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Image Tagging Image:ICE-International 1826 Bahnsteiganzeige.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:ICE-International 1826 Bahnsteiganzeige.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

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As specified in my texts to the image, the image is my own work. --L.Willms (talk) 22:25, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

Image:EWS Company-train Cottrell.jpg[edit]

This is a great photo but having reviewed the OTRS ticket, I am not happy that the permission received is clear enough. We need an explicit statement that the photographer releases the image under an appropriate free licence but in this case he simply says that it can be used on Wikipedia. This is not good enough, images have to be freely licecned which allows them to be reused by others not just Wikipedia. I'd ask that you attempt to clarify this with the photographer ensuring they are clear about what is required. If they do not agree to release the image under an appropriate free licence then the image will have to be deleted. Please let me know if you have any queries about this. I'll propose the image is deleted if no action is taken to resolve this issue. Regards. Adambro 14:36, 28 December 2007 (UTC)

I had a correspondence with the photographers explaining explicitly what extent of licence is needed for the upload to Wikipedia. But if that is not good -- OK, let's remove the good photos from Wikipedia before all get commercialised. --L.Willms 07:41, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

Rail transport in Ireland[edit]

Do you have the original file you used to generate this image?

Ireland rail network.png

If so, can I get a copy? Suggestions have been made that its colours should be improved. Many thanks. Evertype (talk) 13:12, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

It was not me who generated this image. --L.Willms (talk) 20:08, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, L.Willms!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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BotMultichillT 17:59, 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 20:45, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Category:Information boards at train stations on Great Britain[edit]

Just so you know, I've moved this category to Category:Information boards at railway stations in the United Kingdom to be consistent with other cats. -mattbuck (Talk) 14:47, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

What about the dogs? :-)) --L.Willms (talk) 16:20, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:CitadisStrasbourg2.jpg[edit]

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Polarlys (talk) 20:36, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:TCUL (Angola) logo.png[edit]

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Thanks for uploading File:TCUL (Angola) logo.png. 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 22:40, 16 June 2012 (UTC)

Ich wollte das als Logo in der englischen Wikipedia hochladen, aber das ging nicht mehr, weil die Datei schon unter Commons existierte. Wie bei den meisten Logos wäre es wohl vorzuziehen, das Logo in der jeweiligen Sprachversion einzustellen. Wenn man das so verschieben könnte, wäre mir das sehr recht. --L.Willms (talk) 23:48, 16 June 2012 (UTC)

Kategorien[edit]

Bitte lies Dir mal Help:Category#Over-categorization durch, und beachte die Regeln:

  • "The general rule is always place an image in the most specific categories, and not in the levels above those."
  • "Generally files should only be in the most specific category that exists for certain topic. For example files in Category:Looking up the center of the Eiffel Tower should not also be in Category:Paris (see over-categorization below)."
  • "Don't place an item into a category and its parent."

--Andre de (talk) 18:44, 27 January 2014 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Potsdamer-Bahnhof Lageplan um-1910 zentriert-bemasst-1.jpg[edit]

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Túrelio (talk) 10:18, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Hallo L.Willms, gib bitte die Quell-Adresse (URL) an. Bilder vom Geoportal benötigen nämlich durch eine Attribution, was bei diesem Bild bislang fehlt. --Túrelio (talk) 10:19, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Sir, please use the English language on this site. Let me quote from the Berlin city Geoportal, this time the original German text: "Der Quellenvermerk, der gemäß §2 der o.g. Nutzungsbestimmungen zu verwenden ist, lautet "Geoportal Berlin / [Titel des Datensatzes]". No mention of a URL. The PDF file of the usage conditions ("Nutzungsbestimmungen") is and always was directly linked from the image page. The FIS-Broker's URL is http://fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/index.jsp, but that is not the actual source of the image. That source has to be indicated as required in article 2 of the usage conditions. Cheers, --L.Willms (talk) 15:07, 26 May 2014 (UTC)