there's no C or R or TM)-- I just put my URL for others to see when they save the image afterwards, so they'd come back.

    Second, in every post I point to the original article by saying (Read more at WikiPedia) which is the main source of my posts.

    Third, and most importantly, you say that others may like that feature, and not because I hate it, it should be changed. Well, I believe that everything should be put in a 'default' state (i.e. without spacing). When someones wants spacing, he puts the HTML code for it. Like in Regulus 2, calendar and recent posts are not defaults. I 'choose' to show them.

  6. Not to add any "genius comments" or anything - but I will.

    Just because you place a link back to the article doesn't mean you have satisfied the basic tenets of copyright.

    And no better example is your latest post - "Tsunamis — deadly water" - that includes an image. Is that image on the Wiki page you linked to? NO it isn't, so how are you satisfying Copyright law and Fair use when your readers have zero idea where the image came from?

    Did you take that image, or someone you know take the image and has given permission to use it?

    You say you only place "my URL for others to see when they save the image afterwards, so they'd come back."

    What in legal terms you are saying is - I unfairly took this image without attribution so you, my blog reader, will come back to my site and not the originators site and the rightful owner of that image.

    Here educate yourself, "genius:" 4 basic questions about Copyright and Blogs.

    Fair use of photos on blogs... the photographers speak out.

    Copyright and Fair Use Overview.

  7. drhaisook,

    You need to learn about copyright. By adding your URL to other people's works, you are identifing yourself as the copyright owner. No 'c' mark is required. You are also modifing copyright works of others and presenting those works as your own. That is against copyright.

    And, again, you are presenting your "request" as you own the place. Go up there any reread it.

    I guess WordPress team has introduced this feature recently which personally I don't like.

    What about a revert?

    You request a revert because you don't like something and you don't even say "please". You're rudeness is noted.

  8. Perfect example:

    Your picture here:

    http://drhaisook.wordpress.com/files/2006/01/Beetle-Bessbug%5B1%5D.jpg

    It's under GFDL. You have to give credit to PiccoloNamek for the picture.

  9. Well, overall I'm sorry.

    I admit I've been so rude and I apologize again. But honestly, I wasn't aware that by puttin my URL I was violating the original copyright. Thanks for your enlightment.

    Unfortunately, I can't remove the images I've placed as the original copies are gone. Trying to find them again, save them, crop them, and re-upload them is an immense task. So all I can do is promise I won't be putting my URL again on images.

    I appreciate your help,
    Thanks again

  10. Unfortunately, I can't remove the images I've placed as the original copies are gone.

    And this pit of nonsense is as disingenous as your original request.

    Delete them and replace them with other non-Copyrighted material or just delete them.

    Before an owners lawyer stumbles on them. You obviously have acess to a computer, Google is your friend, use it searching for info you don't know before looking ignorant. Not to mention performing illegal functions as you blog.

  11. marc,

    No one asked you to say anything. I've talked to a moderator and he permitted this.

    Thread closed.

  12. Really, don't look as though its closed to me!

    I'am not surprised

  13. It's been dealt with.

    As someone who's been named in lawsuits 11 times over the years concerning stuff like this, I agree that sometimes copyright is a pain in the butt. As someone who has published 17 times over the years as well, I can also see how it is important as well.

    -drmike

  14. I couldn't agree more. I just went through a legal tussle with an idiot that thought he could scrape every feed from a WP.org blog I run and repost the entire blog.

    It took a ton of emails and finally a call from a lawyer to get the idiot shut down. On the subject at hand, I just had a look at the link you posted. Based on the time stamps he still hasn't a clue even after all the instructive links provided.

    Of well, he'll learn.

  15. Wikipedia copyright permits the following as regard to their content:

    1. Modification
    2. Posting at other websites

    Provided that a link back to the original article is to be placed. Simply, that's what I do!

    I've made all this up? No! It's stated in their copyright statement:

    "Wikipedia content can be copied, modified, and redistributed so long as the new version grants the same freedoms to others and acknowledges the authors of the Wikipedia article used (a direct link back to the article satisfies our author credit requirement)."

    Please don't tell me 'text-adding' can't be listed under 'modification'.

    Though I won't be putting URLs again, I had to say that.

    Thread closed.

    (..btw, don't embarass yourself more than that!)
    (..btw 2, I won't visit this thread again, so enjoy your time discussing with each other!)
    (..btw 3, you're all boring..)

  16. okay, enough with the copyright thing, when the original maker has permitted someone to use the image then it's not his problem anymore if someone does not agree anyway ;)

    I've recently noticed that any image I put in my blog has a spacing of like 5px before it (i.e. to its left).

    So you want it to have a spacing? just try this inside the img tag:

    style="margin: 5px; border:0; float:left"

    or so you may need to add some more to get what you need :)

  17. when the original maker has permitted someone to use the image then it's not his problem

    - That's not what the original maker had done. Some of those pictures did not come from Wikipedia.

    - drhaisook was not linking to the pages he was suppose to nor was he giving credit to the authors.

  18. He was not linking?!? Okay he is warned, he must link and give credit to the original site however! I was late when I visited his weblog hehe!

  19. At this point it doesn't matter, the individuel in question has left WP.com and gone back to Blogger until "WordPress becomes more versitile," in his words.

    But he was "nice" enough to thank two people for "for their honest comments." No surprise they were singled out for praise, they both agreed it was permissable to link to and alter images and give zero credit to the copyright holder.

    Good riddence, he will fit right in with all the viruses and spam blogs over there, not to mention be part of a company that endores censorship on a State level.

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