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File:Ivy Queen - Musa Photo shoot.jpg

Does this image DR need 1 week? Even the uploader agreed that the image should be deleted after Turelio showed that the image was a flickrwash. Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 08:52, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment: Thank you for acting. Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 19:58, 12 January 2013 (UTC)


Hi Denis. I semi-protected your talk page because of the Latuff-related vandalism; Herby then cleaned it. See also Commons:Administrators noticeboard#Gas the Germans. (Talk · contribs). Jastrow (Λέγετε) 11:34, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Battle of Ayta ash-Sha'b

You have removed a map I've created for the article on the Battle of Ayta ash-Shab. See Talk:Battle of Ayta ash-Shab/Archives/2012/February#Copyright_violation.3F_2. You claim that the original map is from Google Earth while it is in fact from Wikimapia. But I don't know much about copyright issues. I don't know if your mistake changes anything. If it does, please return my image. If it does not are you aware of any map which is allowed to use in Wikipedia.

Jokkmokks-Goran (talk) 16:40, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Wikimapia uses Google Earth as their base map. ~~ Lothar von Richthofen (talk) 22:15, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Drei gelöschte Karten

Hallo Denniss, ich hatte Dich schon einmal gefragt, wie es dazu kam, dass Du drei von mir erstellte Karten ohne vorherige Diskussion oder Löschwarnung von Commons entfernt hast. Leider hast Du meine Anfrage bisher nicht beantwortet. Könntest Du mir den Löschvorgang bitte nochmal erläutern? Hat sich etwa ein Benutzer beschwert? Ich denke, soviel Transparenz sollte schon sein, dass ich die Hintergründe für die Löschung als Kartenersteller erfahre.--Patavium (talk) 19:33, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Aleppo map

Upload-warring has continued following your protection. ~~ Lothar von Richthofen (talk) 22:17, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Panoramio Review bot?

With 700 images, perhaps a panoramio review bot should be created. I don't know where this backlog suddenly appeared. No one person can tackle it all and I work on weekdays. My apologies, --Leoboudv (talk) 01:38, 15 January 2013 (UTC)

Do you even give a rat's ass about copyright infringement?

Anon uploads hi resolution images of world famous artist. Another anon [1] tags one of them. You revert and don't even bother to look at anon1's uploads? What's wrong with you? Why are you an administrator? --CarburedeTungstène (talk) 04:38, 16 January 2013 (UTC)

You will notice that the image was then tagged, by Denniss, as lacking permission, meaning it will be deleted in 7 days. This is fairly standard - you give the person a few days to give some justification. -mattbuck (Talk) 05:43, 16 January 2013 (UTC)
to repeat;"and don't even bother to look at anon1's uploads". This is the only time I'm going to repeate anything for you, mattbuck. If you can't read and comprehend a simple paragraph then I won't waste any more time on you.
And what if this is an honest submission, and the person doing so really does have the go-ahead? Don't you think as an administrator you should be bending over backwards to help them? --CarburedeTungstène (talk) 06:12, 16 January 2013 (UTC)
Just tagging it with {{copyvio}} without a link to the source will always see an Admin decline it. It is up to the person adding the {{copyvio}} tag to prove that it's indeed a copyright violation, what Denniss did by removing your tagging and tagging it as {{no permission since}} was the correct thing to do. Next time if you don't have a source, use the DR process and argue the reason why it fails Commons policies and/or why it should be deleted. Bidgee (talk) 09:43, 16 January 2013 (UTC)
Sorry, Bidgee, I can't do any of that since I've been blocked for 'harassment' by Russavia. The entire Commons admin staff should be replaced for the good of the project. -- 12:47, 16 January 2013 (UTC)
What's the process for reporting block evasion here? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 17:46, 16 January 2013 (UTC)
It's been suggested that I use COM:AN or COM:AN/U. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 13:00, 18 January 2013 (UTC)
The obvious sock from above (imagin who's the master) is already blocked. It's not really possible to block the vandalizing Anti-Latuff troll(s) due to abusing proxies and other measures to mask their identity. AN/U should be the correct place for reporting others. --Denniss (talk) 16:25, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

So explain it to me...

...because all the Greek FOP regulation states is "images of works of architecture, works of the fine arts, photographs, and works of the applied arts is allowed for works permanently situated in a public place" can't necessarily be licensed properly on Commons. When I try to read the Greek law verbatim, I get a dead link. And up top it states, "If the country the image is taken in does not have these provisions, or only allows them for non-commercial purposes, they cannot be licensed under a license compatible with our Licensing policy and must be deleted. Please file requests for deletion at Commons:Deletion requests."

So tell me how I'm "mis-using Commons to prove a point" when I'm trying to follow the letter of the guideline and how "{{NoFoP-Greece}} would have been more than enough as a warning" reconciles with "please file requests for deletion at Commons:Deletion requests." -- Veggies (talk) 02:28, 17 January 2013 (UTC)

Any FOP Latvian violations here

Dear Dennis,

Here are 5 panoramio images below. If you see any which you think have clear FOP violations in Latvia, a country with no FOP, feel free to file a mass DR on those with problems. I am not very experienced with the intricacies of FOP--when no dates are given.

Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 01:59, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

File:Next to Talsi Regional Museum.jpg might have a FoP issue but I doubt a walking woman is copyrightable. --Denniss (talk) 02:32, 18 January 2013 (UTC)
  • OK Thank you. I'll pass it then. Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 19:19, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

Images with watermarks

Hi, why did you remove this category from several images? The Commons policy says images should not have captions and watermarks. FunkMonk (talk) 17:20, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

Signature in art is not a watermark, also name of the species is hardly a watermark. --Denniss (talk) 17:21, 18 January 2013 (UTC)
Names of animals are captions, and should not be in the image itself. FunkMonk (talk) 17:24, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

3 images on Panoramio

The panoramio Backlog is still high at 350+ images but a bit better than 700+ images. You can mark some images if you wish. But please decide if these 3 images are FOP violations. Sadly, I have to work on Saturday so I can mark very few images. The first image may be a problem as it has a clear date.

PS: I did file one DR here 2 days ago. Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 05:30, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

No real FoP issue in the three images. What's so special in the church tower that may be worth receiving a protection? --Denniss (talk) 06:45, 19 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment: I thought the rule was that in countries without FOP, Commons cannot use buildings or sculptures unless the original artist or achitect has been deceased for at least 50 or 70 years. (a general rule). Is that a bit wrong? Thank You, --Leoboudv (talk) 19:21, 19 January 2013 (UTC)
If the building/sculpture could be considered creative artwork then yes. If, for example, the sculpture is merely a generic reproduction of human/animals that's hardly protectable unless arranged in some special creative way. Even a new building is hardly protectable if design is based on traditional (retro) architecture. --Denniss (talk) 20:24, 19 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment: Thank you. It looks like FOP is more complicated than I thought. Best Regards from Canada, --Leoboudv (talk) 23:48, 20 January 2013 (UTC)


Hi, Denniss!

You have deleted the File from Commons on the Licence of "Pop-70". Why? THere is very importent information to Russian part of Wiki about the Morly, First in History Secretary of FA. may be I have coosen the wrong Licence so I asak you to help me in the choice of right one.

Sincerely, --Vlmvv (talk) 23:31, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

Lizenzfragen bei 150 Jahre alten Werken?

schaust du mal auf meine Disku und erklärst mir bitte, was ich tatsächlich falsch gemacht habe. PD-old sollte doch reichen, oder? --Hubertl (talk) 23:30, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

Ich habe noch keine Antwort bekommen. Das verwirrt mich. Stell dir vor ich wäre ein Neuling und warte auf österreichisch auf ein "Leck mich am A....". Gruß aus Wien --Hubertl (talk) 19:36, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

Muß ich wohl übersehen haben, sorry. Die Bilder waren ohne Lizenz, deshalb wurde der Baustein gesetzt für die vier(?) Bilder. Hast Du ja inzwischen behoben. --Denniss (talk) 23:00, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

Martin Jacoby-Boy

Kannst Du mir erklären, wieso Du auf dem französischensprachigen Artikel fr:Martin Jacoby-Boy zwei Bilder entfernt hast? Ist das Dein Bier? Ich möchte betonen, dass die Erlaubnis zur Benutzung dieser Bilder mir von einem Nachkommen Martin Jacoby-Boys gegeben wurde (vgl. Website Könntest Du diese Änderung, die Du nicht mal angekündigt hast, rückgängig machen? --Hubertgui (talk)

Bilder waren ohne Lizenz also wurden sie nach Warnung gelöscht. --Denniss (talk) 17:31, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

This DR

Dear Admin Denniss,

If you think the image in this DR above can be kept, please vote to keep it and give one reason why. I don't have enough experience here sadly. Thank You. You can even mark the image if you wish.

As for this image: File:Mana Village.jpg it may be own work as the uploader has only 3 images here and the metadata seem to be similiar in all of them but I cannot be sure. Feel free to deal with it as you please. Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 01:35, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment: Thank You for your comments in this DR. Best Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 02:59, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Aleppo map edit warrior

Salman9999 (talk · contribs), whom you blocked for a month for upload-warring on File:Battle of Aleppo map.svg, has been confirmed by Checkuser on en-wp as a sockpuppet of Deonis 2012 (talk · contribs). I'm not familiar with the policy on Commons for dealing with sockpuppetry, but I'd think that the block on at least the sock should be made indefinite. ~~ Lothar von Richthofen (talk) 17:47, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Puppet indeffed, master 3 months. --Denniss (talk) 01:57, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

Old DR question

Hi Denniss. In going thru old DRs, I found a strange one in Commons:Deletion requests/2012/12/09. The second DR on the list - Commons:Deletion requests/File:Belfius.svg- by User:Kwasura is followed by a bunch of hidden malformed/empty DRs by the same user that are showing as text at the bottom of the Belfius discussion on Commons:Deletion requests/2012/12/09:

I wasn't sure how to deal with these? Thanks for your time. INeverCry 21:12, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

invalid/malformed DR deleted and removed from that page. --Denniss (talk) 02:07, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
Thanks Denniss. That's what I had thought of doing, but I wanted to make sure it was the right way to go. INeverCry 02:15, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

Tour de France

Denniss, You gave me, Dominotheorie (yes I'am dutch), a warning for uploading a picture that violates copyright. I made the picture, and I am the owner of the copyright. I cannot give Commons a further 'permission', therefore I am asking you for advice and an explanation why you gave me a warning. Dominotheorie (talk) 18:12, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

You also uploaded File:Default.jpeg and File:Jacques Chaplier.jpg and claimed own work over them, right? It would be great if we could keep your third upload, quite a good photo (even a quality image IMHO), but we need something that explains why this is not simply stolen from somewhere. -- Rillke(q?) 12:27, 25 January 2013 (UTC)

Greek Bridges

I have renominated a variety of Greek bridges for deletion, including File:Γέφυρα Ρίου Αντιρίου από τη Μεριά της Πελοποννήσου.jpg. You had closed all of these on the same day that they were opened.

Policy is:

"In general, requests can be closed by an administrator after seven days. Deletion requests for obvious copyright violations can be closed earlier."

While we will also go farther than the rule allows for other completely obvious cases, we agreed several years ago that FOP cases were never speedies because there are too many factors that come into them and they are often controversial, primarily because many of our editors do not understand the breadth of created works that have a copyright. .     Jim . . . . (Jameslwoodward) (talk to me) 16:41, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

These were speedy closed because of de minimis applies to those and also these were mass nominations of images from certain categories without looking at the images first. --Denniss (talk) 17:26, 26 January 2013 (UTC)
Whether or not de minimis applies is a very subjective matter and can never be a reason for a speedy close. I, for one, don't think DM applies to any of these. .     Jim . . . . (Jameslwoodward) (talk to me) 16:30, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Obvious Copyright

I asked User:Sven Manguard on his talkpage about all of the images you recently deleted and my thoughts that there should be some administrator involvement with the editor for this obvious issue. (see User talk:Sven Manguard#Obvious Copyright) since you've actually deleted them all, maybe you might could point me in the right direction? Thanks -- ТимофейЛееСуда. 02:51, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

And... nevermind! You are so quick and awesome! (just saw [2]) Thanks for everything :) -- ТимофейЛееСуда. 02:58, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

File:Martyrs Lane, Baku.jpg

Please do not swing the NoFoP/copyvio hammer if there's nothing copyrightable in a file. Thanks. --Denniss (talk) 15:27, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Why ? File:Martyrs Lane, Baku.jpg obviously abuses Commons:Freedom of panorama#Azerbaijan. Thank you. Takabeg (talk) 15:37, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Probably you confuse this image with other one. Did you undelete File:Martyrs Lane, Baku.jpg ? An user mentioned to File:Pochetniy karaul.JPG. This issue (article 20 of the Azerbaijan Copyright Law) have to be discuss and transferred to Commons:Freedom of panorama. But as to File:Martyrs Lane, Baku.jpg, it's very clear case. Takabeg (talk) 15:43, 28 January 2013 (UTC)
There's nothing copyrightable in this image neither by uniqe design or new architecture thus no deletion. There has to be something protectable in an image to qualify for nofop deletion. --Denniss (talk) 15:46, 28 January 2013 (UTC)
The mausoleum is architectural work. Takabeg (talk) 15:49, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Deonis 2012 again

This time in the guise of Samuile 2013 (talk · contribs). See here. ~~ Lothar von Richthofen (talk) 19:59, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Sock and master indeffed, let's wait for the next ones. --Denniss (talk) 22:50, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Hansy2

When making such a "split vote", it's a good idea to list which particular files you want deleted and/or which kept, otherwise your comment is not very useful to anyone else (in particular, an admin deciding how to close the nomination). - dcljr (talk) 00:50, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

==Lcarg2012 (talk) 01:23, 4 February 2013 (UTC) Hey Dennis, Why were the images Life! Camera Action... movie poster.jpg & Another Day Another Life.jpg are deleted? Can I please know what is missing?

Deletion of my Tup Tup Palace photos

Hi Denniss,

I work at Tup Tup Palace as PR Manager and I take the photographs at the venue. All Copyright is therefore my own and I would appreciate undeletion of my images.

I upload all photos to our Facebook Fanpage in any case, so all are in the public domain.

Many thanks,

--Johnvedwards (talk) 11:11, 5 February 2013 (UTC)


Hi Denniss, I own the copyright to this image. Out of courtesy I cited the photographer, but this shoot was arranged so that the rights to the photos are owned by the artist. I am going to upload it again to make this more clear. Thanks. It's also on the artists' Facebook fan page, thus on the public domain?


for thisPhilipp Michel Reichold (talk) 05:21, 8 February 2013 (UTC)

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Y&S Nazarian Lib. Missing Metadata pictures

FYI, all files uploaded with the {{Y&S Nazarian Lib. Missing Metadata}} template are valid ones, uploaded as part of the GLAM cooperation project of University of Haifa Younes & Soraya Nazarian Library with Wikimedia Israel, where I serve as "Wikipedian in Residence". Thanks, Ldorfman (talk) 09:37, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

Please ensure these images have a proper license tag in the furure. --Denniss (talk) 11:46, 9 February 2013 (UTC)
OK. Thanks. Ldorfman (talk) 23:42, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

Georg Bogislaus

Hi Denniss, I am Brodin92 and I have taken the photo of Georg Bogislaus Staël von Holstein. Of course it is a Creative Commonce. I do not know how to edit. Can you please help me and do that. The photo is used in the polish wikipedia and I am very proud of that and do not want the photo to be taken away.

Yours sincerely Charlotte Brodin Staël von Holstein My mailadress is

The image looks old but hard to tell. Do you know who made the image? It may very well be PD-Art and PD-old-100. --Denniss (talk) 11:46, 9 February 2013 (UTC)


Hi Denniss, widely used? A lot of your protections are quite questionable. This is still a wiki you know. Please get some community consensus about this before you continue on this protection spree. Thank you, Multichill (talk) 21:16, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

This subtemplate is part of a widely used template and thus eligible of at least some protection, main, layout and english language version should always have full protection as changes there affect the majority of inclusions. Doc and lang subtemplates may get user input thus semi-protected. --Denniss (talk) 21:20, 14 February 2013 (UTC)
That's simply not true and in clear violation of our protection policy. Multichill (talk) 21:25, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

File:USS Arizona in New York City - Edit.jpg

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:USS Arizona in New York City - Edit.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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 ■ MMXX talk 19:27, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

Web browser image

I understand the indef protection - I've been considering doing something myself. However I think it is one of those images that does need updating from time to time? Regards --Herby talk thyme 13:56, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Hmm, intention was 3 months ... but anyway, without proper discussion of the two involved parties it had to be locked. Although one of the involved parties seems to be more trolling than productive. I have yet to examine file contents to be sure what's good and what's bad. --Denniss (talk) 14:00, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello my friend! Thank you very much for locking my file (File:Countries_by_most_used_web_browser.svg). That trollman was annoying me always. He did not understand that the file was to be updated once per month. --Peeperman (talk) 20:27, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Alright. Let's summarize it. I'm a graphic expert. I made edits on svg which properly indicated European microstates. User Ty_Rezac reverted them without giving a reason. I left messages to his talk page regarding that but he did not bother to respond either. He is in constant rule violations and never bothering to respond or write reasons for his edits. I have lost my faith in wikipedia because for the last 2 years, wikipedia started to look like a zoo, due to mismanagement, sorry but it's the truth. (p.s. He now left a message to my talk page (dunno why he is not writing here) that I broke the rules of image uploader. Wow that's something new. So we should obey the rules of image uploader, and wikipedia and wikimedia commons are not collaborative projects?--Free ottoman (talk) 20:43, 1 March 2013 (UTC)
By the way, I'm almost sure that Peeperman and Ty Ryzac are same person, or close friends using eachother for meatsockpuppetry.--Free ottoman (talk) 20:48, 1 March 2013 (UTC)
Wow!!! who is the sockpuppet now:

Where friends but I live in USA, he lives in Greece. --Ty Rezac (talk) 21:10, 1 March 2013 (UTC) Sorry but you are wrong mister! We are not the same person. Just net friends. Would you mind if you tell as what is your problem? You were the one who was vandalizing my file and were doing what ever you like. Who you think you are? The last time I told you to make your own file if you want daily update. And your answer was a threat that you will inform the Administration, that I make changes on MY FILE. That is ridiculous!--Peeperman (talk) 21:30, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

You have no clue about wikipedia and wikimedia.

1) You have broken the 3R rule (3-revert rule. Go read what it is about)
2) You are reverting my contributions without citing a reason
3) You are breaking the "Wikipedia is not a news agency rule" (You forbid editing other than once a month)
4) You are breaking the "Wikipedia is a collaborative project" rule. You have "donated" the file to Wikimedia commons. ANYONE can edit it with an appropriate reason given. And If I follow your suggestion, and make the duplicate file, and upload it, it would be subject to deletion.
5) You are using meat-sockpuppetry (Peeperman) to continue your edit war.
6) You are not debating the issue on your talk page.
7) You are not debating the issue on talk page of the article.
8) And here, you are cursing, writing insults,....


All you are saying is that wikipedia is your personal website and others may not contribute anything. I hope the mods wake up and do something about this.--Free ottoman (talk) 23:11, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Please update the map.

Deonis update

Checkuser on en-wp [3] has confirmed User:Don Jovany ([4]), User:Don Jovany 2007, and User:Dennys 2012 as Deonis 2012 (unsurprisingly). ~~ Lothar von Richthofen (talk) 18:07, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

I know as I have it on my watchlist. But I missed the first user with an account here (SUL check did not work properly) which is now blocked. Other two not activated here, AFAIR I can't block non-existing users. --Denniss (talk) 18:44, 1 March 2013 (UTC)


Can you upload a new version for March please? --Ty Rezac (talk) 21:11, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Buurn the thief and Thief cleaner

Since you blocked these two accounts, I thought you might be interested in this: User_talk:Jameslwoodward#User:Katepanomegas. .     Jim . . . . (Jameslwoodward) (talk to me) 13:35, 2 March 2013 (UTC)


Hello, if you could take a look at the File:Tsunami1.JPG, I upload a personal photo by mistake in one of the revisions, If there's a way to hide or delete it as a courtesy I would be very grateful to you. -Ilhador- (talk) 16:34, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

Deleted. --Denniss (talk) 22:20, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

Free ottoman

Hi, please take a look at this user. He has blocked at wikipedia for abusive sockpuppetry:

File:Tiger I model.jpg

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Tiger I model.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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Эlcobbola talk 19:56, 5 March 2013 (UTC)


Thanks for blocking user:Camoka4 and user:Camoka5. Could you also consider adding user:Free ottoman to the list? His edits at a Schengen Area image ([[5]]) are equal to those of Camoka (and thus is using more accounts disruptive). See also the SPI at en wiki and his admission at en wiki here. L.tak (talk) 14:39, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Renaming french files

Why did you rename a perfectly understandable file to a name which is inaccurate? And where do I go to to challenge this?--عبد المؤمن (talk) 11:08, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Not renamed, merged from two identical duplicates. If you have a better name then tag it with {{rename}} and provide a target name. --Denniss (talk) 11:42, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Deleting file

Hello. You deleted my file "Blog,_Best_Polish_Blog_2011,_Pawel_Rogalinski.jpg", because of "Screenshot of non-free content". It is a screenshot of my webpage and I agree to use it in Wikipedia. I uploaded it because a friend of mine asked me to do this. I would be really grateful for your decision in this matter. Thank you in advance. PRcommons (talk) 00:31, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Flickr images

Hi, can you please explain why you deleted the SD tag from this page? It should be in Persian but it's a copy of English version and not even translated a bit. Thanks. -- Meisam (talk) 17:56, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Pictures in public buildings in Costa Rica

Dennis is a real sorprise (and desolution) my nomination in these pages:

In Costa Rica there is complete freedom to photograph and publish public buildings or statues, there is no restriction law. Dennis you know any law in Costa Rica that says you can’t photograph that?

I don't know the legal situation there, that's why I declined the speedy deletion and converted it into regular DR. --Denniss (talk) 01:15, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

License found

I now have a license found in my upload of File:The Amazing Race 22 map.png which is now under Template:Pd-self on myself work. --ApprenticeFan work 01:58, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Bandera de Bugedo.svg

Hi, Denniss! is it everything all right now with File:Bandera de Bugedo.svg? I forgot to paste the license when filling the {{information}} template.--Asqueladd (talk) 15:26, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

Alte Seite?

Wird die Seite wirklich noch gebraucht? --McZusatz (talk) 09:49, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Unico Anello.png

Thanks Denniss. Best, --Discographer (talk) 21:06, 16 March 2013 (UTC)

Mass deletion of Benoit40 files

Dear Denis, The files I uploaded were deleted because of non usage on wikipedia. I understand and share your concern about space requirements but would you please put these files back on wikimedia common until the 21/3 ? After that date I'll ask for their deletion myself. Also I promise to keep the number as small as possible. Thanks

File:Roy Barreras.jpg

Please protect.--DLeandroc (talk) 20:52, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

Why did you deleted the picture Alessandro_Mannarino.jpg?

I am the official wedesigner Mannarino and the photo was given to me with all the rights from the photographer of his music label. He does not want rights and want the picture to be of free use what is the problem? Please let me know how to proceed ...

Please visit COM:OTRS and follow the procedures to send a usage permission. Please leave a comment here once you sent the permission mail and I'll undelete the image and tag it accordingly as awaiting OTRS permission. --Denniss (talk) 16:20, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello Denniss I sent this email to, with the photo in attachment: - - - I hereby affirm that: [I am Gabriella Bergna] the creator and/or sole owner of the exclusive copyright of [Alessandro Mannarino live in Genova @ Arena del mare 16 Luglio 2012,

attach the work to the email, or give the URL] 

I agree to STANDARD CHOICE; SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TYPE OF LICENSE: [publish that work under the free license "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0" (unported) and GNU Free Documentation License (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts).] (OK) I acknowledge that by doing so I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product or otherwise, and to modify it according to their needs, provided that they abide by the terms of the license and any other applicable laws. I am aware that this agreement is not limited to Wikipedia or related sites. I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be claimed to have been made by me. I am aware that the free license only concerns copyright, and I reserve the option to take action against anyone who uses this work in a libelous way, or in violation of personality rights, trademark restrictions, etc. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the work may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project. [SENDER'S NAME AND DETAILS (Photographer: Gabriella Bergna <> webdesigner: Jacopo Pietrinferni [SENDER'S AUTHORITY (Photographer and webdesigner)] [DATE] 21/03/2013

Please let us know - - -

Can you unlock the photo now?

hey Dennis, this the ticket number from [Ticket#2013032110006353] Foto Alessandro Mannarino


I posted a question for you here. – JBarta (talk) 18:53, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for DR

Thanks for restoring this DR. This is the only one in this category with a DR, so it was a simple oversight on my part in migrating to the ingestion template. Cheers -- (talk) 08:46, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Alessandro_Mannarino.jpg - Alessandro Mannarino live in Genova @ Arena del mare 16 Luglio 2012

Hello Denniss, please let me know what I need to do to publish the photo.

1) We have sent the mail to
2) We have the written permission of the author Gabriella Bergna (sent in the mail)
3) The photo is also available online at:

You can re-publish the photos? thanks


Can you please explain, why you have deleted this graphic? As a depiction of simple geometric shapes, there should be no Copyright violation. --GDK (talk)

That wasn't a simple shade graphics. --Denniss (talk) 22:51, 21 March 2013 (UTC)


Sorry for forgetting the licence, I have corrected my mistake. Thank you for calling my attention.--Szilas (talk) 18:58, 24 March 2013 (UTC)

Please change the pd-old part of the copyright tag from 100 to 80 to have a correct license, next year they are eligible for pd-old-90. Using -100 is wrong. --Denniss (talk) 21:22, 24 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Sid n Sangeet.jpg

Zinger 007 The file Sid n Sangeet.jpg was deleted from my uploads. I have clicked and edited this photo. It is definitely not anybody else's copyright. Let me know why it was deleted.

File:Jupiter fire.jpg

Is it really the process on Commons to delete images without informing the uploader or sending them to a deletion discussion? And why is the permission given here [6] not sufficient? " Permission is granted to copy a photo for use in a publication along with the credit line indicated." Rmhermen (talk) 19:20, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

Copyright on Wikimedia

Obviously my experience over the last few years has been almost exclusively on Wikipedia and not Wikimedia. I was unaware that copyright violations were ok and not an issue over on Wikimedia. So for clarification, unlike on Wikipedia, I am able to upload any image I want, regardless of copyright status, so long as I add a tag saying I own it or whoever owns it has released it under an appropriate license? Obviously copyright law is the same, but I am wondering if Wikimedia is really that unconcerned with the copyright status of files uploaded here? I don't check Wikimedia unless I have a reason to, so any response would be much more quickly seen by myself and responded to on my Wikipedia talk page rather than on here. I look forward to your enlightenment on the issue. -Aaron Booth (talk) 03:41, 30 March 2013 (UTC)

Please file a deletion request for a file if you believe it's not own work of the uploader, just tagging files as no permission without any reason is not the way to go. --Denniss (talk) 12:42, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
"Own work" is very misunderstood and greatly abused by many uploaders to Wikimedia Commons. There is resistance to reduce this problem at the point of upload because some believe we should be welcoming and make it as easy as possible to upload files with as few roadblocks and as little instruction as possible... because many uploaders don't really care about the rules. That view also suggests that once all these improperly attributed files are uploaded, it is up to other editors to clean up the mess... and those who may not wish to are simply lazy. (Personally I think this view is irresponsible and Commons should be more than just a popular site to upload stuff.) That said, it's up to every uploader to respect copyrights and follow Commons:Licensing. – JBarta (talk) 02:36, 31 March 2013 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/File:Rio-Antirio bridge.jpg

Hi Denniss. FYI someone has reopened the Commons:Deletion requests/File:Rio-Antirio bridge.jpg on 26 January and on the same page after you closed it as kept. There has been no discussion there since. Is it possible to resolve this matter? Thank you. Dr.K. (talk) 23:54, 31 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Christy Clark photo by Kris Krug 05.jpg‎

In reply to your comments here; I did, User:Moogsi denied it. 117Avenue (talk) 02:12, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

--Wavemaster100 (talk) 15:05, 2 April 2013 (UTC) hallo Denniss. sorry ich hatte vergessen mich einzuloggen. ich wollte dieses bild hier austauschen gegen das vorherige Johnny Cash Experience 2013

Hallo Denniss, offenbar hat Liliana-60 es nicht für nötig befunden, dich hierüber zu informieren: Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/User problems#User:Denniss. --Túrelio (talk) 15:34, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Deletion of Manisarus.png.

Why did you delete it from Wikipedia commons? Then I cannot see it elsewhere. I want to see the picture, please if you still have it or saved it on you're computer. Also do you know what it depicted? (Like a statue, a coin engraving of a person's face on it, ect.) Thanks! Also, if you can bring it back from the deletion log, that would be great, and sending me Manisarus.png photo, too. Thanks again in advance!~~Joe Benson.

Questions about deletion

Please see Commons talk:Deletion requests/File:남산공원 2013-04-06 19-12.jpg. - dcljr (talk) 22:02, 10 April 2013 (UTC)


Accounts locked/hidden where appropriate, underlying open proxies blocked. If I missed anything let me know. Cheers --Herby talk thyme 08:06, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Thanks.--Denniss (talk) 13:16, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Please identify the images which offend your bureaucratic world paradigm

You wrote:

Without permission is correct but not in the way you think - you stated the image was upoaded with permission of the original copyright holder but there was no evidence of this permission given. A permission request was placed on your talk page but no reaction = file deleted. There are even more of your images from the same source and without evidence of permission.--Denniss (talk) 01:46, 21 April 2013 (UTC)


Please identify the even more images to which you refer.

Tomorrow I will delete the whole wikibook "The Basic Physics of Digital Radiography" if I receive no sensible replies that act in the original spirit of WikiBooks.

k -=-Kieranmaher (talk) 03:06, 21 April 2013 (UTC)

Why don't you snd a usage permission via COM:OTRS? Who, except you and the grantor, should know what this permission covers? If it's Wikipedia only they'll have to be deleted anyway. --Denniss (talk) 11:57, 21 April 2013 (UTC)


UserAlf5435334777 Hello Denniss how to upload video wikipedia --Alf5435334777 (talk) 14:45, 21 April 2013 (UTC)

File:Aust MRH-90.jpg

Hallo Denniss, hier gibt es offenbar ein kleines Problem. Ich bin über diese Datei gestolpert wegen des Hinweises auf die möglicherweise fehlerhafte Lizenz. Ich habe dann die Versionsgeschichte auf überprüft, und herausgefunden, dass die Lizensierung dieser Datei ein einziges Chaos ist. Das Bild würde ursprünglich am 29.3.2005 von Plekkosaurus auf der englischen WP hochgeladen, allerdings völlig ohne irgendeine Lizenz oder Quellenangabe. Das hat offenbar niemanden gestört und im August 2005 wurde die Datei sogar als {{PD}} nach Commons übertragen, obwohl sie im Originalzustand überhaupt nicht lizensiert war. Sie blieb dann auf Wikipedia weiter bestehen, und im Oktober 2005 hat dann dort ein anderer Benutzer namens UninvitedCompany scheinbar auf Treu und Glauben eine GFDL-Lizenz auf die lokale Dateiseite gesetzt. Erst zwei Jahre später hast du dann auf Commons diese GFDL-Lizenz nachträglich eingesetzt und die Datei wurde auf WP gelöscht. Da die Datei aber vom Originalbenutzer Plekkosaurus weder selbst lizensiert wurde, noch eine verlässliche Urheberschaft vorliegt, sollte man sie wohl löschen. Bevor ich den LA stelle, wollte ich dich aber als beteiligten Admin schonmal persönlich um deine Meinung fragen. Gruß, De728631 (talk) 12:16, 22 April 2013 (UTC)

Danke für die Meldung, ein Bot-Auftrag zum Ersatz des Bildes ist in Arbeit, danach lösche ich das Bild. --Denniss (talk) 12:39, 22 April 2013 (UTC)
Alles klar, danke. Ich hätte aber File:NH90 vl.jpg als Ersatz genommen. Der Hubschrauber hat auch die australische "Kriegsbemalung", während dein Ersatzbild eindeutig ein schwedisches Exemplar ist. So würde wenigstens die alte Beschreibung weiterhin passen. De728631 (talk) 12:52, 22 April 2013 (UTC)
P.S. Bei sv:Svenska flygvapnet hatte der Delinker wohl einen Bearbeitungskonflikt mit mir. Ich hatte das Bild dort nämlich selbst ausgetauscht. Also bitte nicht über die Fehlermeldung wundern. De728631 (talk) 13:19, 22 April 2013 (UTC)

File:Female masturbation with toy.jpg

Why is this out of scope? -mattbuck (Talk) 01:07, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

And how about File:C-Section Scar.jpg? That definitely seems within scope. -mattbuck (Talk) 01:12, 24 April 2013 (UTC)
Not in this absurd low image quality. --Denniss (talk) 01:15, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

File:Pereira osprey 1 lg.jpg

Please delete File:Pereira osprey 1 lg.jpg. I'm tired of it. If I knew that it was so difficult to upload a file on wiki...--Perozopeligroso (talk) 23:07, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

Olly Murs

The three Olly Murs pictures was free of copyright. Why you delete it? Biagio2103 (talk) 12:31, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

The Flickr user is on the list of blocked/untrusted Flickr users. --Denniss (talk) 17:19, 26 April 2013 (UTC)


Denniss (talk | contribs) deleted page File:UOWD Campus.jpg ‎(Unfree Flickr license: is licensed under cc-by-nc-sa-2.0)

What is the actual problem? May I know the problem, sir? Zvezda Soyuz (talk)

Noncommercial and nonderivative restrictions are not permitted at Commons, see also Commons:Licensing. {{cc-by-nc-sa-2.0}} is actually a redirect to a speedy deletion, if properly tagged your image would have been deleted far earlier. --Denniss (talk) 11:02, 27 April 2013 (UTC)

Crossley Guide images

Princetonnature is a Princeton University Press employee, as confirmed to me and to OTRS. He claims to have permission to release the images from the Crossley Guide, and was working out sending permissions to OTRS. I think you may have been too hasty in deleting all his uploads, did you look at the email in OTRS or something? —innotata 02:53, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

Template:Autotranslate auf User talk:Gerd Leibrock

Was bedeutet dieser Eintrag auf meiner User talk-Seite? --Gerd Leibrock (talk) 15:09, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

Du hast zuviele Nachrichten auf Deiner Diskussionsseite so das die Vorlagen nicht mehr korrekt dargestellt werden können. Du solltest eine Archivierung Deiner Diskussionsseite einbauen, am Einfachsten geht das mittels Platzierung von {{subst:User:MiszaBot/usertalksetup}} ganz oben auf Deiner Diskussionsseite. Ggf würde ich vorher alte/erledigte Meldungen zu fehlender Lizenz/Quelle/Genehmigung/Löschanträge entfernen, damit Du die aktuellen Meldungen lesen kannst. --Denniss (talk) 15:19, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

File:AC-130 Spectre Spooky (2152191923).jpg

Das hier war Teil der Massenlöschung in AFBochert/Workspace. Jetzt erst ist mir allerdings aufgefallen, dass das Bild, was ich bei dieser Datei als Ersatz hochgeladen habe, doch von dem ersten Upload abweicht. Sieh dir nur mal die Wolken im Hintergrund an. Wegen des zweifelhaften Flickr-Accounts sollte man daher wohl besser die erste Version löschen. De728631 (talk) 14:18, 29 April 2013 (UTC)

Ist dahin. Leider haben wir immer noch verdammt viele Bilder in Category:Photos from Flickr account 11923090@N03 --Denniss (talk) 14:23, 29 April 2013 (UTC)
Ein gutes Dutzend davon habe ich jetzt aussortiert, und einige Bilder scheint er wirklich selbst gemacht zu haben – jedenfalls gibts öfters mal glaubwürdige Metadaten. Aber trotzdem sind da z. B. noch jede Menge Dateien, die irgendwann mal durch Photoshop gedreht worden sind. De728631 (talk) 16:46, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Die ohne Metadaten oder mit welchen von Photoshop sollte man vielleicht gleich wegpusten und für den Rest einen erneuten Löschantrag stellen. Bei diesem Account kann man leider gar nichts annehmen. --Denniss (talk) 20:20, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Das hier hast du offenbar übersehen, da klebt noch der rosa Löschantrag. De728631 (talk) 14:12, 2 May 2013 (UTC)
Ist weg nach Ersetzung. Scheinbar hat dieser Idiot eine geteilte Persönlichkeit, die aber nicht anders agiert als die Erste: - Bilder ohne Exif oder nur mit Photoshop, teil fast simultan aufgenommen und zu Flickr geschoben. Nur bei einigen Bildern hat er die Exif-Daten wohl vergessen wie bei --Denniss (talk) 14:50, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Mass Removal from Richard Crossley Images

Hello Denniss,

You have removed all of the uploads of Richard Crossley's images from Wikicommons. I was hoping to talk through why this happened as well as preventing it from happening again. I work at Richard Crossley's publisher (Princeton University Press), and he has given us permission to do this as well as encouraging it. This is part of Commons Attribution 3.0 clearance. What can I do to clear this up and to reinstate these photos? Also, what can I do to prevent this from happening again?

File:Painted bunting from The Crossley ID Guide Eastern Birds.jpg, File:Painted bunting from The Crossley ID Guide Eastern Birds.jpg

Please read COM:OTRS and follow the instructions to send a usage permission for these files. But it may take several days/weeks to process your mail(s) as they have a huge backlog to work through. Once accepted these images will be undeleted. --Denniss (talk) 17:51, 29 April 2013 (UTC)

I sent them an email and had the author send a follow up email all within the last week. I think your removal was hasty considering the circumstances. But, if that's your decision, that's your decision. It's tough to be any more transparent in our wish to seek clearance. Obviously, we aren't breaking copyright. Thanks again.

File:Shirlan Waterfall.webm

Hi, Can you help me for rotation this media[7]? I add rotation requiring category for this media two days ago. I can not done with gadget?! Thanks. Jacopo188 (talk) 12:42, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

Can't be rotated by bot as it doesn't support those kind of files. I've placed a roper rotate tag for manual rotation. --Denniss (talk) 22:18, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

Map of browsers

Can you update the map of browsers by country, or let its author make it?

Template:Extracted from

Hello Denniss, with you edit you have destroyed the functionality of this template. Please what is your intention? For example in the /doc (and living Category:Fleurons_for_Évocations_(Lemerre)) -- ΠЄΡΉΛΙΟ 11:34, 1 May 2013 (UTC)

The problem seems only be in other namespace, so this problem is negligible!? -- ΠЄΡΉΛΙΟ 11:42, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Full functionality without side-effects was restored by me, for reason see template talkpage. --Denniss (talk) 11:55, 1 May 2013 (UTC)

Deletion of Pictures from Banton, Romblon page

Hi Denniss. This is in response to your deletion of two photos I own in the Banton, Romblon Wiki page, namely File:Banton aerial.jpg, and File:Tambak Beach, Banton, Romblon.JPG. You cited copyright violation as the reason for deletion. However, I did present information of ownership of these pictures. File:Banton aerial.jpg was shot last April 15, 2013 using my Kodak EasyShare M520 camera while aboard a Cebu Pacific flight from Tagbilaran, Bohol, going to Manila. File:Tambak Beach, Banton, Romblon.JPG. was shot on March 21, 2009, while I was vacationing in Banton, which is my hometown. I also posted the same photo in my blog, Please undo deletion of these pictures. --- Lawrence ruiz (talk) 05:11, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Deleting File:2014iccworldt20.png

Hi, i had uploaded File:2014iccworldt20.png in Wikipedia Commons so that it could be used in French Wikipedia. But in 27th April 2013 it was deleted by you. Why ? Himanis Das   talk  13:37, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Non-free (fair use) Logos are not permitted here. --Denniss (talk) 19:14, 3 May 2013 (UTC)


I'd like to thank you for reverting this vandalism, I don't know what I desirved it for. Although something tells me it has to do with the photograph of the Dutch king and his family... Dqfn13 (talk) 22:26, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

This user seems to have a serious problem, and yes, it's the dutch royal vandal. --Denniss (talk) 23:14, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

Cork is not Dublin

You reverted my file move with the cryptic comment "do not move NARA". Whatever that means, the file now bears a misleading filename because it mistakenly puts Kennedy in Dublin when he was, in fact, in Cork. This is wrong, therefore what do you propose to do about it? O'Dea (talk) 22:11, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Regarding File:RepSandyCrawford.JPG

Hello Denniss. I'm sorry but I'm not sure what you mean about not having enough information. The licensing is public domain with proof having been e-mailed to Wikipedia by me 22 April 2013. The official photographer for the Missouri House of Representatives, Mr. Tim Bommel, sent an e-mail to me stating that all photos from the House's official website (the source of my photo) are released into the Pubic Domain and free to use. Per the advice of Commons Administrator User talk:Jmabel, who indicated that he felt a single 'blanket" coverage like Mr. Bommel's would be sufficient for all photos from that website used and an individual e-mail would not be needed for each photo. That's why I gave it the OTRS licensing. If there is a better, easier, way to do this please let me know. The photos (I've uploaded a few others of Missouri Hose of Represetative members), as I said, are public domain. Much thanks! Sector001 (talk) 00:56, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Please, help

Why User:Jahoe nominated for deletion all my ebay images? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and many others is OKAY for Commons policy requires for such images.--Alrofficial (talk) 06:10, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Publicity Photos (star headshots) older publicity stills have usually not been copyrighted and since they have been disseminated to the public, they are generally considered public domain and therefore there is no necessity to clear them with the studio that produced them (if you can even determine who did). Newer publicity stills shot for a specific film or television program may contain a copyright - if they do you are required to clear them with the owner of the copyright, usually the film or television company that produced the program. --Alrofficial (talk) 06:25, 6 May 2013 (UTC)


Hi Denniss, I had (wrongly) asked the talk page of the above user to be deleted. What I actually meant was for the user to be blocked because of a username suggesting it belongs to a group as per COM:UPOLICY. Note that the user has also made uploads related to the username. Hoping that you'll now reconsider my request. Regards, Rahul Bott (talk) 06:25, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Editor @

Hello. I would like to inform you that I have granted you editor flag at the Arabic Wikipedia, all your edits there will be automatically marked as patrolled. Best regards.--Avocato (talk) 15:28, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Request explanation for untagged speedy

Re: Waylon_Jennings_-_publicity.jpg, which was uploaded as an original photo with all margins and authorship, and clearly without a copyright notice. Why was it deleted? Why was there no tag, no explanation, no warning, or any opportunity to correct any missing details, if any? --Wikiwatcher1 (talk) 20:56, 9 May 2013 (UTC)

I have also posted a request for review at En/WP:ANI since this and 16 other speedily deleted images were being used in En WP, many as lead images. --Wikiwatcher1 (talk) 21:37, 9 May 2013 (UTC)


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Decision of Deletion Request

Hi, Denniss, could you please elaborate on the reasoning underlying your decision of Commons:Deletion requests/File:Wolf Hogekamp 2010-1.jpg? Specifically, I would like to know if it is based on a) the assumption that due to the public performance, the subject can be assumed to have consented with the publication of the photograph on Wikimedia Commons in an implied manner, or if it is based on b) the assumption that due to the public performance the photograph can be used on Wikimedia Commons following section 23(1) no. 1 of the KUG, according to which "the publication of pictures portraying an aspect of contemporary society are exempted from the obligation to obtain the consent of the person concerned within the meaning of section 22 of the KUG." Thank you in advance, — Pajz (talk) 00:23, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Dear Denniss, I would like to follow up on my question from May 13. Regardless of whether or not you are planning to respond, I would appreciate a short note saying so, so I can move things forward. Thanks in advance, — Pajz (talk) 12:55, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
If you don't want someone to take photos of your public performance you should choose a different job. Situation is different if the subject was photographed in a private atmosphere and obviously not posing for it. It's again different if the subject is clearly posing for the image. --Denniss (talk) 13:00, 16 May 2013 (UTC)

File:Pz IV turret zoomed.jpg must be the Ausführung J version

File:Pz IV turret zoomed.jpg must be the Ausführung J version because it has no side view port for the driver (both this and the radio operator's side view port were removed in the J version).Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 11:38, 16 May 2013 (UTC)

May also be a very late production Ausf. H. Unless someone comes up with a chassis number that's impossible to verify so we have to rely on information we have. --Denniss (talk) 12:05, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
The chassis number of the tank in question is 84583 while the turret number is 85573 (Source)
Also How do you know that the tank on this picture (File:PzKpfw IV Ausf F2 (SdKfz 161) (6083331830).jpg) was used in Africa? Because of the paint job? That paint job could have been easily applied at a later date. You could even paint a Tiger II in Africa Corps paint and call it an Africa Corps tank. ;) Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 12:30, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
84583 is an Ausf.H built by Krupp Grusonwerk (no Ausf. J built there), the lowest known J chassis number is 86394 by Vomag.. For the other tank, museum site states it was used in Africa and disabled by the side penetration thus it can't be a J. It has always been a problem to identify a tank from exterior markings as you never know the modifications at unit level, during factory overhauls or even wartime/post-war mods by "new" owners. --Denniss (talk) 12:39, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
Also the Panzer IV in Latrun has to be the J version because of the lack of the aforementioned view ports. Also this source identifies it as the J version. The same applies for the Panzer Iv in Thun.
Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 12:40, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
Also about the El Goloso Panzer IV: I was looking at the wrong tank info when I told that chassis and turret number. The aforemoentioned source list the El Goloso tank's chassis number as 84 632 and turret number as 85 596. Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 12:45, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
As said above, do not try to identify them purely on exterior markings, especially the heavily modified variants captured by Israel. Museums are not perfect but they often have reliable information about the subversion. And I know this site and the offered PDF - great info but not always perfect; especially on those without known chassis number.--Denniss (talk) 12:56, 16 May 2013 (UTC)

File:Brachiosaurus model from the British Museum.JPG

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Brachiosaurus model from the British Museum.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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(nominated by FunkMonk again, you closed it last time). Multichill (talk) 08:47, 18 May 2013 (UTC)


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== Deleted file from you and permission

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Hi Dennis! Actually I have the permission to upload the file you deleted, I got the autorization from the owner and from Wikimedia Commons:

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I made a mistake uploading the file not referring to the number of autorization.

I'm trying uploading the file again but wikimwdia doesn't allow me to do it. How can I do now?

Best Regards Manola Varisco

== Deleted file from you and permission

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Hi Dennis! Actually I have the permission to upload the file you deleted, I got the autorization from the owner and from Wikimedia Commons:

OTRS Wikimedia

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Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page. This correspondence has been reviewed by an OTRS member and stored in our permission archive. The correspondence is available to trusted volunteers as ticket #2013051510003926.

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I made a mistake uploading the file not referring to the number of autorization.

I'm trying uploading the file again but wikimwdia doesn't allow me to do it. How can I do now?

Best Regards Manola Varisco


I noticed that you deleted pretty much every image I uploaded relevant to Lenovo. I took that fthose images from mutiple feeds on Flickr. All of those feeds appear to be legitimate and some are run by Lenovo. Intermittentgardener (talk)

Silver Oak and Twomey

Hi, you've tagged all of my images. I've sent off the OTRS request and form and even had a reply from the commons asking me to provide a link. I did so. I've heard nothing since. Please sort it out asap, tagging them for deletion is unacceptable.Blofeld Dr. (talk) 20:51, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

The Pyeongchang logo which you deleted has been recreated. Please have a look but I stand by my position that this is a copyrighted olympic logo and this has nothing to do on Commons. And that this can only mean trouble between the IOC and the Foundation, see previous example of the Sochi logp. Thanks for your previous decision. Hektor (talk) 21:13, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi—are there any reasons why you removed the got.wikipedia logo from Wikipedia/2.0/worksheet? I was afraid that the wiki might have been closed, but as far as I see, it wasn't… odder (talk) 10:43, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Disabled, not removed. Files aren't there. --Denniss (talk) 11:10, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Help re: excessive deletions

Hi, as you have opposed User:Eleassar already, I am asking for your support also in the following cases: User_talk:INeverCry#File:Rajko_Koro.C5.A1ec.jpg --Hladnikm (talk) 12:34, 26 May 2013 (UTC)


Hallo Denniss, Ich hab soeben einige Seiten die du bereits gschützt hast erneut unter den selben Parametern geschützt. Der Seitenschutz ging durch ein falsches Import (nicht meines) leider verloren. Wollte dir das nur sagen, nicht dass du dich wunderst wieso Seiten erneut geschützt werden ;-). grüße und einen schönen Abend noch.--Steinsplitter (talk) 20:38, 27 May 2013 (UTC)


Hi, thank you for the notice on my talkpage. Do you know when it will be back? Sincerely, Taketa (talk) 15:59, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

No idea, I also don't know whether it's still a Toolserver/Hardware problem or a Software problem. I'm still waiting for replies from Siebrand and Bryan. We need this Bot back to work ASAP. --Denniss (talk) 16:01, 28 May 2013 (UTC)
Danke für deine Bemühungen. Habe vor ein paar Tagen mit Siebrand und schon vor etwas länger Zeit mit Krinkle gesprechen, scheinen nicht sonderlich interessiert das Tool auf nen anderen Server zu setzen oder so. Solange Toolserver nicht funktioniert, wird auch das Tool nicht funktionieren, wie ich verstenden habe. LG--Steinsplitter (talk) 07:27, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

Category:Media without a license: needs history check

Hi, thanks for your help in this cat. Could you do my a favour. Pls. remove this cat, when you checked images in it. Then other helpers (like me) does not need to open and check those images again. Thx and regards. --JuTa 23:00, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

re this image: File:Brother-greg-and-brenda-shoop.jpg and this edit. What evidence is there for a CC-by-sa licence? Has the image author agreed to this? Andy Dingley (talk) 21:52, 29 May 2013 (UTC)
Please check the linked source file. --Denniss (talk) 22:13, 29 May 2013 (UTC)

Haa Alif Atoll

Hi, you reverted the rotation of File:Haa Alif Atoll.png. Now we have north on the right again, and west on top. Today the most common convention for maps is the have north on top, see here. I haven't yet found a differing convetion according to which west is on top. I presume that you oriented yourself at the labels on the map, and prefer the names of geographic objects from left to right, to which I agree. While there may such a convention, you cannot make one thing right by making another thing wrong. Please observe that the original upload of the map was with north up. Whoever doesn't like the labels bottom-top may change them, but one by one and not by rotating the whole map to the right.--Ratzer (talk) 13:30, 1 June 2013 (UTC)

Please upload the version you need under a different filename and link to the original. Do not force other wikis to use a version better suited to your wiki but not to the others. --Denniss (talk) 21:35, 1 June 2013 (UTC)
Please explain to which wiki a map with west on top is suited better, and why. I'm thinking about restoring the original upload under this name. Whoever needs west on top should upload that version under a different name. Greetings,--Ratzer (talk) 18:22, 2 June 2013 (UTC)
Map is useless with the text not readable, also no one else complained for years. Best solution is to upload under a new name to fix it for your wiki. --Denniss (talk) 18:26, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Con yeso.jpg

Las fotos son mías, yo las he creado, pero no sé cómo hacer lo que ustedes me piden. Por favor, me puedes explicar? Muchas gracias. Saludos.

Your image does not have a license. To keep this image here at Commons a license has to be added, otherwise the image will be deleted in about a week. I just have seen the image in question is a smaller version of an existing image with a valid license so it's deleted.--Denniss (talk) 17:21, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

File:David Mushet Gravestone.jpg

Hello, You left a message on my page to say this file lacked certain information. I took the photo, and I renounce any copyright. I've visited the file to correct the omission, but it's ridiculously complicated. Why Wiki can't make such things more user friendly is beyond me. If you can add the info I'd appreciate it. Obscurasky (talk) 23:27, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

I asume the original source/licensing information was lost to some data corruption, I added information and a PD-self license. Please have a look, confirm the license and I'll remove the no license tag. If you need changes please either do them yourself or feel free to ask me again. --Denniss (talk) 23:36, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

De Blue Baron

Why is the picture removed from the article about BMW Scuderia RO?

File:Douglas DC-8-51 N8008D TIA LGW 23.07.66 edited-4.jpg

I have looked at the Wiki Commons file for this image which I took myself. I cannot see how to add the missing tag for adding a licence. Please tell me exactly how to correct the situation. RuthAS (talk) 09:58, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

I added a license tag you used on two similar images from the same day. Please confirm this was correct and I'll remove the no license tag. --Denniss (talk) 10:03, 3 June 2013 (UTC)
Hello Denniss. The licence tag that you have added is just fine - thank you! I sometimes struggle with the finer points of Wiki contributing. I always try to add the correct licecne - dont know why it did not seem to work this time. Thanks for your help! RuthAS (talk) 11:00, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Daman du Cap.JPG


Sorry I do not speak English ... Here I use the Google translator!
New in the Commons, I saw the problem with my godmother Salix.
It is best to destroy the file, I will upload again since then.
Cordially.--Wayne77 (talk) 12:32, 3 June 2013 (UTC)
I have updated the file page, please add a description and a license. J'ai actualiser la page du fichier, s'il vous plaît ajouter une description et une licence (from Google translate). --Denniss (talk) 21:19, 3 June 2013 (UTC)


Hi, I uploaded this image and someone made a derivative DTW C2.JPG a long time ago, and I received notice that I didn't put in a license despite using a template. Can you please check to see whether I've fixed the issue? Thank you. Ngchen (talk) 18:02, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Ok now. --Denniss (talk) 21:22, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Cryptic block logs

When block logs like this with no "publicly visible" discussion to back them up appear, it's a bit of a concern. Can you say something to give me and others confidence that the decision was not taken unilaterally and most administrators either have access to the facts behind these blocks and would make the same decision or that a group that is trusted by the community (i.e an Commons equivalent of English's checkuser and arbitration committee groups) has access to the facts behind the block and, if they didn't make the decision in the first place, would very likely endorse it.

I'm asking in general terms about all Commons blocks that appear to be made by a single administrator but whose reason is either cryptic or, as in the case of the above example, stated but not backed up by any Commons discussion that is publicly visible.

As an aside, I am aware of public discussion of abuse (diff) by the user in the example above that matches the block-reason on another Wikimedia project but I cannot find any Commons discussion by any administrator that would endorse a Commons block. As a Commons user, I would love to either have transparency or, when discretion is preferred or required, the assurance that a trusted group such as "all administrators" or an even-more trusted Commons group (sorry, English checkuser doesn't count, unless they are also Commons checkusers and trusted by the Commons community as such - which may be the case with unified logins) has either discussed these blocks in a non-public setting or they have access to evidence strong enough that no discussion is required. Davidwr (talk) 14:27, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

Standard sockpuppet block if there's evidence it has been used by someone other to avoid bans or upload copyvios. Master is usually left active at Commons until he has done bad things here as well. BTW if en wiki checkuser confirms socks and the account is SUL'ed it's a sock here too. --Denniss (talk) 14:31, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

Gagea villosa

Bonjour, Je n'ai rien compris à votre messge. Pouvez vous expliquer simplement en français ? Merci 04:16, 6 June 2013 (UTC) Walter HENNEAU (talk) 04:18, 6 June 2013 (UTC)

Ok, I found it in French. But , must I had this : {{self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-all}} ? And where ? Thank you for your help. Walter HENNEAU (talk) 04:45, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
I see you fixed it yourself. I removed the no license tag, issue resolved. Thanks. --Denniss (talk) 11:18, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. Walter HENNEAU (talk) 20:26, 7 June 2013 (UTC)


You've re-named including "IJN", many files. As an abbreviation of the Imperial Japanese Navy "IJN" Did disabled? I want you to teach discussion if such existed then.--OskNe (talk) 06:53, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

Just as HIJMS this implies a prefix that never existed. It's not a valid abbrevation either, it's a short form invented by english language sources. --Denniss (talk) 10:35, 7 June 2013 (UTC)
Discussion does not exist, is this judgment of one person you? It does not exist as a formal ship prefix, but it may be considered as omitted is a adjective "Japanese Imperial Navy". There is a notation of IJN in some book, and file name shorter. I can not understand the need to re-naming the "IJN" mechanically.--OskNe (talk) 12:42, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

delete it

  • the pic was taken by me, but I took better images recently. So there is no point in keeping the image or changing its copyright status. --user:PedroPVZ 22:57, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Eye of Providence Window.jpg

I added a copyright tag for File:Eye of Providence Window.jpg. I hope this is acceptable, so the file won't be deleted. Please let me know if there's anything else I need to do.

File:IlvoveTechno 2008.jpg, File:Webby Award 2005, Kleptones.jpg

Hallo Denniss. Bitte stelle obige Dateien wieder her und stelle allenfalls je einen DR. Zum Zeitpunkt des Uploads in der de-WP waren die Lizenzen höchstwahrscheinlich OK. --Leyo 08:43, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

Nö, keine Indikation dafür z.B. in der Bildbeschreibung. Nicht mein Problem das die Lizenzen bei lokalen Wikis nicht geprüft werden, weder nach dem Hochladen noch vor dem Verschieben nach Commons. Kannst ja mal auf de nachfragen, ob die dort irgendwie verifiziert wurden. --Denniss (talk) 08:46, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Die zweite Datei stammt von 2005, einer Zeit also, wo es auch bei Commons bestimmt noch kein License Review gab und die Datei den de-WP-Standards genügte.
Bezüglich „nicht mein Problem“: Was ist eigentlich damit? --Leyo 10:16, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Auch bei Commons wurden die Dateien alle überprüft, bei Lizenzkonflikten wurden nur die von Admins oder Bots (FlickrLickr, Flickruploadbot, etc) hochgeladenen Dateien behalten und der Rest weggepustet mangels Nachprüfbarkeit (es sei denn im Internet Archiv war etwas zu finden). Wüsste auch nicht das mich je einer wegen einer Düp benachrichtigt hätte, ich bin da nur gelistet da ich bei Bildern, wo die Lizenz nur als Text vorzufinden war, die passenden Lizenzbausteine gesetzt hatte (weswegen mich so ein Buntspecht von Paragraphenreiter kurzfristig sperrte, die Änderungen alle rückgängig machte und ein Jahr später die Bausteine von anderen wieder gesetzt wurden). --Denniss (talk) 11:29, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

Esquina de El Gallito, Mérida, Yucatán (01).jpg

Estimado Dennis. La página ya no se enlaza a otras mas que a "Casa de la esquina de El Gallito, Mérida, Yucatán (01).jpg" y todos los demás enlaces ya los cambié a esta última y necesito subir otro archivo con el primer nombre. Gracias.--Inri (talk) 21:45, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

Question about sources.

One at least one I did list the source such as this one.

Here is one of the links that I found them on.

Also that the photos that I posted qualify to be in the public domain for their individual country.

Articseahorse (talk) 01:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Revert of a file move

Hi Deniss, I noticed you reverted a move I made. Since I am quite new at this particular administrative function, you will have to explain to me what I did wrong. Thanks, Jan Arkesteijn (talk) 21:49, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

Files should not be moved unless file usage in other wikis is replaced by the file mover. High use files should not be moved at all, lower usage files should only be moved with the move+replace button and using your global account for replacement. That's all because the global replacer bot User:CommonsDelinker stopped working about a month ago. If you don't have the move+replace button please enable Ajax Quickdelete gadget in your preferences. Opening move+replace in a new tab/window will revert to the standard move function without replacement, this should not be used. --Denniss (talk) 22:23, 12 June 2013 (UTC)
But I'm pretty sure I used move+replace on File:Eddiestobarttruck.jpg, and you still reverted? Do I not have a global account then? (I assumed these were set up automatically on all other projects in the recent username changes?) Ultra7 (talk) 11:51, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Ultra7:You have no global account, there are some other inactive users with the same name probably blocking this (see [8]. If you can't merge them with Special:MergeAccount you may need to usurp them or just wait for the new forced global user acount to come into effect somewhere in the next months. Usurp request for en wiki is at en:Wikipedia:Changing username/Usurpations, don't know if you can read chinese/japanese. --Denniss (talk) 12:04, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Ah right. I thought it had already been forced. Cheers for the info. I'll probably just wait if its coming soon. Any chance you can do that particular move using your global account? It's the only image in that category that's not in line with the current convention. Ultra7 (talk) 13:43, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Already moved. --Denniss (talk) 15:07, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Cool. Many thanks. Ultra7 (talk) 16:08, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

License Review

  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment: I mentioned this issue to Lymantria so perhaps I should just tell it to you to. Flickr, Panoramio, and Picasa Human Review all have no (or few) images to mark but almost no one marks this Category where there is 600+ outstanding images. A month before it was maybe 500 images but no one is experienced enough to mark these unique License review images except for an Admin. Admin Morning Sunshine used to mark these images but he stopped almost all his Commons activity in early April...and few people mark them and I cannot either. Many images have copyright problems and some are OK but only an Admin would know what to do here. Perhaps you can leave a message on an Admin board for other Admins to mark these images or mark some photos if you wish. Kind Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 00:36, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

Nicola Peltz

Hey Denniss. I saw you moved File:Nicola Peltz 2012 (Straighten Crop).jpg back. The name is misleading because the image was not straightened (actually, I started the "straightened crop" deriv title before MyCanon began using it), and the file is a derivative of my "(soft contrast)" version. Your edit summary said the file wasn't replaced. Since only two pages use that file, I could've done it in a jiffy, but figured I wouldn't mess with the CommonsDelinker bot. Is that why you reverted my move? It would take less effort than it does typing all this to replace the redirect link in the Wiki articles to the moved file. – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 17:59, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

Please use the move+replace function for in-use images as the Bot you are talking about is dysfunctional since May 10, see watchlist message and notice on renaming cat. Do not open move+replace in a new tab/window or it will revert to a standard move without replacement function. --Denniss (talk) 18:25, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
ok I had no idea commonsdelinker was out of operation. I don't move files in separate windows or tabs, I just use the move tab and a small popup appears and boom it's done. Anyway, I've put a speedy delete request on the "...(soft contrast crop).jpg" page to make way for the move again and I'll do the whole thing manually. – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 18:27, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Make sure the checkbox to replace moved images with your account is always selected in this popup (at the bottom). --Denniss (talk) 18:38, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
It is, it's always checked (as is the "leave redirect behind", which doesn't give me a choice). I don't understand, now or before, what the checkbox for "replace moved images with your account" means. But I will certainly replace moved images using my account... so... – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 18:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
That option is an automated (script-assisted) usage replacement but it is limited to a certain amount of file usages. It can't be used to replace high-use images. --Denniss (talk) 19:05, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Okay, thank you for clarifying. I wasn't sure if it was a "checked if you understand you'll be trying to replace moved images yourself" or whatnot, which would just be silly. Thanks for your help :) – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 19:18, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

DR deleted ???

Hi Dennis. Where did you see that I've created the DR by accident ? Was intentional ! There's no FoP in France and this skyscaper was built in 1968 (Sillon de Bretagne) and is very original by its look. Architect cannot be dead 70 years ago if the building is 45 y.o. !!! This other file (DR asked in the same time) has been deleted for the same reason. I don't understand why you did that ... I can't revert ... May you do it, please ? --Llann .\m/ (Lie 2 me ...) 00:05, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

You blanked the DR page and I deleted it therefore as that's to be counted as withdrawal or accidental creation. If you accidentally blanked the DR I'll restore it. --Denniss (talk) 01:34, 15 June 2013 (UTC)
I don't remember I've blanked the page. I don't know why I'd have done that ... And I don't see nothing in my history. When am I supposed to have done that ? Are you sure it's me ? If it's me, sorry. Weirdo !!! o_0 ...°
Yes, please, if you can restore this DR because no FoP in France, blablabla ... Thanks. Have a good weekend. --Llann .\m/ (Lie 2 me ...) 07:59, 15 June 2013 (UTC)
Undeleted and cleaned-up, plese see file history for your blanking. --Denniss (talk) 09:15, 15 June 2013 (UTC)
Ah .... OK, Sorry ... I forgot that. Was because I thought it wasn't the good way to ask for deletion and next, I made another DR with the right form so I guess they're 2 DR for the same file. Sorry I'm very tired those days and my mind is awhere sometimes ...If I remember well I cliked on mass deletion instead of single deletion. I hope it doesn't matter too much. When a page is blanked users histories are blanked too ?
Sorry again. And thanks a lot for what you did. --Llann .\m/ (Lie 2 me ...) 20:32, 15 June 2013 (UTC)--Llann .\m/ (Lie 2 me ...) 20:32, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Party affiliations in the European Council (29 May 2013).svg

Hello I want to upload again map of the European Council since 29-05-2013 but I didn't provide information about licence. Now I can't upload the file. Could you help me? --Aight 2009 (talk) 19:37, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

Restored, please add a proper license or it'll be deleted again. --Denniss (talk) 20:08, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Paco Herrera.jpg

Why did you put that this photo doesn't have a missing permission? The photo is mine, I don't know what else you want. --Brais Camposino1 (talk) 09:34, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Because Google search showed some hits for the image. Also the resolution is somewhat unusual. --Denniss (talk) 13:52, 17 June 2013 (UTC)


Hallo Deniss, Wiso signiert du das? und ich würde vorschlagen {{stop}} auf diese Seite zu setzen, es hat nählich wenig sinn wenn requests entfernt werden ohne dass Sie ausgeführt werden? Lg--Steinsplitter (talk) 12:14, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Du hast eine neue E-Mail--Steinsplitter (talk) 13:23, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
Die Signierung war ein Fehler und wurde wieder entfernt. Das mit dem Stop wäre einen Versuch wert. --Denniss (talk) 13:53, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Renaming German CoAs File:Wappen der Landeshauptstadt Duesseldorf.svg

Hallo Deniss - den neuen Namen einer Datei, die mehr als 700-fach weltweit genutzt wird, dauert mehr als eine Stunde. Mitten in diese Aktion hinein zu greifen und die Umbenennung rückgängig zu machen, macht mehr Probleme als dass sie kurzzeitige Lösung bietet. Ich möchte dich bitten, deinen Revert zur Namensänderung zurückzunehmen. --Maxxl2 - talk 14:02, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Kannst Du mir aus der Sicht eines erfahrenen Users und Admins denn wenigstens raten, wie die Umbennenung einer vielgenutzten Datei mit den derzeit verfügbaren Tools richtigerweise zu bewerkstelligen ist? Oder spricht etwas generell dagegen einen in der Heraldik gebräuchlichen, international verständlichen Namen für die Datei des Düsseldorfer Wappens zu nehmen, der auch in einer Vielzahl von Kategorien ohne Key gut sortierbar ist? --Maxxl2 - talk 09:40, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
Im Moment ist vom Umbenennen solch vielgenutzter Dateien abzusehen, alles was wir momentan zum Ersatz haben funktioniert nur mit dem normalen globalen account und muß vielfach lokal erst gesichtet werden. Bitte solche Aktionen aufschieben bis wir einen gleichwertigen Ersatz haben. --Denniss (talk) 13:07, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
Bitte erklär mir mal, was Dein Eingreifen bewirken sollte. Die Aktion lief doch sauber bis zu dem Moment an dem Du einen Rotlink fandest. Was hat die Rücknahme der Namensänderung bewirkt? --Maxxl2 - talk 20:32, 18 June 2013 (UTC)


COM:CSD Unused and implausible, or broken redirects is a criteria for SD. Denniss you revert this edit [9], but Agata Szukielowicz is not a only person who use agata. There is so many agata who use this name.[10] Agata Szukielowicz is not the representative person who use agata, and others feel it too.[11] I can't understand your edit.--777sms (talk) 23:33, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

File:371736445 42bf48672c b.jpg is totally meaningless file name and is not used by other Wikis. This meaningless file is no possibility to reuse by others. Why did you revert other editor's SD request?--777sms (talk) 23:44, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

This may all be correct but it's also irrelevant because the images were available under this name for years. It's a general policy not to delete these redirects because reusers most likely used it under the old name which no points into nowhere. --Denniss (talk) 01:02, 18 June 2013 (UTC)


Hi Denniss. Can you take a quick look at this file. I wasn't sure what revisions to restore. Stas tagged it as an unused redirect, and I missed the fact that it was in use. I've temporarily placed a redirect on the page. INeverCry 21:49, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

I was asked about it here. INeverCry 21:54, 19 June 2013 (UTC)