User talk:Easchiff

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Easchiff!
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Giggy (talk) 01:01, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Easchiff!

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]]
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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 05:47, 22 July 2009 (UTC)

Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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Yours sincerely, Andrew Gray (talk) 20:49, 11 November 2012 (UTC)

File tagging File:Tangent galvanometer Philip-Harris top1.jpg[edit]

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SamuelFreli (talk) 05:35, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for your message. I have a link (http://www.historische-messgeraete.de/lizenzbestimmungen.html) that confirms the Creative Commons license for the photos on this website, but I don't know the protocol/template for including this information with the image file. Can you help with this? Easchiff (talk) 05:54, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Rudolph or Rudolf[edit]

Hello, thank you for your interest in Rud. Hoffmann (this is the spelling of the artist on his lithographs) The modern spelling of Rudolph, Joseph or Carl is Rudolf, Josef or Karl in modern German. I personally prefer Rudolf, Josef and Karl since Google makes an automatic transcription. With my best wishes to New York. --Peter Geymayer (talk) 13:40, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

Tom Thumb poster[edit]

1958 seems a taad too early for the author to have been dead 70 years, don't you think? Wpedzich (talk) 11:43, 27 February 2013 (UTC)

1958 posters are a special case. Publication in the US before 1964 required a copyright renewal 28 years later. I have checked, and this copyright was not renewed. I had not had a chance to tag this artwork before you deleted it: the correct tag is PD-art|PD-US-not renewed. Do I upload this again? Easchiff (talk) 11:47, 27 February 2013 (UTC)
Sorry, I have already deleted some of the artwork you uploaded before you had a chance to reply. I will restore the files; could you provide proper description afterwards? Wpedzich (talk) 11:49, 27 February 2013 (UTC)
Yikes - you deleted quite a number, and they were correctly tagged. What further description do you need on these? Easchiff (talk) 11:54, 27 February 2013 (UTC)
Huh, sorry for the confusion ;) if they are tagged OK, let them stay properly tagged. I was not aware of the copyright situation regarding the renewal, that's all. Wpedzich (talk) 12:00, 27 February 2013 (UTC)
No problem. I've added a couple of notes about renewal searches to images where I didn't mention it. I have searched for every image I uploaded to commons. However, it turns out that it is very rare to find renewals: just one image so far, which is still left under fair use at en.wikipedia . For your information: artwork published in the US after 1964 is not generally in the public domain. The 1964 dividing line was due to a change in the US law in 1992. Cheers, Easchiff (talk) 12:06, 27 February 2013 (UTC)

File tagging File:ThelmaSchoonmaker.jpg[edit]

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Stefan4 (talk) 15:20, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Apache (film) poster.jpg[edit]

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 — billinghurst sDrewth 02:56, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

Found a higher resolution version online. Uploaded, gave source, deleted "unsourced tab". Thanks for your work. Easchiff (talk) 04:10, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

File:Lawrence-of-arabia-2.jpg[edit]

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Yanguas (talk) 20:53, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

File:CurseOfTheUndead1959.jpg[edit]

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We hope (talk) 17:33, 13 December 2014 (UTC)