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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Mark Schierbecker!

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 10:51, 25 March 2010 (UTC)

Better source request for Image:F-35A in testing.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:F-35A in testing.jpg. You provided a source, but it is difficult for other users to examine the copyright status of the image because the source is incomplete. Please consider clarifying the exact source so that the copyright status may be checked more easily. It is best to specify the exact web page where you found the image, rather than only giving the source domain or the URL of the image file itself. Please update the image description with a URL that will be more helpful to other users in determining the copyright status.

If you have uploaded other files, consider checking that you have specified their source in a complete manner. You can find a list of files you have uploaded by following this link. If you have any questions please ask them at the help desk or me at my talkpage. Thank you. High Contrast (talk) 21:18, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for your immediate support! Greets, High Contrast (talk) 21:24, 23 May 2010 (UTC)
I looked at the hidden image description and it attributes it to Lockheed but doesn't attribute it anywhere else. Does that mean Lockheed waived all the rights? Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (talk) 21:40, 23 May 2010 (UTC)


File source is not properly indicated: File:Protect1.gif[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 19:25, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

Please specify the source: http://www.efv.usmc.mil/ is no valid source. --High Contrast (talk) 19:25, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

No source?[edit]

I question your deletion nomination of File:B-2_spirit_bombing.jpg, as the current source it states is US Air Force. If you're looking for a more specific source, that might want to be noted before having nominated the image for deletion. For that reason, I still won't consider the nomination frivolous. mechamind90 05:43, 13 June 2010 (UTC)

File:Destroyed turret of a T-62 in Tajikistan.jpg[edit]

Hello.

I would like to know how did you identified this turret?

Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 17:07, 24 June 2010 (UTC)

Read it in the description but I see now that wasn't stated on Flickr. Main gun seems to match up with the T-62 but other tanks may have used this gun. Marcus Aurelius (talk) 17:14, 24 June 2010 (UTC)
I too at first thought that it was a T-62 turret but I later realized that it could also be a T-72 turret. In fact the more I think about it the more I think that that is the case.
regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 17:31, 24 June 2010 (UTC)


File source is not properly indicated: File:Stingray_tank_(Tawporn).jpg[edit]

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Please add the required information for this and other files you have uploaded before adding more files. If you need assistance, please ask at the help desk. Thank you!

High Contrast (talk) 07:56, 3 July 2010 (UTC)

File:Phantom_ray_rollout.jpg[edit]

Pay attention to copyright
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Denniss (talk) 21:15, 4 August 2010 (UTC)

Better source request for Image:100225-F-3252P-617.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:100225-F-3252P-617.jpg. You provided a source, but it is difficult for other users to examine the copyright status of the image because the source is incomplete. Please consider clarifying the exact source so that the copyright status may be checked more easily. It is best to specify the exact web page where you found the image, rather than only giving the source domain or the URL of the image file itself. Please update the image description with a URL that will be more helpful to other users in determining the copyright status.

If you have uploaded other files, consider checking that you have specified their source in a complete manner. You can find a list of files you have uploaded by following this link. If you have any questions please ask them at the help desk or me at my talkpage. Thank you. High Contrast (talk) 15:58, 13 August 2010 (UTC)

File:DARPA flying car concept.jpg[edit]

"Looks retarded." is not necessary or helpful. I've removed it.  fetchcomms 01:42, 20 August 2010 (UTC)


File:P-8A Posiedon over mountains.jpg[edit]

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File:F-35_assisted_take-off.JPG[edit]

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Denniss (talk) 19:17, 25 October 2010 (UTC)

File:SPE HeadGearSys image1.jpg[edit]

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

This message was added automatically by Nikbot, if you need some help about it, ask its master (Filnik) or go to the Commons:Help desk. --Filnik 00:00, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

File:XM2010_November_2010.jpg[edit]

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80.187.106.255 18:12, 10 December 2010 (UTC)

Furthermore[edit]

Commons doesn't allow any fair-use material what-so-ever. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 00:37, 17 December 2010 (UTC)

That concerns images, not quotes. --Timeshifter (talk) 00:39, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
That is what it implies but not what it says. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 00:43, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
See en:Wikipedia:Quotations. --Timeshifter (talk) 00:46, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
Quotes are allowed anywhere on the web. They are commonly used on talk pages. Attribution via a link is fine on talk pages, and is commonly done. If you delete or edit other people's comments on talk pages you can be blocked or banned. See en:WP:TALK. --Timeshifter (talk) 00:56, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
If you continue blanking the comments of others on talk pages, I or others will report you to the admins. --Timeshifter (talk) 01:08, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
See Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/User problems#User:Marcus Qwertyus --Timeshifter (talk) 01:18, 17 December 2010 (UTC)
Marcus, I respect your awareness of the fair use concept, but deleting another persons four sentence quote, which is useful in a working discussion, is pushing it a bit. I doubt there is any danger of commons users confusing a talk page quote with the free media that commons is hosting. I would therefore ask you to please refrain from reverting Timeshifters comments. Thanks. --Dschwen (talk) 01:27, 17 December 2010 (UTC)

File:37mm_plastic_baton_round.jpg[edit]

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Andy Dingley (talk) 10:07, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

File:Mk_14_Mod_1.jpg[edit]

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     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 11:59, 2 January 2011 (UTC)

Content that predates OTRS and has proper legacy licensing information, but no OTRS permissions.[edit]

Hi Marcus,

thanks for helping out in the Wikimedia commons. Today, i noticed that you flagged File:Aimoneyetap.jpg for deletion, I have already responded on the deletion discussion page but that's not the reason I am contacting you.

You may not be aware that the OTRS is a relatively new thing - it didn't exist prior to the year 2006.

While some content has indeed no OTRS information (yet), it may still have legacy license tagging in the file description which was sufficient and proper at the time it was uploaded. File:Aimoneyetap.jpg is one of those. And the OTRS is not about enforcing a new system; it is about easy verification of a creator's intent.

The game we're playing when we clean up wikimedia content is still that of determining whether a file is a clear copyright violation, probably a copyright violation, probably not a copyright violation or clearly not a copyright violation. The former two may warrant a deletion request, for the latter two there are much better ways to deal with the situation. And of course, copyright violations are not the only reason for why something may warrant deletion.

Either way, in a situation where the file is older than OTRS and wikipedia-compatible license information is present in the file description, the file falls into the probably not a copyright violation category, and a deletion request may be contrary to the objectives of Wikimedia Commons (which included keeping good contributors who follow the rules).

I feel it would have been better in this case to start by contacting the author and waiting 15 days before recommending deletion; but still - legacy content can be a challenge to deal with properly; there's still a bunch load of low-hanging fruits for which filing a deletion request is more appropriate.

Again, I have all respect for people like you who actively work to make Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia a better place; but please let's be cautious and courteous about enforcing rules on content that predates the rules we are trying to enforce. It's a matter of fairness to those who I also have respect for - the creators who actually put time and effort into creating content for the commons, and doing everything they could to meet the rules at the time.

Thanks and kind regards, ---volty 03:40, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

Hi again, i raised the question at the OTRS noticeboard and User:Docu responded that it is consensus that these don't require an OTRS tag. I hope this helps clarify future such requests ;-) Cheers, ---volty 12:37, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

File:XM2010_November_2010.jpg[edit]

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Yeah I always forget to with the new Upload Wizard that I have now disabled. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 08:17, 15 June 2011 (UTC)

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See Commons:Prototype upload wizard feedback#I'm probably talking to myself but.... Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 15:21, 2 August 2011 (UTC)
And why don't you remove superfluous tags afterwards? That's really no big deal. --High Contrast (talk) 16:51, 2 August 2011 (UTC)

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New USAF wing categories[edit]

Hi! Could you please add "(United States Air Force)" to your USAF wing categories, because more air arms exist on the world than just the USAF and it is otherwise sometimes impossible to distinguish the categories. Thank you! Cheers Cobatfor (talk) 18:12, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

Do we know why the en.wikipedia is not disambiguating their articles? If they get brackets can't they just be (United States)? Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 02:46, 27 September 2011 (UTC)
That was all my doing... We had a discussion a few years back where we agreed upon the fact that the United States ones were essentially first, or something like that, and should not have that after them. Also, it might just be an American pride thing. Kevin Rutherford (talk) 09:19, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
I see. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 01:05, 4 January 2012 (UTC)

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Note to self[edit]

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Thanks[edit]

* Frohe Weihnacht und einen guten Start ins neue Jahr
* Prettige Kerstdagen en een gelukkig nieuw jaar
* Merry Christmas and a happy New Year
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Picture of the Year voting round 1 open[edit]

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File tagging File:WME logo.pdf[edit]

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File:Rory McIlroy.jpg[edit]

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Editor @ ar.wiki[edit]

Hello. I would like to inform you that I have granted you editor flag at the Arabic Wikipedia, all your edits there will be automatically marked as patrolled. Best regards.--Avocato (talk) 07:19, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement[edit]

Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open![edit]

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

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Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

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  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

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The original and a cropped?[edit]

Hello, you cropped an image to show a close up that is a better image for use in info boxes, and many languages use it for that purpose File:Alex Jones NY.jpg.

A different close up has been used for the infobox in the English Wikipedia article and so the full uncropped version showing the crowd would work better in the body in the English Wikipedia. What is the best was to have both versions available? TheRedPenOfDoom (talk)

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russavia (talk) 03:35, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Photographer Barnstar.png The Photographer's Barnstar
For your image of "stand with Sam" counter-protesters. Bearian (talk) 15:51, 15 May 2014 (UTC)

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