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Image Tagging Image:Imagine1.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Imagine1.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. EugeneZelenko 15:58, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

Is this image legal?[edit]

I am not sure about the license of the following image: Image:060815 f 005.jpg. I suspect that it is copywrited. I dont know exactly what to do when I found a irregular image, so I am asking you to investigate.

Thank you very much. --Carlosar 20:36, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Re: COM:DEL and stuff[edit]

Hey Nilfanion,

Don't worry, you don't seem stupid at all. MediaWiki is a tricky beast to learn and I've made a fool of myself many times in attempting to understand it. :)

I don't think it's disorganised... We just keep bureaucracy to an extreme minimum. :P It's true, we have no written-down blocking policy. But actually I have seen very few legitimate complaints about blocking. The few I have seen have been handled well.

I think because everyone usually has a 'home wiki' where they learn most of the wiki culture, including what's a blockable fence, what's vandalism, what's trolling etc, that's why we don't have a written down one.

If anything we probably don't block enough - users who repeatedly upload copyrighted/unsourced material are the biggest problem and they tend to get pages of warnings. After a few warnings, I think a short block is better to get their attention.

Anyway...that is the reason some stuff isn't written down, to minimise bureaucracy. And, you know, we're overworked and underpaid. :P

I guess we will have an admin board in the very, very near future, since several people have made comments like this recently. In fact, as soon as someone bothers to make one and announce it...

Keep playing around, if you have any questions my talk page is always open.

cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 14:21, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

Commons--A Refuge for those Disenchanted with en.wp. :)
Perhaps, a short block on Commons would be more effective if combined with a block on their "home"? Hmm, I can see that *not* working for many reasons. One, many people don't indicate what their home wiki is. Two, it would require a level of inter-wiki trust and communication that simply does not exist at the moment. Many projects are almost fierce in their determination to allow users to edit who have been blocked on other wikis. A Commons block is not a punishment, but like a bucket of water in the face to finally make them pay attention to what we're saying. I don't really see blocks elsewhere serving that purpose. Besides which, blocks here are effective enough -- it's just there probably isn't enough of them. :) pfctdayelise (translate?) 15:21, 17 August 2006 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Depression One-c.gif[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Depression One-c.gif. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. Shizhao 03:48, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

Request for adminship[edit]

Your request for adminship has closed and your vote passed. You are now an admin! Please don't hesitate to ask if there's anything I can help you with. Also, be aware that if you have an irc client, try to make yourself available through #wikimedia-commons whenever you can. Thanks and happy sysoping! Cary "Bastique" Bass parler voir 19:42, 2 September 2006 (UTC)

Notice[edit]

They may have been uploaded from the en wiki, but I always check the licence prior to uploading the file. If it's written that it's PD or GFDL, why can't I upload it? 18:43, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

Why was Image:8btheater.png deleted? It was under GFDL, as prooved on English wikipedia? 17:47, 5 September 2006 (UTC)
Well, it makes sense... Best regards BeŻet 19:26, 5 September 2006 (UTC)

re: User:Rocketfuel[edit]

Very well done :) --pfctdayelise (translate?) 06:32, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

I've been an admin for nine months, why is it only the last two weeks where random people I don't even know are personalising their vandalism for me? :/ --pfctdayelise (translate?) 15:16, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:72402main AC72-2143.jpg[edit]

Yes, you're right: however another user had uploaded a new hi-res versione, so now it's all ok. Thanks! --SCDBob 20:01, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

Ok, I didn't know it. Thanks! Bye --SCDBob 20:38, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

I hereby award you the Working Man's Barnstar for all your hard work managing images on Commons. :) Coredesat 18:24, 7 September 2006 (UTC)


Question[edit]

Maybe you know the answer to this? Are the images used here [1] PD? They could fill in some of the gaps on the typhoon pages which are really hard to find. For example, this [2] one says NRL Monterrey, but I cannot find anything about that in NRL's archives. Good kitty 13:53, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

salve[edit]

Just saying hello from Vicipaedia, where I saw you recently registered. I am an administrator there, feel free to contact me with any site specific questions. Forgive me, but gratus es acceptus apud nos! --206.173.167.194 20:02, 8 September 2006 (UTC) Ioshus (talk)

Commons:Copyright tags[edit]

Thanks for update User:Prevert/Marcadores and ‎Commons:Marcadores de dereitos de copia. Greetings. --Prevert(talk) 21:21, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

Justin's images[edit]

Hello Nilfanion,

Thanks a lot for doing that work! However, in your next uploads, I think it would be better not to say "Original image Image:Palestine occupationXX.jpg". The old image will be removed in any case, and now everybody who checks the image page at the Wikipedias will see "Palestine occupation". In any case, thanks again for your work. Yellow up 18:51, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

User:Mattk4e[edit]

Hi, you have warned this user last week because he uploaded copyrightes images. Now again he uploaded such images (Special:Contributions/Mattk4e). Can you please confirm that and delete the images? Thanks. --GeorgHH 05:18, 10 September 2006 (UTC)

TyphoonKirogi2004.JPG[edit]

I know it is gone but why it didn't show up? --Irfanfaiz 12:43, 10 September 2006 (UTC)

Deleting duplicates[edit]

I ihope you remember that you must not delete duplicates before you have replaced them in all projects. -Samulili 10:06, 11 September 2006 (UTC)

Seems like you do, you just skipped over Palestine occupation number 34. -Samulili 10:31, 11 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:Warsaw 1 Zlota-44 2.jpg[edit]

Hi, you can delete this image. User Hiuppo stated on my talk page on polish wiki (pl:Dyskusja Wikipedysty:Kotasik) that he copied this image from website without any permission from the author(s). Kotasik 20:48, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

Please restore the album covers[edit]

Please read this: http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afbeelding:GorkiGorky.jpg . --Steven Fruitsmaak 21:16, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

Yes, the link seems dead. I've registered on the forum and trying to track it down right now, just give me a sec. Anyway I don't think I'll find it, you can delete and I'll upload to en.wikipedia under fair use of album covers. Commons has undeletion, I hope? --Steven Fruitsmaak 21:49, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
I can't find a proper document where they have released their images. I trust it to be true however, cause the band dumps all their music on mp3, promotes file sharing trough P2P,... Anyway please delete all the Gorki-images until I have actually found a release letter. Thank you for your understanding.--Steven Fruitsmaak 22:02, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
Thx. I've sent the band a new request.--Steven Fruitsmaak 00:46, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

WWI-era images[edit]

Hello, I see you zappped three images (I, II and III) as unsourced. They did have the unscourced tag on them too even though they are part of a larger deletion discussion (as it says here). While I like to see finally some input in the matter I'd hoped that the entire matter could be resolved in its entirety. Cheers, Scoo 07:27, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

If it's not too much of a hassle, please do. Certainly there is a risk that they must migrate to en.wiki under some kind of {{old-might-be-copyrighted}}, but I'm hopeful. If you have an opinion, please do voice it (the interest so far in the matter sweeps one off one's feet ;). Regards, Scoo 09:22, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Re: Deletion of The Sweetest Day Hoax article[edit]

Why did you delete the article entitled The Sweetest Day Hoax? How was it "not an article"? Miracleimpulse 19:54, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Move my user page[edit]

Hi, Nilfanion! I'd like to move ny user page Albedo-ukr with Albedo. It's real? Can you help me? And another question. Where can I ask help on Commons, so, as I saw, my user task is not for this. Sincerelly--Albedo-ukr 03:21, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

In general renaming of users can be requested at Commons:Changing username. As the User Albedo exists already (see Special:Contributions/Albedo) it is not possible renaming you to that new name. In case you own both accounts it is also not possible merging them. So sorry we can't help you. Arnomane 09:27, 16 September 2006 (UTC)


Wait....[edit]

It seem in "lastest files" that an user upload sex fellatio at 13:12 pm on September 16 and others sex images with your name.
Looking at your contributions It seem that you upload nothing at 13:12 pm.

We get a big trouble ! Yug (talk) 13:50, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Maybe .... You just reverted it, and that appear in "Last upload" ? So that's not a vandals uploading with your speudo.... Yug (talk) 13:54, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

I've noticet the same weird thing, also with Bastique. I don't get it... Erina 17:48, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Before anyone else asks: I was reverting a user who had been censoring images. See Special:Undelete/Image:Fellatio1.jpg. If you look in my upload log you can see I did those reverts. The user in question was indef blocked [3]. Hope that helps explain the mess.--Nilfanion 20:10, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Check them[edit]

Hi, please check the images you tagged me and tell me if they are right or something is missing:

Image:Orbis-Villa-Adelina.jpg ;

Image:Boca Juniors Logo2.jpg ;

Image:Parada Km 18.jpg .

Thanks... --Fedejr7wc 18:45, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:Narnia albums.JPG[edit]

You have deleted that file. Please tell me what was the problem with that? Is there a difference between album covers and book covers [4]? --Hanna V 20:04, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Including address[edit]

Regarding, Captain John Palliser Elementary School. I think its important that for all pictures of buildings, we include the precise address of the building. We should be providing the maximum amount of information about pictures we provide (I uploaded the school pictures). For instance, many schools have multiple addresses over the course of their life. Sometimes, they're demolished and rebuilt, with the same name, close to, but at a new location. We should keep track precisely of which/what building we have a picture of. If I had more time, I'ld be even more precise in the location of what's in the particular picture, but the quickest approach, is to copy/paste the address. I'm not including this as "contact information". I do agree with you that we don't want to include contact info, but that wasn't my purpose (note, I didn't have stuff like phone numbers, fax, email, etc...). --Rob 05:28, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

{{duplicate}} is only for exactly identical images[edit]

I saw that you replaced the template duplicate by the template superseded (e.g. Image:Zar.jpg) with the comment {{duplicate}} is only for exactly identical images. That is wrong. In the first line of the template you can read This image is an exact duplicate or scaled-down version of blabla. Would you please consider this in the future? --jed 06:13, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

You did the same thing with Image:Senegal coa.gif. I contest the idea that two images in different file formats cannot be duplicates: An indexed GIF and an indexed PNG are AFAIK exactly identical in terms of data. -- Himasaram 12:49, 17 September 2006 (UTC)
You did the same with Image:Bathyporeia pelagica.png and others. Why would you keep a low res .png, if a high quality (low compression) and high res .jpg version of the same file is uploaded? The .jpg was the original output b.t.w. Lycaon 21:57, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

{{duplicate}} is only for exact dupes and scaled-down versions. Any variation (explicitly including different filetypes) has to be nominated for deletion through COM:DEL. I am just replacing the incorrect duplicate tag with a correct superseded tag. If you want them deleted, nominate them (add {{delete}} and follow that process. However, I am not going to speedily delete such images and nor should any other admin following the current guidelines.--Nilfanion 22:02, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

I'd like to direct your attention to Image:Canada quebec.svg which is a special case, since it is identical with the very first revision of Image:Flag of Quebec.svg (18:46, 15 November 2005). I made a note about it under the duplicate tag. --Himasaram 13:37, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

Łomża[edit]

Hi! i've been creating Łomża page at PL.Wiki project and when i saw your change there i was schocked :!:
You changed one graphic, that's ok, BUT You also removed essential links to public schools (Education thread), that's nonsense link
i'll change that but please don't interfere in articles in language You don't know at minimum pre-advance level :/ patrol110 14:05, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

 :) don't worry, everything was corrected, also links (since yesterday i've also known about this spam filter:?)
about your ability to talk in polish, just write in your native language :D Cheers patrol110 15:02, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

{{Name your images}} moved to {{Please name images}}[edit]

Hi,
I've moved the template you've created from en: so that its name will be closer to the ones of existing templates (see Category:Message templates). As {{Name your images}} is not linked from anywhere it may be deleted: I see that you're an admin so I suggest you that you do that :)
Best regards from France,
-- AlNo (talk) 08:40, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Admin news[edit]

Hello,

If you consent for statistics to be published about your actions as an administrator, please sign here: Commons:Administrator permission for statistics. (I expect that most people will not have a problem with it unless you are especially concerned with privacy.)

Also, please be aware that we now have a Commons:Administrators' noticeboard. Please put it on your watchlist, if you haven't already!

cheers, pfctdayelise (translate?) 05:33, 7 September 2006 (UTC) P.S.: Pardon if this is a repeat (bot debugging...)

Check please[edit]

The image Pennsylvania Lingyen may have been a duplicate, but over on the English wikipedia the sudden disapperence of this particular photo created some confusion since it was featured there. I am not blaming for the incident, mistakes do happen, but next time could you maybe check first to see where the image is being used? 75.9.140.241 23:36, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Oh damn, I feel really stupid now. :( I have been dealing with hundreds of these images, I must have fallen asleep on that particular image or something... By the way, I assume you are an en.wp user - could you provide a link to your en.wiki talk page when posting here as an anon (I don't know who you are after all...).--Nilfanion 23:48, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

{{Hurricane auto track map}}[edit]

I think I'm very confused by a probably very humourous thing you did. You changed {{Hurricane auto track map}} from PD to PD-magic. As this concerns a huge amount of images, could you please explain why you did this? PD-magic is IMO a very confusing template that should not be allowed. Cheers! Siebrand 07:47, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

Hi, the template is a daft joke that belongs in Commons version of en:WP:BJAODN. I picked the hurricane template as all but a very few of the images tagged with it are my own work. For now, PD-magic includes the fine print of PD-Self (the correct tag for those images) so isn't very harmful. However, I'll rv that change soon, don't worry ;)--Nilfanion 10:34, 25 September 2006 (UTC)
OK, thanks for the explanation. Please be aware that changing a template that is used on many, many pages requires a change for those many pages that is processed through the job queue. I recommend not be participate in too many jokes like this as it may create precedence... Siebrand 11:03, 25 September 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, I won't be daft in future. Thankfully the Commons job queue is generally light. As an aside, I think it may be worthwhile to subst the hurricane template, as it has been incorrectly modified by users wanting an update to a specific storm...--Nilfanion 11:15, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

Allianz-Arena[edit]

Hello Nilfanion, you removed the nld tag from these two images, commenting "license fine Permanent structure in de...":

Why would not need a licence for these images? To me, they seem like interior shots of an copyrighted architectural work. It's private ground, too. Inside views of the Berlin stadion have long been the classical example in the German WP's article on image rights of what freedom of panorama does not cover. Cheers, Wikipeder 07:54, 27 September 2006 (UTC)


Need image fixes[edit]

There definitely is something wrong with storing old images in the file history. It often breaks the image. Can you clear these two: Image:TSJose_2005.jpg and Image:Td192005.jpg? Also these have been looking at me really shifty: Image:HurricaneKenna2002.jpg and Image:Tropical_Storm_Zeta_2005.jpg. Just clear out the whole history on these. That feature isn't any good. Good kitty 20:56, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

Illegal deletion of my images own work[edit]

Can you tell why you delete my images like Manipur revolution flag. If you dont understand catalan is your problem. I dont speak english, but I stated clearly in message that was my own work (as 90% of the complicate flag images in the web). Please restore the file inmediately and please dont act with illegal actions in the future. Theres people that is moving from wikipedia due this illegal actions --88.15.48.154 19:07, 28 September 2006 (UTC)

There's never anything illegal about the deletion of an image, irrespective of its value. If you are referring to Image:FPRM Manipur.png, I deleted it as duplicate of Image:Bandera FPRM Manipur.png; we don't need two copies of the same image. As for any other images, I can't comment on them without knowing what image you are referring to (I'm guessing you are a logged-in user who forgot to sign in).--Nilfanion 19:41, 28 September 2006 (UTC)


Pierrot[edit]

What's the reason to delete the file? It is official poster of the Municipality of Stara Zagora and everybody can use it... -- Romel 22:59, 28 September 2006 (UTC)

CheckUser[edit]

Hi Nilfanion,

Per the CheckUser Policy, I have been granted the checkuser permission. Thankyou for supporting this request. Requests for checkuser can be made at the Administrators' noticeboard. Thanks, Alphax (talk) 01:33, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

Re:Twice25[edit]

Hello Nilfanion, scusa ma io parlo solo l'italiano. A proposito dell'Image:Vinadio-IMG 1161.JPG la licenza è stata messa correttamente e l'immagine è una nostra fotografia. Non capisco dove stia il problema. Grazie per le delucidazioni che mi darai. --「Twice28.0 · contributi · talk」 07:01, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

Deleting "Image:Nyhus Pappa 04.jpg" etc.[edit]

You apparently deleted my uploaded file Image:Nyhus Pappa 04.jpg because of a copyvio book scan. This file was made by me as the author, illustrator and graphic designer of this Norwegian children's book, and I consider the image in low resolution to be of no violation against copyright laws of the publishing house. I therefore hope we can keep similar files under lisence self2|GFDL|cc-by-sa-2.5,2.0,1.0. Or am I misinformed? ́́--Wolfmann 18:13, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

You have deleted some of my other image files as well. As the originator of these files I published them under the same free license as for Image:Nyhus Pappa 04.jpg. Please restore these files immediately. Thanks! --Wolfmann 18:32, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
Oh my, oh my! Why do you delete files like Egil Nyhus Carl I Hagen.jpg? They were uploaded under a free license for non-commercial use. Or don't wikimedia commons have this type of license anymore? Once again: Please restore. --Wolfmann 18:32, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
Commons does not allow "non-commercial" use. Nilfanion cannot restore. Cary "Bastiqe" Bass demandez 18:36, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
OK. But what about the other images published under self2|GFDL|cc-by-sa-2.5,2.0,1.0? Please restore! --Wolfmann 18:40, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

Cyclone tracks[edit]

Your picture of the cyclone trackings has an exquisite and disturbing beauty. How much violence (and suffering) is associated with the phenomena it represents?... Alvesgaspar 19:40, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Evgeny Kissin.jpeg[edit]

I edit license information for this file. It was taken from English wikipedia. Could you check it and remove caution? --Anton Rakitskiy 21:32, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

Deleted as a copyvio, promotional pics are not acceptable on Commons.--Nilfanion 21:53, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Lxx Minorprophets.gif[edit]

hmm, the pictures are completely identical. The fileformat shouldn't really make a difference.

I just read the deletion guidelines again and it only states that vector graphics don't supersede normal bitmaps, which is of course true. But nothing is said there between two different bitmap file types. I would think that the file compression shouldn't make a difference. ;)

I mean I don't wanna be a pain in the *** and all, and don't really care that much if the picture gets deleted now or in a week, but you really made me curious about this. Because if you don't see it from a technical point of view the pictures are identical ;) --Werckmeister 19:52, 5 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Mitac mio a701.jpg[edit]

How do I supply the licence? I got it from the imagebank of the mio-tech official homesite. I asked in an e-mail specifically if I was allowed to use the image on wikipedia and I was confirmed that all images in that database are for public use. I do understand that wikimedia is very strict in it's policy about copyrights, but I thougt in this case that I did enough to verify that the picture was publishable. I'll give you the link to the 'Press section' of the website: you can find the link to the imagebank here. If you know how to gain the correct copyright information, please let me know. Dryke 19:55, 6 October 2006 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Picswiss_SZ-29-29.jpg[edit]

I don't understand this notification, the source is clearly specified in the description page (Picswiss), the author is specified as well. Dake 20:49, 6 October 2006 (UTC)

Ok, I guess you are refering to the inner picture and not the container. Please confirm. Dake 20:55, 6 October 2006 (UTC)
I more or less agree (to me, it is sufficient to know the page and the canton, a direct link is a "detail for convienence"), but please don't tag the other pictures I have uploaded from Picswiss, I hope I can fix the problem. The filenames match those of Picswiss, the only problem being the "Picswiss_" I have added, which afaik will be difficult to process without going through all images with a bot.... Dake 10:23, 7 October 2006 (UTC)
I somehow fixed your problem, see Image:Picswiss BS-46-03.jpg (do not forget to purge). I have added in the template a search link to Google images that uses the filename, but the user must remove the "Picswiss_" to make a correct search. This will be enhanced when the meta:StringFunctions will be available on Commons, as it will be easy to remove that prefix. (don't know when it will be available). Otherwise if this is not satisfying, I would be forced to go with a bot through all the pictures I have uploaded yet... The pictures that I will upload from now on won't have this issue. Dake 11:31, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

"Image:Book Gernsback Ralf 1964 Russian.jpg"[edit]

You have deleted this image because "it has not been edited for 156 days", according to your comment. Please explain, your meaning is obscure to say the least. 195.139.24.170 06:26, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

The reason is it was a {{PD-Soviet}} image - Commons no longer accepts those. The 156 days shows that it hasn't been modified in ages.--Nilfanion 12:46, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Kruschev1961.jpg,Image:BrezhnevLeninSquaremaquette.jpg[edit]

Hello, you recently deleted these images with the following comment (In category PD Soviet; not edited for 24 days). They were properly sourced and had the Pd-Soviet tag? They weren't even marked for deleteion? Edit: So Pd-Soviet can no longer be used on commons?--Eupator 15:28, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

PD-Soviet is not acceptable on Commons see Commons:Deletion requests/Template:PD-Soviet.--Nilfanion 15:31, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

hi[edit]

Hello Nilfanion! Remember me, the guy from en wiki who had a Harry Potter character name and who was crazy on tropical cyclones? Yup, i know, its Alastor Moody. Just wanted to come by and say hello, sorry if I was bothering you. -- Alastor Moody (talk) 03:28, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

hey[edit]

The Tuzla Air-shot is from Google maps. I hope there is a template for that. Kseferovic 04:29, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

I understand. Kseferovic 13:56, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

Nights in eden back cover[edit]

So can I use the dvd License? {{DVDcover}}

postedy by Eduemoni 21:47, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

Blatta Hemimetamorhosis.png[edit]

Why was the image deleted? --Michael Romanov 22:36, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

Images deleted[edit]

Can you explain me why you have deleted these following images :

  • Image:Great white shark South Africa.jpg
  • Image:Requin Universal Studios Orlando.jpg
  • Image:Jaws tatoo.jpg
  • Image:Jaws ride Universal Studios Florida.jpg"

You have just written : copyvio flickr source is -nc-nd

I don't understant, there are mant Flickr images with the same kind of copyright.

To answer me, you can do it in english or french.

Thank you. Kuxu76 23:08, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

Thank you for your comments in Lar's recent RfA![edit]

LEGO-01.jpg
Dear Nilfanion: I would like to thank you for your support in my recent RfA which passed 20 to 1. I really appreciate the trust you've placed in me. Please help me be a better admin by giving me feedback when you think I need it, and praise when you think I've earned it. I am glad you gave me that tip, and that it went in the permanent record because it's very important. I look forward to noming or supporting your en:wp adminship soon. Take care and thanks again. ++Lar: t/c 03:41, 12 October 2006 (UTC)
I chose LEGO to illustrate my thank you messagess, because LEGO is a system that we build things with. Commons holds the building blocks that other wikis use to make great things. Without Commons images and media, other wikis would be much poorer. Let's help build the greatest freely available intellectual collection the world has ever known... together.

Image:Inflatable-boats-from-the-gree.jpg - could you possibility undelete[edit]

Hi, I'm Bawolff (wikinews admin), I was wondering if the image you deleted - Image:Inflatable-boats-from-the-gree.jpg with comment copyvio non-commercial, was just deleted because it couldn't be used commercially, if you could temporarily undelete it for wikinews (until I upload locally), as we used it in several articles, and we can have non-comercial images. Thanks Bawolff 21:53, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

I've uploaded it locallly. you can delete now. Thanks Bawolff 23:13, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:DesMillares.situacion.jpg[edit]

Siento no poder expresarme bien en Ingles, pero la imagen es oficial y pertenece al archivo libre de CIDAM. Ver "CIDAM" en la wikipedia en español. La Ley española 38/1995 sobre el derecho de acceso a la información en materia de medio ambiente, se ajusta a la directiva europea 90/313/CEE,la cual exige que el contenido referido al Medio Ambiente en poder de las administraciones públicas es de uso libre. Asi pues, la descripción que pongo en el archivo es correcta. Los datos que posee la administración son de su propiedad para uso público y por tanto en este caso, no tienen autor. Por último, la imagen convertida a JPG ha sido tratada por mi. (Espero que me hayas entendido!). Gracias y un saludo. Gafotas 01:04, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

  • estimado Nilfanion. Veo que has contestado un mensaje posterior al mio y que el mio sigue sin respuesta. En caso de no recibir alguna, entenderé que puedo eliminar la advertencia que pusiste en mi imagen. Un saludo. Gafotas 15:50, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Trivium2006.jpg[edit]

Why was this image deleted? The english-spoken Wikipedia is using it, anyway: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Trivium2006.jpg

Sigh... en.wiki was using it under Fair Use - which is unacceptable here.--Nilfanion 15:14, 14 October 2006 (UTC)
Clear enough for me ;) The preceding unsigned comment was added by AlanOrozc (talk • contribs) at 11:20 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Moving stuff[edit]

Well, I've done some moving, you can do the checking for double redirects, removal from log pages, and deletion :). Alphax (talk) 19:09, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

AWB[edit]

You have AWB working on Commons??? Please write up a page explaining how to use it! A lot of people want this feature. (It would be good if the edit summary link could be changed to COM:AWB too.) pfctdayelise (说什么?) 01:38, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Hey cool! Have you sorted how to get it to work on both wp and commons at the same time, or do you have to keep changing config stuff back and forth (if it's just one var it's not that big a deal I guess..) (a big AWB fan) ++Lar: t/c 02:26, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Image cancelled for copyviol[edit]

Hi. A few days ago you have deleted a pic I had uploaded (namely Image:RobertSmith SimonGallup Imola2004.jpg) for copyvio TV screenshot (see [5]). I'd like to explain that pic: it is not a tv screenshot, but i took it live during the show, from the audience, pointing to the big screens that are next to the stage, because i liked the particular image. I hope this makes it different from a "normal" tv screenshot, and, if you'll let me, I'd like to upload it again.

Bye --Moloch981 20:35, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Tvxq2.gif[edit]

I added some information. Check yourself and if wanna more information, plz notice to me. Thanks. -- Allen 15:53, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

I removed 'No source tag'. -- Allen 08:59, 19 October 2006 (UTC)

Flickrreview[edit]

I saw the CommonsTicker warnings at gl.wp ( Image:Mosteiro de San Xulián de Samos 1.jpg, Image:Mosteiro de San Clodio de Leiro.jpg), the reviewer Lmbuga is bureaucrat here :-) Greetings. --Prevert(talk) 22:46, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

Ok :-) --Prevert(talk) 22:58, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

re:Image tagging(s)[edit]

Finished, except for several issues on each of the images. Could you help on those? -- AlasTor Moody 01:39, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Office protection?[edit]

I see you have placed Office protection on articles. Should w:WP:OFFICE be updated? (That says that User:Danny is the person currently authorized to put in this form of temporary protection.) --InfantGorilla 01:58, 17 October 2006 (UTC) copied from my Talk page:

The office protection here was done at the explicit request of BradP on IRC. They don't actually have sysop rights here and decided to be nice and work through the commons admins as opposed to using steward powers to do it.--Nilfanion 02:00, 17 October 2006 (UTC)
Thought it was something like that - lets edit w:WP:OFFICE to reflect that. --InfantGorilla 02:04, 17 October 2006 (UTC)
Wikipedia is not Commons. We cannot edit a Wikipedia policy to govern a Commons action. Office actions are done at the behest of Wikimedia Foundation staff. A list of these staff members is available on the foundation website at Wikimedia Foundation's website. Cary "Bastiqe" Bass demandez 02:44, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Maybe a Template:Office (or whatever the project namespace here is) would be better? ~Kylu (u|t) 02:42, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Where should this be discussed? it seems to be scattered about now. A template to denote that OFFICE actions were done at request seems good. (Parms, who asked and when, who did it and when) ++Lar: t/c 14:15, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Flickrreview[edit]

Why not let a bot do this automatically? Since when are admins more trustworthy than your average user in order to decide whether "It is unknown whether the license above was ever valid"? --Melanom 14:47, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Google earth images[edit]

Did you tell me before that these were {{copyvio}}s? Image:Mallgoogleearth2.jpg

DVD R W 23:09, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Template:En main page[edit]

Based on this recent edit of yours [6], I believe you may find the template useful. Cheers. Zzyzx11 01:05, 18 October 2006 (UTC)

Category:Buffy_the_Vampire_Slayer[edit]

Hey, although these images were posted to Flickr under an incompatible license, we've got a release in the OTRS system to free them. I believe the uploader has already indicated this in the images. Feel free to revert yourself :) Cary "Bastiqe" Bass demandez 16:05, 18 October 2006 (UTC)

Images[edit]

Hi :), I just have put the origin and author in Image:Noelsinging.jpg and Image:Oasisticket.jpg. I quit the template that was there (don't know if it's right).

Thanks for the notice and sorry of waste your time.

Sorry for my english. --Equi 01:40, 19 October 2006 (UTC)

Images[edit]

Hi, my english is not perfect but i'll make the try. You have recently deleted some images i have uploades. A couple of hours ago i sent the email with the license to use them. I have been told that, when it arrives, you could restore them - for example: Coloso.jpg - and the others i uploaded. Please restore them, so we can used them in the spanish article. For any cuestion, ask me whatever you need. Thanks. --Fede5 20:25, 20 October 2006 (UTC)

Hi, I hace sent for he second time the email with the license to use these images (user: Alhen told me you needed it again with the correct license). Please restore the ones you erased that I uploaded, because the email (and the license in it) tells they are available to be used. I will wait for your answer al possitive restorating of the images. Thanks a lot. --Fede5 03:58, 21 October 2006 (UTC)

User:NilfaBot[edit]

Congratulations! It has bot flag. --EugeneZelenko 14:09, 25 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:DennisPennsocolaLandfall.png[edit]

Image:DennisPennsocolaLandfall.png, shoot. I was typing too fast please move to page with fixed spelling Nilf. Hello32020 20:37, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Image:Paul 2006 track.png[edit]

You have to give a reason for a revert. edward 00:21, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Gallery[edit]

Can you start the galler things then? That was a lot of work you reverted. It's because its ALL redirecting there. Good kitty 18:27, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

No I can't because I don't know how to get past the redirect. Good kitty 18:31, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Can you clear out the old versions of these images?[edit]

Image:Subtropical Storm Nicole (2004).jpg, Image:Hurricane Rita 22 sept 2005 1655Z.jpg, and Image:Hurricane Danielle (2004).jpg. I uploaded the last one a long time ago and the old versions are still interfering with the display. I think the other two might work if the old ones are cleaned out too. Good kitty 21:08, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Category:Błędów Deserts[edit]

Hi there. Can you please please clean up after me? I tried to request for this category to be deleted, but messed something up rather horribly in the deletion request log (details in my edit history). Sorry to be adding to your workload. Regards, Bansp 23:42, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

PS. Commons:Deletion_requests/2006/11/04 is where I apparently broke something when adding the category. I thought I was following the instructions, which I apparently wasn't, after all. Thx again.

Uff, thanks. Right, speedydelete is what I should have gone for, and the next time I will -- thanks for the lesson, too. Bansp 23:53, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

My contributions[edit]

Bonjour,

Je souhaiterai savoir pour quelles raisons ont été supprimées les photographies que j'ai ajouté sur Wiki Commons, car j'en suis l'auteur le plus strict et je ne comprend pas que l'on puisse les supprimer en invoquant le fait que je plagie d'autre droits.

Image:The-Wiccans_ScreenShot.jpg Image:The-Wiccans_Arbre.jpg

Merci par avance

Havran - Pierre (Name Removed for Privacy) The preceding unsigned comment was added by Havran (talk • contribs) at 19:31, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Google translation (links added by myself):
Hello, I will wish to know for which reasons the photographs were removed which I added on Wiki Commons, because I am the most strict author and I does not understand that one can remove them by calling upon the fact that I plagiarize of another rights. Image:The-Wiccans_ScreenShot.jpg Image:The-Wiccans_Arbre.jpg Thank you by advance Havran - Pierre (Name Removed for Privacy)
I've deleted Image:The-Wiccans_ScreenShot.jpg again and left {{speedywhat/fr}} on his talkpage. Alphax (talk) 05:12, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Redlinks on Commons[edit]

Hi! When a picture used on my home project (nn:) was deleted, I noticed that there was still at least one page here on Commons that used it -- in other words, a page with a red link to the image [7]. This does not look good. I highly recommend delinking these things at Commons, since as far as I know, there's no CommonsTicker for Commons itself. --Ranveig 10:13, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

You did this again with Ice cream [8]. Like I said, it's not very good for Commons. --Ranveig 19:23, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Flickrreview[edit]

When singing off images, check for EXIF metadata, and similar photos in the stream. You approved http://www.flickr.com/photos/im2fat2bninja/107760877/ which is clearly a copyvio. Thanks, ed g2stalk 16:35, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

please check usage before deletions[edit]

Hi Nilfanion, in the last few days you deleted some images of the soviet space program, but you forgot to check usage of those images before deleting, resulting in many broken images in other projects. So please check usage before deletions, and remove the images that are supposed to deletions from pages in other projects which use them. thank you, 217.132.203.93 13:15, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

It would help if you had a user account here then I could reply to you directly and stated which project you "come" from. All the major projects have a CommonsTicker (with the sole exception of en.wikipedia), which is designed to let commons admins get along with their work without worrying about the orphaning - the local editors can do that. In the case of the Soviet images those were all liable to speedy deletion and have been for the past 2 months (due to a policy change), so projects had plenty of warning.--Nilfanion 18:11, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Image:SEHcover2.jpg[edit]

I scanned it myself. What else should I do so that it would not be deleted? Athkalani 21:54, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Re: translation subpages[edit]

Hey, sorry I didn't ask you first. I don't make a habit of moving people's user subpages into the project namespace. :) I got a bit carried away with (what I thought was) a good idea. --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 00:14, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Image:D'Annunzio in Fiume.jpg[edit]

Why was Image:D'Annunzio in Fiume.jpg deleted? Given the date of the event, it is almost certainly public domain (unless it was not published at the time, which given its nature seems unlikely).

If you respond here, please also ping my user talk page, either here or on en:, since I don't really use a watchlist on Commons. Thanks. - en:Jmabel | talk 03:39, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

I've replied at your en talk page.--Nilfanion 17:53, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
Thanks for the info about getting email when my user talk is hit, I'll turn that on.
So, in short, the issue is that we have to show that the image was published at the time? I'm quite certain it was, but that is going to be tough to prove. I'll try to track one down (possibly not the same one) for which we can be sure of that. - en:Jmabel | talk 19:59, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Image:Italian ice cream.jpg[edit]

Please see User talk:Ranveig#Image:Italian ice cream.jpg. --Ranveig 13:36, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Hi, my picture was deleted but nobody told me anything it was going to happen: shouldn't I be noticed about it?? I took it and I published it, so it could remain in commons. Moreover it was quite nice, and it was used in several other wikimedia projects: can you recover it?? Alessio Damato 16:55, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks! --Ranveig 18:44, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Flickrreview[edit]

Moin Nilfarion. User:Melanom asked this already further above. You answered him, but you missed his point. Why have admins to do the check in the Category:Flickr review needed? Why couldn't a automated bot driven by a trustworthy user do this checks? The bot only has to access the Flickr side which is linked on the image description and to check the licence tag, which is easily accessible through the source code of that page. You then only have to add some functionality to be sure the two photos are the same, but in the end this should work more accurate than checking by hand through admins. --::Slomox:: >< 17:32, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

There is indeed a bot working now on the category. The maintenance pagse need some updating to reflect that. Admin (or some other class of trusted user) backup is still needed due to the different images; see Commons:Administrators/Requests and votes/FlickreviewR.
As luck would have it I today found an image which was bot-reviewed. Then my question is obsolete. Thanks for the answer. I updated the text in the category. --::Slomox:: >< 14:43, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

Image:Kolmogorov-m.jpg[edit]

You delete Image:Kolmogorov-m.jpg as {{PD-Soviet}}. Please, see en:Image:Kolmogorov-m.jpg. Image tagged as {{PD-Russia}}. --Butko 09:18, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Nexrad[edit]

Could you possibly upload a Nexrad image for Hurricane Isabel? Hurricanehink 23:12, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Yea. Whoops, I didn't mean to talk here (I meant to do it for your Wiki talk page). North Carolina landfall would be nice. Hurricanehink 01:06, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Template:Anonymous work[edit]

Hi Nilfanion. In your closing statement, when you wrote "The fact that it is misused or badly phrased does not mean that the template itself is valid", did you in fact mean invalid?

Just checking... Fred Chess 23:50, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

Flickr business[edit]

Thanks for your comments on the debate regarding Image:Holdem.jpg at undeletion requests. You mentioned there that you would like to have a discussion on how to handle images that may have been licensed under CC but are not currently tagged as such. If such a discussion begins somewhere, would you mind dropping me a line (preferably at en.wikipedia) regarding this? I must say that I was very frustrated with the way the situation was handled in my case, and I would like to contribute to a discussion of policy here. Thanks. --Kzollman 09:35, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Star Wars-images[edit]

Hi! I've noticed that you've deleted a lot of images that I've taken on a Star Wars-exhibition in france, that had a lot of film material from the star wars films. I guess that they aren't copyrighted, because I photographed them. Please restore this images, they are quite valueable for the Star Wars-articles. //moralist 13:32, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

user:joergens.mi[edit]

Please have a look here Commons:Administrators/Requests_and_votes#Bot_status_requests

Thanks for your good idea. --Joergens.mi 07:20, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for deleting those photos[edit]

Thanks for deleting those photos I flagged up at WP:AN/I on Wikipedia. I've now created myself an account here so I can easily post to the admin noticeboard here in future. I'm also starting to work out how to upload photos here so I can add some of the free images I'd found for Wikipedia.

Congratulations on your RfA on Wikipedia- the WP:100 support seemed well deserved. WJBscribe (WJB talk) 04:13, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

Template:Delete[edit]

Hi, some days ago I described a problem with the preloaded deletion debate link in Template:Delete. Since no one has reacted yet and you are the one who introduced it originally, could you have a look at this and maybe offer a fix? As I am not a sysop here I can't edit the template and besides I don't know enough about Substitution. Regards, High on a tree 20:30, 15 January 2007 (UTC)

Image deletion - why?[edit]

I see you have deleted Image:Aydilge.jpg reasoning that it had no source, whereas I HAVE put the source link and it had proper licensing as well. Haven't you seen the source or what? Thank you in advance for your answer. --Teemeah 14:21, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

Ok, thank you. You're right, the picture url has changed since I checked it for the last time. I had written to her publisher at the time of requesting the photo and they agreed to publish it under a free licence (saying "whatever, we get promoted outsdide of Turkey" ) altough at that time it was not yet required to send the permission anywhere and the exact license type was not specified (just that it would be a free licence - but not promotional image licence). So - providing that I attach the permission to use it under free licence (with a translation of the letter), can I upload the photo again (or another)? --Teemeah 17:30, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

Image: Kristoffer Zetterstrand[edit]

This image was supposed to have been deleted 'ages' ago. But still remains as a search result on Google, etc. linked to [9]. Please - we need to get rid of it as it causing problems! Can you help? --Profero 07:51, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

Cookie[edit]

Chocolate chip cookies.jpg

I hereby award you a cookie for cleaning up the backlog of CAT:U. Please share it with EPO, as he also has done some great cleanup on this backlog. -- Bryan (talk to me) 21:13, 24 January 2007 (UTC)

Please fix these images[edit]

Image:Tropical Storm Otto (2004).jpg, Image:Hurricane Gilbert 13 sept 1988 2118Z.jpg, Image:Typhoon Mike 12 nov 1990 0523Z.jpg. These are all affected by that bug where old versions of the file are used for the thumbnails instead of the current versions. I think they would work if you cleared out the File History (which is a stupid feature that doesn't work and annoys me to no end). Some of these are still broken after months. Good kitty 20:21, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

{{delete}} template[edit]

Hi. I recently made a lot of edits to the {{delete}} template, as I notice you have done, I was wondering if you could take a moment to check my edits to see that the new coding hasn't malfunctioned, as I am not an expert. I feel the template looks a lot tidier and the instructions are obvious - Jack (talk) 14:49, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

Re: Protected Commons:By location category scheme.[edit]

I've put a request about this issue in Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/Blocks & protections. I've already unprotected it. Regards. --Joanot Martorell 12:03, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

POTY 2006[edit]

The arrangements for the Commons Picture of the Year 2006 competition are now complete, and voting will start tomorrow, Feb 1st. All the featured pictures promoted last year are automatically nominated. As the creator of one or more images nominated for the election we invite you to participate in the event. Alvesgaspar 12:12, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

Image:Black mage.svg[edit]

Please explain why the image is derived work. It's a simmilar character, but it's not a derivative image except in a very loose sense simmilar to saying that all wizards with pointy hats are derived from Tolkien's work. // Liftarn

Images and templates[edit]

Hi Nilfanion, I'm the user nazgul.sp on the portuguese wikipedia. I saw that you are removing links to images deleted from the commons, you´re doing a great job. Could you just delete the file and not the components of the template ? I think that it will be easier to add some legal image in the future.

Article with image to be deleted from commons:

  • | Capa = Stripped.JPG

The final result:

  • | Capa =

Best Regards,

nazgul.sp (pt.wikipedia.org)

This[edit]

Are you sure it's copyrighted? I made that text, but the image I used was found here, I guess it's copyrighted by Wikimedia. --Emx 17:50, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:205643054_471a526728_b.jpg[edit]

This image does not refer to Perugia.


Question about linking to other languages[edit]

Hello. I have recently started writing Urdu articles for Wikipedia. I have some questions I wonder if you could answer for me.

1. When I make a new article I add the inter-language link to other the new Urdu page so you can see the English, French, Bengali version of the same page. But to add Urdu to their pages I have to go to each page and write ur:xxxx . Is there a better way to do it then going to 15 different sites and writing that? It would save time I'm sure. 2. My Tayaji and Chachaji are very old but they enjoy adding to this site. But the Urdu font used is set so tiny. Could we vote to increase the size as really it is almost unreadable for out older readers/contributers. And the Urdu font being so fine and dainty and so full of subtle movements an increase in size can only diminish the strain on all of our eyes. :) 3. Is there anyway a more pleasing Urdu font could be used? 4. Why are numbers on Urdu Wikipedia Western Style Numbers? Would it be possible to vote to change them to Urdu style numbers?

Commons Picture of the Year 2006 Competition[edit]

POTY barnstar 1.svg
Interested in honouring the best of the best? Vote now in the
Commons Picture of the Year competition 2006
Voting to select the finalists is open until 14th February.

Deutsch | English | español | français | italiano | 日本語 | Nederlands | português | svenska | 中文(简体)‎ | 中文(繁體)‎ | +/−

The arrangements for the Commons Picture of the Year 2006 competition are now complete, and voting will start tomorrow, Feb 1st. All Featured Pictures promoted last year are automatically nominated. As a past contributor to Featured Pictures, we invite you to participate in the competition (but please wait until tomorrow to vote). --MichaelMaggs 21:17, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

Milan kundera.jpg[edit]

Why file Milan kundera.jpg was removed from commons? I don't use commons often, so I have no idea why did it happened. I didn't upload it, but I've used it in about 15(!) articles on pl.wiki, so it really makes a difference for me. With regards, Galileo01 11:11, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Eurasian Badger[edit]

I wrote an article about the Eurasian Badger, called das in Limburgian and I like to put a picture of this animal in my article but I don't know how to do that. Could you help me? I also wrote the article Milan Kundera, without picture, in my language. --81.207.113.94 23:16, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

I've replied on the talk page of the Limburgian article. (In English sorry).--Nilfanion 00:22, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

Volapük[edit]

Welcome to the Volapük Wikipedia! I'm an administrator there; if there's anything I can do to help, let me know. I admit I'm curious: What kind of Commons-related work do you do that also affects the Volapük Wikipedia? --Smeira 20:59, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

For getting rid of the horses - I was wondering what it was about! Regards --Herby talk thyme 08:19, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Deletion of images in Category:Unknown[edit]

Hi,

I only delete images which are in clear violation of Commons policies. Keeping these for a week encourage people to upload more images without following policies. Actually, I do this following pfctdayelise suggestion. See her message. Regards, Yann 22:35, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

The proofs that the images are free have to be given by the uploader. Hopefully, I don't have to prove that the image is a copyright violation, which is rather difficult, that why I don't tag deletion as "copyvio". I think therefore tagging deletion as "no source or/and no valid licence" (or "against policies" if you prefer) is the right thing to do. Regards, Yann 22:52, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

NilfaBot[edit]

Hi! Your bot just tagged some images with {{flickrreview}}, although I just reviewed them. I guess it's because my tag is written with first letter captialized {{Flickrreview}}. Example: Image:295336413_07a5f84c43.jpg Enricopedia 22:35, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

That's it. Everything reverted. Enricopedia 22:54, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

Nilfabot edit[edit]

This edit broke the licensing transclusion. I assume that the bot is making similar edits to other images, but haven't checked. Cheers, - BanyanTree 22:41, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

It happened here as well. Is this expected behaviour? Jkelly 22:59, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Damn, this case sensitivity issue is a pain in the neck. Of course, I don't need to inspect the images to know cc-by and cc-by-sa are invalid licenses (Flickr uses the 2.0 variant after all) so these breakages will be fixed when the licenses are reviewed, but that's no excuse. I've stopped the bot run for now and will resume it tomorrow. For now I've created redirects at the targets of the bad edits...--Nilfanion 23:05, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Nice kludge. Jkelly 23:18, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

User_talk:Kimberly_Ashton[edit]

Have fun!! Cary "Bastiqe" Bass demandez 02:20, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Image:DSC00827a - Taormina - Chiesa di S. Caterina d'Alessandria -sec. XVII- - Foto di G. DallOrto.jpg[edit]

This is an Image I took myself, as the license and the caption clearly state, and was never posted to flicker. Bye. --G.dallorto 17:57, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

pictures from Daplaza[edit]

Hello, I have seen your message on my pictures pages Image:Crabe_DSC00639.JPG ; Image:Chaînes_DSC00637.JPG ; Image:Chaînes_DSC00638.JPG and I would like to answer you that : I have some pictures on Flickr but those ones does not come originaly from there, and I confirme that I am the author. (... sorry for my english) Thank you Daplaza 17:59, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

NilfaBot - Error?[edit]

Look at this change. The Bot set {{flickrreview}} after the template {{Flickr-change-of-license}} is set. --Atamari 19:27, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

This is not an error, flickr-change-of-license is a weaker form of this tagging system; deprecation of it will be worthwhile.--Nilfanion 19:32, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Deleted Image[edit]

You have deleted my image Pasquino 02. Can you please tell me why. I'm new here and don't know if I made a mistake.

That maybe, that I forgot the license. I took the photo by myself so it's the same license like for Pasquino 01. Thank you for restoring it. --Pippo-b 00:38, 14 February 2007 (UTC)