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Archive Note

I wish a Happy New Year to all Wikimedians. --Martin H. (talk) 05:25, 31 December 2008 (UTC)


[ NOAAA says north of Turkey--Walterince (talk) 15:27, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Ok--Walterince (talk) 16:24, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

done, image is replaced. --Martin H. (talk) 02:16, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


I appreciate the Category assistance on my images! Nhobgood (talk) 01:06, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

done, youre welcome, i appreciate your very nice images! --Martin H. (talk) 02:16, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Upload image: L'arrivèe d'un train en gare de La Ciotat.jpg

Hi, sorry for my bad english but I'm italian. I upload the image "L'arrivèe d'un train en gare de La Ciotat.jpg" and you wrote my that you need an authorization for the license. I'm the owner and creator of the image, because it's the cover of my book. So I'm the author and the owner of copyright, my name is Roberto Esposito and the image (with the book) can be found on my official website . Is this enough? Or what I have to do for approve the license? Thank you! --Roswell85 (talk) 10:27, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Hi, thank you for your message. I sent an email to the italian address with the authorization for this image. Now I wat for your approvation, thank you :) --Roswell85 (talk) 01:15, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

done, thanks for your understanding, thats the correct way in this case. --Martin H. (talk) 02:15, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi Martin. What are the source/author of a screenshot, like this one? We cannot leave it as it is... Thanks for your help with the free-screenshot template, anyway. --Eusebius (talk) 11:17, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talk and fixed. --Martin H. (talk) 14:41, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Polish PD

Commons:Deletion requests/File:RPD AMW.jpg I have added the definition of official material created by the Polish Highest Court. IMHO it is clear that photograps from goverment websites fall under this category. Mieciu K (talk) 19:32, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

We could replace template:PD-Polishsymbol with template:PD-PolishGov, they deal with the same things. Why has no one did it already? Acording to a Polish proverb "provisional work lasts the longest". Don't feel bad that you have trouble with understanding Polish copyright law, even Polish Navy[1] marks it's photographs as copyrighted, I complained to the Public Relations officer but he did not give me a satisfying answer instead he took personal offence. You can ask for comments here but I doubt there are many Polish lawyers on Wikipedia Mieciu K (talk) 20:43, 5 January 2009 (UTC)
done, i would refer to the ongoint deletionrequest on this image. --Martin H. (talk) 02:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


How in the world can you say that this image file has an improper license? Deleting files so quickly without asking the uploader is clumsy if not offensing. Yirmiyahou (talk) 20:49, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage, it depends on your informations. --Martin H. (talk) 02:12, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

How to delete a page

Hi, I'm creating a new version of a page with a new address. Could you explain me plese how can I delete the old page? Thank you! --Roswell85 (talk) 09:20, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 02:12, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Image:Adel Imam.jpg

Dear Martin, Thank you for notifying me about Image:Adel Imam.jpg. I have no direct permission to use the photo because I was under the impression that Adel Imam being a goodwill ambassador to the UN the Image would be available under a UN license as I have added. If I was mistaken, then please go ahead and delete the image. I will try my best to get permission.--Producer (talk) 15:21, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

Dear Martin, I sincerely thank you for your concern and following up the matter with me coming up with suggestions and solutions. Unfortunately I cannot access Flicker in the UAE so I had to look for alternatives. I did some research and I found an image of him in a movie shot before 1981 Entitled "Al Khida'a Al Khafiah" "The Hidden Conspiracy". I know this because the female co-star "Nahed Shereef" died in 1981. You will find the link here for this image here, I am cropping the image to only have Adel Imam, and I will use this License {{PD-Egypt}}. I hope this works. If it does not, then I am sure we do not want to break the law. Cheers my friend.--Producer (talk) 07:08, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
done, licensing seems ok, i also asked an flickr user for permission on one of his images, see File:Adel Imam by Elijah Zarwan.jpg. --Martin H. (talk) 02:11, 8 January 2009 (UTC)
Dear Martin, You are a fine gentleman, thank you and your friend so very much. Cheers.--Producer (talk) 03:06, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Oh my Goddddddddddddddd

Oh my god oh my god oh my god...!!!! Most beautifull images are there !!!!!!!!!!! i dont' speak english very well!!! i want to talk with italian, now!!! ..... i don't understand you--Baku (talk) 14:12, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. Please dont use so many dddddd's and !!!!!'s. --Martin H. (talk) 02:10, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


I apologize. Just now there is no country of Yugoslavia, as an appropriate license, not a substitute.

closed, i dont understand your request. --Martin H. (talk) 02:09, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi, i tried to identifie the persons on this photo that you toke. I failed to identifie 2 persons, maybe one person is not notable (security person maybe). My full admiration that you had the chance to visit such an important event and that you had the chance to take photos of this outstanding personalities! --Martin H. (d) 7 janvier 2009 à 21:33 (CET)

Oh, and i will correct the date, the date you toke the photo is important, not the day of upload. --Martin H. (d) 7 janvier 2009 à 21:34 (CET)
Hi Martin H., thanks a lot. I've uploaded the full photo here and also identified one of two persons. --Zenman (talk) 22:05, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
done, answered on your fr.wp usertalk. Thanks for your images! --Martin H. (talk) 02:08, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

File:SF Sgt Mario Vigil with SF and NA forces west of Konduz in November 2001.PNG

Hi, why did you upload the image as a PNG? The original is available as jpg with Metadata. Also i personally can not see why this image is inside our projects scope, but i will reupload it as jpg with proper metadata. --Martin H. (talk) 01:38, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Your changing it to JPG (which means future versions people edit from it will be lossier) means that it broke the two WP articles that used the former PNG version of the image. Please do fix it. Sherurcij (talk) 01:59, 8 January 2009 (UTC)
Done, forgot that the "Check usage" is broken for the en.wp. Future edits will not be lossier, and even if: It takes seconds to export the image to PNG again. --Martin H. (talk) 02:08, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Re: Copyriht violations

Fist of all, I have to say that I am learning English, so there could be many mistakes. I also want to say that you (or whoever that deleted "my" photos) has just ruined this article: Rattus. What is wrong whith this? I only uploaded those photos because I wanted to improve that article, and improve people`s mind too. In any moment I insulted, stealed, anybody/nothing. Do you really think that I could contact with the photographer and say to him/her: Hey, friend, I am using your photo Here? No, no, no. That is impossible, and ridiculous too. And not to mention that people copy and paste this images wherever they want, so, It is impossible to know where the fuck (sorry) is the original source. With this stupids laws, all you do is, for example, that people can not know the real face of this mangaka: Shin Takahashi, (Spanish Wikipedia nor), this do not affect Shin Takahashi at all, in fact, I really think that he would be happy watching his face in a Encyclopedia. How I could contact with him?! (Or with his/her potographer). I am great disappointed, and if this laws continue, I would hope that this proyect, has never created.

I expect your answer with impatience... --Rikimaru123 (talk) 14:52, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 09:21, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

Plotina's coins

Dear Admin Martin,

  • Can this Wikipedia (WP) image of coins of Pompeia Plotina, Emperor Trajan's wife, here be moved to Commons from English WP via OTRS? There is a Wikipedia artticle on her here: Pompeia_Plotina I notice that many other images with coins from the cngcoins web site have been OTRS'ed such as this one on Commons: [2] If the answer is yes, could you move it to Commons and OTRS that everyone can use it, not just those on English WP? I am not an Admin as you know. Thank You, --Leoboudv (talk) 23:17, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
Thank You for your kind help Admin Martin. It worked out just as you said with the CNS license tag. I have uploaded the image here:

With kind Regards from Canada, --Leoboudv (talk) 00:41, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

done, good work. --Martin H. (talk) 09:19, 14 January 2009 (UTC)


Pleas check en:Category:Ossetian people the category "Iranian peoples". Geagea (talk) 11:03, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 09:19, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

Deleted image

Hi, I saw an image being deleted and since I don't watch all the images I upload I was wondering if this one was one of them: File:Praiadebotafogo.jpg If it was so, please detail the reason.--Pediboi (talk) 01:49, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 09:19, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

PD-UN and permission

Hi Martin. Why do you think that files such as this one need a permission? To me, it is covered by the third point of the license tag. Regards, Eusebius (talk) 09:12, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered directliy on the image description. --Martin H. (talk) 09:18, 14 January 2009 (UTC)
Apparently, PD-UN collides with a lot of local UN restrictions then. Is there a discussion somewhere about that?? --Eusebius (talk) 09:23, 14 January 2009 (UTC)
I dont know the status of symbols and such things, but i know that there was a lot of discussion about the File:Flag of the United Nations.svg. However it is quite simple for photos, photos are provided by the News and Media Division of the UN and commercial use and derivative works are not permitted. 1, 2,3. Normaly this files are gone per Copyvio, i found some new during research. --Martin H. (talk) 09:42, 14 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi, I am the Mazuco Vitor please me unlock my account, I need to upload photos to the other wiki in Portuguese!

done, rejected your request, see User talk:Vitor mazuco

Ok, eu não vou mais fazer aquilo que eu fiz!!

done, request declined. --Martin H. (talk) 18:35, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

deleted Image


You deleted an image I added to the commons. It was called puppetguardian.jpg. Can you tell me what I need to do to add it in a way that sticks? Thanks for the guidence,

Eri Walters

done, File:Puppetguardian.jpg restored and marked as missing permission information. --Martin H. (talk) 18:37, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Central Asia

Hey Martin have you seen my recent uploads and Norfolk Island? Anyway I've been in contact with a flickr user named Alan Cordova. He has agreed to transfer his bank of images to the commons from wikipedia (including many valuable photos of Tajikistan etc). He has uploaded four so far. However he wants to known if somebody can assist him and use a bot to transfer them. He has a excellent bank of photos so if you could asisst him I;d be very grateful Dr. Blofeld (talk) 18:48, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

done, thanks for the information. --Martin H. (talk) 18:38, 19 January 2009 (UTC)


Oi por favor não remova Esse porque a foto é parecida mas não igual e foi colocado primeiramente no Orkut!! —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk • contribs) 19:37, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

done, no matter where you placed it first, who is the photographer of the image. If you are the photographer you would have an image without the black bar and with metadata. --Martin H. (talk) 18:41, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

File:BSicon dSTRq.svg

Hallo Martin,

unter Commons:Undeletion requests/Current requests#File:BSicon dSTRq.svg habe ich einen Wiederherstellungsantrag gestellt, aber irgendwie scheint das niemanden zu kümmern, was kann ich noch tun? Gruß axpdeHello! 06:50, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

done, Wiederherstellungsantrag entsprochen. --Martin H. (talk) 18:41, 19 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi Martin H, I nominated this file for speedy because the license prohibits commercial use. Template I added was removed by the original uploader. May I please ask you to review the license. Thank you for your time.--Mbz1 (talk) 17:34, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage, image seems to be ok. --Martin H. (talk) 18:42, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Amir Farshad Ebrahimi and File:Israel and Gaza -37.jpg

Dear Martin, Thanks. To be honest: I didn't expect this type of problem... Anyway I don't know how could I avoid this trap, and how could I check if the author is the real author or not. Are you sure, that this picture has shot by someone else? Piraeus (talk) 17:53, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 18:42, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

File:Magdy Ishak.jpg

Hi Stifle, the image is used at the website, is the same image. Is the OTRS ticket related to the coptic medical society in any way? --Martin H. (talk) 19:07, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

No, the email seems to be from Dr. Ishak himself. Since there's no source on the image, I wasn't in a position to check the matter with the original website and it seemed plausible. I will investigate this further with the Coptic Medical Society. Stifle (talk) 20:23, 18 January 2009 (UTC)
done, answered on your talkpage, if the mail is from him the image might be trustable, only the author information need a correction. --Martin H. (talk) 18:45, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

En español porfavor..

No sé si te diste cuenta mi estimado Martín, pero yo hablo español, no inglés, por favor tén la delicadeza de escribirme en mí idioma porque en inglés no puedo entender tu mensaje. y explícame bién porqué borraste mis fotos. --Davitu35 (talk) 21:30, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

done, I can give you a german but not a spanish translation. Answered on your talkpage reffering to our spanish speeking users. --Martin H. (talk) 18:45, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Deleted Image

The File:Tobias Utter.jpg was uploaded by me on January 9th. The same day the copright holder Tobias Utter ( sent an e-mail to containing his agreement. I´ve got a copy of this e-mail. What went wrong? How can we solve the problem?Karsten11 (talk) 09:55, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

This picture was deleted because it had no license. What licenses are mentionned in the e-mail of the copyright holder? --Eusebius (talk) 09:59, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
Oops, sorry Martin, didn't see it was your talk page. --Eusebius (talk) 10:00, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
No problem. Hi Karsten, wie Eusebius bereits angemerkt hat fehlte dem Bild der Lizensbaustein, wurde in der Email eine Lizenz erwähnt? Wenn ja würde ich das Bild natürlich wieder herstellen und du trägst die Lizenz nach. --Martin H. (talk) 12:37, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
done already by Eusebius. --Martin H. (talk) 18:45, 19 January 2009 (UTC)


You can't to erase my user page. This is a vandalism act, yes or non? --Rolafer (talk) 18:27, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

done, accidental deletion, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 18:45, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Hi my german friend, no problem. Sorry, my english is very bad...--Rolafer (talk) 19:23, 19 January 2009 (UTC)


Sure, will be careful not to repeat the mistake.--Chanakyathegreat (talk) 03:22, 20 January 2009 (UTC)

done, no problem. --Martin H. (talk) 16:51, 24 January 2009 (UTC)


I believe that the intention of Wikipedia is not common and have an open system for dissemination of information. After all, the pages of Wikipedia and their sites are very bad, I do not speak English very well the (You'll notice in my message ... Laughter), then it is very difficult to help in a more dynamic, so to speak. Moreover, my goal was not to disrespect any copyright, or rules of the community, Wikipedia.

However, notice that by now a good time, I will not post any more image, unless I have, in fact, the rights of same in my hands, not to irritate me and not create a bigger problem with the community.

Thank you for understanding! —Preceding unsigned comment added by DeivsonPrescovia (talk • contribs) 00:17, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

done, thank you too for your understanding. --Martin H. (talk) 16:51, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

sorry i didnt knw that

Should i delete them or wut?? Madhero88 (talk) 09:28, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Thank you Madhero88 (talk) 12:16, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
done --Martin H. (talk) 16:49, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

File:Petr Hruška 5.jpg

Good evening. I asked Wanda Heinrichová who gave me the file to upload it to Wikipedia for Petr's entry to send the e-mail to I hope it has reached Wikipedia and the problem is now solved. I do apologise for any problems or inconvenience it might have caused you. Herzliche Grüße! --HTO (talk) 18:45, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

done, Yes, that solves the problem. Thank you very much, --Martin H. (talk) 16:50, 24 January 2009 (UTC)
I thank you very much, --HTO (talk) 19:17, 24 January 2009 (UTC)


Thanks Martín. About your questions:

  • Derivative works. As you said, "free is free". If there were any limitation, it will not be free any more.
  • Free of copyright template. I don't know which is the "free of copyright" template. In the upload form, it's bloqued, and the picture shows as if it has no info about its copyright status. Can you help me in this? Kind regards,--Roblespepe (talk) 01:22, 23 January 2009 (UTC)
done, i dont know a sollution, aw on your talk. --Martin H. (talk) 16:49, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

Yes. My brain sometimes (only sometimes) works. RoberthEdberg.gif. --Roblespepe (talk) 01:40, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

Ships graveyard of Nouadhibou

Working on the same moment on the same files. Sorry. Result is fine. --Stunteltje (talk) 23:30, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

done, No problem, see Category:Ships graveyard of Nouadhibou with description in german and (bad)english, netherlands is missing ;) --Martin H. (talk) 23:33, 23 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi. Did you get any news by email ? Regards. - Zil (d) 09:58, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

done, Unfortunately not. --Martin H. (talk) 16:45, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

TV Screenshots

Hi. I'm new to this so forgive my ignorance, but I would like you to give me some clarification on this: if I'm uploading a screenshot from a documentary or a news clip, what copyright option should I use?

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 20:05, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

Que debo hacer?

en cuento al mapa que acabo de subir, la plantilla dice "relicenciar" como es eso? --Davitu35 (talk) 16:42, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talk with translation by Anna, thx. --Martin H. (talk) 17:09, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Gary in the newspaper 1996 with Bob Marley's guitar

Hi Martin,

Thanks for letting me know of your concerns. Gary & DJOD have permission to use this newspaper article. This image can be found here @ written by Katherine Monk back in Dec 7 1996 in the popular Canadian newspaper, The Vancouver Sun. If more info is needed please msg us at These guys are responsible for watching our actions found here @ We are honest, so please let us know what we need to make things right. Thanks. Mark. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Djodorg (talk • contribs) 04:13, 27 January 2009 (UTC)

Thanks, I will talk to everybody about this tomorrow. This kind of stuff is out of my hands. But we will provide you with the necessary documents you guys need. You will quite be intrigued about everything I have to share in behalf of & Gary. Our site looks messy at the moment, everything's not done, and we are working very hard and smart for our one of a kind project. Thanks.
—Preceding unsigned comment added by Djodorg (talk • contribs) 04:26, 27 January 2009 (UTC)
done. --Martin H. (talk) 17:08, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Vitor Mazuco

Hello, let me tell you why I had to do another one, even knowing that it is wrong. When I block indefinitivamente, they also removed some photos from munha guitar is saying that violation, but I know it is not. So I decided to make another account you can put the picture again and some others that were very important and that did not exist, and that account I did not do any infringement of copyrights for proving that I can have a chance and go right 2. Even though it was wrong to be done. I hope you comprienda my reason.

Until —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk • contribs) 18:19, 27 January 2009 (UTC)

Crystal error.png done, as i already said on your talkpage befor: I'm not willing to unblock you for the given reasons. --Martin H. (talk) 17:08, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Bob Marley's montage picture

Hi Martin, that's fine if this picture has been deleted. Gary had permission from a friend and user online at to use this image of Bob Marley. Original is from this user's flickr account here at So I had a talk to Gary about the newspaper clipping and he will get back to me with your request & concern. I have no clue when because he's doing a lot of work & meetings at the moment. Any more concerns, please feel free to talk to me anytime about anything. Cheers. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Djodorg (talk • contribs) 01:21, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage and told you about the problems of COM:DW. --Martin H. (talk) 17:27, 28 January 2009 (UTC)


Hi. I noticed you deleted File:Fonotipia001.jpg. I wanted to check if you were ruling that although an Italian work pre 1910 it was not PD, or if were just deleting it per the tagging by Jodo. Thanks. Cheers, -- Infrogmation (talk) 04:50, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

done, will answer you on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 17:08, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Image Tagging File:Jimmy_Wales_com_uma_grande_cabeça.PNG

Hello, Martin H,

I saw you mensage me saying that to creat this image: File:Jimmy_Wales_com_uma_grande_cabeça.PNG. Well, I don't know if you read that, but in the description I spoke: "The Wikimedia Foundation Founder, Jimmy Wales, with the body minor. Source: Image:Jimbo-wales---fosdem-2005.jpg."

Well, the permission that was used to the Image:Jimbo-wales---fosdem-2005.jpg should be the same permition of my image, right? And I modified that image, so that passed to be my own work.

Please mensage me back,

Raafael hello! 16:21, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage --Martin H. (talk) 17:08, 28 January 2009 (UTC)
Tanks for the atention, Martin. I'm new here in Commons, actually I know more about Wikipedia. For the next time, I'll pay more atention.
Now I changed the Author, Source and License, can I remove the warning there?
Raafael hello! 17:21, 28 January 2009 (UTC)
done, yes, everything is ok now. --Martin H. (talk) 17:26, 28 January 2009 (UTC)


Yes, please do (I just edited the description and category). (btw, man, you're fast ;]) --Zahn (talk) 08:02, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

done, --Martin H. (talk) 18:29, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

Flickr Original Size

Thanks for the tip on my talk page about uploading the largest flickr size available.

Not sure if you are involved with this, but it would be nice if the instructions for uploading flickr images were more clear. Right now, it's like, there's links scattered about saying "You can use this tool or use this tool". I don't know, if there was just a tutorial with a sequence of steps IN ONE PLACE (with info about the right copyright), that would be nice.

I believe right now I use finfo to extract the info on the image, then manually upload it from that. I tried the upload tool but that failed.

Thanks again. --Omarcheeseboro (talk) 15:57, 1 February 2009 (UTC)

done, you are right, the instructions need some improvement, here or on the sites of the tools. aw on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 18:29, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

Arcangel21 / Menqueen / Andrew010203 / Colombianorgulloso

Hola. Hace unas semanas discutimos esto. Andrew010203 ha vuelto a subir una imagen de skyscrapercity.-- 20:15, 1 February 2009 (UTC)

done, deleted two images from Andrew, im meanwhile familiar with this Bogota thread on skyscrapercitiy ;). btw: It would be good, if you create an account or mark the images as copyright violations by using the tag {{copyvio|http://www.... URL to the image, e.g. the post on skyscrapercity}}. --Martin H. (talk) 18:27, 2 February 2009 (UTC)
Hola. Ahora utiliza esta nueva cuenta.-- 16:11, 3 February 2009 (UTC)
Eswiki checkuser crossreferencing matches. No other usernames found there or commons for now. -- Drini 17:22, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Deletion of File:Jack de Vries Defense.jpg

Hello Martin H., you nominated the image of Jack de Vries File:Jack de Vries Defense.jpg for deletion. You mentioned that the copyright tag is not provided. You probably made a mistake, because I did provide a copytag. Jack de Vries is a member of the Dutch government. The photo is issued by the Dutch Ministery of Defense (as you can see under: source). Like all photo's, cards, documents etc. issued by the Dutch government it is NOT copyrighted unless the copyright has been reserved explicitly. In this case the copyright is NOT reserved, so it is in the public domain according to Dutch law. See this tag:

Warning sign Images using the {{PD-NL-Gov}} tag need to be relicensed or deleted, as appropriate.
Please see the discussion at Commons:Deletion requests/Template:PD-NL-Gov/en

. It would be much appreciated if you inform yourself first on copyright issues and copyright tags before putting files up for deletion. Could you please remove your nomination. Danke. Tasja (talk) 14:36, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

All the website states is that you must mention the source, which is the 'Ministerie van Defensie'. On their websites the Dutch Ministeries issue 'official photographs' to be used freely by all media. Also commercial media. Sometimes advertising agencies even use them in advertisments - the person in the picture can make objections to that but not on the basis of 'copyright' since the Dutch State doesn't claim copyright, but on the basis of so called 'portretrecht'. I have had these kind of discussions before and I find it really irritating to have the same discussions over and over again. So if you feel you are right, inspite of the information I gave you and you still think you know better - please delete the picture. It is not important to me. Tasja (talk) 20:13, 2 February 2009 (UTC)
done, done here, i ansered on your talkpage, feel free to change the "no permission" to a regular deletion request. --Martin H. (talk) 06:25, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Original creator permission issues

Hi, thanks for bringing my attention to issues of derivative copyright on My Talk page. Can you please also give me an opinion on an issue of public sculpture which I have raised there for you? Ta. Bjenks (talk) 04:49, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

done, answered on your talkpage. --Martin H. (talk) 21:21, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Benutzer "$2gm0yRS"

Hallo Martin,

irgendwo hatte ich schonmal angefragt, aber bislang irgendwie noch keine Antwort bekommen, vielleicht kannst Du mir weiterhelfen, ich hatte im April 2007 eine ganze Reihe von Bahnstreckensymbolen hier nach commons hochgeladen, hatte dafür hier extra den account auf commons eingerichtet, den ich zwischenzeitlich zu einem SUL-account ge"merge"t habe. Nun heißt es seltsamerweise, diese icons seien von einer user $2gm0yRS (talk · contribs) hochgeladen worden. Ich hätte aber natürlich gerne, dass diese zu meiner Galerie gezählt werden, wer kann so was reparieren? Vielen Dank! axpdeHello! 17:22, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Wo ich gerade dabei bin, laut sulutil ist th:user:axpde "unattached", wenn ich dort unter Einstellungen "Kontozusammenführung" anwähle, lese ich, dass die Konten bereits erfolgreich zusammengeführt wurden. Wer kann mir hierbei helfen? axpdeHello! 17:25, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

done, hab auf deiner disk geantwortet. --Martin H. (talk) 21:22, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Persian main page

hello i have checked the edits they were valid .thanks for you attention --Mardetanha talk 01:07, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
done, thx for your help again. --Martin H. (talk) 06:24, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Hitler, Goering, etc, by year

Thank you for making changes, this is better.Mtsmallwood (talk) 04:23, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

done, thx. --Martin H. (talk) 06:23, 4 February 2009 (UTC)