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Image Tagging Image:Brazil_19thc_DuquedeCaxias.jpg[edit]

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Hello, Pedro Aguiar!
Tip: Add categories to your images

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  ■ MMXX  talk  12:13, 25 June 2010 (UTC)

Your altertion of the Empire o Brazil map[edit]

Pedro Aguiar, do not make any kind of alteration to a map before discussing first with other editors. --Lecen (talk) 12:09, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

Since you opted to ignore my fair warning and added a wrong version of both maps yet again, if you do it for a third time I will request your block with an administrator. --Lecen (talk) 02:19, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
Here. --Lecen (talk) 02:49, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
I warned you, now you'll have to face the consequences. --Lecen (talk) 02:50, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
This subject is under discussion at Commons:Administrators'_noticeboard/User_problems#Disruptive_editor      Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 16:21, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Administrators' noticeboard[edit]

You're mentioned on this discussion. --Lecen (talk) 16:30, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Please upload variants of images under new filenames[edit]

You have been edit warring with User:Lecen at File:Brazil_provinces_1825.PNG and File:Brazil_provinces_1889_new.png. Although I don't contest that your version may be more accurate, at Commons it is de-facto policy, whenever a dispute exists, to Avoid overwriting existing files. Please upload your versions under a new filename, and discuss on the English Wikipedia on article talk pages which version is most appropriate to use in the article. If you edit the images again, they will be protected. Dcoetzee (talk) 17:09, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Language barrier[edit]

Perhaps you may not speak and understand English so well as you should, but here's the deal in case you didn't understand what the Commons' administrators meant: this place, that is, Commons, is not the place you should bring this discussion. For obvious reasons: few are the editors who hang out on this place. People who like the Império do Brasil, for example, may be found on the appropriate article on the Portuguese Wikipedia, but they will never be aware of the discussion going on here, got it?

Nor you are allowed to upload different version of the map over another file. You might, it's true, upload your own version into a new file, and then bring the discussion to the appropriate article on the appropriate Wiki. That is, I'm trying to draw it for you, since you seem not to understand so well: you take your map, upload it as a new file, show it at "Mapas do Brasil" or "Império do Brasil" or something similar on the Portuguese Wikipedia and ask other editors their opinion about it. If they believe you're correct, then you might change and place your version on the article you discussed and where it was approved. You may not, I repeat, and as the other editors in here already warned you, overwrite a preexistent file. Create a new one. --Lecen (talk) 04:11, 13 April 2012 (UTC)

Please accept my apology on behalf of all of our colleagues here for Lecen's remark above:
"Perhaps you may not speak and understand English so well as you should..."
There is absolutely no reason why you "should" understand English at all. Commons is a multi-lingual project and we are very happy to work in any language that is convenient for the people involved. Many valued contributors do not understand English at all.      Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 11:47, 13 April 2012 (UTC)
Thanks, Jim. Apologies accepted, though it is not from all colleagues that they are due. :o)
It is quite ironic for Lecen (talk to say I cannot "change and place my version on the article" without previous debate, because this is exactly what he did by replacing my map with his at [Empire of Brazil]. Actually, it would be perfectly OK, were his maps representative of current political configuration of both Brazil and its neighbours, and not those of 1825 and 1889.
In spite of all that, I do not understand why such an aggressive and even insulting tone is being used by Lecen. "Disruptive editor"? "Language barrier"? Suggestions of illiteracy? Oh, kids, come on. This is not the way that Wikimedia projects work, and I refuse to downgrade myself to such level. --Pedro 19:49, 14 April 2012 (UTC)