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  1. Monitor Commons:Requests for comment/Batch categorization requirements
  2. Repair Geograph templates in line with WSC's suggestions #Geograph problem raised: Nov 2012
  3. Consider WSC's request on under-categorized images #Nuther Geograph problem raised: Nov 2012
  4. LACMA M.2007.224.4 seems to be wrong at source.
  5. RFC on D codes (based on a dream).
  6. Explore http://curtis.library.northwestern.edu/curtis/weblinks.html as a possible source
  7. Chisel away at the list on Category talk:Images from USC Digital Library uploaded by Fæ (check needed)
  8. Library of Congress 100mb+ files
    1. An ocean of motion about Spanish commotions or the windy explosion of pot-hous oration LCCN2003681692 105MB Done
    2. Consular games - the game of brag - the game of hazard LCCN2003689149 113MB Done
    3. The eclipse at an end - and political tilting discovered LCCN2003689150 100MB Done
    4. http://lccn.loc.gov/2003689153 101MB
    5. http://lccn.loc.gov/2003689154 100MB
    6. The washing-tub expedition LCCN2003689156 115MB
    7. St. James's volunteers firing at a target at Kilburn Wells LCCN2003689161 140MB Done
    8. The father of the family takeing (sic) his eldest boy from school LCCN2006675448 TIFF (168.4mb)
    9. The dextrous trimmer or Pool Pill Garlick left in the suds LCCN2006676836 TIFF (118.0mb)
    10. Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own LCCN2006677045 TIFF (119.7mb)
    11. Fox's martyrs or The patriots in limbo LCCN2006678061 TIFF (183.9mb)
    12. John Bull fighting the French single handed LCCN2006678160 TIFF (110.8mb)
    13. King Joe disposing of his Spanish crown !!! LCCN2006678169 TIFF (113.4mb)
    14. Puck's palete LCCN2011660542 TIFF (141.1mb)
    15. A " bogus" cremation for the benefit of the "life-long Democrats" LCCN2011661357 TIFF (143.3mb)
    16. Thanksgiving day, 1885 LCCN2011661359 TIFF (142.5mb)
    17. The carol of the "waits" LCCN2011661367 TIFF (143.4mb)
    18. The old and the new year LCCN2011661369 TIFF (138.6mb)
    19. City flowers LCCN2011661371 TIFF (139.7mb)
    20. Our Japanese village LCCN2011661373 TIFF (139.7mb)
    21. Snowed in LCCN2011661375 TIFF (143.4mb)
    22. The angel of peace LCCN2011661377 TIFF (143.9mb)
    23. The Administration sawmill LCCN2011661379 TIFF (138.5mb)
    24. The one man power in our jury system LCCN2011661381 TIFF (143.0mb)
    25. Don't they wish they had never taken hold of it! LCCN2011661383 TIFF (137.4mb)
    26. The pirate publisher - an international burlesque that has has the longest run on record LCCN2011661385 TIFF (141.8mb)
    27. Cleveland's entry into Washington - March 4th. 1885 LCCN2011661387 TIFF (142.4mb)
    28. President Cleveland and his cabinet LCCN2011661426 TIFF (134.5mb)
    29. History repeats itself LCCN2011661430 TIFF (144.4mb)
    30. U.S. Grant LCCN2011661433 TIFF (141.7mb)
    31. The night mare LCCN2006678665 TIFF (140.2mb)
    32. The attack on our outer ramparts - first the house of refuge - then the public schools - then - the Constitution! LCCN2011661440 TIFF (143.7mb)
    33. "Peace" assured LCCN2011661446 TIFF (146.5mb)
    34. A view in Spain LCCN2006678817 TIFF (127.4mb)
    35. "Sheol" LCCN2011661750 TIFF (141.3mb)
    36. Two political paths LCCN2011661754 TIFF (140.9mb)
    37. Scientists assert that all diseases can be prevented by inoculation LCCN2011661758 TIFF (144.3mb)
    38. Harmony and envy LCCN2011661762 TIFF (141.7mb)
    39. The administration's hardest job LCCN2011661766 TIFF (143.5mb)
    40. In memoriam U.S. Grant LCCN2011661768 TIFF (140.2mb)
    41. Puck's political hunting-ground - how he has made game of the politicians LCCN2011661812 TIFF (141.7mb)
    42. Puck's notion of the kind of fancy-dress charity ball that would be a real, solid financial success LCCN2011661816 TIFF (141.1mb)
    43. This is what the "freedom of worship" bill means - can we hold the evil in check? LCCN2011661820 TIFF (141.6mb)
    44. Noxious growths in liberty's grounds LCCN2011661824 TIFF (141.7mb)
    45. The pyrrhic victory of the Mulligan guards in Maine LCCN2011661828 TIFF (147.4mb)
    46. A hard pull LCCN2011661832 TIFF (141.4mb)
    47. Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that unfortunate monarch's execution LCCN2006680657 TIFF (153.5mb)
    48. The false "friend of the workingman" LCCN2011661836 TIFF (142.3mb)
    49. Helping the rascals in - a burglarious scheme that may be suddenly spoiled LCCN2011661838 TIFF (144.7mb)
    50. Men may come, and men may go; but the work of reform shall go on forever LCCN2011661843 TIFF (141.0mb)
    51. "The Mulligan guard lies, but - surrenders" LCCN2011661847 TIFF (143.8mb)
    52. The transfusion of blood - may the operation prove a success! LCCN2012645151 TIFF (144.8mb)
    53. The World's International and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, La., open from Dec. 1st 1884 to May 31st 1885 LCCN2012645153 TIFF (142.2mb)
    54. Crowding the cabinet-making business LCCN2012645155 TIFF (143.0mb)
    55. Puck's review of the past year LCCN2012645159 TIFF (141.1mb)
    56. Preserve your forests from destruction, and protect your country from floods and drought LCCN2012645164 TIFF (140.3mb)
    57. The contest of beauty LCCN2012645168 TIFF (139.9mb)
    58. Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste LCCN2006681091 TIFF (184.6mb)
    59. Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt door LCCN2006681092 TIFF (176.8mb)
    60. Passing everything on the road LCCN2012645172 TIFF (142.1mb)
    61. A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question LCCN2012645174 TIFF (140.8mb)
    62. A lenten dream LCCN2012645182 TIFF (143.6mb)
    63. Leap-year LCCN2012645186 TIFF (142.9mb)
    64. Democracy's disastrous egg-dance LCCN2012645191 TIFF (141.8mb)
    65. Blaine O'Maine LCCN2012645195 TIFF (139.8mb)
    66. Boney at Bayonne blowing a Spanish bubble LCCN2006681466 TIFF (117.7mb)
    67. Boney bringing home the truth from Spain LCCN2006681467 TIFF (113.7mb)
    68. Two of a kind LCCN2012645199 TIFF (147.0mb)
    69. A Spanish joke !!! LCCN2006681484 TIFF (112.4mb)
    70. More than she can carry LCCN2012645201 TIFF (143.1mb)
    71. An unpleasant ride through the presidential "haunted forest" LCCN2012645205 TIFF (144.6mb)
    72. The writing on the wall LCCN2012645210 TIFF (141.2mb)
    73. "A sail! A sail!!" LCCN2012645216 TIFF (145.3mb)
    74. A flag the Independents will fight under LCCN2012645250 TIFF (147.0mb)
    75. He can't beat his own record LCCN2012645419 TIFF (143.9mb)
    76. Raising the funds to buy the presidency LCCN2012645430 TIFF (141.8mb)
    77. The new Democratic eucalyptus tree purifies a political morass LCCN2012645434 TIFF (145.0mb)
    78. The universal church of the future - from the present religious outlook LCCN2012645438 TIFF (138.5mb)
    79. The great floods of 1883 - Germany's need and America's aid LCCN2012645440 TIFF (139.2mb)
    80. Our imitative "aristocracy" LCCN2012645446 TIFF (138.2mb)
    81. The end of a bad show LCCN2012645452 TIFF (137.5mb)
    82. "Take the next car!" LCCN2012645454 TIFF (139.2mb)
    83. The U.S. Hotel badly needs a "bouncer" LCCN2012645460 TIFF (138.0mb)
    84. The great advertising ball of the season LCCN2012645462 TIFF (138.3mb)
    85. Democratic harmony under the Jeffersonian banner LCCN2012645468 TIFF (140.4mb)
    86. The greatest show on earth - "who can ride the mule?" LCCN2012645470 TIFF (141.6mb)
    87. Life's ups-and-downs - Puck's improvement on Cole's "Voyage of Life" LCCN2012645495 TIFF (139.9mb)
    88. The operatic war in New York LCCN2012645537 TIFF (136.0mb)
    89. Let us have a good bankruptcy law, as a protection against the "preferred creditor" swindle LCCN2012645556 TIFF (134.6mb)
    90. Thanksgiving LCCN2012645611 TIFF (135.1mb)
    91. How to keep a girl LCCN2012645613 TIFF (135.8mb)
    92. Christmas at Washington LCCN2012645617 TIFF (140.3mb)
    93. The convention makers LCCN2006684142 TIFF (104.3mb)
    94. Reason against unreason LCCN2012645621 TIFF (127.5mb)
    95. Licensed wreckers - in the hands of the receivers LCCN2012645631 TIFF (126.3mb)
    96. Under false colors LCCN2012645633 TIFF (126.9mb)
    97. Rushing the season LCCN2012645638 TIFF (128.4mb)
    98. The declaration of dependence LCCN2012645642 TIFF (127.7mb)
    99. Longfellow LCCN2012647200 TIFF (128.4mb)
    100. Beyond control LCCN2012647204 TIFF (129.9mb)
    101. Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882 LCCN2012647206 TIFF (130.2mb)
    102. Science, or sport? - A modern spectacle after an old model LCCN2012647208 TIFF (129.3mb)
    103. True reform of Parliament,-i.e.-patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in new Palace Yard LCCN2006684995 TIFF (105.2mb)
    104. First annual picnic of the "Knights of Labor" - more fun for the spectators than for the performers LCCN2012647217 TIFF (133.2mb)
    105. The murderer's straight route to heaven - bringing religion into disrepute LCCN2012647219 TIFF (130.9mb)
    106. Venison & Claret, or Sr. Humpy. Haunch, Bart. of Glutton Hall LCCN2006685173 TIFF (118.8mb)
    107. Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Town LCCN2006685175 TIFF (115.3mb)
    108. A summer smoke-cloud LCCN2012647234 TIFF (131.7mb)
    109. Congressional cracksmen LCCN2012647268 TIFF (124.6mb)
    110. Uncle Sam's neglected farm LCCN2012647270 TIFF (127.7mb)
    111. The deadly upas tree of Wall Street LCCN2012647280 TIFF (127.2mb)
    112. Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their heads LCCN2012647282 TIFF (126.4mb)
    113. Garfield LCCN2012647283 TIFF (129.7mb)
    114. Our Indian policy - a house of cards LCCN2012647285 TIFF (128.8mb)
    115. A grand Shakesperian (sic) revival LCCN2012647290 TIFF (130.5mb)
    116. Puck's own Yorktown celebration LCCN2012647294 TIFF (128.6mb)
    117. "Sic 'em!" LCCN2012647297 TIFF (128.0mb)
    118. Escaping from the old shell LCCN2012647300 TIFF (133.9mb)
    119. Broken banks - defaulting cashiers - negligent directors - who is responsible? LCCN2012647302 TIFF (130.0mb)
    120. The " enfant ter(ri)ble" of Europe LCCN2012648777 TIFF (146.2mb)
    121. Throw 'em out! LCCN2012648781 TIFF (149.3mb)
    122. The modern colossus of (rail) roads LCCN2014645351 TIFF (139.3mb)
    123. The freedom of election or hunt-ing for popularity and plumpers for Maxwell LCCN2006688902 TIFF (118.5mb)
    124. Constitutional Club LCCN2006690504 TIFF (143.6mb)
    125. The sour prospect before us, or The ins throwing up LCCN2006690521 TIFF (101.1mb)
    126. The life of William-Cobbett, -written by himself. No. 8 LCCN2007677435 TIFF (110.0mb)
    127. -Affairs. The sweet prospect behind us, or The outs in office LCCN2007677506 TIFF (101.1mb)
    128. Represantant d'une grande nation LCCN2010647164 TIFF (170.2mb)


Copyright status: File:Qing Chinese paediatric face diagnosis chart Wellcome L0039678.jpg[edit]

Magog the Ogre (talk) (contribs) 00:51, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

This one looks like a single server failure out of 732 high resolution files. Not too bad. -- (talk) 06:16, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Additional info for HABS files.[edit]

Thanks for working on this, and sorry if this is a little bit late to be useful feedback, but for whatever it's worth... there is additional useful information on the LOC site page for a HABS survey that doesn't appear on the pages of the individual images. Quick example is this edit. Seems like it might be worth including in future uploads (possibly worth automated adding to existing ones?). --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 05:51, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the example, I'll investigate. It is possible to re-do the uploads if new information can be 'scraped' for it. One issue with the LoC catalogue was inconsistency in which fields were available, this might have been the cause of missing this one. I'm around half way through on the "scraping" side of things, which is slightly in advance of when the uploads happen. -- (talk) 06:05, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
I completely sympathize with your experience of the wonkiness of the LoC site, don't even get me started... but best of luck anyway! :P --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 06:50, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:U.S. Army Col. Timothy White, the incoming commander of the 501st Sustainment Brigade, salutes brigade Soldiers during a change of command ceremony at Camp Walker, South Korea, June 27, 2014 140627-A-NY467-007.jpg[edit]

No required license templates were detected at this file page. Please correct it, or if you have any questions please contact me on my talk page. Yours sincerely, Jarekt (talk) 11:36, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Sigh, I hate fixing these. Server drop outs are a pain in my backside. I'll get to it eventually, after taking some tips from Mr. Rabbit. -- (talk) 11:45, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Error when uploading some files with GWToolset[edit]

Dear Fæ. I noticed than some files were not uploaded successfully using GWToolset (only the pages of them were created). Don't forget to upload them and/or report a possible error in the tool. --Amitie 10g (talk) 03:26, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

These are unlikely to be an error in the tool. A low number of uploads (something like 0.1%, it varies) suffer from the connection being dropped during upload, at some point on the WMF server side of things. If you are uploading 200,000 images, it turns out that this can be a bit of a headache to fix, though it can be planned for as part of necessary post-upload housekeeping.
This particular example fix. ✓ Done -- (talk) 08:03, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
Also I noticed than various huge TIFF files uploaded from the project appears to be corrupted. Have you some time to to find them and reupload? I can have some time to find them in New uploads page. --Amitie 10g (talk) 20:41, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
If you list a few I'll take a look.
If the file appears corrupted (not just a TIFF > 50 MP), please add Images uploaded by Fæ (reload needed). I should be able to sort out an automated re-upload. -- (talk) 06:16, 18 July 2014 (UTC)

Another HABS thought: temp (or not) cats per survey.[edit]

Looking at the >1k files that are in the base category:Los Angeles, California, the thought of trying to diffuse all with available tools is a little daunting. Probably what I'll end up doing is adding them to cats named after the survey (HABS CAL,19-LOSAN,5 etc.) via search+hotcat, then operating on those bite-sized chunks to remove them from the L.A. category with VFC, and commence categorization from there. Do you suppose it might be better to take this approach during upload, and then tag the survey cat with a general placename, rather than tagging the individual files? It might make for a much easier time for the people sorting them all out... (and nice work on the scraping enhancements, btw!) --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 23:43, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

In fact, the more I think about it, the more it makes sense to maintain the surveys as the objects that they are, in their own persistent categories. Might even make sense to grab the PDF files, too. --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 00:03, 18 July 2014 (UTC)

I'm less sure about this as renaming categories is a drag. The new search features on Commons actually make it easy to produce a list of all files matching the survey number without creating a temporary category. I have just manually created Kate Chopin House, and have a script that is then automatically populating it with HABS uploads one the first file from HABS is added to it (so long at the category uses {{NRHP}}). This is the sort of category name we really want, the nearest I could make automatically would be the group parent title of "Kate Chopin House, State Highway 495, Cloutierville, Natchitoches Parish, LA" which is understandable English but still a bit naff.
I'll have a think about creating a backlog of "categories wanted" along with the matching search results. -- (talk) 06:24, 18 July 2014 (UTC)
I'm not really hung up on there being any categories named for the surveys, so much as there being some containment of the uploaded images, rather than all being dumped into a general category, by whatever means makes sense to you. Bulk adding files to categories is really easy with cat-a-lot; getting 500 of them out of a category already backlogged with 800 or so other images is much harder, as they have to be manually selected (no regex-select on cat-a-lot, alas). In simplest terms, probably almost anything is better than tagging them all with an already-overpopulated general category, in my opinion. As long as that doesn't happen, then, as you say, grouping them via search for adding further cats is pretty simple for most people using the available tools. Hope that makes sense. --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 06:58, 18 July 2014 (UTC)
Okay, I've started populating a backlog list at Commons:Batch uploading/Library of Congress/HABS. Experimental, so don't rely on it yet... -- (talk) 07:10, 18 July 2014 (UTC)

I am reworking the script for this report as there are some images within the same NRHP number being added to different categories, 4 so far: ['84003872', '82004845', '74000424', '76000177']. The extra jiggery-pokery will be to test if suggested categories are parents/grandparents of each other and then pick the one lowest in the hierarchy, plus move any in the parent/grandparent to the better category. Busy with RL stuff today, so parking and returning to this later... -- (talk) 11:26, 19 July 2014 (UTC)

Looks pretty good now, even though it is slow (several hours to get through 5,000 NRHP identified images). ✓ Done -- (talk) 15:13, 20 July 2014 (UTC)
That's some interesting magic. Do you have a rough idea of what proportion of HABS subjects are actually on the NRHP? I know the former predates the latter, but no clue as to how closely aligned they may be... --jnkyrdsprkl (talk) 19:04, 20 July 2014 (UTC)
I have been guessing 5% to 10% but it's a wild guess. Once the upload is finished, a catscan report will be able to give the numbers. As of this moment there are 10,091 images out of nearly 130,000 uploads, however this represents a minimum ratio as the NRHP template is being retrospectively added to a large number of past uploads (new uploads should have this included already). -- (talk) 15:19, 21 July 2014 (UTC)

Wrong category: minerals[edit]

You made a batch upload on July 4 that incorrectly categorized many files. They are categorized as minerals when they should all have been in Category:Lassen Volcanic National Park and its subcategories. Granted that the park is close to Mineral, California, but none of the images display minerals, the naturally occurring substances and the subject of the category they are in. Will you be correcting these miscategorizations in the near future? 71.234.215.133 23:15, 18 July 2014 (UTC)

If you give me an example file, I can add it to the 'housekeeping' jobs. There are several USA locations that have tripped up category identification, though several are essentially sorting themselves out for different reasons. -- (talk) 04:29, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
Example files to be changed, first and last in Category:Minerals:
Corrected examples:
71.234.215.133 10:58, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
Okay, I have fixed these as a one-off with VFC and I have added the place "Mineral" as a special exception to avoiding re-touching whatever RussBot does (which was moving Mineral to Minerals). -- (talk) 11:16, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
Still the wrong category. Every one of those files should be in Category:Lassen Volcanic National Park or its subcategories, as I said above. The name "Lassen Volcanic National Park" is in every file name. Can you actually fix them or shall I do it by hand? 71.234.215.133 11:48, 19 July 2014 (UTC)
✓ Done -- (talk) 07:06, 20 July 2014 (UTC)