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File:Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, RA, OM - Portrait of a Sailor - Walters 372663.jpg[edit]

Hi Kaldari, I wonder about the french origin, mustnot it be from the netherlands. Greetings––Oursana (talk) 09:29, 10 April 2013 (UTC)

Poster of flowers[edit]

Hi Kaldari,

I have just used one of your excellente pictures to make a poster of white flowers: File:White flowers b.jpg. It is one of the best in the bunch... Alvesgaspar (talk) 22:03, 20 April 2013 (UTC)

Nashville picture for my homepage?[edit]

Hi Kaldari,

I wanted to verify (FAQ writes, that I should), that I can use your picture from Nashville

Nashville skyline 2009

for my homepage. Can I use it as a picture in the header? (It's about my country [and soul] music)

Thanks in advance.

Kind regards Josh T. Cute

Sure you can use it all you want. I would prefer to not be credited anywhere. Thanks. Kaldari (talk) 07:02, 21 April 2013 (UTC)

Okay. Thx again :) (I think, I'm commited to relate to the copyright holder under german law) Josh T. Cute

a heads-up[edit]

In 2011 you participated in Commons:Administrators/Requests/Jcb_(de-adminship 2). That discussion ended with User:Jcb losing his administrator privileges.

This note is to inform you that User:Odder proposed Jcb have unconconditional access to administrator privileges restored.

Commons:Administrators/Requests/Jcb (readmin) is scheduled to close on May 20th.

Cheers Geo Swan (talk) 23:41, 14 May 2013 (UTC)

Phidippus[edit]

check out : http://salticidae.org/salticid/diagnost/phidippu/cardi-ph.htm

I think the spider picture you identified as Phidippus johnsoni is actually P. cardinalis. Patrick Edwin Moran (talk) 04:38, 20 May 2013 (UTC) I think I was wrong, anyway. I'll find that picture again. I've raised a couple of P. johnsoni and I don't think the one of yours I was looking at looks right, but the one I found had the wrong carapace color. I'm blind, obviously. Patrick Edwin Moran (talk) 05:16, 20 May 2013 (UTC)

Oddly I never noticed before. All the P. johnsoni that I have seen have lacked the spots, but Edwards says that most specimens have the spots. My mistake.Patrick Edwin Moran (talk) 12:06, 20 May 2013 (UTC)

Curious about your take on this[edit]

Commons:Requests for comment/AppropriatelyLicensed

You know much more about this area than I do. Let me know if you have any insights? -Pete F (talk) 01:56, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Chimp Brain in a jar.jpg[edit]

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193.62.111.10 13:30, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Not "Deleted per Turelio" but "Kept per Turelio". Stupid mistake. --High Contrast (talk) 19:18, 2 October 2013 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/File:Grand Theft Auto logo series.svg[edit]

The U.S. laws do not apply on Commons but it's international. If in wikipédia French is prohibited so it's prohibited in Commons in general, because is more restrictive. Sorry for my english, the origin of law or copy right isn't an argument. 85.68.6.93 08:26, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in the United States[edit]

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Dear Kaldari,

Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in the United States. The images you uploaded will help illustrate Wikipedia articles on historic sites in the United States. We are delighted to share the winning images and our top 10 finalists with you.

Click here to read our press release and view the winning submissions »

We invite you to continue uploading images to Wikimedia Commons and we hope you will return for Wiki Loves Monuments again in September 2014. For more information about Wikimedia Commons, please visit our welcome page. For more information about Wiki Loves Monuments 2013, please click here. Once again, thank you for sharing your images and participating in our contest.

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Thank you for participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2013! Please help with this survey.

Dear Kaldari,
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Thanks to the participation of people like you, the contest gathered more than 365,000 pictures of cultural heritage objects from more than 50 countries around the world, becoming the largest photography competition to have ever taken place.

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Thank you for taking part in the Wiki Loves Monuments participants' survey!

Dear Kaldari,

Thank you for taking part in the Wiki Loves Monuments participants' survey. Your answers will help us improve the organization of future photo contests!

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And by the way: the winning pictures of this year's international contest have been announced. Enjoy!

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Thanks for the holiday greets![edit]

Nice to hear from you -- and yes, let's be sure to do some offline beveraging soon! ..this weekend perhaps? -Pete F (talk) 04:01, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Dealing with the URAA[edit]

Hi, I see from your posts at Commons talk:URAA-restored copyrights that you are interested in tackling the problems that the URAA causes us here on Commons. I've started a new policy that might help, at Commons:Hosting of content released to the public domain globally. Could you have a look, and also add your thoughts to the talk page? I hope you will support it! --MichaelMaggs (talk) 10:40, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Maryland Decriminalization[edit]

Kaldari, would you be willing to update the US cannabis laws map since I can't seem to figure that out?

Map updated. Kaldari (talk) 19:52, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

A pie for you![edit]

A very beautiful Nectarine Pie.jpg Thank you for your edits! I am still learning on here, but would like to change the color of Maryland for the update. Can you assist? Dialectic2012 (talk) 00:16, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

hockey photos from Flickr[edit]

Hi! I uploaded a series of hockey photos from Flickr, but a bot seems to be unable to find them in the gallery :(. If you could approve them, I would be most grateful.

Hawkeye7 (talk) 21:37, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

@Hawkeye7: The problem is that the file pages don't link directly to the images on Flickr, just to the photoset. If you change the links on the file pages, the bot should be able to approve all of them. Kaldari (talk) 21:52, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

Attribution for image[edit]

Dear Sir,

I would like to use your image of the "Twin-spotted Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister) in Phoenix, Arizona" available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ASceloporus_magister_Phoenix.jpg , in an extension-outreach publication related to pests in community environments. This publication is purely for educational purposes and has no commercial interests whatsoever.

However, the suggested attribution format, "By Kaldari (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons", is very different from the style I will be following for other pictures in my publication, which will most likely be much shorter and in the format:

"Photo by Abc Defghijk", or "Photo by Abc Defghijk, Lmnopqr.org".

Therefore for the sake of consistency, kindly let me know whether I may cite the images in the above formats, and if so, what name/affiliation should I use.

Thank you! Sincerely, Shaku

Shaku Nair, Ph.D. Assistant in Extension, Community IPM University of Arizona - Maricopa Ag. Center 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road Maricopa, AZ 85138-3010 Cell: (520) 840-9429 Office: (520) 374-6299

Help[edit]

I ask you to move the names of these file and delete repeated words (file) and (jpg):

  1. File:File1917 378 Guglielmo e lo Zar.jpg.jpg‎;
  2. File:File1917 921a Alpini.jpg.jpg‎;
  3. File:File1917 921a Alpini.jpg.jpg‎;Omar35880 (talk) 03:32, 14 October 2014 (UTC)
@Omar35880: Done. Kaldari (talk) 03:36, 14 October 2014 (UTC)
ThanksOmar35880 (talk) 11:19, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Re bugzilla:71897[edit]

Hi. I saw that you enabled wgCopyUploadsFromSpecialUpload at testwiki and later removed.. Is it okay to enable it here at commons? (i.e., Do you know whether any nasty things happen when it's enabled?). Regards, --Glaisher (talk) 04:58, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

@Glaisher: Replied in the bug. Kaldari (talk) 08:07, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

FP Promotion[edit]

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Joan of Arc (1882).jpg
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File:Spinne Bratental Ps.jpg[edit]

Can you identify this to a lower level, please? Jee 06:14, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

At de:Wikipedia:Redaktion_Biologie/Bestimmung#Bild_aus_WLE:_Geht_es_genauer_als_.22Krabbenspinne.22.3F, it is already suggested as Misumena cf. vatia. Jee 06:29, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

Looking for connections to the Honolulu Museum of Art[edit]

Aloha! I am guessing that you know someone from the Honolulu Museum of Art or an editor who works with them, from the bot that you ran that uploaded images from HMA. I used to live on Oahu, & someone from the Smithsonian asked me if I know of any Wikipedia or Wikimedia contacts in Honolulu. I am including below what I have been posting on the talk pages of Wikipedians in Hawaii. Peaceray (talk) 19:58, 2 August 2015 (UTC)

Looking for editors to help with an Asian Pacific American edit-a-thon in Honolulu[edit]


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On Oahu? Edit Wikipedia or Wikimedia sister projects? You are invited to help the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center with an Asian Pacific American edit-a-thon in Honolulu this September.
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Aloha!

Last summer I moved to the Seattle area after 14 years in Kailua on Oahu. I immediately fell in with the Cascadia Wikimedians User Group as it formed, joined its board and became its first president as well as the GLAM representative for Washington State.

Recently, Adriel Luis, Curator (Digital & Emerging Media) at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, contacted me about setting up an edit-a-thon like the previous Wikipedia APA edit-a-thon. In addition to discussing one for Seattle, he wrote:

“It's awesome to learn about your past in Honolulu - I'm actually going to be there for another SmithsonianAPA project mid September, and thinking that this could be an opportunity to do an event there as well! I have lots of contacts with UH and the museums, but do you know of any contacts on the Wikimedia side out there?”

As I was working two jobs while I lived on Oahu, I did not have the opportunity to meet your or any other Wikipedians at the time. Hence, the reason why I am contacting you now.

If you would like to help, please contact me through one of these methods:


Mahalo,
Peaceray

De-adminship warning[edit]

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Dear Kaldari, I am writing to inform you that you are in danger of losing your adminship on Commons because of inactivity.

If you want to keep your adminship, you need both to sign at Commons:Administrators/Inactivity section/Aug-Sep 2015 within 30 days of today's date, and also to make at least five further admin actions in the following six months. Anyone who does not do so will automatically lose administrator rights.

You can read the de-admin policy at Commons:Administrators/De-adminship.

Thank you, odder (talk) 22:14, 15 August 2015 (UTC)

File:New york restaurant by edward hopper.jpg[edit]

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178.42.234.26 07:30, 8 September 2015 (UTC)

Re: Jim Morrison[edit]

There were some very detailed arguments presented at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Jim Morrison 1968.jpg, but you did not offer any explanation as to why you believed those arguments were valid or invalid. Carl presented 3 different US court cases showing that, according to US jurisprudence, derivative copyright protects only the new material contained in the derivative work, not the matter derived from the underlying work. Do you disagree with that assessment? If so, could you explain why? Kaldari (talk) 05:14, 24 September 2015 (UTC)

Also, you should be aware that Joel Brodsky's estate is actively claiming copyright over this image: http://www.tmetta.com/brodsky.html, thus keeping this image on Commons may be putting the uploader and reusers at legal and financial risk. Kaldari (talk) 05:32, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
Having accepted your appeal, next time, please avoid moving a file to be deleted soon, and avoid editing your post to my talk page too frequently in a short time. I had problems reading your post and deleting your questioned file.--Jusjih (talk) 19:42, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. Sorry for the trouble. Kaldari (talk) 20:04, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
I could claim copyright over an image of Jimi Hendrix. Doesn't make me the actual copyright holder. How exactly could they own a photograph copyrighted to 2006 when Jim Morrison actually died in 1971? Even if Brodsky took the photograph in the 1960s or whenever it was, proof was presented at the IFD that there was no registration for the photo for either Brodsky or Elektra Records. Of course Brodsky is going to claim copyright on it as it's probably a good source of income. It's a bullshit argument.Dr. Blofeld (talk) 13:52, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
  • I agree. A copyright claim on a public domain work is clearly invalid. Unless there's something that multiple editors missed during the two deletion reviews (a registration or renewal), I don't see how the claim can hold water. — Chris Woodrich (talk) 14:10, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
  • A supposed 2006 copyright claim of someone who died in 1971? Something is obviously screwy with that, and with yet another deletion on dubious grounds. - SchroCat (talk) 14:44, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
As has been explained several times, no copyright registration was necessary since the photo was first published after 1963. If anyone can provide an example of this photograph (not a derivative work) being published without a copyright notice before 1978 (as the license tag claimed), I'll be very happy to undelete it myself. As it stands, there is simply no evidence that this photograph is public domain, but there is evidence that someone is actively claiming copyright over it (even if the year is bogus). Kaldari (talk) 15:51, 25 September 2015 (UTC)

Move[edit]

Dear Kaldari, would you help to move the file File:File70. UN Generalversammlung (21797538816) Mohammed al-Dairi.jpg to File:70. UN Generalversammlung (21797538816) Mohammed al-Dairi.jpg Maher27777 (talk) 05:25, 3 October 2015 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

for taking action! Could you also take care about this same issue? --.js (talk) 23:45, 17 November 2015 (UTC)

Commons bot inactivity[edit]

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