Commons talk:Deletion policy
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Question: Creator requests to delete some files
question: a user on hewiki, who uploaded numerous files to commons, changed his mind concerning some of them, and wants to remove them from commons. it is understood that legalistically speaking, the license is "irrevocable". however, from a practical standpoint, removing the file(s) from commons is as close as possible to revoking the license. the questions are
- can this be done?
- (assuming the answer to (1) is "yes): what is the procedure for the creator to request deletion "because i want"?
- Is there a problem with the courtesy deletions section? Otherwise we're off topic here: You could suggest a change of the proposed guidelines on their talk page, the pump, or the proposals. Admins (not only) here tend to ignore deletion procedures whenever they feel like it, so a general answer could be mu. –Be..anyone (talk) 14:30, 9 January 2015 (UTC)