User talk:M173627

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Hello M173627!

Thank you for providing images to the Wikimedia Commons. Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the Commons should be useful to all users of Wikimedia projects. This is possible only if the images can be found by other people.

To allow others to find the images you uploaded here, the images should be in some place that can be found by navigating the category structure. This means that you should put the images into appropriate topic pages, categories, optionally galleries, or both of them (see Commons:Categories). To find good categories for your images, the CommonSense tool may help.

You can find a convenient overview of your uploaded files in this gallery.

The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There are a large number of completely unsorted images on the Commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do!

Thank you. GeorgHHtalk   01:45, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

About logos[edit]

You asked on the talk page of an image (now deleted),

If I can't upload it here, how do all other non-free logos appear on Wikipedia?

The answer is simple: they're not uploaded here, since we only allow free content (we allow some logos, but only those that are simple enough that they are ineligible for copyright). Wikipedia allows such things under fair use. Cheers, Lewis Collard! (hai thar, wut u doin) 00:39, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Then where are they uploaded, if not here? M173627 01:18, 22 May 2008 (UTC)