User talk:Cyr

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Hi Cyr, and welcome to the Commons! Why did you remove Category:User galleries from Category:Photos by Drew Corser? Please note that every category should have a parent category; I don't know what other parent category would be appropriate in this case. dbenbenn | talk 18:29, 2 September 2005 (UTC)

See User talk:Dbenbenn#Category:Drewcorser, I've added Category:Drewcorser back to the User Galleries category --Cyr 18:47, 2 September 2005 (UTC)


Miscellaneous drawings[edit]

Hi, I saw you have your photo gallery category on Wiki Commons. I myself uploaded a few scanned images (mostly drawings, actually) and was told by another user they don't belong on Wiki Commons. I could use a second opinion on this. Could you please visit my talk page and read the Miscellaneous drawings message. By the way, I am sending this to a few other users like you. Niladmirari 11:39, 27 June 2006 (UTC)

License[edit]

Low resolution (800px x 600px and below) copies of this photo may be reproduced under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 England & Wales (UK) Licence [1] on the internet (unless otherwise stated), you must also display this entire copyright notice alongside the photo.

Are the high resolution photos you upload not under a free license? --Pmsyyz 20:44, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

Just noticed that too. That statement is void, as the proper CC license templates are fortunately included as well. The user should be aware of that. --Dschwen 19:10, 4 September 2007 (UTC)
I think that makes them not free enough for wikipedia, doesn't it? Secretlondon 19:46, 30 October 2007 (UTC)
Sorry guys. Due to widespread commercial copying and non-compliance with the terms of the Creative Commons license I've decided to only allow 800 x 600 px usage of my photos without first contacting me via email. --Tom Corser 12:33, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
We're having problems with this at Commons talk:Licensing. Commons hosts free images only, so if you don't want to permit the 1600×1200 pixel versions to be used without contacting you first, they shouldn't be up here.--Prosfilaes (talk) 22:59, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Image:Canary Wharf from Greenwhich Observatory.jpg[edit]

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--Secretlondon 19:53, 30 October 2007 (UTC)

Blue cats[edit]

Hello Cyr,

Do you know if these two cuties belong to a specific breed? It's just for possible recategorization. Cheers, Patrícia msg 10:40, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Cyr!

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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 10:28, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Please help replace this outdated license[edit]

Hello!

Thank you for donating images to the Wikimedia Commons. You have uploaded some images in the past with the license {{PD}}. While this was a license acceptable in the early days of Wikimedia, since January 2006, this license has been deprecated and since October 2008 no new uploads with this license was allowed.

The license on older images should be replaced with a better and more specific license/permissions and you can help by checking the images and adding {{PD-self}} if you are the author or one of the other templates that you can see in the template on the image page.

Thank you for your help. If you need help feel free to ask at Commons talk:Licensing or contact User:Zscout370.

The images we would like you to check are:

BotMultichillT 20:22, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Cornish sky3.jpg[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 09:28, 4 June 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Cornish sky2.jpg[edit]

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File:TomHeadSmall.jpg[edit]

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Good twins (talk) 10:11, 14 June 2011 (UTC)

Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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Yours sincerely Stefan4 (talk) 22:05, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

File:Florida- Giles1.jpg[edit]

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99of9 (talk) 14:03, 5 October 2012 (UTC)

Question[edit]

Hi Cyr, a question: are you indeed the author of this image? See the discussions here and here. Regards, Wutsje 09:12, 16 January 2014 (UTC)