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A fox image[edit]

Image:Vulpes vulpes laying in snow.jpgについて、ありがとうございます。どうしたらいいのでしょうね。こういうことはこれからも起こるでしょうね。ただ、削除依頼の時点で確認はできているので....-- [Café] [Album] 09:43, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

利用の際に、どこにリンクしたらいいのか、わからないところが問題ですね。クレジットの書き方を工夫していただけますか?--miya 10:51, 29 November 2006 (UTC)
ええと、書いてあるとおり、(日本語なら)「知床斜里町観光協会」と書けば(書くだけで)OKです。-- [Café] [Album] 11:44, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Baby_Comforter_1900.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Baby_Comforter_1900.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.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. Siebrand 11:18, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

I believe it as PD-US-patent. Thank you. --miya 16:44, 4 January 2008 (UTC)

User:大友ディミトリ[edit]

Hello Miya. Can you confirm that all of the pictures uploaded by that user don't have "free licenses" on the Japanese websites? I don't speak Japanese, I am sorry :-). Thank you. If you are ok, I will simply delete them. notafish }<';> 11:38, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Hello notafish. I wrote what I found on each imagepages and User talk:大友ディミトリ as far as I could. Check and delete them if necessary. Thank you. --miya 01:47, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Image:Paeonia suffruticosa Botan pink001.jpg[edit]

Hello, I have restored the file, but you must add a licencse tag like {{PD-Self}} or a other. You forgot that last time, this was the reason for deletion. --GeorgHH 19:31, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Hello, GeorgHH. Thank you for restoring my file. I have just tagged it as GFDL & CC. I'll try not to forget tagging from now on. Thanks again.--miya 14:54, 22 November 2007 (UTC)

Commons:Picture of the Year/2007/Translations/ja[edit]

Hi Miya, are the announcements finished now? thanks, pfctdayelise (说什么?) 07:39, 4 January 2008 (UTC)

Hi, Pfctdayelise. the ja announcements are almost finished. I hope it to be copyedited, though. And I made some corrections in software translation. Can it be fixed? Thank you.--miya 16:44, 4 January 2008 (UTC)
Yes, the software translations will all be updated just before the competition starts. --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 03:19, 5 January 2008 (UTC)

Miya様へ。[edit]

私のノートにご連絡ありがとうございます。真に身勝手な事かもしれませんが、あちらにおいて、私が貴方に対して書いたコメントは全撤回いたします。また、私への質問またはコメントがあればノートでは無く別の手段にて意見を述べてみたいと考えております。このこと、真に我侭なことかもしれませんが、私の投稿は匿名掲示板2chにおいて、晒される対象となっており、それ故、私のコメントを述べようにもコメント出来ない心境にあるからです。なお、推測ですが、私の行動は監視されており、また、この文章もいずれ晒されて攻撃されることになるでしょう。大変申し訳ありませんが、願わくば誰の目にも触れない方法で意見を交換したく思います。真に身勝手なことですが、是非にお願いいたしたく思います。申し訳ありません。また、ここにコメントしたことにより2chに晒されるでしょうから、その事についても予めお詫び申し上げます。以上、乱文ですが、ご容赦くださいませ。--GooGooDoll2 10:38, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

2chは慣れているので大丈夫です。ご心配なく。私に御用があればウィキメールをお使いください。--miya 12:04, 10 February 2008 (UTC)
ありがとうございます。ではウィキメールにてご連絡させていただきます。--GoGoDoll 12:05, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Congratulations, 管理者の皆様![edit]

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An offering for our new administrator from your comrades...

Miya, congratulations! You now have the rights of administrator on Commons. 実際の作業に入る前に、少し時間をいただいて、次の項目を一読してくださいCommons:管理者 page and watchlist related pages (in particular Commons:Administrators' noticeboard and Commons:Deletion requests), before launching yourself into page deletions, page protections, account blockings or modifications of protected pages. The majority of the actions of administrators can be reversed by the other SYSOPS, except for history merges which must thus be treated with particular care.

Please feel free to join us on IRC: #wikimedia-commons @ irc.freenode.net.


Congratulations! (As you can see Template:AdminWelcome/ja could use more translating, it's only partly done :) ) Please remember what your neutrals said. It is good advice for all admins. Commons adminship is a promise of service to the Commons community. It is not a badge or a thing that lets you tell others what to do. But I am sure you will do fine. Every best wish. If you have any questions. please ask. Also please add yourself to the proper places in Commons:List of administrators by adminship status in other Wikimedia projects ++Lar: t/c 15

Thank you, Lar. I'm happy to hear that!
Yes, all I wish is to help Commons users and nothing more. I will never forget what my neutrals said, though. :) --miya 23:23, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Happy Admin![edit]

Pröööt!

Happy Admin! abf /talk to me/ 15:37, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

If you could wait for the formal congrats that would be nice :) ++Lar: t/c 15:41, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Thank you, ABF. :D --miya 23:23, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for taking the hint![edit]

nice! Your translation efforts are greatly appreciated :). ++Lar: t/c 16:04, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

Commons:画像のガイドライン[edit]

Miyaさま。はじめまして、福太郎です。

画像のガイドラインページの翻訳拝見しました。お疲れさまです。

実は当方でもこのページの翻訳をしており、現在9割程度終えております。

当方でも翻訳不明点がいくつかありますのでこの辺りは日本語と英語に堪能な方に確認して頂こうかと思っております。

なので出来ればしばらく更新を待って頂いて、こちらで翻訳を終えれば更新しますのでそれを基に加筆修正して頂くと編集が被らないかと思いますがいかがでしょうか?_Fukutaro 01:10, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

あ、すみません、かぶってしまいましたね。ついうっかり手を出してしまいました。どうぞ全面的に置き換えてください(もし、ここだけはこうしてほしいと思う部分があったらノートで提案いたしますので)。どうぞよろしくお願いします。--miya 01:17, 9 March 2008 (UTC)
善処有り難うございます。翻訳完了しましたので早速更新しました。冒頭部分は文脈から入れ替えさし変えしてしまった(原文の文脈だとチグハグで解り難い)ので一旦前面入れ替えという事に。他も意訳アリアリです。Vignetting…これはMiyaさま訳の通り口径食(ケラレ)の事かと思います。ただし英語ではケラレ風の装飾効果もVignettingと称しているようなので難しい所…。Movement controlは「流し撮り」としました。あちらには流し撮りを限定して意味する言葉が無いようで、Motion blurの範疇に入ってしまっているようです。どうも原文執筆者は終盤に差し掛かるに従い意欲失墜していったようで、ガイドラインとしては消化不良感があり終盤は和訳も難しかったです。他に和訳の怪しい部分はUser talk:Jonny-mtで返答待ち中ですが、誤訳、推敲などお気付きの点があれば適宜修正、提案などお願いします。_Fukutaro 16:30, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Commons helper[edit]

Miya, could you please unblock the bot so that it can be used to transfer images from English Wikipedia. The problem with Asian characters is a known bug, anyway. Kelly 17:44, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

Unblocked. Hy Miya. This is not a bot, despite its name. This account is a tool for all wikimedian users to upload pictures from other projects. As discussed already several times, most of the transfers are ok, but some users don't understand the Commons rules and upload problematic pictures. But they would do it with or without that account and it's not this accounts fault. This way we at least get proper descriptions to help figure out where the picture comes from. There are always a few users checking the uploads done through this account. So please don't block it anymore. -- Cecil 18:24, 11 April 2008 (UTC)
You mean it is not a bot but a "shared account" ?
I saw its userpage but couldn't find enough information.
If "the problem with Asian characters is a known bug", why there is no warning in its userpage such as "don't use this account when you upload files with description written in Asian characters" or like?--miya 22:59, 11 April 2008 (UTC)
There is a warning on the script page here (ja version here) about asian characters. Kelly 15:11, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Well... I see "Move-to-commons assistant" is a good idea. Then why is "User name" optional? If "User name" were "must", you could check who are doing troublesome uploads and stop them or tell them to fix the garbled descriptions.
And can you put the link to "the script page " in User:File Upload Bot (Magnus Manske)? - that might reduce upset people rushing to Magnus Manske's talk page.--miya 02:25, 14 April 2008 (UTC)
It's optional, because it is not possible to check if it is the truth. Tools on the toolserver have no possibility to verify identities. -- Cecil 03:51, 14 April 2008 (UTC)
Hmmm... Although "it is not possible to check if it is the truth", it would be helpful to some extent - at least in cases the "User name" are true, you'll be able to advise them what they should or should not do.
As to "Tools on the toolserver have no possibility to verify identities" - isn't it possible to make a link to the tool which add the user's sign automatically when a user click the link and use the tool? --miya 04:53, 14 April 2008 (UTC)


アドバイスありがとうございます。[edit]

ディズニー関連の著作権については、私も心配しておりますが、ディズニーランド土産などを画像に掲載する場合、どうしてもこの程度の画像は必要ではないでしょうか?削除に関しましては、周囲の方の意見に従います。アドバイス有り難うございました。--Communi core 09:17, 18 April 2008 (UTC)--

Disney カテゴリーの件
早速、各ディズニー関連のサイトに掲載されました。アドバイス、有り難うございました。Communi core 00:01, 22 April 2008 (UTC)
Disny画像の件
やはり削除の対象になってしまいました。ある程度予測していた事ですので、受け入れたいと思います。ところで、園内でのスナップはどの程度大丈夫なのでしょうか?また、ディズニー・キャラクターの航空機写真が多くアップされていますが、そのような画像はOKなのでしょうか?ディズニーに限らず、もう少し知識が必要です。追伸、削除依頼を提出された方にメッセージを書き込んだ方に良いでしょうか?削除の可能性があった画像でしたので、こちらの意図を伝えておきたかったのですが・・・(削除への不満でなく、手間を掛けたお詫びとして)--Communi core 03:45, 30 April 2008 (UTC)
こんにちは。お返事遅れてすみません。
パンフレット画像は残念でしたね。ディズニー・キャラクターの航空機写真など、ごめんなさい、よくわかりません。井戸端かどこかでおたずねいただけますか。--miya 02:58, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Template:Copyvioについて[edit]

こんばんは。日本語で失礼します。 日本語版Wikipediaの千葉市という項目をチェックしていた際に、コモンズにImage:Chihana chan.jpgが上がっていることに気づいて、{{Copyvio}}を入れたつもりだったのですが、タグがうまく貼りついてくれないみたいです。なにか貼り付けの仕方に問題があるのでしょうか?--Tail furry 13:08, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

私もわけが分からなかったのでテンプレートのノートで不具合を指摘したところ、すぐ修正してもらえました。スラッシュが一つ抜けていたせいで表示されなかったようです。お知らせありがとうございました。--miya 02:58, 13 May 2008 (UTC)
対処していただきまして、どうもありがとうございました。--Tail furry 03:06, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

deprecated function in your monobook.js[edit]

Dear user, I noticed that you use the includePage function in your monobook.js page.

This function is now obsolete, as the importScript function was introduced with rev:35064 to the MediaWiki Javascript core library wikibits.js. It also keeps track of already imported files.

To allow us to remove includePage from Mediawiki:Common.js I'd kindly ask you to replace its use with importScript (same syntax!). Thanks! --Dschwen 17:03, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Sorry I couldn't understand your message. --miya (talk) 00:52, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Image:Koichiro Matsuura.JPG[edit]

Hi, Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington. I found you uploaded Image:Koichiro Matsuura.JPG, the Director-General of UNESCO, and am very curious what the red spot on his face is! Would you kindly add the information about the red spot? Thank you. --miya 12:45, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

Hey. Please view Tilaka. He was in India for a conference. :) Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington 12:50, 11 June 2008 (UTC)
Thank you for your information! --miya (talk) 00:52, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

従来方式のアップロードが出来なくなった件[edit]

コモンズの件なので、こちらに投げたいと思います。5月末より、アップロードの形式が変わりアップロードに不便な状態です。設定の段階で、従来方式のアップロードも出来る様に選択出来ればありがたいと思います。既に実装されているのであれば、教えてもらえたらありがたいです。--Taisyo 13:09, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

横から失礼します。オプションの「ガジェット」タブで「Use the old-style upload form layout.」にチェックすることで可能なようです。直接Special:Uploadから行くという方法もあります。--Nardog 14:35, 11 June 2008 (UTC)
Nardogさん。ありがとうございます。早速設定変更しました。--Taisyo (talk) 15:28, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

template translation[edit]

Hey Miya! I just dropped by to ask if you'd be willing to help with the translation of Template:Source missing/lang to Japanese. If so, please add it :) Cheers, Waldir talk 09:46, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Hi, Waldir. When I found your message, the text you mentioned had been already translated! Anyway translation requests are always welcome both here and in COM:VP/Ja. Cheers! --miya (talk) 00:52, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Category:Kyūshū[edit]

I was given your name as a native speaker of Japanese and an administrator here.

I tend to hand type most of the categories I add to things, or paste them from other lists (not using upload software). One day it occurred to me that I was having to search to find Kyūshū and Honsū here (because I do not know the keyboard combination to make these special characters) and I was doing this for reasons that were not that the word is written with the Japanese characters.

Personally, my opinion and my experience with what frustrates me more and less, since I am searching to paste these characters I would rather be doing this with the actual Japanese character set and perhaps eventually I would be able to recognize the letters (no promises there, I am old and overly familiar with my native 26 character alphabet). I don't really care for a non-real character set and am starting to resent the fact that I am using it. This is all my opinion and the lazy person who shares my chair here would prefer that the name be written with the 26 characters I am familiar with.

That is all my opinion, the important thing though is an opinion from a native Japanese user where I mentioned the problem Commons:Village_pump#Category:Ky.C5.ABsh.C5.AB. Can you join in the discussion there? -- carol (talk) 18:29, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

Well...I think COM:VP/Ja may be a better place to ask.
As for me I don't care whether it is Kyushu or Kyūshū. I slightly prefer Kyushu, because it is easier to type. That's all.
Even in Commons there are confusions here and there - for example, Kamikochi, Japan (上高地日本) can be written as "Kamikōchi, Japan" like en:Kamikōchi but is not. Category:Kamikochi is not "Category:Kamikōchi". Category:Kochi prefecture is not "Category:Kōchi prefecture", etc.--miya (talk) 01:29, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
I am so unfamiliar with Japan. One of the worst things I saw was an argument among translators for a different project. It was about English and which version of punctuation to use. When these kinds of arguments were happening where I could see it, they were at a stand-off about which dictionary to use or something like this. It was sad and it only involved a few people and the important translations were not about English, the documentation already was mostly in this language, by real people who had learned enough about punctuation to express themselves in that language already. My opinion is still that if I need to learn characters that are not of the ascii set, then I would rather learn the characters that people actually use to communicate with, in this case the Japanese characters. Just having it be Kyushu suits me just fine.
In summary, if you can agree that I do not know enough about Japan to make a decision but I do know enough about stupid arguments to know a problem -- I think we agree on most other points and if you decided that these names should change, I can spend time making that happen to whatever names you suggest.
Thank you for your consideration of this. -- carol (talk) 03:30, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

カテゴリ変更感謝[edit]

いつか着手しようと思っていた日本食カテゴリの変更。ありがとうございます。非常に恐縮しております。
- Opponent (talk) 14:22, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

POTY Galleries[edit]

Hi Miya. I'm quite busy right now in real life. If no one else does it, I'll probably have time to arrange the POTY galleries in early January ( so I would do September-December in one big lump). But if you feel like taking care of it, by all means go ahead! It would be very helpful, and could help put momentum in the project, which needs some desperately. I'm sorry I can't be of more help at present - I just have too many deadlines piling up. Cheers, Pruneautalk 18:07, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Hi Miya. Thanks for taking care of the galleries! I now have a bit more time to help with POTY; is there anything specific I can help with? Pruneautalk 12:48, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

記事のタイトルに使う文字について[edit]

こんにちは。日本語で失礼します。 Wikipedia側の記事でのウォッチの際に、CommonsでUser:柑橘類さんという方が、記事のタイトルで日本の地名を表すものについて、ラテン文字表記から日本語表記に大量に移動(履歴)されているのを見つけたのですが、Commons:使用言語によれば、場所については「広東」はGuangdongを記事名としとあるため、日本語の読みをラテン文字で書いたものが正式、という認識でいました。そのため、いったん、柑橘類さんのノートページに書き込みで注意をしました。ところが、その下に但し書きで「もしラテン系でない文字を利用した場合、考えられる限りのリダイレクトを作成してください。たとえばFyodor DostoyevskyはФёдор Михайлович Достоевскийにリダイレクトされるべきでしょう。」とあり、実際にФёдор Михайлович Достоевскийが正式な記事のタイトルとして扱われているものを見ると、今回の移動は間違っているのか正しいのか、自信が持てなくなってきました。記事のタイトルは日本語(漢字表記)を使ったものでも正式名称としていいのでしょうか?よろしくお願いします。--Tail furry (talk) 03:39, 12 February 2009 (UTC)

こんにちは。私も確信が持てないので、Commons:井戸端で聞いていただけるでしょうか。
柑橘類さんが一から日本語でページを作成されるのは構わないと思うのですが、ラテン文字表記のページを移動する是非についてはやはりどこかで議論しておくべきではないかと思います。Commons:Language policyはいまだに「Proposed guidline」のままのようですね。--miya (talk) 07:36, 12 February 2009 (UTC)
了解しました。Commonsにも井戸端があるのですね。チェック不足でした。--Tail furry (talk) 15:01, 12 February 2009 (UTC)

PD-self?[edit]

I would like to move the following files to commmons. Can you (if appropriate) change the license to PD-self or ask the uploader to do so?

--Common Good (talk) 20:04, 30 March 2009 (UTC)

Hi, Common Good, I did as far as I could - I asked ja:User:みんと and ja:User:Kurounmo to change the license to PD-self in their talk page in ja wikipedia. At the same time I edited the file pages using Template:Information, instead of replacing the license tag.--miya (talk) 14:14, 31 March 2009 (UTC)
OK, the files are on my watchlist. Thank you. --Common Good (talk) 19:07, 31 March 2009 (UTC)

Plants and Fungi[edit]

I'd give five. It's fairer than arbitrarily excluding one or both. Adam Cuerden (talk) 15:14, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

Thank you, Adam!--miya (talk) 20:20, 13 April 2009 (UTC)


Important proposal[edit]

I wrote a proposal for equalizing the different picture formats on FPC Please have a look. Best regards --Richard Bartz (talk) 20:37, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

Have a barnstar[edit]

I hereby award you this Commons barnstar for almost single-handedly saving the POTY competition 2008. --MichaelMaggs (talk) 18:48, 19 April 2009 (UTC)

Second it.--Mbz1 (talk) 13:43, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
Oh, thank you! I am REALLY happy now..--miya (talk) 22:18, 19 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks Miya for all for efforts on the Picture of the Year competition, I was very pleased to be a part of it. Wikipedia is a better place because of your involvement.Cszmurlo 18:01, 3 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. :-) --miya (talk) 23:54, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

POTY announcements[edit]

Can you announce it on jp Wikipedia? I've listed the other notices at Commons talk:Picture of the Year/2008/Voting#Notices announcing the finals. --MichaelMaggs (talk) 08:50, 20 April 2009 (UTC)

POTY finalists[edit]

Please see Commons talk:Picture of the Year/2008/Results#Labelling the finalists. --MichaelMaggs (talk) 14:10, 25 April 2009 (UTC)

removing of the vote[edit]

Hi Miya,
First of all I'd like to thank you for all great work you've done for POTY.
I'd like to ask you please about removing IP vote here. The thing is that almost every votelist has some IP votes as you could see here for example. In some cases users do not have accounts on Commons, in other cases they might have forgotten they have one. IMO we should either remove all IP votes from all votelists or leave them all alone. I believe it will be wise to leave them alone as long as IP address location and the user country are the same. Thank you.--Mbz1 (talk) 13:41, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

 Hi, Mbz1. I had mistook "User_A1" for "Al Maghi", who commented there just after. If "User_A1" is not "Al Maghi", well... it may be better to remove IP's vote. Now I reverted my edit. Thank you for informing me!--miya (talk) 14:23, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

Hi, thankyou...[edit]

Hi, thankyou for the burnstar! But I have seen it just now... because on the 19th April I broke my leg falling down from stairs and I stayed at the hospital untill today (I was operated too). Indeed I didn't seen the 2nd round but I arrived when it was completed and I'm sorry if I gave up my collaboration for the POTY without inform nobody. However you went on whithout big matters and you made a good work! In next days I will update myself about POTY news. Thanks, --sNappy 16:57, 3 May 2009 (UTC)

Hi, Nappy. Broke your leg and couldn't see the 2nd round?! That's too bad... Yet your collabolation was really valuable - which encouraged me not to give up. Thanks again, Nappy. Take care of your leg. :-)--miya (talk) 23:54, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

poty2009 ip votes[edit]

hi; a matter has come to my attention re: ip votes & consistency of policy. in talking with Martin_H. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Martin_H. it appears that he did not contact the IP voters on the vote pages he worked on; i'm assuming that probably means they have not been contacted. this is a concern, particularly for these pictures:

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008/Finalists/File:Fire_breathing_2_Luc_Viatour.jpg

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008/Finalists/File:Locomotives-Roundhouse2.jpg

i haven't gone thru all the pics he did vote confirmation on, i'm not sure if any of the rankings would change, but the vote counts for these 2 pictures (top 4) could potentially be different. the locomotive roundhouse pic has one ip vote left & no idea if they were contacted or not, the fireeater has 3. i don't have time to follow-up on this, nor am i on the poty committee, but i thought it should come to your attention, since you were one of the people who has been pro-active in confirming IP votes. sorry, if i'm making more work for you! Lx 121 (talk) 05:44, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

my vote[edit]

I am a bit puzzled, as I have previously logged in through the single user login and then voted. Maybe I did something wrong or I logged in somehow differently. But the four tildes were expanded for me correctly. Kazkaskazkasako (talk) 17:14, 21 May 2009 (UTC) you're welcome. Kazkaskazkasako (talk) 17:37, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Reply.[edit]

Yes, that was me, sorry for the confusion, I didn't realize I wasn't logged in. · AndonicO Hail! 19:03, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

Done. · AndonicO Hail! 14:08, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

TUSC token fff70bc4104e24dcb9ccfd59fab5a17f[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!--miya (talk) 11:12, 30 June 2009 (UTC)


ロゴについて[edit]

お世話になっております。 "File:Komatsu logo.svg"が削除されてしまいましたが、投稿の仕方の問題であれば訂正したいので、 ご指導をいただれば幸いです。--Mktnt (talk) 12:36, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

こんにちは。遺憾ながらKomatsuについては、単純なフォントを並べただけ、というものではありませんので、ロゴデザインに著作性あり=copyright violation と判断して削除しました。Commons:プロジェクト基準には「コモンズの所蔵ファイルは原則として、米国の法と(異なれば)原作地の国家法の両者に基づいた公有か自由な転用条件になければなりません」とあります。日本法に基づけば、ロゴに著作性がある場合の自由な転用は認められていないと考えましたが、違っておりますでしょうか。--miya (talk) 00:47, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
早速のご回答ありがとうございます。ご迷惑をお掛けするのは本意ではないのでコモンズの方針に従います。--Mktnt (talk) 01:11, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
ご理解いただきありがとうございました。コモンズや日本語版で受け入れられないのは、残念なことだと思っています。もし、日本法においても問題ないという判例などが見つかりましたらどうぞお知らせください。--miya (talk) 10:57, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

Erina ozawa[edit]

Hi. Could you please have a word with this user about the (apparently) personal pictures she's uploading on Commons, and decide how many should be deleted as being out of scope? I'm afraid she might take her ja:WP user page as a personal website (even on WP she contributes mainly on her user page). Regards, --Eusebius (talk) 08:32, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

ja:User:Erina ozawa seems to claim herself as ja:小澤絵理菜(Ozawa Erina), but Ja people think her edits to be a spoofing and personal attack to the real ja:小澤絵理菜(Ozawa Erina) and have requested a deletion of that userpage.
I think all the files User:Erina ozawa uploaded should be deleted as out of Project Scope (maybe copyvio, too).--miya (talk) 09:25, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
OK, I'll block the account and file a mass deletion request. Thanks for your input. --Eusebius (talk) 09:29, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

アップロード時にプレビューを表示した場合にカテゴリーが付与されない[edit]

こんにちは。日本語で失礼します。以前、Miyaさんにご相談した縁で今回もMiyaさんにメッセージをします。 先日、5つのファイルをアップロードしたのですが、それに関して、ボクの会話ページに、カテゴリーがついてない旨を指摘する自動メッセージがありました。 ファイルのアップロードの時点では必ずカテゴリーを付与するようにしているのですが、確認してみたところ、確かにアップロードしたファイルに関してカテゴリーが付与されていません。 そこで、先ほど、数回、テストファイルをアップロードすることでテストしてみたのですが、カテゴリーをつけて投稿する際、プレビューせずに投稿するとカテゴリーは付与されているのですが、プレビューをしてから投稿すると、カテゴリーの情報が消えてしまうようです。 (警告を無視するチェックボックスにチェックが入っている入ってないに関わらず、プレビューをして投稿すると消えます。プレビューをせず投稿した場合にはカテゴリーは付いていました。) もしよろしければ対処できる方に連絡をとっていただけませんでしょうか。よろしくお願いします。--Tail furry (talk) 11:34, 2 October 2009 (UTC)

こんにちは。技術的な問題については、私はお役に立てそうにありません。そういう時はCommons:連絡先#技術的なテクニカル問題をご覧ください。Bugzillaバグジラ)やコモンズのメーリングリスト、日本語ならCommons:井戸端で質問することをお勧めします。今回は「カテゴリが反映されない?」というトピックがすでにあるようですね。
とりあえずアップロード画面で、カテゴリ欄ではなく、「概要」のところにカテゴリも書いてしまうのが、早いのではないかと思います、事態の改善にはつながりませんが。--miya (talk) 20:33, 2 October 2009 (UTC)
こんにちは。お返事ありがとうございます。さっそく、井戸端にレスをつける形で書き込みをさせてもらいました。しばらく井戸端をウォッチして、直るまでの間は、カテゴリがついてないか投稿後に確認してみることにします。ありがとうございました。--Tail furry (talk) 03:06, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

Japanese copyright issue[edit]

If you have any experience with Japanese copyright perhaps you could contribute to the discussion at: Commons:Deletion requests/Images of Carpkazu‎ which concerns the copyright of Japanese stamps that are less than 50 years old. You want to look at some more details I posted on the copyright talk page. Thanks Ww2censor (talk) 14:47, 2 November 2009 (UTC)

Hi, Ww2censor. The discussion going on in the Deletion request page is so complicated that none of them (nor I) can fully translate it into a foreign language. Please wait a little more so that we can make some consensus about the copyright of Japanese stamps.--miya (talk) 11:49, 6 November 2009 (UTC)
Let me know what you think a little later. Thanks Ww2censor (talk) 15:52, 14 November 2009 (UTC)

No-penis stuff, with labels in Japanese[edit]

Hi. Would you care to have a look at the uploads of User:Tamura333, which has uploaded nothing but pictures of his sex and has been warned about no-penis stuff (i.e. "thank you but we already have a lot of them and yours doesn't bring something new blah blah blah")? Understanding of the Japanese language is probably needed to decide whether the labeled version is more educational than our existing corpus... Thanks in advance if you can handle that, or point that to another Japanese-speaking trusted user if you don't to deal with such stuff. Regards, --Eusebius (talk) 19:37, 22 November 2009 (UTC)

POTY 2007[edit]

Hello, Miya. I wonder, if votes with the user names are available to see somewhere for round 1 in POTY 2007. I believe I read somewhere those votes were going to be published in the end, but I do not think they ever were. Why? Thank you.--Mbz1 (talk) 15:08, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

Hi, Mbz1. I think I saw in the page you can find the links in Commons:Picture of the Year/2007/Voting#Results (though now they don't work). You can also find links in Commons:Picture of the Year/2007/Results--miya (talk) 01:36, 6 December 2009 (UTC)
Hi Miya, it is not what I am looking for. Can I see somewhere, if a particular user voted for a particular image? Thank you.--Mbz1 (talk) 01:48, 6 December 2009 (UTC)
SOrry I don't know that. The core members of POTY2007 may know.--miya (talk) 06:17, 6 December 2009 (UTC)

Template:2008POTY/CV1[edit]

Hello Miya,

you created this template, but it is used in only one page. Is it possible to substitute it and than delete it or does it need to be kept? Cheers --Cwbm (commons) (talk) 09:50, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Hello, Cwbm. I created that template but gave up using it. As it is not necessary any more, I deleted it. Thank you for notifying me.--miya (talk) 13:04, 2 January 2010 (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 20:55, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

image:Tokyo Dome Hirotoshi Furuya.jpgimage:Keep The Faith.jpg について[edit]

Miya様 始めまして、Tabo1224です。メッセージを頂きまして有難うございました。ライセンスの種類が、当方からコモンズへ送られたものと、許諾を出したアーティストピアノサービス社の文面とが食い違っているとの事でしたので、再度、同社からライセンスの種類を一致させたものを発行して頂きました。既に、メールでその内容は送付済みですが、これで問題ないでしょうか?お手数をお掛けいたしますが、何卒よろしくお願いいたします。?--Tabo1224 (talk)14:04, 18 January 2010 (UTC)

日本の県旗[edit]

May I email you about the 日本の県旗? User:Zscout370 (Return fire) 02:25, 11 February 2010 (UTC)

Sure - though I'm not sure whether I can be much help. :) --miya (talk) 08:22, 11 February 2010 (UTC)
It is about the copyright of the flags. They should be public domain due to http://www.cric.or.jp/cric_e/clj/cl2_1.html#cl2_1+S1 Yet, users do not think so. What can we do? User:Zscout370 (Return fire) 08:23, 11 February 2010 (UTC)
Some flags may be too simple to be protected its copyright. But others may not, I'm afraid. How about asking this question in COM:VP/Ja?--miya (talk) 07:15, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

help request[edit]

hello, can you please tell me if this [1] image is aloud to be uploaded to commons? מתניה (talk) 07:09, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Sorry, but I'm he-0. Please ask your question in Village pump or somewhere.--miya (talk) 07:15, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

I can describe what's in the image. It's a screenshot of microsoft word Auto-text feature, the user typed a word and the software gives him an option of what he have might want the next word to be. מתניה (talk) 07:31, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

And yet I don't say it whether good or bad, because I'm not familiar to what microsoft would say. Please try COM:VP or channel.--miya (talk) 07:38, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
Thank you very much. מתניה (talk) 07:46, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

POTY[edit]

Hi Miya. I saw your note on Kanonkas' talk page, and I was wondering if I could help. I could create the subpages with AWB fairly easily, unless there's a manual component to the template? –Juliancolton | Talk 02:19, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Thank you, Juliancolton. As I wrote Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Preparation#Request for help:making votepages, what is necessary is to subst the template as:
{{subst:2009POTY/Votepage}}
to the red link in the index pages:
Index : 1-50, 51-100, 101-150, 151-200, 201-250, 251-300, 301-350, 351-400, 401-450, 451-500, 501-550, 551-600, 601-650, 651-700, 701-750, 751-800, 801-850, 851-
I sincerely hope it will work.--miya (talk) 14:45, 21 February 2010 (UTC)
I think most of them are done. Best regards, –Juliancolton | Talk 15:46, 22 February 2010 (UTC)
Thank you so much!--miya (talk) 16:57, 22 February 2010 (UTC)
And ✓ Done with the remaining redlinks. Hope this helped. :) –Juliancolton | Talk 17:11, 22 February 2010 (UTC)
How nice of you! Thank you again!--miya (talk) 17:13, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

肖像権に問題のある画像?[edit]

こんにちは。tail_furryです。 日本語版Wikipediaの水木しげるという項目で使われているFile:水木しげる記念館1.JPGという画像なのですが、映り込んでいる一般の方の了解を取ったという記述がなにも書かれていないため、肖像権の問題をクリアしていないのではないかと思いまして、削除依頼に出そうかと思ったのですが、肖像権の問題って日本だけであって英語圏などでは問題ないということはないでしょうか?これが日本語版Wikipedia上の画像だったらおそらくそのまま削除依頼に出してたのですが、Commonsの上にある画像ですので、Commonsでの肖像権が絡む事案について削除を検討するのが初めてでちょっと心配でしたので、まずMiyaさんにご相談したいと思い書き込みしました。--Tail furry (talk) 11:27, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

肖像権の問題では削除は無理かもしれませんが、私もはっきりしたことは言えませんので、Commons:井戸端でご相談いただいた方がいいと思います。--miya (talk) 05:22, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
コメントありがとうございます。了解しました。井戸端に持っていきます。--Tail furry (talk) 10:29, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Picture of the Year/2009[edit]

Is this still on? Thank you.--Mbz1 (talk) 16:50, 29 April 2010 (UTC)

Hi, Mbz1. As I was busy this Spring as well as had a dull pain in my eyes (that made it hard for me to read a long discussion in English), I felt timid to start the contest. But - well - better late than never? do you like to start it?--miya (talk) 09:37, 30 April 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, you were sick. Me to start it? I have no idea what should I do. Care to explain?--Mbz1 (talk) 13:40, 30 April 2010 (UTC)
Never mind - now I feel better. Is "Prefiltering prior to R1" is not needed now? Then how about proposing "Let's open R1 from when to when" (May 1 to May 8, for example) at the bottom of Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Preparation and asking if anyone might have a better plan.  If there is no "Vote processing system" available this time, well, we have to do our best by hands. It may take time, I hope it can be done by the time of Wikimania 2010. --miya (talk) 23:08, 30 April 2010 (UTC)
Since most of the galleries and templates are ready, I don't have an issue with simply allowing voting to start whenever possible. Votes at Meta do fine with manual eligibility-checking, so I think we could pull it off if we can't get a more formal system in place. –Juliancolton | Talk 00:22, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

SecurePoll[edit]

I think we should use SecurePoll. Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 13:50, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

SecurePoll sounds hopeful - though I don't know how to use extentions. Do you know how to arrange this extention or anyone who can help us to use it?
And one more point:can this extetion be applied to the poll with hundreds of candidates? Well, at least, it may be applied to the Final round.--miya (talk) 16:16, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
I disagree. SecurePoll should only be used for very sensitive matters – otherwise we have a wiki to edit for other polls. –Juliancolton | Talk 16:42, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
Why? We can probably have a usual public vote (who vote for what, etc). What do you mean by another wiki? I don't have much experience with SecurePoll, so sorry for any confusion I may have. Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 20:05, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
Well, I mean the wiki (Commons) is a perfectly good place to vote on things, and I don't like to hide things using special voting systems unless absolutely necessary. –Juliancolton | Talk 13:22, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
Why would it be hidden? I'm pretty sure we can configure it to be public. I'll ask TStarling (just so we're sure). As I said above, we'd probably have a usual public poll. We'll even get more ease and structure on the process. Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 10:08, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
The purpose of SecurePoll is to be hidden, and, well, secure. And only a few people are allowed to check the votes. (Sorry for taking over your talk page, Miya.) –Juliancolton | Talk 12:32, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
I don't mind at all. If it is easier to discuss here than in the preparation page, please go on. :-) --miya (talk) 16:15, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
SecurePoll for the Final

If we check the Final vote manually, it may take a lot of time before publishing the Final result - so much time that people might lose interests in the POTY result. So, I wish (maybe) Kanonkas (and Juliancolton as well?) will ask Tim to create votes for POTY and try whether it can be really applicable. --miya (talk) 16:15, 7 May 2010 (UTC)

Tim's reply[edit]

I wikimailed to Tim Starling adn asked whether we can use SecurePoll for POTY. He kindly replied that

  • We can use it for the final round. There's no interface for dealing with large lists of candidates, so it would be rather tedious to use it for the initial round.
  • To use SecurePoll we'll have to ask Tim to create votes for POTY.

--miya (talk) 00:36, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Now I posted my proposal to Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Preparation. --miya (talk) 08:18, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
Great! Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 10:08, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
Hi, Kanonkas. I wish we could try SecurePoll in the Final, but don't know much about its system. Will you ask Tim Starling to create votes for POTY (setup interface) and make a sample page to show how it works? --miya (talk) 01:55, 9 May 2010 (UTC)

Ticket 2010031910005337[edit]

Hi, would you care to move the ticket to a permission queue please? Thanks in advance. --Eusebius (talk) 08:24, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

I moved the Ticket 2010031910005337 to a permission queue. If something wrong, please tell me so. Thank you.--miya (talk) 08:34, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. I find the copyright claim very doubtful, as in maaaaany other OTRS tickets, but I rely only on automatic translation and I don't have all information about the case, so... Thanks anyway. --Eusebius (talk) 08:55, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

Little help[edit]

Hello, could you please help me in communicating with the Japanese speaking user because I am stuck with the google translator. User_talk:Justass#File:タイキバカラ.jpg was taken from http://oumanoshasin.com/ and I asked for permission. User responded that he/she forwarded it to OTRS, but second message on my talk page is rather difficult to understand and I am unsure what is it about --Justass (talk) 07:38, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

I explained the situation to the user. The author of the image licensed it with cc-by-sa-ja 2.1 (written in the webpage). I hope it will work well.--miya (talk) 16:53, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

ご相談です。[edit]

こんにちは。 先日は色々とアドバイスをありがとうございます。 File: タイキバカラ.jpgの使用許諾の件です。作者さんの方がリンク先に「クリエイティブ・コモンズ 表示-継承 ライセンスの元で使用可能です。」と新たに書いてくださったのですが(こちらの下部です)、タグ中にある「1) ライセンスの方針に合致する形式でファイルの作者本人が使用許諾を明示的に表明しているサイトへのリンクを提示する。」の条件は満たさないでしょうか?許可情報を直してタグを削除しても大丈夫でしょうか?--Kameconta (talk) 15:31, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Talk pageでお返事しました。--miya (talk) 16:53, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Thank you very much --Justass (talk) 16:56, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

PotY 2009[edit]

It's May 13. Don't you mean it's open until JUNE 1st? Adam Cuerden (talk) 00:31, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Never Mind, I got it. It said May 21st on the main POTY page. =) Adam Cuerden (talk) 00:34, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Thank you for your attention. As my English is awful, feel free to correct them.--miya (talk) 00:45, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Missing[edit]

I checked these pages don't miss your lovely photo
May I ask you where (in which page)your photo is forgotten to be added? --miya (talk) 03:34, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, I guess I missed it. Thanks --Muhammad (talk) 15:28, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Never mind. :) --miya (talk) 16:53, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Galleries/Index/Category[edit]

I update Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Galleries/Index/Category - categories names converted to named params (with previous english names as defoult value). You can freely use it now in Commons:Picture of the Year/2009/Galleries/ja. Calling format - in talk Commons talk:Picture of the Year/2009/Galleries/Index/Category. --Kaganer (talk) 21:04, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

How nice! I added this index to ja page. Thank you, Kaganer.--23:01, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

Translation[edit]

Hello, I'm so sorry for the late response. I tried to do something about it, but it wasn't clear enough. Where should I put translations?--OsamaK 06:06, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

Too little finalists[edit]

IMO should be 10% of the total number of the images. Thanks.--Mbz1 (talk) 22:46, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

I copied your opinion to Commons talk:Picture of the Year/2009. --miya (talk) 17:28, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

POTY[edit]

I just wanted to say "thank you" for all the work you did on this year's POTY. Without your help, we would have surely gone without it. –Juliancolton | Talk 14:59, 4 June 2010 (UTC)

Thank you from me too.--Mbz1 (talk) 15:01, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks - your words make me very happy. Yet without Julian's help and Mbz1's push I couldn't have made a start call for POTY. So now let me thank you two, too!--miya (talk) 02:41, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
I am afraid that my involvement in the preparation was only "to push":) No I do not deserve your "thank you", Miya, but I do like to thank Julian, who's done a great work!--Mbz1 (talk) 13:57, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Thank you from me too! --Brackenheim (talk) 16:52, 18 June 2010 (UTC)

And from me too for not to let POTY 2009 die. --Jklamo (talk) 21:49, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

POTY[edit]

I think it's just too bad that readers can not download the images from here. Plus, I was wondering whether in the future we'll have a real Commons POTY contest with pictures taken from the users (not from Nasa, Flickr and so on). If not we'd better promote POTY everywhere as "send us your photo with a free license, you may win our POTY contest", which could attract photographers to our project. :) --Elitre (talk) 10:39, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Hi, Elitre. I don't know how to prepare image-download files. Plus I can't imagein how to make a real Commons POTY contest, for FP people don't seem to consider whether an image come from NASA or is taken by a Wikimedian. You should say your ideas in POTY discussion page :) --miya (talk) 15:54, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

File:Casing.jpg[edit]

Why do u mark this picture allready as picture of the day if there doesent't exist a page for 2011?--Sanandros (talk) 09:30, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

Hi, Sandros. Today I made files POTD for the first time. As Instructions page says "Try to find a date which has some connection to the picture", I tried to include the file to next year date (though I couldn't find POTD of 2011). Should I include it to 2010's? Or should I create 2011 pages now? I'd be grateful for your advice.--miya (talk) 10:40, 6 June 2010 (UTC) 
Would be better if we could use the 23rd March of 2010 ;) but that's too late, so it would be better to do the pages for 2011. I justed aksed cause I wanted to ad other languages...--Sanandros (talk) 14:39, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

Coverage of POTY[edit]

Hi Miya. Would you be interested in getting POTY featured in the 21 June edition of the Signpost?--Nilotpal42 (talk) 19:17, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

Oh, thank you! I'll hurry to release the Final result. :)--miya (talk) 02:42, 16 June 2010 (UTC)
I've put together some interview questions here. Please answer them and feel free to invite your fellow organisers. I shall also write an introduction section that will include the results.--Nilotpal42 (talk) 04:44, 17 June 2010 (UTC)
I read the interview question...they are a little tough for me to answer all - because my English (or Globish, rather) is very limited. So I invited fellow organisers to fill them, today. --miya (talk) 07:01, 18 June 2010 (UTC)
any other wiki project?
Just like Wikimedia Commons are multi-lingual, the organizing team (the Committee) is also very international. As you see here, there are native speakes of no, ja, ko, ar, fi,de,ru, cs as wel as en in the team. Some people are more active in their native language (like Kwj2772, MGA73, Kaganer,Miya, Jklamo...), some have more edits in enwp or meta than in their native lang wikis (like Kanonkas or The Evil IP address). There are also native en speaker active in enwp (like Juliancolton orLx 121), too.
What role does the Photo of the Year contest play in Wikimedia Commons?
POTY selected from FPs in each year plays as the representative - the symbol - the top page of a huge site, the Wikimedia commons, selected by its members (including all the wikimedians).
FPs in Commons are so wonderful! and POTY contest is a good chance to show them and let people find how wonderful the Commons contents are (especially FPs) attracting new people to Commons.
Did you face any hurdles?
- yes, the checking process.
In POTY2006 there are about 300 candidates.
In POTY2007 there were about 500 FPs as the candidate for POTY, and a special voting software was prepared thanks to the core members of the organizing Committee then.
In POTY2008 there were about 500 FPs but the voting software could not be prepared. As the result checking votes mannually became a hard work.
In POTY2009, this time, nearly 900 candidates and no software, either. It was proposed to wait and see if any software would be available - in vain.
Checking of hundres of votes manually without any software must be a really hard work! A member of organizing team proposed to use mw:Extention:SecurePoll but that was too late to adjust the rules, besides the SecurePoll doesn't support images. At last we got to start the contest without a voting software.
Of course the voter eligibility checking tool by Pathoschild was A REALLYL GREAT HELP! Many thanks to him/her! If only we could have compiled it to be automatically checking tool...!
for the future of the competition?
Not sure. It depends whether we can get any better organizing system in the future. Yet we believe POTY is expected to be continued in some way or other. Why? Don't you like to know which will be the POTY of all the FPs every year after all?
Thanks for those answers. It would be better if you could answer #1 as the answer will be different for different organiser.--Nilotpal42 11:36, 20 June 2010 (UTC)
I added #1 answer. As I'm en-2, please fix my english if you find any mistakes in my comments. Thanks.--miya (talk) 14:22, 20 June 2010 (UTC)
Sure! Thanks.--Nilotpal42
Thank you for all the help. The Signpost issue is finally up. Here is the finished article.Nilotpal42 20:01, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
 Great! A nice article! I'm very glad the POTY images received much attention in Wikimedia. Thank you for POTY coverage in The Signpost! --miya (talk) 03:08, 24 June 2010 (UTC)