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Before requesting, please read Commons:License review and relevant pages such as Commons:Flickr files and Commons:Picasa Web Albums files.

To become a reviewer, one needs to be familiar with the general licensing policy of Commons and the common practices of reviewing. A reviewer is required to know which Creative Commons licenses are allowed and disallowed on Wikimedia Commons. They should also be dedicated in license reviewing every so often and offer their help in the backlogs. Post your request below, so that the community can voice their opinions. The community may ask a few questions to verify the user's knowledge. After a few days, a reviewer or administrator determines whether there are no severe objections to the candidate. If there are not, the user will close the request and add the candidate to the list of reviewers. If permissions are granted, you can add {{User reviewer}} (or one of its variants) to your user page and begin reviewing images.

Please submit your request at the bottom of this section. Copy the code below and only replace "Reason" with the reason you are requesting this user right.

{{subst:LRR|{{subst:REVISIONUSER}}|Reason ~~~~}}


  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment Worth noting that while (he?) has very few edits here, he's an abuse filter editor on frwiki, and has operated a bot there for over a year now with 50k+ edits. Seems little question of good faith, just possibly knowledge. Revent (talk) 12:27, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose Too early, just 70 edits on Commons. I think you do not need thousands of edits to pass this, but at least a few hundred. --Didym (talk) 12:49, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose per Didym. Get more experience on Commons and come back later. Sorry. Jianhui67 talkcontribs 12:54, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support The knowledge and skills required for a licenser reviewer is nothing specific to Commons, so I'm against the very idea of disregarding global contribution and only looking at local Commons contribution. From looking at the requester's page on FR, we can tell that the requester is a highly-experienced editor. Despite that, if this request doesn't go through due to our (narrow-minded IMO) practice of denying willing and trustworthy candidates merely by lack of Commons contributions, I would like to advise to Scoopfinder that License Review is only one of many tasks in Commons that are backlogged, where any user can do most of the tasks without going through any request process. --鏈濆溅 | asahiko (talk) 14:13, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose For the reasons above. Eurodyne (talk) 00:59, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
  • GA candidate.svg Weak support Trusted user on frwiki, I think he can do a good job on Commons. Thibaut120094 (talk) 08:01, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment It doesn't matter of activity nor trus, but evidence that the user understands the policies that makes Commons. With such a low edit count there is problems asserting a users knowledge regarding this. Normally I somebody would have "quizzed the user" about it, but no-one seems to have done so in this case. Josve05a (talk) 08:26, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose imho not experienced enough. --Steinsplitter (talk) 08:27, 27 February 2015 (UTC)