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For English-speaking people Nuvola United Kingdom flag.svg Erioll world 2.svg[edit]

Here you can ask all your questions.

RE: Copyright data[edit]

As requested I added

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This applies to Australia, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years.


Dialog-warning.svg You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Mexico has 100 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years, Russia has 74 years for some authors. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. Côte d'Ivoire has a general copyright term of 99 years and Honduras has 75 years, but they do implement the rule of the shorter term.


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to the Licensing agreements and in a copyright area. I hope htis suffices. Please let me know if it doesn't.

Bfoster333 (talk) 18:11, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Please notify User talk:Dodo; he added an auto-deletion template (no license) to your images. This may be removed by himself now. Thank you. --RE RILLKE Questions? 18:21, 14 March 2011 (UTC)


Re: Portable water purification[edit]

Hallo Hydrargyrum,

I translated Portable water purification to another language. The guys there asked me for citations for verification for:

similar in function and appearance to a mechanic's grease gun

Therefore I sought the revision-history and found your edit here (20.06.2006)(#12/20/2006#). Can you help me to find some documents or images proving this? This would be great.

Probably, you know somebody able to take a photo of such a device.

I was writing from memory. I saw such a portable device on a television news report or program, or perhaps an engineering journal, some 10-20 years ago. Also, similar devices have been offered for sale in outdoor sporting goods stores for the civilian market and as survival equipment with inflatable life rafts. Mechanics' grease guns are designed to create a very large mechanical advantage with their pump levers, because it often takes high pressure to inject grease into bearings and movable joints. Similarly, reverse osmosis requires considerable pressure, more than one can provide with direct muscle power alone, so the designers of the hand-held devices borrowed from the mechanisms used in grease guns to increase the mechanical advantage. It took a bit of searching with Google, but I eventually located a couple of photos of such devices at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Katadyn-8013418-Survivor-06-Desalinator/dp/B000F395X0/ and http://www.amazon.com/Katadyn-Survivor-35-Watermaker-Used/dp/B0012YS3XE/. The second example, the Katadyn Survivor 35 Watermaker, has the classic "grease gun" appearance. I don't own one, and most likely never will, due to the high price, so I can't be of help in getting a first-hand photo. Maybe a footnote referencing the Katadyn devices at the manufacturer's Web site might be sufficient. —Quicksilver@ 19:04, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

Thank you for the fast, comprehensive reply. I did not recognize that it would be superior to search the web for desalination of water and I'm sorry for the incorrect date. (Of course it should be 20 December 2006)--RE RILLKE Questions? 11:51, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

Für alle, die das verstehen Nuvola Austrian flag.svg Nuvola Swiss flag.svg Nuvola German flag.svg[edit]

Hier und auf der Diskussionsseite der deutschen Wikipedia können Sie all Ihre Fragen loswerden.

Pour francophons Nuvola France flag.svg Erioll world 2.svg[edit]

Ici vous avez la possibilité de me demander. (Je sais que mon français est horrible. S'il y a des faute d'orthographe, dites-moi s'il vous plaît.)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Stenodus_leucichthys2.jpg[edit]

Oui bon, ça peut attendre 20 minutes quand même... :/ --Citron (talk) 21:08, 16 March 2011 (UTC)

Je ne suis pas un administrateur. Pas de problèm. --RE RILLKE Questions? 23:03, 16 March 2011 (UTC)

John Tennent[edit]

Hi. W. John Tennent is a friend and entomological colleague of mine. We both served in the British armed forces when we were younger and we share an interest in Oriental butterflies. The images of his that I have adapted and uploaded to Commons were taken by him for an entomological paper. He has given me express permission to upload my composite versions here under CC Attribution 3.0. Thanks for your enquiry. ACCassidy (talk) 21:45, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Thank you for your reply. It would be nice if you forward this permission to OTRS. Thank you. --RE RILLKE Questions? 09:55, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

A cookie for you![edit]

Choco chip cookie.png To help you keep your strength up while you work on the amazing Gallery Tool :) Rd232 (talk) 00:24, 5 September 2011 (UTC)

A beer for you![edit]

Export hell seidel steiner.png Thanks for the Gadget help. Rd232 (talk) 18:59, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For being brilliant. Thanks for all your amazing work. Rd232 (talk) 22:40, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Längst überfällig: Ein Danke für die vielfältigen technischen Kenntnisse, die du hier einbringst. McZusatz (talk) 22:00, 7 February 2013 (UTC)