User talk:ThatPeskyCommoner

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Please note: if you need to leave me an urgent message (for example relating to image tagging) please do so on my Wikipedia talk page as I don't often come to this one! Same user name as here. Many thanks!


Image Tagging Image:CollinBrooks.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:CollinBrooks.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.

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Is this OK? Sorry I didn't get to this talk earlier! The pic was taken in 1911 (i.e. 100 years old), my family bought it in 1911 and and owns the only hards copy of it, I was the person who scanned directly from that print. Does that help? As in, the digital image was created by me? ThatPeskyCommoner (talk) 09:27, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

I think I may have found the answer: accoding to http://www.museumscopyright.org.uk/private.pdf, copyright expired on this picture 70 years after creation, as it is a photograph created before 1 June 1957, in which case "Copyright expires 70 years after creation or 70 years after the work was made available to the public if within 70 years of creation", and the work has not been made available to the public, being a private family picture. So this is now PD. ThatPeskyCommoner (talk) 10:17, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Derby Backstage Pass - Mackney -014.jpg[edit]

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A file that you have uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, File:Derby Backstage Pass - Mackney -014.jpg, is missing information about where it comes from or who created it, which is needed to verify its copyright status. Please edit the file description and add the missing information, or the file may be deleted.

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If someone else created the content, or if it is based on someone else's work, the source should be the address to the web page where you found it, the name and ISBN of the book you scanned it from, or similar. You should also name the author, provide verifiable information to show that the content is in the public domain or has been published under a free license by its author, and add an appropriate template identifying the public domain or licensing status, if you have not already done so.

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High Contrast (talk) 17:27, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads-up! Fixed now :o) ThatPeskyCommoner (talk) 17:53, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

For you![edit]

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
Thank you so much for copying over all of those photographs! Thanks, Rock drum (talkcontribs) 17:58, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

File:Derby_Backstage_Pass_-_Mackney_-015.jpg[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Derby_Backstage_Pass_-_Mackney_-015.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 file, 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.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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MorganKevinJ(talk) 04:54, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

I uploaded this on request from / behalf of the Creator (Rickard Mackney) ThatPeskyCommoner (talk) 09:29, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, ThatPeskyCommoner!

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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CategorizationBot (talk) 11:38, 15 May 2011 (UTC)

File:SlipperyWhenWet.jpg[edit]

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

This message was added automatically by Nikbot, if you need some help about it please read the text above again and follow the links in it, if you still need help ask at the ? Commons:Help desk in any language you like to use. --Nikbot 05:19, 1 August 2012 (UTC)

Sadly, I have no idea what licences are applicable to things like Facebook pics, and can;t seem to find out what its licence is/ was. Any tips? ThatPeskyCommoner (talk) 06:08, 1 August 2012 (UTC)