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Maproom on en:wikipedia

Difficulty with uploading images, and copyright

Uploading maps[edit]

Recommendations for images:

  • < 4.77 Mb
  • < 12,500,000 pixels
  • if JPG, then not progressive
  • PNG preferred to GIF

An uploaded SVG file should specify the use of fonts supported by the software at Commons, and particularly "Liberation Mono", "Liberation Sans" and "Liberation Serif". See [1]

Upload pages[edit]

Some "special upload" forms, all differently broken: 1, 2, 3.

Instead of any of these, I have been recommended to use the "basic form".

Anyway, whatever form I use, if the image is derived from one already on Commons, I must look in the {{int:license-header}} section of the image(s) I've used, and copy whatever I find there into the corresponding section of my upload, in place of whatever the upload form put there.

Droysens Historical Atlas[edit]

User:Maproom/maps lists some maps from Droysens Allgemeiner Historischer Handatlas, uploaded to Wikipedia Commons.