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Filnik 12:29, 20 February 2008 (UTC)

Image:D6B250.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 informations 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.

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Wikimedia Commons has a specific scope[edit]

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Thank you for your contributions. Your image or other content, Volvo FH, was recently deleted, or will soon be deleted, in accordance with our process and policies, because it was not, or is not, within our scope. Please review our project scope, but in short, Commons is targeted at media files including photographs, diagrams, animations, music, spoken text and video clips. Wikimedia Commons does not contain text articles like encyclopedia articles, textbooks, news, word definitions and such. Each of these other kinds of content have their own projects: Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wiktionary and Wikiquote.

If the content seems to fit the scope of one of those other projects, please consider contributing it there. If you think that the deletion was in error because the contribution really was in scope, you can appeal it at Commons:Undeletion requests, giving a reason why it fits our scope to help others evaluate the matter. Thank you for your understanding.  -Kanonkas(talk) 12:25, 24 May 2008 (UTC)


Image:Scania_V8_prime_mover.jpg[edit]

Image deletion warning Image:Scania_V8_prime_mover.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

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Panoha (talk) 13:49, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Just a general question about location Image:Scania V8 prime mover.jpg and Image:NH15 road train.jpg taken in the Top End, NW Western Australia or Queensland? Nice photographs and great work BTW! Bidgee (talk) 10:58, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

arr the palm trees got me on that one! Would be nice if possible if you could photograph a whole Road Train? Just that most of the Road Train images (only one or two of them IIRC) are not really great. Bidgee (talk) 11:28, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Panoha!

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:

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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.

BotMultichillT 06:13, 6 October 2009 (UTC)

Truck engines and loadings[edit]

Hi Panoha,

I was wondering, based on your images, if you have a good understanding of semi engines and loadings?

I'm trying to find a good 10 to 20 page introduction to power use on semis. I can find this easily enough for cars, and I'm sure it exists for trucks as well, but I don't know enough in this field to know where to start.

I'm trying to see if there is a way I could attack the problem of understanding whether or not hybridization would help semis. With the new 16" in-wheel motors appearing, it would seem it would be relatively easy to build a 22.5" version with about 100 hp and 1000 foot pounds of torque (or more). One of these could go into every wheel, but I suspect for semi use it would be four in total, one on each side of the axles. That would be 400 hp and a whopping 4000 ft-lbs. This sounds like something would suffice to basically take all of the extra load off the engine during acceleration and hills.

Maury Markowitz (talk) 15:46, 3 August 2011 (UTC)