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Hi, Delete the image for me

Hi, please, delete the image for me, is error my post the photo.


Please sign your messages on talk pages with ~~~~. That will add your name with a link to your user page and a timestamp. Now I have no idea who you are. Please also add a link to the media you wish to make a remark about. Otherwise I have no idea what you wish to dicuss. Cheers! Siebrand 06:04, 3 September 2007 (UTC)
Thanks for noticing my error at Image:South View vs 71st.JPG I want it to be deleted (speedily). Where do I go to request this? Dincher 14:59, 8 September 2007 (UTC)


Hi. Could CommonsDelinker be set up at the icelandic wikiquote? --Steinninn 13:45, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Siebrand: Wat is het email adres voor CommonsDelinker? Ik vrees ook dat ik het password niet meer weet, dus ik kan hem niet aanmaken :( -- Bryan (talk to me) 13:53, 10 September 2007 (UTC)
User already exists for a while[1]. I emailed the password to Bryan. Cheers! Siebrand 21:56, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Some images

In all four cases the license is obvious - it's PD-old. Image:Abdallah_Nirqi.jpg is from the Xth century, but I don't remember it's source. Images Image:Abgarowicz.jpg, Image:Adamczewski.jpg and Image:Adolf_Abrahamowicz.jpg are from the XIX century - they are downloaded from PBI, a big Polish internet library. Laforgue 18:25, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Mussurana photo

Hi, I'm Ghedo form Italy. Sorry for my bad English! I've uploaded an image of a snake, the mussurana, but I've seen that there were some problems of copyright (?) just now. I didn't think so... Could solve this problem, if any? Feel free to delete the photo I've uploaded... Thanks! --Ghedoghedo 20:24, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Help needed

I'd appreciate your help on how to provide information to a picture I've uploaded today which I copied from Russian Wikipedia. The picture is YegorGaidar.jpg. It has permission from Gaidar's staff to be used on Internet, but what should I write (and where) to avoid picture being deleted in seven days? Mezjuev 19:16, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

Permission to be used on the Internet is unfortunately not sufficient. An image on Commons requires to be under a license that allows anybody to use the image for any purpose. Please ask them to license the image under a free license, such as the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 or the GNU Free Documentation License and forward a copy of the email to Consider using the template from Commons:Email templates. -- Bryan (talk to me) 10:28, 12 September 2007 (UTC)


Hello Suebrand, and thank your for your message in my discussion page! I'm not sure what kind of a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file exists. Since the pic is taken by me and from my camera, what kind of tags do you exactly need for this pic? also I live in the States! --سندباد 07:14, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Hi. Please choose a suitable free license, such as the GNU Free Documentation License or one of the Creative Commons licenses in that list. You can then replace the no-license warning on the page by a specific license template. -- Bryan (talk to me) 10:25, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Img copyvio at nl-WP

See nl:Afbeelding:Osho.jpg. Looks like a scan. Also no source, except "from the ro-WP", where I can't find that image. Lupo 09:35, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

✓ Done Siebrand 13:26, 16 September 2007 (UTC)


How ca I make an ogg data?--Kay Körner 12:51, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

I have no idea... Please use Google. Cheers! Siebrand 13:27, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

Help about Image:62393-screenshot2.png

I just added the image in Commons and I'm not sure with the licence.

The image is a free skin for a free application in KDE. I wrote to the creator to be sure that he agrees that teir images would be here. What can be the licence in this case.

Could you please tell me how to correct the licence in any case. Indeed, when the image is uploaded, I cann't find the button to chose and fill the licence.

Thanks and sorry for my bad english and my bad knowledge in rights.

--SerSpock 12:23, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

Hi. You have to check the license of the product. Possibly that is a GPL license, in which case the license here would also be GPL. In all cases the image would only be allowed if the license is free. {{please name images}} with an informative name... Cheers! Siebrand 13:29, 16 September 2007 (UTC)
Wiser to made a new upload without mistake. I suppose the Image:62393-screenshot2.png will "die" automatically, otherwise you can erase it. Thanks -- SerSpock 13:53, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

Restoring File:FrameForge 3D Studio version 2 Screenshot.png

What is the procedure for restoring File:FrameForge 3D Studio version 2 Screenshot.png. I am an instructor at Wikiversity and so I do not receive messages automatically from Wikimedia Commons. I see you have requested some of my screen shots to be deleted because if a lack of copyright info. But I cannot seem to get to the copyright info. How to I restore the pictures? Robert Elliott 20:25, 12 September 2007 (UTC) ~~~~ Contact me at Wikiversity at v:User:Robert Elliott

Please consider turning emails on watchlist/talk page changes to 'on' in your preferences. See COM:UR for undeletion requests. Cheers! Siebrand 19:34, 16 September 2007 (UTC)


I got that photo from another wikipedia at and after reading your message I found that the liecence part saying (Non-free album cover) if this is a problem please delete and many thanks for your efforts --Ghaly 16:33, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

✓ Deleted Siebrand 19:33, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

Is OK?

Well, the think is that i can't speak english very well (im 15 years old and live in Mexico...) but I correct the license of the Rose Image:Rotana.jpg photo and well, can you tell me if all its Ok? waht is the photo need to be ok now? thank you.--El Caballero de la Triste Figura 00:54, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Looks great. Thanks. Siebrand 09:51, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

"een vriend van mij maakte de foto..."

...en ik (deadstar) vroeg om de source, en nu is de vraag van de uploader waarom dat belangrijk is want de vriend die de foto maakte vond het allemaal prima, en zijn naam staat er al bij onder "author". Is er een snelle link naar waarom het belangrijk is en waarom je niet pd-self kan gebruiken als iemand anders de foto heeft gemaakt? Ik kon gek genoeg geen pagina vinden waarop het kort staat uitgelegd? (regarding: Image:S3600129.JPG zie ook [2]). Alvast bedankt, Deadstar (msg) 09:39, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Een licentie is niet modeling af te geven, maar kan slechts schriftelijk gegeven worden, i.v.m. de juridische consequenties. Van horen zeggen is dus niet voldoende. Er dient een claim te zijn eigenaarschap van de auteursrechten (ik ben de maker van dit werk) en een expliciete verklaring van licentie van de rechthebbende (ik geef de licentie x en/of y op deze media). Groet, Siebrand 09:48, 17 September 2007 (UTC)
Hm. Geen pagina dus? Ik ga het proberen. Groeten. Deadstar (msg) 10:16, 17 September 2007 (UTC)
Wel een pagina, maar niet het hele verhaal: {{no permission since}}. Groet, 11:09, 17 September 2007 (UTC)


Cher Siebrand,

Il doit y avoir un problème avec l'insertion des images dans Commons, car celles-ci ne devraient pas se charger lorsqu'aucune licence n'est proposée.

Jean-Pol GRANDMONT 10:29, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Hi Jean-Pol. Please let me know which page you are accessing and/or which media you have the problem with... Cheers! Siebrand 11:10, 17 September 2007 (UTC)
Image:Val Duchesse CH1aJPG.jpg. Il s'agissait de l'image susmentionnée en objet dont le problème a été solutionné. Mais je ne parvient pas à charger le fichier image:Davidia involucrata.JPG. Merci d'avance ! Jean-Pol GRANDMONT 11:39, 17 September 2007 (UTC)
P.S. Il est vrai que cette difficulté de téléchargement arrive de plus en plus souvent et je ne vois pas quelle en est la raison.
Hi Jean-Pol. I hear this now and then. If you do many uploads, please consider using Commonist, listed on Commons:Tools. The image linked in red does not exist. If you want me to take a look at it, please put in the correct link. Cheers! Siebrand 11:44, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Gniezno. Jelonek Lake

Cher Siedbrad, I'm completely newbie, so I can't resolve problem with my photo. I've chosen Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. It's self-made work. I'm really sorry. Thank you.WłosProsiOGłos

Resolved. I think someone has been tinkering with the upload forms and I do not yet know what was done... Please sign your messages with "~~~~". Cheers! Siebrand 12:20, 17 September 2007 (UTC)


What does is mean? All of these photo have permission tag! --FilMys 13:27, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

No, they do not. They have a license tag. Please fill out {{Information}} for the media. Cheers! Siebrand 13:39, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Sanktuarium Maryjne na Górze Chełmskiej

Schraiben Sie mir, bitte, noch Mall in Deutsch die Bemerkungen von Ihre Korespondenz. Ich nichts verstehe. Ich weiß nur eine, das Bild muß da sein weil ganzen Artickel hat ganzen Grund mit diesem Bild. Grüße. --Wladyslaw Golinski 18:10, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

✓ Done The template has text in many languages. Please click your language of choice to read the message... Siebrand 21:44, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Small error by CommonsDelinker bot at English Wikipedia

Hi Siebrand,

your bot made an error here[3], where half of the name of an already replaced image was removed because the second half of the name of the new image was the same as the name of the deleted old image. It seems to be a rather singular error, not some repeating bug (from a cursory glance at the bot contribs), but still, it might be worth looking into. I'll correct the page involved, this is just for your information. Fram 18:43, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the report. I've asked User:Bryan, developer of CD to take a closer look at it. Cheers! Siebrand 12:54, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Images by User:George Shuklin

Hello! Is it possible to remove speedy deletion tags from images uploaded by User:George Shuklin and restore deleted images? I guess it was a misunderstanding. (see "WTF is going on" discussion on Commons:Village_pump). --Boleslav1 11:04, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

I see no deleted contributions of the user that have made in error at this moment in time. All deleted contributions appear to have been made because of duplicates. Cheers! Siebrand 15:09, 18 September 2007 (UTC)


Weet jij toevallig hoe je een html signature moet aanmaken - iemand in de kroeg stelde een vraag en ik suggereerde al eea maar het werkt niet (mede omdat ik het antwoord niet weet...) Alvast bedankt. Deadstar (msg) 12:52, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Special:Preferences → "Tekst voor ondertekening". Daar kan je de HTML inplempen. Je kunt ook een sjabloon maken en in de voorgenoemde tekst dat sjabloon substitueren. Groet, Siebrand 12:54, 18 September 2007 (UTC)
Ja, html daar in zetten had ik al gezegd, maar hij krijgt dan alle code etc. ook te zien. Hij heeft twee templates klaar staan, maar kan het nog niet werkend krijgen. De pagina moet dan toch "Template:whatever" heten? Deadstar (msg) 12:55, 18 September 2007 (UTC)
Iedere pagina kan als sjabloon gebruikt worden. Vaak als User:Username/signature of iets dergelijks. Dan moet je dus {{User:Username/signature}} in dat vakje zetten. Vergeet niet Ondertekenen zonder link naar gebruikerspagina aan te vinken. Siebrand 15:07, 18 September 2007 (UTC)


Hello. Can you tell me where I have to write the correct informations for this images? Regards Ico83 14:21, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

See {{please tag images}} and Commons:Licensing. Cheers! Siebrand 15:06, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:ITU Taskisla Campus.jpg

Yep, I noticed it. I think the uploader in the English Wikipedia was fairly new and he forgot to add the proper licence tags. Pity! Thanks anyway. --Chapultepec 08:51, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

Deleted. Siebrand 08:02, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:Itu golet.jpg

I made some changes on the image, would you please check? Thank you. --Chapultepec 09:09, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

Please use CommonsHelper when transferring images from other Wikimedia wikis to Wikimedia Commons. That will ensure that all required information is present. Cheers! Siebrand 07:59, 20 September 2007 (UTC)


Public domain This image is in the public domain according to Article 31 of the "Law on Copyright and Related Rights" of the Republic of Macedonia, and it is in free use:
  • for the purpose of acquiring informations of general significance;
  • for teaching purposes;
  • for private and other individual reproduction;
  • quotation and other cases, according to this Law.

Dear Siebrand. I am new in WikiMedia and in Wikipedia in general, but I am willing to give contributions on Macedonia related articles. Today I created this PD-RM Template which is in accordance with the "Law on Copyright and Related Rights" of the Republic of Macedonia. But several minutes ago it was proposed for deletion. I know that you are busy, but could you please check the template, and see if it is all right. And if there is something that you disapprove, could you please help me improve the template. I would be very grateful. Thanks in advance. Revizionist 14:09, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

Please discuss this at Commons talk:Licensing. We need a broad consensus when accepting new license templates. Please also remember that *all* media require sources, regardless of their copyright or license status. We often see (obvious) public domain media without a source that are being deleted. The reason for this is that we are usually a starting point for research, and users need to be able to verify the claims made in media descriptions. Cheers! Siebrand 07:52, 20 September 2007 (UTC)


Naciones Unidas 3.jpg

I'm only trying to replace this Damaged JPEG Image with my Repair if it, and its Conversion PNG. --Ludvikus1 12:42, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

PS: Look at the horizontal line caused by Folding and thereby Damaging the Poster.

OK. Thank you for your effort. Why are you announcing this on my talk page? Cheers! Siebrand 07:49, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Commonsdelinker on af.wikipedia

Hi there,

For some reason the Commonsdelinker isn't providing the reason given for many of the deleted images it removes, (see [4]). I was about to scold the admins for not providing the reason when the delete an image, but I've noticed that they do, only the bot doesn't seem to pick it up in many cases. Don't know if this is an error or if it is fixable, but I thought it prudent to give you a head's up. Cheers, Anrie 14:49, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

Hi Anrie. The message was missing a parameter. I fixed it at af:Gebruiker:CommonsDelinker/summary-I18n. Cheers! Siebrand 07:46, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Borra esa imagen

Por favor, borra la imagen. Jose Garzón 21:08, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

I unfortunately cannot read Spanish. Please ask the question to a Spanish speaking admin or rephrase it in English. Cheers! Siebrand 07:47, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
Translation: Please, delete the image Jose Garzón. --Xavigivax 10:26, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Licensing Image:Flag_of_Sabadell.svg

Done! --Xavigivax 10:26, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Image with requestion to be delete

I don't know how commons works exactly. I create a request of deletion of Image:Dibujo Javichu el Jefe.JPG because is unnecessary, but the image continu existing. How could I do? --Xavigivax 10:26, 20 September 2007 (UTC). Please, answer in my talk discussion, thanks!

Image:ITU Taskisla Campus interior.jpg

There is one more image in question, I made some changes in the Image:ITU Taskisla Campus interior.jpg. Would you please check it out since I ain't sure that I gave the license tag properly. Thanks a lot. --Chapultepec 13:05, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

== Image:Muenster St. Georg Dinkelsbuehl.JPG‎; Oh - please help me to correct the license. I have forgotten to open GFDL. Sorry --Metzner 13:29, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

God! I am so annoyed right now =

This is regards to, among others, these two pictures:


God! Sorry if I am a bit annoyed sounding, but I am. It is because of reckless "copy and paste" editing that many of my legitimate contributions to Wikipedia have been deleted. You have pasted the same message several times about incorrect licenses existing on pictures that are perfectly licensed. And if they aren't, you claim further info is on the pictures them selves but I can't find anything. Please STOP incorrectly labeling my contributions. And if you have any honor, please immediately come to my talk page and apologize. I have been offended by this reckless tagging of legitimate contributions. Nesnad 12:43, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

These tags are made by a bot that alerts you about 20 minutes after upload of missing information. Thank you for the corrections you made. Cheers! Siebrand 13:15, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:Аскольдова могила.jpg

Are there what problems with this image? I do not understand--Uk-Kamelot 17:13, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

The source of the image is not being mentioned. It may be a book or a website. Please add the source for verification purposes. Cheers! Siebrand 23:30, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

The Delmerensmolen story

Hello Siebrand. Ik denk dat ik nog wat meer info heb over die verdwaalde foto Image:Delmerensmolen.JPG. Dat zou moeten de Vrije Basisschool van Aarsele zijn.

Misschien is het wel best om deze onder een andere naam te zetten? (hernoemen kan niet zeker, waarschijnlijk heruploaden met nieuwe naam?)

Groeten --LimoWreck 15:29, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Yep. Functionaliteit om te hernoem zou er wel aan moeten komen, maar is nog niet beschikbaar. Wachten is geen optie. Het beste kan je met CommonsDelinker de informatie tevoorschijn halen (hoewel hier niet nodig, want al aanwezig) en een nieuwe upload doen. Groet, Siebrand 17:26, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Ik had er al een halfuurtje naar gezocht omdat de relatie tussen de filenaam, de foto en de referentie naar de nl:wiki totaal onbestaand was. Waarschijnlijk iets verkeerd gelopen bij de transfer. Knap detectieve werk van LimoWreck. --Foroa 17:40, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Transfer is helemaal in orde, licentie ook, alleen heeft de uploader niets anders dan Delmerensmolen als beschrijving gegeven naar de originele cameragegeven bestandsnaam. Niets meer om mee te werken in zo'n geval en dus heb ik bij de transfer als naam de enige naam gegeven die op basis van de informatie beschikbaar was... Groet, Siebrand 17:45, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Deletion tag goof

I think I goofed when I tagged Image:Resica_Falls_1971_camp_patch.png for deletion. It apparently has an OTRS ticket. While I can remove the tag from the image and I have, I don't know how to fix the deletion request itself, see Commons:Deletion requests/Image:Resica Falls 1971 camp patch.png. Can you help? Thanks.Rlevse 15:41, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Just replace the contents with a {{speedy}} tag and an admin will delete it. Cheers! Siebrand 17:25, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Imagen: Sociedades 62


Cometí un error al subir la imagen, no puse la licencia. Creo que ya está arreglado. Un saludoGabrielZafra 19:11, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

Soory, I cannot read Spanish and you have also not mentioned wich media your comment was about. Please link to the media, so I can give an on topic follow up. Cheers! Siebrand 23:31, 21 September 2007 (UTC)
Puedes encontrar un administrador que hable español en Commons:List of administrators by language ;) -- Bryan (talk to me) 21:32, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Jeronimo Tristante Salmeron

Acabo de darme cuenta que me has borrado la imagen de Jeronimo Tristante,del articulo que tengo de este escritor en la Wikipedia. Coincidi con el en la feria del libro de MAdrid, un acto publico, por lo que no creo uqe haya motivos para borrar la fotografia, en todo caso te pido por favor, que me dgas que tengo que hacer para subir un trabajo propio, y que no se me borre. Un saludo Juliad 07:05, 22 September 2007

Hi Juliad. I cannot read Spanish, so please ask a Spanish speaking admin about the above issue or ask me in English. Cheers! Siebrand 17:27, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Puedes encontrar un administrador que hable español en Commons:List of administrators by language ;) -- Bryan (talk to me) 21:32, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Delinker feature request

Instead of completely removing images, would it be possible to instead replace a deleted image with a similar one that still exists? That would keep the bot from stripping articles left and right of pictures (just because an image is a copyvio doesn't mean the article needs to suffer). EVula // talk // // 16:38, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

This is always possible, but we need to have that image identified. If you are aware of pending deletions with an alternative, please note this at User:CommonsDelinker/commands. We unfortunately cannot be forced to try and look for alternatives for every image, as we have about 1000 deletions every day, which is a number that is rising rather than declining... Cheers! Siebrand 17:24, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Eh, makes sense. I'll try to keep a closer eye on the deletion pages; I only caught this because it removed an image from Carcharodon carcharias and the "check usage" tool was lagging a bit. Thanks. Would it be possible to run a bot a second time, but re-linking images (the exact map of which pages to go to being pulled from the bot's history)? Just a random thought. EVula // talk // // 19:38, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Logically it would seem possible to me. How to put this in a program, I would not know. User:Bryan programs the bot and I run it. Best ask him... I also have a few feature requests pending :) Cheers! Siebrand 21:05, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Oh yes, that's long on my wishlist. I will make that feature one day. Just not now, I don't have the time for such stuff unfortunately :( -- Bryan (talk to me) 21:30, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:Están Calientes.jpg

Image:Están Calientes.jpg 22 sep 2007 21:16 . Please eliminate this image. Is erroneous. Thank you.--Niplos 21:51, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

✓ Done Siebrand 21:59, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
  • Image:Estan Calientes.jpg‎ and Image:'Están Calientes.jpg‎ .Please eliminate this images. These images are repeat. By mistake I repeat this image (17:45 2 sep 2007 (hist) (dif) Image:Están calientes.jpg‎ ) Thank you.--Niplos 10:27, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

Volksbühne Photo

Hi you said there is a problem with my photo. I shooted this myself. What should i change ? thanks Poooov 21:18, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

Some other copyviols

Hi Siebrand, I'm Lucas. I'm writing you because all these photos are copyviol due to the "en:Freedom of panorama" problem (do you remember? ;): Giuseppe Samonà is dead after the 1937. Could you please delete the entire block? Thanks, see you. --Lucas 03:16, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

These too... --Lucas 03:22, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

My image

Hello, I uploaded my image onto Commons but I accidently confirmed the upload forgetting to select the license. How do I change the license? It is my work, however some rights are reserved for Valve in that the ULTIMATE creator of the image is a company. This is for:

Thank you,

MrBosnia 06:14, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

My image [5]


First of all, excuse me for my bad English. Yesterday, I upload that file [6] and you asked about the copyright status of the image. Please, read the new information that I added today informing about the source, authors and copyright.

Thanks. --Montgomery-es 11:57, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Fumimaro Konoe

Hi. Please don't change [[Category:Fumimaro Konoe]] back to [[Category:Prince Fumimaro Konoe]] as Konoe was not HIH Prince. He was merely "Prince" as in "Duke." Thanks. WTCA 15:24, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Category:Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II di Milano

this was moved by Siebot to Category:Galleria Vittorio Emanuel II (Milan). Do you plan to edit all the wikipedia pages that point to this and correct them to show the new name? user:traveler100 25 September 2007

No. We currently have no mechanisms to support this. Some inconsistency is likely to arise. Cheers! Siebrand 20:52, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Category talk:The most beautiful villages of France


I generally praise your admirable work with SieBot, but I think you are wrong on this precise point. Cheers. Bibi Saint-Pol (sprechen) 08:11, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

I am looking into things. There is a deletion request on fr.wp on the category. Siebrand 08:17, 26 September 2007 (UTC)
Actually the deletion request on WP fr: is more about the exact name of the category, since "Plus beaux villages de France" is misspelled (the article "Les" have to be included in the title to avoid confusion). Bibi Saint-Pol (sprechen) 09:41, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Thanx for the reminder. I indeed had forgotten the licensing. That's now ok. Bicounet 10:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Image deletion warning Image:John_Rep_3.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.

If you created this image, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue. If the file is up for deletion because it has been superseded by a superior derivative of your work, consider the notion that although the file may be deleted, your hard work (which we all greatly appreciate) lives on in the new file.
In all cases, please do not take the deletion request personally. It is never intended as such. Thank you!

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OsamaK 12:20, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

User:SieBot incorrect comments during moving categories

See diff. --EugeneZelenko 14:58, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Your move of Category:Galleria Vittorio Emanuel II (Milan) contains a misprint. The correct name is Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, as you can check here: Best wishes. --User:G.dallorto 15:57, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


all my files today are transfered from polish Wikipedia, and these is my works, or works of my friedns made for Wikipedia only Profsowa 16:56, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Category:"Baroque art" problem by Siebot

Hi, Siebot created a seemingly "closed loop" (Endlosschleife) by turning "Category:Baroque" into "Category:Baroque art", as the latter was (seemingly) already a sub-category of "Baroque". Can YOU fix that, please? Looking forward to your answer HERE. WeHaWoe 17:33, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Fixed. Siebrand 18:16, 26 September 2007 (UTC)
TX, &Best. WeHaWoe 20:26, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Requested moves


My opinion about requests in Category:Requested moves:

--Juiced lemon 22:14, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! Expecially for finding out about the more exotic ones. I'll process them tomorrow or Friday. Then I'll have gotten rid of a 450 move request backlog. On to the next :( Siebrand 22:51, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:Logo modem.gif

Regarding this image, File:Logo modem.gif, it can be deleted as it is the logo of a political party and, hence, not accepted on commons. No need to wait for a licence that can't come. ;)


--Bombastus 16:28, 27 September 2007 (UTC)

Help needed.

Dear Siebrand. I need your help with a very serious and annoying issue. I became a member of Wikimedia commons in order to contribute to Wikipedia as a whole. I've uploaded some very interesting and useful information connected with anthropology and history research. But the user User:ForeignerFromTheEast is constantly vandalizing my contributions by deleting the license tags. By doing this he is disturbing my contribution process. Other users have warned him for vandalism on his talk page, but he keeps on deleting the licenses and the comments on his talk page. Please check his contributions and you will see that the only thing he does is deleting my contributions. Please act by the protocol and give him a warning. This kind of behavior is not allowed on Wikimedia. With respect. Revizionist 21:16, 27 September 2007 (UTC)

The user has been uploading falsified licences. All his images were deleted from the English wikipedia and now he is attempting to transfer them here. ForeignerFromTheEast 19:21, 27 September 2007 (UTC)


Hello. Excuse me for my mistake. I put a licence on it but, how can I do ? I didn't take the pictures but one of my friend did. Is this the good licence ? thanks for your help. --TaraO 06:27, 28 September 2007 (UTC)

Sculpture -> Sculptures

Beste Siebrand, bedankt voor het verplaatsen van images naar de category: Sculptures. Ik zat net te plussen/minnen, waarheen met die foto's. Nu nog de rommel (40 images ) in de category: Sculptors. Wat moeten we daar nou nog mee. Help.--Gerardus 08:14, 29 September 2007 (UTC)

To my favourite herring

Self portrait?

Please accept this token of my esteem in gratitude for the revert before this revert. :) ++Lar: t/c 02:26, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

We appear to be suffering from some open proxy vandalism. See Commons:Open proxy detection. I'm keeping an eye on edits there and block vandalism from that type of hosts immediately for 1 year. Cheers! Siebrand 09:33, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

Dubbele category in commons

Er zijn 24 items in Category:Arms of Belgium die behoren onder Category:Coats of arms of Belgium (of beter nog in subcategorieën daarvan). Kan een bot die eerste categorie overhevelen naar die tweede. Groeten, Havang 17:48, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

Phineas Thomas Horton

I have received from you. Thank ...but i don't know how to use, do you help me, please?

This image is Horton. :-) --Angelo.1961 (alias Bestione) 18:06, 30 September 2007 (UTC)


Do you speak czech?

No. I am able to understand German, though. Is that of any help to you? Cheers! Siebrand 13:27, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

sorry and thanks

i was uploading many files together. by chance, i forgot to mention the license status. sorry for that. i have now mentioned the license. thanks for reminding.

gagan 14:39, 1 October 2007 (UTC) talk to me


Thank you, for the welcome.--Orroz 15:44, 1 October 2007 (UTC)


Dear Siebrand, is it possible to place the 'p-tb' down in this script in a variable which I can customize in my monobook.js? By using the default value, it should do no harm to other users. Regards, Code·is·poetry 11:34, 2 October 2007 (UTC)

If you know how to do that, please do. I do not have the faintest idea how to do that... Siebrand 11:59, 2 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for your information.

Hello Mr.Siebrand.I'm Ish-ka editing commons from Japan.

I recieved your bot's information massage. I can not speaking English very well,but try that documents and enjoy editing. Thank you so much, and best regards in the future (Japanse "今後ともよろしくお願いします!"). --Ish-ka 14:45, 2 October 2007 (UTC)

I look my talk again, trancelated in Japanese information there! say big thanks your posting!Thanks!--Ish-ka 15:09, 2 October 2007 (UTC)


Hello Siebrand, See the image please, thanks. Jurema Oliveira 05:39, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Flag of Serbia.svg

This image has a formatting mistake. When it is used on wikipedia, it is always followed by a shaded box surrounded with a blue dotted line. Is it possible to fix it? I noticed you locked the edit page to prevent editing. Thanks! Chesdovi 11:56, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Adam Jerzy Czartoryski1.jpg

Could you explain why you put deletion template to this image?

--WarX 13:42, 29 September 2007 (UTC)

We need to have external sources to verify the claims made. There is no source mentioned. Siebrand 17:56, 29 September 2007 (UTC)
P.s. I think, that some of admins are heavy brain-damaged! is a remark you should apologise for. This type of uncivil behaviour is not expected of you as a sysop. Siebrand 17:58, 29 September 2007 (UTC)
If it's stated that was painted by XIX century painter, who died in XIX century it's for sure PD, where is the problem?--WarX 13:03, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
The problem is that *all* media need a source, for otherwise the given information cannot be verified. If that is something you dispute, you should probably resonsider if you should be admin. Siebrand 13:04, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
I think (and many other people to) that you should reconsider leaving this project, cause you make very large shit and make people angry on Commons! --WarX 13:35, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
I think it would be best if I remain civil and not comment on this. As I said before: you owe Majorly an apology, and, although I am a party, I think you owe me one too, now... Siebrand 13:42, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

I'm civil)))

I did'n so that changes (if is any).( Sorry.) But that is not my 'personal atteck'! That his personal attack[7] against me!!! You see that. Jeff G. ask for gay photos.) They -- 2 russian guys, lie about copyright! --Pogrebnoj-Alexandroff 21:03, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Help pleasE

Hi Siebrand,

I have a problem with a few photos at the 3 images ([8][9][10]) were taken from here. Do you believe that the user is in fact the copyright holder? Gridge 00:16, 4 October 2007 (UTC).

Copyfraud: Siebrand 05:42, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Thanks, man. Gridge 15:03, 4 October 2007 (UTC).

Image use

Hi and thanks for the warm welcome, I wonder if its ok to upload pictures from Joahsuaproject? --12:08, 4 October 2007 (UTC)~~

That depends on the source. See Cheers! Siebrand 12:10, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
If it says that "Some rights reserved" is that's ok to upload? if sorry to ask to much im just a new member thanks --Simenged 12:18, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Which image are you talking about~on which page? Siebrand 12:19, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
This [11] and this [12] --Simenged 12:28, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
The first one has a non-commercial clause, which is not allowed on Commons. The seconds appears to come from an all rights reserved source, which also is not allowed here, although I cannot be certain, because I cannot read that language. Cheers! Siebrand 14:50, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
The first one was taken from flickr as you see and got some rights reserved, If Joshuaproject has taken from flickr why not me? --Simenged 14:55, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Wikimedia Commons does not allow content that cannot be used commercially. You can use it, it just cannot be hosted here. Cheers! Siebrand 16:23, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Jacob van Heemskerk.png

Hallo Siebrand, je vroeg me naar de bron van de afbeelding Image:Jacob van Heemskerk.png. Ik heb dat toegevoegd, maar is dat nodig om zo'n afbeelding in zo'n korte tijd te gaan wissen, omdat de bron ontbreekt? Ik bedoel, dit is, bron of geen bron, overduidelijk een PD-old afbeelding, en de bron die ik heb gebruikt is zeker niet de originele bron. Waar mijn bron zijn afbeelding vandaan heeft is maar de vraag, dus wat voor zin heeft het? Om te controleren of the copyright-status klopt heb je deze bron-info in ieder geval niet nodig. Jan Arkesteijn 14:36, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Hallo Jan. We hebben broninformatie naast voor het bepalen van een licentiestatus ook nodig om de gegevens over de afbeelding na te kunnen kijken (verificatie). Wat voor jou overduidelijk erg oud is, hoeft dat voor iemand anders, wegens een gebrek aan kennis niet te zijn. Vandaar de behoefte aan bronnen, juist/ook voor afbeeldingen die zich in het publieke domein bevinden. Groet, Siebrand 14:43, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Goed, ik heb het toegevoegd, voor wat het waard is. Jan Arkesteijn 14:51, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Waarvoor eeuwige open content-dank :) Groet, Siebrand 14:52, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Problematic BG User

Hello Siebrand, I need your help with a user from Bulgaria, who seems to be deliberately disruptive. I was prompted that this contribution of User:Laino (translated nickname meaning "shit") is misleading: The filename reads Horus, the Ancient Egyptian god, see Image:Horus 3.jpg while the image depicts Thoth, see en:Image:Thothbw3.JPG. Different bird heads, the image is already in use locally.

Image Image:Статуя от Карнак.jpg, uploaded as PD-self was taken from here. The rest of them I have no patience to search for, but I am absolutely sure they're copyvio too. Please, have a look, delete, and consider if the user's nickname is intolerable. Thanks, Spiritia 22:05, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Some steps have been taken, leaving an additional note at User talk:Spiritia Finn Rindahl 11:14, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Image: Winschoten_01.JPG

Sorry Siebrand, PD-self had ik moeten aangeven. Waarom komt de license vraag toch als laatste en niet als startvraag? Idee misschien of is dit een open deur intrappen? Groetjes--Gerardus 14:15, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

De licence vraag komt als laatste, maar als ik dan voor de safe page-knop naar beneden ga met de muis, springt de licencielijn bij mij weer terug. Dus, Gerardus, misschien is dat bij jouw ook gebeurd. Ik moet naar beneden gaan met de schuif rechts op het scherm om dat te voorkomen; ik vergis me nog regelmatig maar let nu op herstellen van de licentie. Als het licentie tekstblok een beetje minder hoog gemaakt wordt, staat de safe page-knop nog wel in beeld en hoef ik niet meer te scrollen om te safen, dan zouden heel wat minder licenties verloren gaan, denk ik. Is dat mogelijk, Siebrand? Havang 20:27, 3 October 2007 (UTC)
Hallo Siebrand, is de licentiekwestie nu ok of moet ik nog wat doen? Door mijn tweede vraag ben ik even het spoor bijster--Gerardus 07:06, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

CommonsDelinker bug

Hy! Bot CommonsDelinker replaced an image on Slovene Wikipedia and removed =, which is not part of the image name (here). Please, fix that. Thanks. --Domen 12:13, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

I reported it to user:Bryan. Thanks. Cheers! Siebrand 12:20, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you for the report. Fixed the problem. -- Bryan (talk to me) 20:41, 4 October 2007 (UTC)


We just have a better version of this image so it may be deleted. Mathiasrex 12:31, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Please use {{duplicate}}, {{superseded}} or create a deletion request. Cheers! Siebrand 22:05, 4 October 2007 (UTC)


License updated. Changes made. Thanks.

Cheers! Siebrand 22:04, 4 October 2007 (UTC)


Pay attention to copyright Image:Ivorywoodpecker.jpg has been marked as a copyright violation. The Wikimedia Commons only accepts free content, that is, images and other media files that can be used by anyone, for any purpose. For details on what is acceptable, please read Commons:Licensing. You can ask questions about Commons policies in Commons:Help desk.

The file you added will soon be deleted. If you believe this image is not a copyright violation, please explain why on the image description page.

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That is a photograph of a copyrighted work of art. More information on the note and the talk page for the image. Cotinis 18:02, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Nice find. The copyvionote may be a bit overzealous, though. Cheers! Siebrand 21:38, 4 October 2007 (UTC)


Hello, I'm sorry about the description. Is the description now good?--Snipersnoop 21:39, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Please add a license and {{please link images}}. Cheers! Siebrand 22:04, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
I'm sorry but how can i do that?--Snipersnoop 22:23, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Go to the image, click edit, add text link {{self|cc-by-3.0|GFDL}}. Cheers! Siebrand 22:26, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
Its now good? Sorry for my English, i know its bad.--Snipersnoop 22:29, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
The license is excellent, now. Your English is fine. Thank you for making the effort. Cheers! Siebrand 22:36, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:VolvoC30_3.JPG

Hi, I've never indicated the author on the pictures uploaded through my bot and I indicated GFDL cause I took all the pictures myself, at that time, i think there was no need to indicate the author as i thought it was implicit i was him (i may be wrong). As I nearly don't participate anymore to wikipedia cause i'm busy, i can't put my name on all the files i uploaded. Though I would be really disappointed to see all my pictures deleted as i took me a lot of time last year so could you find a bot to do it, i certify all the pictures uploaded by my bot were taken by me. I'm aware of the rules, i used to be very active last year on french wikipedia. Thanks. Ton1 (can you answer there and not on commons please)

If you somehow produce a list of media you claim authorship to, I can take care of tagging those correctly. I think you should best start with the uploads of you and your bot. If you create a page with a list of image, not necessarily linked, and add something like I am sole copyright holder of these media and they have been licensed 'such and such', I will take care of the rest. Will that do? Cheers! Siebrand 07:55, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Category talk:Strasbourg Cathedral

Hello, sorry to bother but it'a about the new request to move this category once again, which i oppose. Both sides (Bibi and me) have now made their points very clearly, and your own thoughts about the matter would be very helpful. Thanks, 07:02, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Please discuss it on the category's talk page, or take it to COM:CFD. Cheers! Siebrand 14:45, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
But we do ! I just wanted to have your point of view as well. Cheers ! 15:56, 5 October 2007 (UTC)


Hallo Siebrand, sinds enkele dagen loopt een discussie rond een paar foto's van werken van de Deen Per Kirkeby in Nederland en Duitsland. Een deel van de discussie op mijn pagina, een deel achter de foto en een deel op de pagina van User:Fingalo. Kun jij als Nederlandse admin er ook eens naar kijken en je commentaar geven. Of is de discussie al afgesloten. Ook hier ben ik de weg al weer kwijt. Vast bedankt--Gerardus 07:12, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

✓ Done Siebrand 14:44, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you--Gerardus 13:55, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Move request

Category:Acer fruits to Category:Acer fruit. 'Fruit' does not normally take an -s in the plural - MPF 13:18, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Please use {{move|Category:Acer fruit|reason}} on the category page. Cheers! Siebrand 14:45, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:After-beach1 halmstad.JPG

I'm, sorry, but I don't understand, the message you left on my discusion. The picture was taken by me. Ghostrider 19:41, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Your username is Ghostrider, the image is claimed to be created by Jonas Ericsson. How is anyone supposed to know thay are the same? Best use [[User:Ghostrider|Jonas Ericsson]] in the author field and state on your user page that you are Jonas Ericsson to avoid future confusion. Cheers! Siebrand 22:03, 4 October 2007 (UTC)
OK! I will do my best! Ghostrider 21:33, 5 October 2007 (UTC)


I note this, but do not see the grounds for deletion? It is public domain, there are numerous sources. Cygnis insignis 11:26, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Please add *any* source to have it kept. We need to be enable our users to verify the statements made about PD content. Cheers! Siebrand 11:28, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Thanks, I will try and find a reliable source then. I meant to ask if any would do. Regards, Cygnis insignis 11:34, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Pardon me, a further question. If I had not given a source, what would have happened? Would you have deleted it? Cygnis insignis 05:21, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Yes. All media required a source for verification purposes. Without them, we will eventually be providing information that is not trustworthy. These terms are also clearly mentioned on upload forms and policies. Cheers! Siebrand 09:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I find that unacceptable and alarming. Why not do a simple search to establish if it public domain? I imagine this takes the same time as tagging and deleting it, you assume responsibility to find the best solution when you do. Deleting an obviously PD image, otherwise well documented, is tantamount to vandalism. It took me very little time to establish its veracity. I can see no other way of viewing this, or, regrettably, a more civil way of pointing it out. Please do not point out the policy, it is simple common courtesy to the person who gave their time to uploading and describing the image. We are not here to serve rules, we are making public domain available, amongst other things. I know you are busy, but this is utterly baffling, Please consider my view carefully. Cygnis insignis 12:16, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I am sorry, our opinions differ. Without a proper source, PD can never by obvious. Cheers! Siebrand 12:55, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
With respect, I don't thnk it is opinion. What is my next step in resolving this? Cygnis insignis 13:12, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
You can try the talk page of COM:L, COM:VP, and/or COM:AN. Cheers! Siebrand 19:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

source tags in PD-Art

unnecessary, VERY unnecesary. the provenance of the copy we use does not affect the copyright question with PD-Art files in ANY way. in the case of a 2000 year old fresco, it becomes quite absurd to demand a source. --Snotty 19:16, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Please add *any* source to have it kept. We need to be enable our users to verify the statements made about PD content. Cheers! Siebrand 00:21, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
a photographic representation of a two-dimensional object that is 100+ years old is ALWAYS in the public domain. there are no exceptions. a source would not aid verification in any way. --Snotty 00:31, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Just as in Wikipedia sources are needed here. We even *require* them for all media. Siebrand 00:38, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Speedy delete

I only find instructions to delete images, not a category. Can you speedy delete this: Category:Tule Lake River War Relocation Center ? I accidentally put "river" in it when I created it. The correctly named version is already created. Thanks. Rlevse 21:40, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

✓ Done Please use {{speedy}}, {{bad name}}, or {{move}} in the future. Cheers! Siebrand 09:14, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Soy Hendrix

Hola, lo siento, pero no hablo inglés. me has dejado un mensaje diciendo que he violado reglas al subir imágenes a algunas páginas, pero no comprendo porqué. Todas las imágenes que he subido pertenecen a mi archivo personal, y las poseo desde hace años. Vi, por ejemplo, que has borrado un logo de las 62 organizaciones peronistas, que es de uso publico. Asmismo, me pones en mi pagina de discusión que seran borradas varias de las imagnenes que he subido. Te pediría por favor que me expliques cuál es el error. Saludos, Hendrix (no encuentro las vírgulas para firmar ;-)))

All these important messages have been translated in the largest languages, like Spanish. Just click the link Español and {{please tag images/es}}. Cheers! Siebrand 09:16, 6 October 2007 (UTC)


Is It OK in this way? Xavier121 09:44, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Please add an image link. I have no idea what you are talking about... Cheers! Siebrand 10:58, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

File Problem

Hi Siebrand, I just got a message from you (demanding a copyright validation for a file I was trying to upload). In fact the copyright is less my problem than a peculiar failure to get the file represented on screen. I have no idea what to think of the problem. Might I be able to send you one of the problematic files via e-mail for a check whether they appear all right on your screen? (German wikisource asked me to upload these files into commons...) --Olaf Simons 10:06, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

This is a known issue with images that have large dimensions. I think the developers have made a particular setting to not be vulnerable for certain DoS attacks, where the parser tries to create a thumbnail for huge images, which costs a lot of memory. You could downsize the images a bit (to under 10 megapixel) and upload them over the exisiting image. That way, someone really interested can still download the original high resolution image. P.s. Do not forget to {{please tag images}}. Cheers! Siebrand 11:01, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Unknown issue

Same here. Images that I uploaded were from Wikipedia. These images are seals which are not copyrighted. The message I get did not state how to resolve it. --Filipinayzd 11:09, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi Filipinayzd. Please be more precise. What is the issue with which image? Please be aware, that in general, an image that was present in a Wikipedia, is not necessarily allowed and/or sourced well enough on Wikimedia Commons. See COM:L for details. Cheers! Siebrand 11:11, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
It's demanding. Will images in our Wiki project (incubator) be moved (meaning, we need not upload them AGAIN) to our own wiki once the project has been approved? Thanks. --Filipinayzd 11:35, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
If you are uploading image to incubator and not to Commons, they are only available in Incubator wiki. If you upload them to Commons, you can use them on Incubator. Once the articles containing the images are moved to their own language Wikipedia, they are transparantly used there.
So yes: if they are on Incubator, you have to upload them again. I would advise against uploading project related to Incubator if it has a free license and is sufficiently sourced. Cheers! Siebrand 12:54, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Works by the government of the Philippines can not be used for commercial purposes without preapproval. See en:Template talk:PhilippinesGov. The seal that Filipinayzd uploaded are used at English Wikipedia under a fair use claim, en:Image:Ph seal camarines sur.png. Thuresson 13:22, 6 October 2007 (UTC)


hi, i am rajeevmass from Hindi wikipedia, i am new in this area, well image "earth" is indicate to the members of (Project) Geography members (as many indicators for the Languages group). Sir how can i uploade photos in it. thease photograps are free to licence becouse it is shoot my me only--Rajeevmass 15:25, 6 October 2007 (UTC)


I award you the Working Man's Barnstar. — Manecke 20:01, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

A "small" recognition for your help with regard to the summary of my pictures. Thank you. — Manecke 20:01, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks you. I've added it to my user page. Cheers! Siebrand 21:15, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

User talk page edits

Hi! I'm just a bit puzzled about this edit, where you seem to have edited and deleted some of the messages I left on another user's talk page. Was this intentional? LX (talk, contribs) 20:57, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Yes. The text was parsed by one of Magnus' tools ( It appears to strip comments. I removed a deletion warning on a kept file (I hope). OK? Siebrand 21:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I'd rather such notices be kept, so that users can see that their images have been up for discussion and so that it doesn't look like they weren't notified. If you want, add a comment saying the deletion discussion was closed and that the image was kept, but I don't think simply deleting comments is in keeping with the spirit of Commons:Talk page guidelines. If that's is the default behaviour of the tool, I think it needs to be changed. LX (talk, contribs) 22:48, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Sure, no problem. I'll leave them on the talk page. Because it was part of the tool, I assumed it was part of the process. This makes the process easier, so I happily drop that part :) Cheers! Siebrand 09:16, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Category:Messier objects

Category discussion notification Category:Messier objects has been listed at Commons:Categories for discussion 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.

If you created this category, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it. If the category is up for deletion because it has been superseded, consider the notion that although the category may be deleted, your hard work (which we all greatly appreciate) lives on in the new category.
In all cases, please do not take the category discussion personally. It is never intended as such. Thank you!

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Interwiki with SieBot on be-x-old Wikipedia

I noticed that you run SieBot on be-x-old Wikipedia through all articles several days ago. Could you please do same thing for category and project (Wikipedia) namespaces? Thank you. --EugeneZelenko 15:19, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Sure, no problem. Will do that. Cheers! Siebrand 16:30, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Both are running. Siebrand 16:32, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Project namespace was stopped because of issues in If it is fixed (could take a while) I'll try and remember to restart it :) Making many edits because of the category scan... Siebrand 17:24, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you for help! --EugeneZelenko 17:39, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Coats Category check

Hello, Siebrand, I completed the 12 subcategories of Category:Coats of arms of municipalities of the Netherlands. I had made first as experiment an (hand-made) content and a one-category-up catscan link, which helped me greatly to eliminate wrong files, find doubles and all missing files. This is a semi-closed finite collection now. Could you have a look at it and give your judgment? Greetings. Havang 18:36, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

I saw your work pop up on my watchlist for a few days already. Excellent stuff! Is it really complete, or are some (which?) elements still missing? Cheers! Siebrand 19:37, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
It is complete, except for possible mistakes and for upcoming fusions of munipalities. The sin escudo's are recently formed municipalities which have no coat yet or which will not demand for a coat (especially in Limburg). One or two municipalities (in Overijssel, I believe) have decided to ask for one. I could do this, thanks to the introduction of the list of communities in the categorie page. I discovered that (a)a catscan link for a upper cat is helpful; (b) I have to use selection keys;(c) it should be possible to fuse categorie-pages with the corresponding page-pages. Greetings Havang 20:00, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Ataturk-Nazilli-factory-opening.jpg

I have replied to you on my talk page. boffy_b 00:43, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

ydby hede 1 - 5

i fixed it! the license is attribution 3.0 for all five. Bunnyfrosch 19:21, 8 October 2007 (UTC)


Hallo en bedankt voor je vlotte reactie. Ik schijn zo dom te zijn: Ik klik op Image:Spreedengswierstand2.jpg en dan zie ik niet hoe ik verder moet. Geef me a.u.b. een hint waar ik eerst moet klikken? --Pyt 09:03, 9 October 2007 (UTC)

Het tabblad bewerken lijkt me een prima startpunt :) Groet, Siebrand 09:27, 9 October 2007 (UTC)
YES! GNU staat er op. Nu de category nog. --Pyt 10:34, 9 October 2007 (UTC)
[[Category:Een categorie]]. Siebrand 13:13, 9 October 2007 (UTC)



Ref this message, you can delete this image as it's a duplicate of Image:VreloBosne2.PNG. --Babaroga 17:31, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

Please tag it {{duplicate|Image:VreloBosne2.PNG}}. Cheers! Siebrand 17:32, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Bow compound.jpg

Hello. You can delete the picture Image:Bow compound.jpg. I made a correct upload later Image:Bow compound.JPG. Mayby I had a problem with the first upload and I just discovered the tagged one. Traumrune 20:13, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

Please tag it {{bad name|Image:Bow compound.JPG}}. Cheers! Siebrand 20:35, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

Re: Image:Megadiverse_Countries_Full.png

I find the options to select the appropriate copyright tags extremely confusing. the image was, obviously, taken from the English Wikipedia. Here is the source for the image: [13] --Dúnadan 00:48, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Please use CommonsHelper for information. There is a link in the welcome message on your talk page. Cheers! Siebrand 06:10, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Thank you

Thank you for reminding the images lacking tags. Regards. --Manop 16:24, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

No problem. That's what I have the bot for. Thank *you* for actually paying attention and fixing it :) Now we do not have to delete the uploads. Cheers! Siebrand 17:16, 11 October 2007 (UTC)


Kannst Du mir bitte erklären, warum Du mir Löschwarnungen zu Bildern auf meine Diskussionsseite setzt, die ich nicht hochgeladen habe? Das oben genannte Bild Image:Mary_ruiz_casaux.jpg stammt nicht von mir. Ich habe den Eindruck, Du bist Deiner Aufgabe nicht gewachsen! -- ArtMechanic 17:02, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Wow. Long toes? Check Image:Mary ruiz casaux.jpg. You have made the last upload... Are you sure you are up to *your* task? Please {{be civil}}. Cheers! Siebrand 17:18, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Renaul Clio Symbol 2007.JPG

Hello, the picture was made by me! Now is ok! Thank You!--Razvan85 17:47, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Excellent. Thank you! Cheers! Siebrand 18:44, 11 October 2007 (UTC)


Image:Colours.SVG vertoont een ernstige fout, en dat is door anderen bevestigd. Dat je het niet ziet neem ik je niet kwalijk, de maker zag het zelfs na herhaalde uitleg mijnerzijds ook niet (of wilde het niet zien), maar het feit ligt er. Wat me wel irriteert is dat je iets als "grow up" meende te moeten toevoegen, alsof je dit ziet als een ruzietje tusssen twee kleuters. Ik vraag je nogmaals het bestand te verwijderen, en ook je kleinerende opmerking te verwijderen. Dank. - Erik Baas 18:48, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Zie mijn uitleg aan HH hier. In de Village Pump en de helpdesk op en: is het ook besproken, maar dat ik niet meer terugvinden. - Erik Baas 18:55, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
Je suggestie "use {Duplicate}" gaat ook niet op, het is n.l. geen "exact duplicate". P.S.: Haal je je denigrerende opmerking even weg ? - Erik Baas 18:41, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


Actually i wanted it deleted i uploaded the wrong one.Sparrowman980 20:19, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Please tag it {{bad name|new file}} or {{duplicate|new file}}. Cheers! Siebrand 21:16, 11 October 2007 (UTC)


Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Indeed, I had inadvertently forgotten to provide the license information for that file. Once in a while, things get overlooked, but the omission has now been corrected. Best, W. C. Minor 23:42, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

No problem; that is what we check new uploads for. Cheers! Siebrand 06:10, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

about Image:WIKI-0夏聚.JPG and Image:現代紙錢.jpg

The source and permittion already be in their page statement.It's just the template left.I have cleared the wrong templates.--Shoichi 07:47, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi. Sorry. I mistagged Image:現代紙錢.jpg. With regards to Image:WIKI-0夏聚.JPG: For images donated by others we need to verify permission through OTRS. More is explained on {{no permission since}}. Cheers! Siebrand 07:52, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Re: User talk:nguyenthephuc#Image Tagging Image:Do_thi_ham_so_sin(x).svg

Hi Siebrand,

You can delete it. Thank you.--Nguyễn Thế Phúc talk 08:02, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks you.

Thanks you. I added tag according to your adviceTokyo Watcher 08:06, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


The renaming to Category:Latium is unconsensual and nonsense: Lazio, Lazio. Stop and reverse this process, including associated categories. --Juiced lemon 09:06, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Go find the admin that gave the command. I didn't do that... Cheers! Siebrand 09:10, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Thanks for your prompt action, though my request was not very courteous. My concern is to improve Commons methods, not to make the authors of mistakes feel guilty. “Latium” was the name of the English article for Lazio one year ago. Now, Latium is for an ancient region of Italy, so Category:Latium could be reused. --Juiced lemon 10:51, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


This user seems to have taken a dislike to you, seeing that he is requesting images of yours to be deleted all the time... Ingolfson 11:22, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

He's been trying to get his own images deleted (I think). But adding {{speedy}} without a reason is not enough reason (haha). I am not aware of him trying to get images uploaded by me deleted. Cheers! Siebrand 11:23, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


Thank you for telling me these problems, I hope I could solve them Civertan

See your talk page. Cheers! Siebrand 14:22, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

sourcing of images


I just created a user account on Wikimedia Commons so that I could put an image that is on the English version of Wikipedia onto the Italian site. I really have no idea how to use images or Wikimedia Commons, I just wanted to start a missing page on the Italian Wikipedia and wanted an image to go with it. The image has the same name as the one on the English version of Wikipedia, which is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. So yeah, I don't know what or how to do whatever I should/need to do, but the image is in the public domain, I just wanted to use it on a different project.

Regards, GuyPersonson 14:19, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

See your talk page. Cheers! Siebrand 14:21, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


Dear Siebrand,

Though I have created this image myself, It was one of my earlier attempts, and I was not sure yet of my way around. I do not need it now, nor the other one with the Shikakhwa_mark.jpg. would you kindly delete both. I am sorry I just completely forgot all about it. I should have taken action before. Do I need to know about any other photos? Many thanks and God bless.--Nasib Bitar 14:48, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi Nasib. Please tag all your images and it will be OK. Cheers! Siebrand 15:29, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


This graphik is from 1868. What is the problem with the rights ? --Horstbu 16:14, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

You should add a license tag. {{PD-old}} in this case. Cheers! Siebrand 16:42, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


BoNM - Netherlands.PNG
The first Dutch Barnstar of national merit goes to Siebrand
for his outstanding administrator work and his coach activities
both on commons and nl:wikipedia.
Congratulations. Havang 18:51, 12 October 2007 (UTC)]]
*blush* Siebrand 19:16, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


Hello Siebrand: Sorry for my very trully bad english. It's not my lenguage... Sorry againg. But, I need write you because i see yours message in my userpage. You are worry for the copyright of the following images: Image:Alday.jpg , Image:La_Araucana.jpg, Image:AcorazadoLatorre2.jpg...It seems to me that all these images are evidently of public domain. The first one of them (Alday) is a picture of 1772. The second image is the front page of a book of 1569. The third one is a postcard of anonymous author who circulated in Chile in 1920, which is not a property of any publishing house. I respect and admire your scrupulous work. And, obviously, you are in your right to request supplementary informations, in case of you thinking thats are absent. Only... I wanted to comment to you: that these images were raised of good faith. And that seems to me... to be a bit excessive the existing paranoia respect of the copyright, in this type of cases. Or probably I do not understand well the Commons's policies and instructions. Many regards. Saludos y gracias. Carrilano 01:17, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi Carrilano. Any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Sourcing is not just about establishing a copyright status or license status, but also about credibility. The images you reference have not been sourced properly. See Commons:Incomplete license and add weblinks or more specific information. Cheers! Siebrand 06:09, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Comprendo. Gracias. --Carrilano 20:59, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


Hallo Siebrand. Tell me, am I a trusted user :) ? Gridge 15:23, 12 October 2007 (UTC).

I have no idea. Commons:Flickr images/reviewers: A user that is not an admin can request permission from the community to review images from Flickr on the talk page on this subpage. For more information see Commons:Flickr images. If you are a trusted user you can add {{User trusted}} to your user page. From your question, I think you are not (yet) :) Cheers! Siebrand 15:27, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
In that case, please change the "flickrreview" to your name. Gridge 15:38, 12 October 2007 (UTC).
Well, the image is unsourced at the moment. You have named an alledged author, but a link to the image itself is missing. Please add it and I'll check again. Cheers! Siebrand 15:43, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Here. Gridge 15:45, 12 October 2007 (UTC).
If you check the current version of the image, you can see that I added the source and {{flickrreview}}. That tag will trigger an automatic review cycle. Only if that fails, manual intervention is required. Cheers! Siebrand 16:46, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
"not yet been reviewed"? why didn't you check it your self? Gridge 17:25, 12 October 2007 (UTC).
Because I'd rather have the bot do it. Saves me time... :) Siebrand 19:16, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
I'm sure that I understand how, but fine. Thanks. Gridge 20:55, 12 October 2007 (UTC).


あなたの理解できないWikipedia Commonsの管理者としての発言には失望しました。私が撮影した画像は改めて見直すとクオリティの低い画像なので削除したいだけです。Commonsはクオリティの低い画像を集める場所となったのでしょうか。私は英語が出来ませんので細かいニュアンスをあなたへ伝えることができません。日本語であなたへ抗議させて頂きます。--S-8500 20:43, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Ow man, I appreaciate that you are finally talking back, but I have not the faintest idea what the above means. I think you should contact a Japanse speaking admin to get what you need. Cheers! Siebrand 08:13, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

File:Ata nüfus cüzdanı 993814 seri Nolu ilk cüzdanı.jpg

Dear Sir, File:Ata nüfus cüzdanı 993814 seri Nolu ilk cüzdanı.jpg were deleted by you. Infortunatly i should say that this picture were public lisence. i could not use very well this commons. Could you give it back . please help me .--3210 07:56, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Please upload it again, and source it properly. If you fail to source and license it properly, it will be deleted again. You can also request undeletion at COM:UR. Cheers! Siebrand 08:15, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Princess philippine charlotte of prussia.jpg

The tag says I should provide a source. I gave the source as its page on German wikipedia. It's an old painting - the subject died in 1801. I've tried to find out who painted it, but no luck so far. Am I doing something wrong? --Lec CRP1 10:36, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Yes and no: you named a source, but is not an original source, as the work does not appear to have been created by the user that uploaded it on the German language Wikipedia. You should add a more reliable source, like a museum website or something. is usually a nice platform for finding sources for public domain material. Cheers! Siebrand 10:53, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
I had already looked on Google Images. I could only find four examples of that image - (1) German Wikipedia (2) the Spanish forum of 'Hola!' magazine (3) a personal web page with a link to the file (4) Something called 'Braunschweiger Jaeger' which seems to be some kind of festival. I have not been able to find out who created it, so are we to assume it's an 'illegal' file?--Lec CRP1 01:46, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
Clearly someone created this file, but I can't find who. I've looked on various museum sites and can't find it. Google Images, as I said above, is no help either. Despite your implication, I do check the sources for images. I thought that since this is a photographic reproduction of an obviously old painting, it must be in the public domain. If this isn't good enough, you may as well delete it now, as I have no hope of finding an 'acceptable' source.--Lec CRP1 22:47, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Melanie Betancourt 2007.jpg

Now what? Gridge 13:55, 13 October 2007 (UTC).

All good. :) Siebrand 20:57, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
"It is however not the same license"... "and it is unknown whether"... All good indeed? Gridge 21:10, 13 October 2007 (UTC).
I missed that. I fixed the tag. Cheers! Siebrand 21:17, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
Still the same text. But thanks. Gridge 21:22, 13 October 2007 (UTC).
The license as found on Flickr is more free than the cc-by-sa you put on the page. So cc-by should indeed take precedence and has been verified on Flickr itself... Siebrand 21:24, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
OK. Gridge 21:43, 13 October 2007 (UTC).

Image:Aphelocoma californica feeding a chick.jpg

Thank you. I forgot to remove the tag.[14] Walter Siegmund (talk) 17:06, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

No problem. I came across it as I was scanning images in Category:Duplicate that were not processed by CommonsDupes. Cheers! Siebrand 20:58, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Tagging Shizhao's recent uploads

See Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/Attention#Chinese user requested to help solve issue with no source tagged uploads by user:Shizhao. They are all properly sourced and attributed as part of transferring images from local wikis to Commons. O2 () 17:57, 13 October 2007 (GMT)

It would be *really great* if CommonsHelper was used, or if *at least* {{information}} was used. There is *extemely* little anyone not being able to read simplified/traditional Chinese could conclude from the current description. There was no other choice but to nominate them as unsourced. Shizhao is a sysop. We could expect more from him, if not at the moment of original upload, then at least some effort to fix the mistakes unintentionally made in that past... Cheers! Siebrand 21:01, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Images Baka1, Baka2, Baka 3

Sombody deleted images uploaded by me, about which I wrote you above. Now you're writing me about these ones. You see, as administrator of a you should know which images are obviously from XVII century and no copyrighted. Laforgue 19:55, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

I only know what is being provided. Any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Sourcing is not just about establishing a copyright status or license status, but also about credibility. The images you reference have not been sourced properly. See Commons:Incomplete license and add weblinks or more specific information. Cheers! Siebrand 21:03, 13 October 2007 (UTC)


This image appears to be damaged. It's over a year old, so I don't remember what it was from. I can't see the image so I can't determine if it's one of mine, or something I have permission for, or it may very well be from a public domain source like a U.S. Government agency. Since I can't see the image it's really not fixable, so it may be deleted at any time. I have changed the message on the image to mark it for deletion. Rfc1394 22:17, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

As there is a file, I think it has not been lost. I assume the uploader hasn't completely checked the upload. I have deleted it... Siebrand 08:42, 14 October 2007 (UTC)


You make vandalism on wikisource. By delete images which is part of work on wikisource. 13:24, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Please sign your messages on talk pages with ~~~~. All images on Wikimedia Commons require a source. Please source your uploads or the will be deleted. Cheers! Siebrand 13:25, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Your bot actually vandalizes new uploadings with Pd-old licensing even if authors are well mentioned, have died for more than 70 years and their works are really in public domain. So there is no reason for tagging these images. Please change your program. --B.navez 14:11, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Please let me know what you are talking about. You are not being very clear here. Cheers! Siebrand 14:12, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

The images

Hello, Siebrand! Thanks for your care for the tagging of images - I understand its important, but in this particular case there is not much to worry about. You say that the information I provided is "a) not precise, and b) tiny". As for a): it is as precise as it gets. Those figures are common reproductions that can be found on a million different sites. I can't remember where did I get them, so I found that one. I don't know what else you want, but on my recent uploads (these ones are years old) I tried to give more detailed information. As for b) tiny, I could actually make a joke about it, but I won't ;) Less is More... (if you are familiar with minimalism) muriel@pt 17:32, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Some work for SieBot

Hi Siebrand,
I would like to submit you some search/replace work for SieBot.
The job would be to find every ocurrence of the Template:Blason-fr-en-it in Image: namespace, and to replace in it each ocurrence of source= by sourcefr=.
There are about 1000 items to be processed... This is intended as a preparatory work before using {{COAInformation}} instead of {{Blason-fr-en-it‎}}.
Thanks in advance for your help,
Best regards from France,
-- AlNo (discuter/talk/hablar/falar) 07:55, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi Alno. That will not be much of a problem. It will have to wait until this evening, though, as I have no access to my bots at the moment. Check back here and look for a done :P Cheers! Siebrand 07:57, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
(restored after [15])
Great, thanks a lot. Anyway this is not urgent at all :)
Best regards,
-- AlNo (discuter/talk/hablar/falar) 08:01, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
There currently is a bug in the bot framework. I have to wait until a developer fixes it... On it, though... Siebrand 19:17, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
✓ Done Siebrand 21:25, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you very much. -- AlNo (discuter/talk/hablar/falar) 10:24, 15 October 2007 (UTC)


Hi. How did you make SieBot? I know some programming, can I help with anything? Monobi 21:03, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

See User:SieBot for some explanation. Evrything is written in python. If you are a skilled programmer in that language, you are most welcome to join the team. I myself am not a programmer, but User:Bryan, User:Valhallasw, User:Betacommand and User:Filnik are working on pywikipediabot. They may also be able to get you up to speed. You may want to join #pywikipediabot on the Frrnode IRC network. Cheers! Siebrand 21:08, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

RE Image:Wikisource.jpg

The image actually was on the main portal,, until it was replaced sometime last year with the new Wikisource logo - I do not know if it is actually being used any more (note that that edit I made was back in July 2005). – ABCD 21:43, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Hmm, OK. I'll move to replacing it using CheckUsage and delete it when it is not used anymore. Thank you for the feedback. Cheers! Siebrand 22:18, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

simplifying monobook

Hi Siebrand, thank you for the modification of my monobook. Is there a reason not to mention this way in the installation-infos on i.e. MediaWiki_talk:Quick-delete.js#Installation_info? --Lyzzy 21:45, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Documentation tends to become outdated as time passes. Feel free to update :) Cheers! Siebrand 22:17, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

Source and change of licence for Image:Tortue_rayonnee.jpg

Hi, thanks for your message concerning Image:Tortue_rayonnee.jpg : i took this image from and the attached licence was GFDL/fr when i uploaded such picture. However, it seems that the website changed the licence concerning this picture with a really unclear licence (see in french), i.e. they write that it's free but they forbid to re-use the picture for some commercial use. So as a consequence, do as you wish for this picture according to the Commons licence policy : if you estimate that we can keep this picture on commons it would be great, if not i will not feel guilty anyway as it was the website who changed the licence and not me. Best Regards. Guérin nicolas 13:12, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Politici uit Frankrijk

Er bestaat Category:Politicians of France, en Category:Politicians from France en ik wilde de "from" invoegen in "of" (zoals de rest van de categorieën) maar er zijn nogal wat bestanden in de "from" categorie. Dus voordat ik het invoeg op de CommonsDelinker - ben je het met me eens? Alvast bedankt, groeten, Deadstar (msg) 13:40, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Je kunt denk ik het beste even met User talk:Juiced lemon overleggen. Hij zit net iets meer in de standaardsatiepogingen voor categorieën dan ik. Groet, Siebrand 17:42, 15 October 2007 (UTC)


Hello Siebrand,

Regarding your kind request to amend the licensing information for the mentioned image, I would like to state as follows: the image I have uploaded is made by me, that is Stefan Maruszeczko and its copyrights has been entirely given for free to use by members of the Transmisja (grupa muzyczna) (Music band) which members are shown on it.

I am not a computer expert, nor programmer or so, and I do not really know what to do now with this issue.

The musicians has asked me to upload any photos i have made of them once to wiki and i did it, but i don't really know how to manage this situation with the licence tags now.

Please advise me how to proceed, or edit it following my statement accordingly.

Thank you in advance, Stefan

Hi Stefan. I made this edit to fix it. If you disapprove in any way, or if I have in any way misrepresented the truth and/or your intentions, please let me know. Cheers! Siebrand 17:39, 15 October 2007 (UTC)