User talk:Brian Ammon

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Welcome to the Commons, Brian Ammon!
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Image:Logo-apple.jpg[edit]

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Image:KLI pIqaD.svg mess[edit]

Dude, don't you think that you should at least verify that your SVG file works at some basic minimal level before you go rushing off to add "supersede" tags to the corresponding raster images???? The KLI_pIqaD.svg file is a real mess from the Wikimedia Commons point of view, since it contains Adobe Illustrator specific embedded binary material, including an embedded JPEG and font-files included in a format which is not standard SVG font format. It's doubtful whether this file will display correctly in any program other than Adobe Illustrator itself; it certainly displays as a complete blank in both Inkscape and WikiMedia SVG renderer... AnonMoos 16:56, 19 May 2007 (UTC)

Sorry, sorry, sorry. I didn't think about it. Maybe I'll make a new version out of the original KLI pIqaD. So again sorry, and thanks that you told me! --Ph. Immel 17:24, 19 May 2007 (UTC)
It's OK now, but the whole subject has given rise to great controversy and occasional acrimony (see Commons talk:Deletion requests/Superseded among other discussions). Maybe the first step would be to see if your program has an option to save the file in a portable safe-interchange SVG format (instead of the semi-proprietary application-specific SVG format). AnonMoos 10:12, 20 May 2007 (UTC)


Image:Vans-logo.svg[edit]

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Alx 91 23:03, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Brian Ammon!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

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2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 08:49, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Logo-Israeli Defense Forces.svg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading File:Logo-Israeli Defense Forces.svg. I notice that the file page either doesn't contain enough information about the license or it contains contradictory information about the license, so the copyright status is unclear.

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JuTa 11:50, 10 August 2013 (UTC)