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Acknowledgements[edit]

Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
Thanks of manually replacing hundreds of images across all the Wikiprojects (so I didn't have to), and for your tireless contribution to the field of heraldry and vexillology on Commons. Thank you! Sodacan (talk) 05:26, 30 May 2012 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
For obvious reasons. INeverCry 20:48, 26 September 2012 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
Thanks for making a vector version of this flag on such short notice! Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 15:00, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
Thanks a bunch for taking the time to make SVG flags of all these U.S. federal agencies! Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 13:29, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
Choco chip cookie.png Thanks for keeping the image category up to par. Enjoy! - FOX 52 (talk) 18:13, 25 November 2014 (UTC)
Erdbeerteller01.jpg The strawberry fruit (which is not actually a berry) is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness.

For all the .svg (and flags) work you do here. Your edits are appreciated. :) -- Steinsplitter (talk) 17:45, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Thanks for creating SVG files of Wikimedia projects. Also, thank you for contributing countless SVG road sign diagrams. TagaSanPedroAko(Let's talk/Usap tayo) 13:56, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Just wanted to take a moment to say THANK you for all the tireless, awesome work you have done with all the road sign svg files in the community. You've made my model railroading ideas a lot easier to accomplish, and my quality of realism more than would've ever been possible without all the work you have done. Thank you! Fgossage (talk) 15:25, 28 July 2016 (UTC)




Discussions ↓↓↓[edit]

Category:Military emblems of Ukraine[edit]

Hi! I've noticed that you fixed air branch emblem. Can you do the same for others?--PsichoPuzo (talk) 11:53, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
Emblem of the Ukrainian Air Force.svgEmblem of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.svgEmblem of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.svgEmblem of the Ukrainian Navy.svg

And maybe vectorization of - Standard of the Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard of Ukraine.pngШтандарт МОУ.pngШтандарт НГШ ЗСУ.pngStandard of Ukrainian GF Commander.pngШтандарт КПС ЗСУ.pngШтандарт КВМС ЗСУ.png ? --PsichoPuzo (talk) 11:28, 17 August 2015 (UTC)

Finnish Air Force flags[edit]

Mate, what is going on? Why the fantastic flags are being kept?

Example: Lapland's (previously Häme's) Air Command flag

1. Mostly correct file Hämeen Lennoston lippu.svg; 2. Incorrect life Hämeen Lennoston lippu.svg; 3. Very incorrect file Hämeen Lennoston lippu.svg; 4. very very incorrect file Hämeen Lennoston lippu.svg.

Sincerely, --Kwasura (talk) 07:45, 15 September 2015 (UTC)

Missing road signs[edit]

Here's the missing sources for the Austrailan road signs: 1. http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/business-industry/partners-suppliers/signage/trafficsigns/images/t1-257_thumb.gif 2. http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/business-industry/partners-suppliers/signage/trafficsigns/images/t1-220_thumb.gif

Suomen poliisin miekkatunnus.svg[edit]

Hi, in the file:Suomen poliisin miekkatunnus.svg should be white colour (with blue lines), not transparency. --85.76.181.39 23:49, 26 November 2015 (UTC)

I will work on correcting the image. Fry1989 eh? 15:28, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Duplicate rationale[edit]

Hello Fry1989, firstly thanks you for your work :), secondly in the future when you nominate a file for deletion with the rationale "duplicate, replaced by svg... ", and that the nominate file is old (more than a few months), it will be good that or you create a redirect after the file is deleted or you ask to the closing nominator to create it after he have deleted the file. In the purpose, I'm sure you understood it, to not take the risk to broke potentials hotlinks. This is not a big work, and it is written in our policies. Of course this is normally the job of the closing administrator, but I don't think this is currently always done in the facts. I hope we work in a spirit of collaboration to improve Commons. Regards, Christian Ferrer (talk) 17:11, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

  • It seems there is no consensus on the subject and that I skipped a passage "If the file is the same file type...". Although my reasoning is logical IMO, you can forget my query. Regards, Christian Ferrer (talk) 17:31, 3 February 2016 (UTC)

California road signs[edit]

I am working on uploading road signs used in California. However, work is slow, and also, I am semi-active on Commons. Your help is appreciated.

Some sources that can help you in creating diagrams of California road signs (all from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans))

Regards,
--TagaSanPedroAko(Let's talk/Usap tayo) 15:53, 12 February 2016 (UTC)

@TagaSanPedroAko:, I just got home from a vacation. I have a lot of work with the SADC road signs to still go, but I will look at the California ones as well. Fry1989 eh? 23:01, 26 February 2016 (UTC)

File:Naval Ensign of Morocco.svg[edit]

Hello,

You reverted me on File:Naval Ensign of Morocco.svg and File:Civil Ensign of Morocco.svg. Your drawing of crown (with mapple leaves) isn't suitable to non-european countries. Show this photo to see the crowns on the royal moroccan flag in the real life. Regards, Bzh-99 (talk) 11:52, 24 February 2016 (UTC)

I have several photos with the European style crowns on the ensigns. I am currently on vacation, I will show you them on Friday when I have returned home. Fry1989 eh? 21:14, 24 February 2016 (UTC)
@Bzh-99:, these are the sources I used when I designed the crowns; [1], [2], [3]. Fry1989 eh? 22:59, 26 February 2016 (UTC)
OK, but it's only for the one crown flag. Is it the same thing with the four crowns flag ? - Bzh-99 (talk) 09:01, 27 February 2016 (UTC)
I do not have any photos for the Naval Ensign, but I assumed they use the same design of crowns. Fry1989 eh? 17:11, 15 March 2016 (UTC)
Not on my photo (see above). - Bzh-99 (talk) 19:31, 15 March 2016 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

Thank you for all your work here. Mediatus (talk) 20:34, 27 February 2016 (UTC)

@Mediatus:, thank you very much as well. I'm sorry, I did not see this before. You do so much work too. Fry1989 eh? 17:09, 15 March 2016 (UTC)

Category:SVG road signs in the Southern African Development Community[edit]

What's the rationale for these being in the public domain? The country-specific license tags do not list any reasons and there is no indication of their copyright status in the United States. Jolly Janner (talk) 00:38, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

Oh of course you would come bother me in revenge. Go away. Fry1989 eh? 00:39, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
I too wonder why those SVG files have different country-specific copyright tags. Nah, atleast they are in the public domain in its source country, South Africa (And most of them are ineligible for copyright). We should not have a problem with this... Poké95 00:14, 27 March 2016 (UTC)
I'll clarify. These signs are from the original South African traffic signs manual and so the South African license indeed applies making them free from copyright. The South African RTSM was adopted by the original 4 SACU members (and Namibia the 5th after independence) so they were all harmonised between these countries. In the 2000s, the SADC organisation took it further, changing the background from blue to white to be the same as most countries around the world, and issued them in a new document for the SADC community which has 15 members and is a much larger part of African territory. Because international agreements of this sort are usually adopted into native legislation, I believe the licenses for Botswana, Tanzania and Zimbabwe also apply. That is why I have used them as well as the South African license. Fry1989 eh? 00:41, 27 March 2016 (UTC)
Sounds reasonable. It may be worth making a license tag for them, especially since there are hundreds of them. The current tags give little rationale. Jolly Janner (talk) 01:41, 27 March 2016 (UTC)

Correction to the Brazilian coat of arms[edit]

Hey Fry, I was checking the law that defines the Brazilian coat of arms and I agree with you that it shouldn't have any strokes.
However, I found a few differences that I think should be corrected.
You can find the published version at the official government newspaper here (page 69): http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/leis/1970-1979/anexo/Anl5700-71.pdf
The original text of the law can be seen here: http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/leis/L5700compilado.htm
Here is a image of the official published coat where I highlighted some changes that I noticed: http://imgur.com/slVPVEl

Here are the corrections that I found on the text:
- Art. 8º A feitura das Armas Nacionais deve obedecer à proporção de 15 (quinze) de altura por 14 (quatorze) de largura, e atender às seguintes disposições:
This says that the proportion of the coat of arms should be 15:14 (height:width).

-III - O todo brocante sôbre uma espada, em pala, empunhada de ouro, guardas de blau, salvo a parte do centro, que é de goles e contendo uma estrêla de prata,[...]
This says that the grip of the sword should be gold (ouro) and the star of the sword should be silver (prata). But according to the official drawing, only the pommel is gold.

In my opinion, the "official" version that is on the government page (http://www2.planalto.gov.br/acervo/simbolos-nacionais/brasao/brasao-da-republica) is wrong and goes against the law.

I hope you consider the changes. Thanks.

Key missing in Mandatory signs around the world[edit]

Hi. In your map File:Mandatory signs around the world.svg, Argentina is painted light green, but there is no key for that color. Greetings. --Angus (talk) 18:55, 24 June 2016 (UTC)

Sign Request[edit]

Hello Fry1989, I apologize if this is the wrong way to do this (frist time using the talk page), but I was wondering if you would do these signs for me and fix the coloring on the last two? http://imgur.com/a/MFCz3

The Tennessee scenic signs can be found here, at the bottom of the page: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Diagrams_of_Tennessee_State_Route_shields This is were I got my images form: https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/tdot/attachments/TN-Supplement_to_Highway_Signs_2015_March_11_final_Edition.pdf Oh and here is my email: walter6tn@gmail.com — Preceding unsigned comment added by NickWtn (talk • contribs) 01:01, 31 July 2016 (UTC) NickWtn (talk)

@NickWtn:, I'm just moving your comment down here, ok. I will take a look at what I can do for these signs, but it will take me a while because I am working on another project. Fry1989 eh? 15:30, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

OK thank you very much Fry.User talk: nickWtn — Preceding unsigned comment added by NickWtn (talk • contribs) 03:03, 02 August 2016 (UTC)

OK, here we have File:Tennessee Scenic Parkway Small.svg and File:Tennessee Scenic Parkway.svg and File:Speed Limit 60 Trucks 55 sign.svg and File:North-South cardinal direction sign.svg. Fry1989 eh? 16:48, 2 August 2016 (UTC)
@NickWtn:, I am sorry but I won't be able to do the last sign, the grooved pavement one. It is embedded in the PDF document as a raster image so I can not extract it. I hope the other 4 are to your liking. Fry1989 eh? 17:18, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

Hey thats no problem, the other ones are just what I wanted, thanks.User talk: NickWtn

Post 2011 Coat of Arms of Libya[edit]

Hello my friend, it's been a long time since I've asked you for a favor.A

Today I'm wondering if you could do me a favor and make a version of the Hawk of Quraish, all yellow with black outline, with the Libyan flag on the shield horizontal, not vertical, a la the Iraqi coat of arms.

The reason I ask is because it is still used by the Libyan Military for rank and cap insignia.

http://www.cronacheinternazionali.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/General-Khalifa-Haftar-014.jpg http://www.japantimes.co.jp/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/w1-libya-a-20140521.jpg http://c8.alamy.com/comp/ECNY92/tripoli-libya-17th-dec-2014-major-general-abdessalem-jadallah-al-obeidi-ECNY92.jpg http://www.japantimes.co.jp/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/w1-libya-a-20140521.jpg http://www.dw.com/image/0,,16869550_403,00.jpg

Thank you.

--Thegunkid (talk) 10:30, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

Also Inversely, outside of Rank insignia, the Libyan Army uses the coat of arms with the proper heraldic orientation (vertical flag)

http://www.libyaschannel.com/2015/06/30/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A9-%D9%84%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%B4-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A8%D9%8A-%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%84%D9%8A/

The banner reads القيادة العامة للقوات المسلحة (En:General Command/Administration of the Armed Forces).

This is the seal of the General Command of national army http://www.libyaschannel.com/2016/07/22/%D8%BA%D8%B1%D9%81%D8%A9-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%B4-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%88%D8%B7%D9%86%D9%8A-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%AB%D8%B1-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%89-14-%D8%AC%D8%AB%D8%A9/

It states القيادة العامة للجيش الوطني at the top, and عمليات الجيش الوطني at the bottom, and again below the olive branch; I'll figure out what fonts they used when I get home.

Oh yeah, to add, the flag of the army is apparently the coat of arms in all gold, like the Gaddafi era, with the flag in the shield in color, and on a plain white flag.

http://www.post-gazette.com/image/2016/05/12/ca0,0,4172,2785/LIBYA-POLITICS-CONFLICT-ARMY-1.jpg

Also part of the Libyan air force is using a new roundel. https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GLZY0QVtYDs/Vri_np-dFvI/AAAAAAAAAq0/70lt0SgW4og/s400/MiG-23MLD%2B-%2BLDAF.jpg — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thegunkid (talk • contribs) 11:29, 15 August 2016 (UTC) --Thegunkid (talk) 11:09, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

UAE Armed Forces Emblem and Flag[edit]

I also stumbled on this when was researching the Libyan coat of arms, and basically the Emirate Armed Forces uses their own version of the Hawk, and their flag is basically the UAE red ensign defaced with it.

http://www.nationshield.ae/home/details/news/%D8%B1%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%B3-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%86-%D9%88%D9%83%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D8%B6%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B7-%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B9-%D9%8A%D9%82%D8%AF%D9%85%D9%88%D9%86-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%A8-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D9%84%D8%B0%D9%88%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D9%87%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%B3%D9%8A#.V7GtRfkrLcc

http://www.nationshield.ae/home/details/news/%C2%AB%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%B9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%88%D8%B7%D9%86%C2%BB-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%B1%D9%85-27-%D8%B4%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%8B-%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%AA%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%8A%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%A7%D9%8B-%D9%84%D8%A5%D8%B3%D9%87%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%87%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B9%D9%84%D8%A9#.V7Gt5_krLce --Thegunkid (talk) 11:58, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

Qatar Airforce Roundel and Emblem[edit]

Another thing that has been really bugging me is this, the Qatari airforce roundel actually uses the same colors as the Qatar flag; the Red seems to be based on a erroneous report probably based on a faded flag.

http://www.raya.com/news/pages/e36876e5-e3ba-464d-9696-793a50a90cce

Meanwhile this is a closest thing I can find to a digital version of their emblem and basically it's a powerpoint slide.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Lrd5_lCJK0w/Umf76kCeFBI/AAAAAAAAAE4/XngOqzujxjw/s1600/16.PNG

--Thegunkid (talk) 12:26, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

@Thegunkid:, I will take a look at what images I can make or fix. Fry1989 eh? 17:27, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

Thanks Fry, by the way, I searched through 500 Arabic Fonts and I found the one used on the Libyan seal, it's Boahmed Alhour --Thegunkid (talk) 21:34, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

Tri-service Logo of Bangladesh Armed Forces[edit]

[File:বাংলাদেশ সামরিক বাহিনীর প্রতীক.svg]

  • here uploaded Tri-service Logo of Bangladesh Armed Forces is not correct. Specially the rice patch is absurd . The original logo display golden wreath [4]. Could you please fix it! Thanks in advance-89.0.117.199 21:35, 25 August 2016 (UTC)
I am sorry but I don't know how to redraw the rice patch. I will try and fix the rest of the logo some time soon though. Fry1989 eh? 17:26, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

COM:OVERWRITE[edit]

Hey there, Fry. I've got a question about Commons policy, does COM:OVERWRITE apply to files even if they're outdated or factually inaccurate? – Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 19:53, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

The rule somewhat depends on the reason you want to overwrite the file. As I'm sure you can see, I am overwrite the royal standards right now in order to improve them. That is one valid reason. Factually inaccurate is also a good reason to overwrite, since you are fixing obvious errors with the image. When images are outdated is a bit more complicated, as there are two options. You can overwrite the image with the new version so that it instantly shows up on all usages and then upload the old version as a separate file, or you can rename the file to show that it is no longer up to date and upload the new version as a separate file. The second option would require manually replacing all the usages with the new file though, so I tend to prefer the first option. Fry1989 eh? 20:01, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks, that's what I do too. – Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 12:28, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

Flag of El Paso, Texas.svg[edit]

I'm sorry for bothering you with such a basic request, but can you change the background of this flag to blue (preferably the same blue as the flag of Texas) per the legal specifications, I don't know how this got by for years with this purple color. --Thegunkid (talk) 16:34, 31 August 2016 (UTC)

Standard of Alexandra of Denmark[edit]

Hey, just to let you know, the cross and quarters should be delineated black based on the actual flag; and is there any reason for two shades of red on the flag? This is the authoritative flag being as it was presented by the Queen herself.

http://i.imgur.com/eEp5JRd.jpg

Also you should add a note it's also known as the "Shackleton flag", and is known as being most expensive flag to ever be sold at Auction.

--Thegunkid (talk) 01:34, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Thegunkid, yeah, I want to redo the Danish half properly some time, but it is a little tricky for me. Eventually I'll be able to give it the respect it deserves. Thanks for the photos, they help a lot. Fry1989 eh? 17:21, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Canadian Army Flag[edit]

Dear Fry1989,

Its been a while! I would like your help moving the file: File:Flag of the Canadian Army (2016).svg to the name File:Flag of the Canadian Army.svg. I think I messed up when I tried to replace the old file and it can't be changed back. Now I don't know what to do. Please help! Sodacan (talk) 02:43, 2 September 2016 (UTC)

PS I have made a replacement for all the Canadian Armed Forces rank insignias recently. I have implemented some of the changes in the various articles on English Wikipedia, but they have been reverted by an IP. Please help me keep a look out for them.
@Sodacan:, I must apologise to you, but I did not see your comment or else I would have tried to fix it right away. I did notice your rank insignia uploads and they are amazing. I will help maintain the article. Please accept my apologies. Fry1989 eh? 19:15, 8 September 2016 (UTC)
No worries, I think both problems have been resolved. --Sodacan (talk) 00:54, 9 September 2016 (UTC)