Template:PD-old-auto-1996

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Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States because it meets three requirements:
  1. it was first published outside the United States (and not published in the U.S. within 30 days),
  2. it was first published before 1978 without complying with U.S. copyright formalities or after 1978 without copyright notice,
  3. it was in the public domain in its home country on the URAA date (January 1, 1996 for most countries).

Dialog-warning.svg For background information, see the explanations on Non-U.S. copyrights.
Note: This tag should not be used for sound recordings.

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This is an enhanced version of Template:PD-1996 to show how long ago authors died. Depending on the deathyear given, it chooses {{PD-old-90-1996}}, {{PD-old-100-1996}} etc. If the date given is less than 50 years ago, {{PD-1996}} is applied.

Usage

{{PD-old-auto-1996 |deathyear= |country= }}

{{PD-old-auto-1996|country=country|date=URAA date|reason=reason|deathyear=deathyear}}. If country is not given, it is not mentioned in the rendering of this template. date gives "January 1, 1996 for most countries" by default, and the reason defaults to the Note shown above. See Non-U.S. copyrights for a per-country list of URAA dates.

See e.g. Image:Spelterini Al Ashraf.jpg for example usage of this template.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
deathyear
1
death year Year of author's death. empty required
country
source country Home or source country (country of origin) of the work. Country name in English language or two letter Country code according to ISO 3166-1 alpha-2. Country is being displayed and is also used to look-up URAA date (using {{URAA-date}}) empty optional
reason
reason Reason the image was in Public domain in the source country at the URAA date (January 1, 1996 for most countries). empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:
{{PD-old-X-1996}} and {{PD-1996}}

Example

{{PD-old-auto-1996|country=fr|deathyear=1937}}

renders as:

Public domain The author died in 1937, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it meets three requirements:

  1. it was first published outside the United States (and not published in the U.S. within 30 days),
  2. it was first published before 1978 without complying with U.S. copyright formalities or after 1978 without copyright notice,
  3. it was in the public domain in its home country (France) on the URAA date ().

For background information, see the explanations on Non-U.S. copyrights.
Note: in addition to this statement, there must be a statement on this page explaining why the work was PD on the URAA date in its source country. Additionally, there must be verifiable information about previous publications of the work.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.

Localization

This template is not intended to be localized.

Only error messages are contained in this template. (They could be localised with LangSwitch or some other way...)