Re: Mass bug filing about non free lena image.
Philip Hands <email@example.com> writes:
> It is Public Domain (having been released by the US Navy).
> It is of a person, so can be used for face recognition.
Another advantage: It is richly coloured, which is one practical
justification given for the widespread use of the “Lena” image.
> For those of you that don't know who Grace Hooper was, this photo will
> have the nice feature that the more you look into the background the
> better you will feel about the possibility of overcoming sexism in our
> field, unlike the Lenna photo, which is liable to do the reverse.
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