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The power of free licenses ;) Feel free to so, provided that you copy the copyright information and license information on top of the file. -- Bryan (talk to me) 19:43, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

Colorado legislators

I obtained releases for this images this morning, and those are confirmed in OTRS. Shortly after they were confirmed, the folks who released the images sent me another message, saying essentially "Hold on a sec, we're not 100% sure we have the authority to release these images, and would you please not use them until we double-check." I placed the disputed tag on at that point because I didn't know whether it would take hours or weeks for them to get back to me. As it turned out, it only took hours for them to confirm that, yes, their original release was in fact perfectly valid, and so now I'm removing them. Unfortunately, there's not a template that lets me explain all that succinctly. -- Sethant (talk) 20:51, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

Ah, great. The second, confirming, email should be attached to the same OTRS ticket, I think. Is that easy to do if I forward it to the permissions email account? -- Sethant (talk) 20:56, 10 July 2008 (UTC)


Hello, Rjd, I think you missed to tag Image:Korean cuisine-Nabak kimchi-01.jpg with the permission OTRS. Could you check on this? Thanks.--Caspian blue (talk) 01:16, 17 August 2008 (UTC)


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Enjoy. Face-smile.svgAnimum (talk) 20:56, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Thank you...

Thank you for all the help with the template and such... makes things faster. Thank you again! —Preceding unsigned comment added by NonvocalScream (talk • contribs) 02:52, 18 Aug 2008 (UTC)

Long delay in granting permission

Hi I've been waiting for ages for them to sort some pending permissions. Image:Flat Holm PV solar array near Fog Horn Station.JPG was taken by my staff on Flat Holm island to illustrate the article on Wikipedia and as it was not taken by me personally I explained to commons permissions that the whole purpose of their job is to promote the island - and solar power in particular, so the idea it may be copyright is absurd! I can be contacted on to prove I am authorised if necescary.

Also been waiting for ages for the Image:Bert le vack.jpg - I even got his grandson Dale le Vack to confirm he is happy for the picture to be used to illustrate the article and have emailsd permissions at least 5 times but I just keep getting an acknowledgement and no action, so anything you can do to help sort eith of these would be appreciated as it is very frustrating. Thanks TR001 (talk) 04:58, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

I just emailed permisisons again on both images if you need any more information please let me know. Thanks TR001 (talk) 19:00, 22 September 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for your help sorting these out TR001 (talk) 04:49, 24 September 2008 (UTC)


Permission by the shown person (Burkhard Mueller) is pending. I have written another e-mail to him today and will inform you soon.--Matysik (talk) 18:50, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Permission by Burkhard Mueller has arrived today - and has been handed over by mail to, Ticket#2008060810008952.--Matysik (talk) 17:28, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Pending permission for Image:Leofleider.jpg

Hello Rjd0060! it seems that I´ve made a mistake while uploading the current file. The original source of the picture is the link showed in the information section, but it does not need any authorization from the author or source (that´s why I erased the request from the information box), because it is now in the public domain according to the Argentinian Intellectual Property law (as shown in the information box). Cheers --Lancaster (talk) 01:35, 23 September 2008 (UTC)


I sent the permission the same day I uploaded the image - June 19 2008. I re-sent it now. Yonidebest Ω Talk 14:49, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

p.s. Do you need any help with approving permissions? I can help with letters in Hebrew. Yonidebest Ω Talk 14:50, 23 September 2008 (UTC)


The ticket number is and I missed the one from the 12 files from what I got permission from the photographer. It is Jeon. Regards.--Caspian blue (talk) 19:37, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:Inocencio I.jpg

Hello! on the Image Inocencio I.jpg I added the {{otrs pending}} template, but I don't remember exactly why. I tried to follow the help page for upload the image to commons, but surely I did something wrong, because I can't understand english very well.

I don't know what is that "ticket number". So, I understand that the image must be deleted. Excuse me for the failed search and the work.

Thank you anywhere. --Estevoaei (talk) 21:51, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

OTRS Pending

Hi. After I uploaded the images, taken by my mother and naturally with her permission, I sent the usual email. But nobody, since July, have answered to my message giving me the OTRS ticket-number.You are the first one.--Giorgiomonteforti (talk) 23:06, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Sent. The subject of the permission email is: OTRS permission of Mugnai Maria Azzurra pictures (second time) Giorgiomonteforti (talk) 23:15, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
My mother wrote me that she already has replied to your OTRS email. Hope everything will be ok now. Thanks--Giorgiomonteforti (talk) 17:15, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:Forbifart Stockholm vv 1.jpg

Hi. Image Image:Forbifart Stockholm vv.jpg and Image:Forbifart Stockholm vv 1.jpg are the same images, but Image:Forbifart Stockholm vv.jpg has an inkorrect scale. I sent an e-mail with permission from "Swedish Vägverket" june 16. 2008 to commons permission, together with the permission for Image:Forbifart Stockholm vv.jpg and some other images. Thank you!--Holger.Ellgaard (talk) 07:53, 24 September 2008 (UTC)


Time for some tools? :) Thanks for the work. Cheers --Herby talk thyme 07:53, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:Hodn2.jpg a Image:Poddůstojnickéhodnosti-AČR.jpg

Vyjádření Ministertva obrany ČR: Dobrý den,

vyobrazení hodnostních označení můžete na svých webových stránkách zveřejnit v případě, že uvedete zdroj, ze kterého jste čerpal, tedy webové stránky Ministerstva obrany (

S pozdravem Monika Machtová

Tiskova a informacni sluzba Ministerstva obrany Ceské republiky

--Cassius Chaerea (talk) 09:36, 25 September 2008 (UTC)


Hi, thanks for your message. I've sent the mails containing the corresponding permits, but i've not received a reply. I entered the irc for this issue and chat with loco095 (i think), and he said that he was stuffed with work at otrs and my mails were 80º in the list (or something like that). If you like i can send them again for you to check (they are in spanish). Excuse me for my poor english :D. Bye. --Zeroth (talk) 12:51, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Hello again, i've just re-sent the 3 mails containing the permission for the 4 photographs you told me. Thanks, and good bye. --Zeroth (talk) 22:35, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
To permissions-commons - AT - is there any problem?.--Zeroth (talk) 22:38, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Pending permission for Image:Manfred Schell.jpg

Hi there! As requested, this is the ticket number for Image:Manfred Schell.jpg: 2008071510042801. All the best. --Bigbug21 (talk) 20:39, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for adding the appropriate flags to the before-mentioned image. The authorisation on that ticket number also includes the picture I'd be glad if you could flat that either. All the best. --Bigbug21 (talk) 20:04, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Permission for Image:StJamesParkFlowers 10.JPG

Yes, I took the photo myself. Is there anything else I need to do?(talk)

St james flowers image permission

Thanks for helping me understand more how this works! Enjoy your weekend :) (talk) 14:29, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:Ingo molnar.jpg

Hello, the image Ingo molnar.jpg is an cropped version of Image:Molnar AND Tweedie.jpg. The original - witch I've been uploading has an correct OTRS-permission (TicketID=1672567). I've been cutting out half of the image myself (using GIMP). Modification is allowed by the licence (CC-BY 3.0). I hope the misunderstanding is cleared up now. -- MichaelSchoenitzer (talk) 21:05, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Pending permission for image Flag of Pasdaran.svg

Like it says in the template... i did sent an e-mail about the image to the OTRS system, and it was decided by User:Howcheng that the best way to deal with the problems that arose from uploading the image and the uncertainty about its permission status was with a full-fledged deletion request.
So... i think that u should talk to User:Howcheng about this and not with me. All the best - Oren neu dag (talk) 22:28, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

Image:Buddhadasa Bhikkhu.jpg: We did not get the permission. Therefore, please delete this image. --BambooBeast (talk) 18:48, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

OTRS pending

Hello, Rjd0060, could you check on Image:Korean winter cap-Jobawi-01.jpg with OTRS pending because I nominated en:Jobawi for 23th's DYK. Therefore, if possible I'd like to the image to be confirmed quickly. Since you're an active helpers for OTRS, could you look at it? Thanks.--Caspian blue (talk) 01:16, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for the answer. There maybe be a long queue in line because confirmation usually takes one or two days. Anyway, I appreciate your help. Good night!--Caspian blue (talk) 01:33, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Tony G

Regarding Image:Tony Gilkyson.jpg ... do you want to email me? Evrik (talk) 13:35, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

  • Was this resolved? Evrik (talk) 18:43, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
  • I sent the last message the other day. He was unorthodox in his reply, but the intent was clear, along with the MS messaging. Evrik (talk) 19:03, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
  • The artist as given permission, several times. I've asked for someone else to take a look. Evrik (talk) 01:02, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Pending permission for Image:FrancoiseMeunier Jb1204 005.jpg

Hi Rjd0060,
thanks for notifying. I'm quite surprised that no permission has arrived at OTRS. The depicted person is the head of the en:EORTC (European Cancer organisation) and I was offered that image on behalf of the EORTC as a replacement for my 14 years old one. As they hadn't taken the image by themselves, I had explained to them how to send the permission to OTRS. That was midth of July. I'm currently very busy and can't commit much time on it. However, I've sent a mail to the person that provided the image. Thanks. --Túrelio (talk) 06:56, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

@Rjd0060, go ahead. A week ago I sent an email to the one who mailed me the image and who took the initiative to replace my old image of Mrs Meunier by this newer one. But even I didn't get any reply. Thanks. --Túrelio (talk) 10:20, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Permission for Watch360 image

Email with headers below sent to Permissions Email below with permission from owner to use Watch360 logo.gif

New article at: Logo at: and attached.

Delivered-To: Received: by with SMTP id i18cs119978tia;

       Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:42:04 -0700 (PDT)

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       Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:42:03 -0700 (PDT)

Return-Path: <> Received: from ( [])

       by with SMTP id 28si2232835wfg.15.2008.;
       Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:42:03 -0700 (PDT)

Received-SPF: neutral ( is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of client-ip=;

Authentication-Results:; spf=neutral ( is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of

Received: (qmail 15774 invoked from network); 18 Jul 2008 13:42:02 -0000 Received: from unknown (

 by ( with ESMTP; 18 Jul 2008 13:42:02 -0000

Message-ID: <> Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:41:52 -0700 From: Srikanth Chari <>

Reply-To: Organization: Watch360 User-Agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20080421) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: Venkat Srinivasan <>

Subject: Re: Watch360 on Wikipedia References: <> In-Reply-To: <>

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

I hereby give permission to use the Watch360 logo on Wikipedia for an entry about Watch360.

Srikanth Chari

CEO, Watch360 Systems <end message - Vcatwiki> —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk • contribs) 13:50, 26 September 2008 (UTC) (UTC)

Image:Standprobe Schnellboote.JPG

This Case is similar to Zeroths. But I've not chatet on IRC, so I don't know why my mail was'nt answert. Of course I can sent the mail again (it is in german) if it helps.--WerWil (talk) 19:56, 25 September 2008 (UTC) Mail has just been send.--WerWil (talk) 19:29, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Re: Pending permission

Hi Rjd0060. Sorry about the delay, was called on a unexpected business trip. I don't think I ever receive a ticket number but I'm not a hundred percent sure. I'll have to check my email. If i can't find the ticket number, can I send you the permission directly or should i just resend it to the main email? Thanks. --PatrickFlaherty (talk) 01:52, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Viking images

Hi Rjd0060! The ticket regarding the Viking images is: [Ticket#2008071410064762] Bilder till artikeln om satelliten Viking —Preceding unsigned comment added by Freno708 (talk • contribs) 07:13, September 27, 2008 (UTC)

OTRS pending

Regarding your message on my talk page: I've asked the photographer to send permission and he told me he did that. I'll ask him again and I hope you have some patience. By the way, it took very long before anybody looked at OTRS... Josq (talk) 09:30, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Your Message to Achim Raschka

Hi! I'm Gnu1742 from the German-language support team. The Ticket was #2008072910022127. As far as i can see it is a valid approval. I have added the OTRS-Template in the Images. Bye, --Gnu1742 (talk) 16:32, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Pending permission for Image:Toyota plug-in hybrid charging Stockholm 1 - D3X2785.jpg

Hello. I have not yet received an answer from the organization that is satisfactory. Please delete the image as I find it unlikely that they will do that within reasonable time. /Ainali (talk) 19:50, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

You're soon an admin!

Just want to say congratulations! Best wishes, --Kanonkas(talk) 17:59, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Congratulations, Dear Administrator!

An offering for our new administrator from your comrades...
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Rjd0060, congratulations! You now have the rights of administrator on Commons. Please take a moment to read the Commons:Administrators page and watchlist related pages (in particular Commons:Administrators' noticeboard and Commons:Deletion requests), before launching yourself into page deletions, page protections, account blockings or modifications of protected pages. The majority of the actions of administrators can be reversed by the other admins, except for history merges which must thus be treated with particular care.

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Bastique demandez 23:47, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Congratulations. Your promotion was my first bureaucrat activity, so I hope I have not forgotten to do anything. -- Cecil (talk) 23:55, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
Congrats! Let's hope you aren't as abusive with admin rights as you are with chanop rights. Majorly talk 00:46, 2 October 2008 (UTC)
Majorly: Please assume good faith. This is not a negotiable thing. ++Lar: t/c 02:22, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
Did someone call a waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaambulance? I think I've fixed the problem. Congrats, Rjd. Sorry I missed it. Jennavecia (Talk) 00:50, 2 October 2008 (UTC)
That remark is out of line as well. You too need to assume good faith here. ++Lar: t/c 02:22, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
I think this was done in all fun, Lar. Bastique demandez 15:19, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
Let's pretend it was and call it a win, even though I know differently. ++Lar: t/c 21:31, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
  • Congrats. I was hanging out to close it. And thus didn't support. And didn't get to close it. Damn. Giggy (talk) 11:42, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Congratulations, my dear nominee... glad to see that this went relatively smoothly! Sorry I wasn't there for the close but looks like Cecil needed the practice! :) ++Lar: t/c 02:22, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Permission User:Lempkesfabriek

The permission to use the images under CC-BY-SA-3.0-NL is available at . Multichill (talk) 15:00, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Charlie copeland.jpg

Hey, sorry, I don't check my Commons account as often as a should and didn't see your request. What should I do to verify my permission to use the image? - Schrandit (talk) 16:07, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

I do not own the copyright to the photo but obtained an e-mail from the campaign to use it. I forwarded that e-mail to the address listed and can forward it again. Would it be appropriate to re-post the image while waiting for a response from a OTRS volunteer? - Schrandit (talk) 17:43, 2 October 2008 (UTC)
I'm sorry for the delay on this, things have been really crazy for me at school lateley. I must have deleted the e-mail the campaign sent me this summer. I've asked the same guy to send me another e-mail, this one in the common e-mail template. I'll let you know when it is in - Schrandit (talk) 19:53, 14 October 2008 (UTC)
Its in! - Schrandit (talk) 20:01, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

removed images

Hi, I'm really angry that you did remove the following images:

14:28, 2 October 2008 Rjd0060 (Talk | contribs) deleted "Image:Bliksem Tholen.jpg" ‎ (no permission received via OTRS; uploader contacted & no response) # 14:28, 2 October 2008 Rjd0060 (Talk | contribs) deleted "Image:Castello Milan.jpg" ‎ (no permission received via OTRS; uploader contacted & no response)

But I did respond!!!: [1]

It really took months before you did anything with the OTRS-pending thing and now all at a sudden you remove the images within a week. I was planning to ask the photographer permission for uploading many more of his photographs, that are often more beautiful and valuable than these. But now I feel ashamed to have to tell that his images have been removed... Do you realize to what extent you can damage the Wikipedia projects by being so impatient and unfriendly?

Regards, Josq (talk) 17:50, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Response to your messages on my talk page. I prefer to keep the discussion at one place. Josq (talk) 17:59, 2 October 2008 (UTC)


Hey I need to get hold of you some seconds, mind catching me up on IRC? Thanks, --Kanonkas(talk) 12:25, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Somebody else got it fixed so don't bother. Best regards, --Kanonkas(talk) 13:34, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Ticket #2008071410064762

According to the last entry in your talkpage archive: Can you check this ticket for the images

Greetings, --Martin H. (talk) 18:09, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

P.s.: i allready asked at w:de:Benutzer Diskussion:Codeispoetry#OTRS-Prüfung: Wiking Satelit, a user who is very hard-working at wikipedia and commons in my eyes, but i did not got a response yet. --Martin H. (talk) 18:12, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
Thank you very much for your answer. --Martin H. (talk) 20:16, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Many Thanks

Cross of Sacrifice.jpg
Dear Rjd0060,
Thanks for your support of my Request for Adminship. I’m honored by your trust.

Cheers, SterkeBak

Notice of namespace-rename "Image" -> "File"

Dear user, the MediaWiki developers recently announced that the "Image:" namespace is going to be renamed to "File:". "Image:" will remain an alias. The canonical namespace name wgCanonicalNamespace will change from "Image" to "File".

I noticed that you use wgCanonicalNamespace in either your monobook.js page or a JavaScript file in your userspace (check this list).

Please check and replace all occurrences of

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to ensure that your scripts keep working. Thanks! --Dschwen (talk) 18:41, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

Archivio Notarile

Ciao, innanzitutto non comprendo l'inglese, ma ho capito bene o male cosa vuoi dire. La puoi cancellare, comunque, queell'immagine, tanteo è vecchia, grazie. --Ninù (talk) 06:59, 8 October 2008 (UTC)


You can see the autorization here: es:Wikipedia:Autorizaciones/Vexilla Hispanica (JFCSvalencia)

— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk • contribs) 07:16, Wednesday, October 8, 2008 UTC (UTC)

Pending permission for Image:Castrourb.gif

Here you can find the permission from the original web page. --Fergon (talk) 11:37, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Image:Autobus Dab Nowak Transport.jpg

I have been permitted on publications graphics Image:Autobus Dab Nowak Transport.jpg, from mr. Adam Pala, but he's stipulated publishing of his mail on Wikimedia Commons.



Permission by the shown person (Burkhard Mueller) is pending. I have written another e-mail to him today and will inform you soon.--Matysik (talk) 18:50, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Permission by Burkhard Mueller has arrived today - and has been handed over by mail to, Ticket#2008060810008952.--Matysik (talk) 17:28, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
You deleted the picture on Oct 3 by reason "no permission received via OTRS; uploader contacted & no response" - I don't understand. You received a lot of response here by the uploader. :-) And full permission both by shown person and photographer was reported in Ticket#2008060810008952. Is it a mistake?

Explanation for deletion of CICR images

Hi, you are responsible for the deletion of one image I had previously posted, I answer to the following message you have posted on my talk page:

OTRS pending on Image:CICR hist-01943 z.jpg . Hello. On the image titled Image: CICR hist-01943 z.jpg, you added the OTRS pending template. Unfortunately, after conducting a search, I could not locate the ticket containing the permission to use the image. Please respond on my talk page if you have the ticket number, or if you would like to send me the permission, so that I can reflect it inside the OTRS database. Please note that if you do not respond, the image may be deleted. Rjd0060 (talk) 03:05, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

In fact I did contact the International Red Cross to explicitely get the right for Wikipedia, I have the email confirming that they agree for the usage of this images for Wikpedia providing the source is given and they are low resolution. I do not understand what can be done more

Please note I do not come regularly here, please inform me of any answer on my french talk page here: Regards,


Can you please protect Image:Dragonfly macro.jpg for 24 hours? It's on the main page of en.wp.

Thanks, J.delanoygabsadds 03:10, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Strangely enough, I see that very very frequently. Usually, I just look at the deletion log here to find an online admin, and bug them to protect it. Should I keep doing that, or should I just upload a local copy on en.wp and protect it there? (I'm a sysop there...) J.delanoygabsadds 04:16, 1 November 2008 (UTC)


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If you created this image, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
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russavia (talk) 10:08, 8 November 2008 (UTC)


Hello Rjd0060, I am writing you with a question. I found your name here so I thought you may be a good person to ask. Yesterday, I uploaded Image:Margaret Thatcher.png with OTRS pending. OTRS responded via email to me today, thanked me for submitting the image, but did not update the tagging and licensing information on the image itself. The license is GFDL; I would do it, but I do not know the url of the confirmed image on the OTRS system. Any help you could provide in this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! My best, Happyme22 (talk) 02:10, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

I see that User:MBisanz has replied to you at COM:AN#OTRS. That comment there pretty much sums things up. Regards, Rjd0060 (talk) 02:43, 13 November 2008 (UTC)
Okay, I see. Thank you for your time! Best, Happyme22 (talk) 03:47, 13 November 2008 (UTC)


I see that you deleted APWebsite due it being out of the project scope. While it might be interesting to know the ways it is not in the project scope, I am more interested in first removing that link from all of the categories it was linked to which should take much much much more effort than the invention of "out of scope" reasons: Special:WhatLinksHere/APWebsite <-- Can I get an estimate on when the links will be removed from these? -- carol (talk) 04:38, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

I have responded on my talk page and am anxious to read the answers. Thank you for the quickness. -- carol (talk) 05:31, 14 November 2008 (UTC)


Hi, you suppressed APWebsite which is referenced by all the botanic pages.
I know that wikicommons is not a encyclopedy, but we need some pages like Cronquist_System, Strasburger and APG_II to explain which classification we follow in the {{Taxonavigation}}. It is very important to tell the classification followed because a botanic family has a totally different meaning (content, placement) depending on the classification followed.
APWebsite is not simply a website, but also a classification followed by many botanist and more important it is followed by wikicommons !
It is important (also legally ?) to reference the source of our classification.
Could you, please, recreate this article, and perhaps add a comment in the discussion page saying that it should not be suppressed again (It had already been suppressed and recreated by the administrator User:Zzyzx11).
Cheers Liné1 (talk) 08:44, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

I looked back through the edit history and found that it was moved from Template namespace to Project namespace on 29 September 2008 by CarolSpears. Since it contains no media, it is not within scope in Project namespace as you rightly observed. I hope you don't mind, but I restored it and moved it back to Template namespace where it serves to document one of the parameters of Template:Taxonavigation. If necessary, renaming or deleting the page may be discussed at Template_talk:Taxonavigation/APWebsite. Walter Siegmund (talk) 15:54, 14 November 2008 (UTC)


Thank you very much for supporting my RfA. I'm really honored to have gotten unanimous support and I hope I can live up to everyone expectations! Let me know if you need anything. --J.smith (talk) 18:59, 21 November 2008 (UTC)


Only pointing this out 'cos I made the same mistake as you in a sense. Best to look through the history before deleting things! The gallery had been blanked when you deleted it (I then found it on new pages but checked the history after I deleted it). Cheers --Herby talk thyme 16:32, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

My copyvio images

Hi. I own all of the images under Category:CommonsRoot and I demand they be deleted. My only proof is that I published lower resolution versions of all of the images in a book I am pretending that exists. </sarcasim> :D Just teasing. --J.smith (talk) 16:02, 8 December 2008 (UTC)


I have licence of image, deleted in 01 october/2008. This is in my, in portuguese:

Eu concordo em publicar aquele trabalho sob a licença livre LICENÇA [{{uso livre <> }} (copyright irrestrito) ]. Eu reconheço que concedo possivelmente para qualquer um o direito de usar a obra em um produto comercial e de modificá-lo de acordo com suas necessidades. Estou ciente que sempre detenho os direitos autorais de minha obra assim como o direito de ser reconhecido como a autora, segundo os termos da licença escolhida. As modificações que outros fizerem à obra não serão atribuídas a mim. Estou ciente que a licença livre apenas concede direitos autorais e me reservo a opção de entrar com ação contra qualquer um que use esta obra em violação à outra lei como restrições a marcas registradas, difamação, ou restrições geograficamente específicas. Eu reconheço que não posso retirar este consentimento e que a imagem pode ou não ser mantida permanentemente em um projeto Wikimedia. 18 de agosto de 2008, Anna Bárbara Babi da Fontoura Xavier.

Please, up? Dédi's (talk) 13:09, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Happy Holidays!


Kanonkas(talk) would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I really do hope this can make your day slightly better, and if it has done, feel free to pass on the WikiLove to anyone you like! :) Friends, random people, and even those you've had disagreements with. Christmas is, after all, a time to forgive any past actions, and move on from them. Again, happy holidays to you all!


Thanks for the save! I have no idea why the protection didn't go through. I've never had that happen before, but I'll try to remember to check from now on. —David Levy 06:38, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

No problem. - Rjd0060 (talk) 14:58, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

File:Jimmy Wales Fundraiser Appeal.JPG

Hi, what about this edit at Wikimediafoundation, are you the author of the image? The image is now uploaded to Commons, i marked the image as missing source/author and permission information. --Martin H. (talk) 03:39, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the info, i removed the no source and wrote the link to the edit summary. --Martin H. (talk) 05:22, 31 December 2008 (UTC)


The one you blocked was on the same IP as the two I blocked :) CU list informed (vandalised en wp with images I think). Happy new year & regards --Herby talk thyme 11:06, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

Note on John Koethe image

I have reuploaded, and sent another email to OTRS regarding the previously deleted image. Let me know what else I need to do. S. Dean Jameson (talk) 00:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

your sandbox

what's User:Rjd0060/sandbox all about? I saw it mentioned on IRC but didn't get the context. I happen to know of one pic of mine that has been used at Encyclopedia Britannica... are you trying to capture all of these? ++Lar: t/c 00:07, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

(refactored back Rjd0060's talk from mine per User:Lar/PoohPolicy ) Actually, I'm not quite sure what it is for. Cary had asked me to create a table using those images in Category:Commons as a media source. I have some other users helping me with it as it is quite a big job, but not sure what it's for. - Rjd0060 (talk) 00:19, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
Cool. If you learn more, bring it to the pump, eh? ++Lar: t/c 05:13, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

OTRS action review

Hello, can you please come by File talk:Operation Red Wing planning map.jpg and confirm that I have applied the correct permission. Cheers! NonvocalScream (talk) 02:47, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

The Co-operative

Under US law, typefaces, such as the co-operative logotype, cannot be copyrighted, so why have you removed them from commons? Chrisieboy (talk) 13:18, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

Blank galleries

Please do not create galleries without image files, such as Provincially designated heritage properties in Quebec City. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. - Rjd0060 (talk) 01:21, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

OK, c'est mon erreur. Merci.--gilbertus (talk) 01:36, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
Ces sections, sont-elles corrects?
Category:Provincially designated heritage properties in Québec
Category:Provincially designated heritage properties in Quebec City
Category:Provincially designated heritage properties in Montreal
--gilbertus (talk) 01:36, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Category:Quebec City

Bonjour. Peut-on supprimer: Pages dans la catégorie « Quebec City » qui est inutile et source d'erreur? Merci. Cordialement. --gilbertus (talk) 20:54, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

This image

Dear Ryan,

MBisanz said I could contact you if I needed help while he is away. Is it possible if you could inspect and mark this image: File:Wagashi.jpg ?

The flickr owner and uploader just agreed to license it as "cc by sa" after I flickrmailed him. It will require a human Admin ot trusted user to inspect it. Thank You, --Leoboudv (talk) 00:54, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

  • Thanks for your kind help. With kind Regards from Canada, --Leoboudv (talk) 01:00, 11 May 2009 (UTC)


Thanks for deleting the old picture.--Peter cohen (talk) 11:09, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Bonjour. À Quebec City, pouvez-vous modifier «Category:Battlefields Park» en « Category:Battlefields Park in Quebec City »? Merci. --gilbertus (talk) 01:16, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Diomede Islands

You were rather quick here. :-)   Regards, Wutsje (talk) 14:38, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

This DR

Have you seen this DR by me. It is clearly a copyvio of some sort...but I couldn't place a copy vio tag since I don't know the source. Regards, --Leoboudv (talk) 23:45, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

I took care of the DR, Leobudv. Hope you don't mind Rjd. Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 23:52, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
  • Wow Thanks Kanonkas! --Leoboudv (talk) 00:29, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

File:Manfred Schell.jpg

Hi Rjd0060, you tagged this image with {{PermissionOTRS}} but I think that this was not justified as this ticket has never been successfully closed. Could you please look again at this case? I think that we need to delete this image and the other one belonging to this ticket. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 11:08, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard#Category:OTRS pending

Hi, I don't want to participate in that discussion as I am not an OTRS volunteer and I don't know all parameters of the problem. However I believe your "Specific proposal" is reasonable. Sv1xv (talk) 16:28, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

OK, I added my approval. It is preferable to have a well defined procedure than a situation where each administrator follows his own. Also warning the uploader does no harm. Sv1xv (talk) 19:05, 31 May 2009 (UTC)




! Please, feel free to notice me any other change in any page. Cheers!Mizunoryu 大熊猫❤小熊猫 (talk) 01:52, 4 June 2009 (UTC) You're welcome!✓ 


, again. Mizunoryu 大熊猫❤小熊猫 (talk) 04:38, 4 June 2009 (UTC)

Re: Opt-out

Oh. Yeah, that would be an important thing to point out. :-) Thanks for adding BetaBot, too. Hersfold (talk/work) 21:35, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Read this

Please see Commons:Deletion requests/Images of PAHistorical&MuseumCommissionMarkers.Evrik (talk) 01:28, 9 June 2009 (UTC)

OTRS Noticeboard editnotice

Hi Rjd, feel free to add this there. Thanks, -- ShaggeDoc talk? 20:10, 9 July 2009 (UTC)

I've added it. Thank you for translating it! - Rjd0060 (talk) 21:08, 9 July 2009 (UTC)


You should not have deleted this image so fast. It is not an obvious copyright violation, so the deletion request should stay open for 7 days. During this period someone could possibly identify the artist or prove that it is anonymous before 1939. Sv1xv (talk) 22:29, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

It is a duplicate of File:Rail motor poster.jpg which is also up for deletion. - Rjd0060 (talk) 13:47, 9 November 2009 (UTC)
In this and similar cases, please explain the reason. Sv1xv (talk) 18:42, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

Why did you ban me from the #wikimedia-commons IRC channel?

I'm User:Swusr (Ionas_Freeman on IRC), and an outside source informs me that it was you who banned me without my notice. Why would that be? --Jonas Rand 03:09, 1 December 2009 (UTC)


Is this necessary? Commons doesn't have a banner. (thank God) Rocket000 (talk) 00:27, 4 December 2009 (UTC)

I'm not sure it is going to remain banner-less. No harm in leaving it until the campaign ends in January. - Rjd0060 (talk) 14:36, 4 December 2009 (UTC)
Ok, but maybe remove the option in the preferences until it's needed? Not a big deal either way I guess. Rocket000 (talk) 17:46, 4 December 2009 (UTC)

OTRS for file

Hi! Do you know anything about this file File:Sls-logo.jpg? It seems you were the last person to "touch" the OTRS-permission. I just added it because I found the permission on the image on de-wiki. --MGA73 (talk) 11:04, 13 December 2009 (UTC)

Looking for advice to make sure I obtain copyright permission properly

It appears to me that you are copyright knowledgeable. I have a question, don't see an obvious place to ask it, so I thought I'd ask you.

I have a scan of a photograph I'd like to add to Nera White. Not one of our more "important" articles, but important to me. I happened to be in correspondence with Nera's son, and asked if he could supply me with a photograph. He did, but before I upload it, I want to make sure I cross my t's and get the right permission. I found Commons:Email templates, with specific wording, but it assumes you can link to the image. The image isn't online.

I didn't want to put it online, then ask for permission, partly because that doesn't sound like the right sequence, partly because I don't know the person well, and our past interchanges have had gaps of weeks.

Then I found Commons:OTRS, which suggests it is OK to upload, with an OTRS pending template. However, scanning the talk page, it sounds like there is a fairly limited timeframe.

I'm now thinking about doing the following:

I will email the permissions wording to Nera's son, asking him to clarify with his mother that she is fine with the permission (he's actually already done that, but I know you want the right wording). He can identify a date he will plan to send the permission, and I will arrange to upload the scanned image a day or two before, so that there isn't a long gap between the upload and the receipt of permission.

I'd like to do this right the first time, so can you tell me if you think this sequence will work?--Sphilbrick (talk) 23:21, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

I found a place to ask copyright question, so I'll ask there.Sphilbrick (talk) 13:46, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

Why screenshot with OTRS permission deleted?

Hi Rjd0060, I just saw you deleted the screenshot I had uploaded today: File:Wiki_PSF_Lab_2.4_beta_screenshot_1.PNG Following I have requested and obtained the free license (GFDL) for the screenshot from the copyright holder. I have forwarded the email permission to today at 1:40PM (CST). The image was tagged with "OTRS pending" as recommended. So, why did you delete the image? I cannot tag it with "free screenshot" since the software it shows is not free, only the screenshot is free, that is why I used the "Non-free software screenshot" tag. I am new to this, so please let me know how I can upload a screenshot (for which I have the free GFDL license permission) for a copyrighted software correctly.

Thanks, Whisperingdrop (talk) 20:57, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Need help

Hi Ryan! I found very interesting album on Flickr. I came into contact with the owner who agreed to give the images to wikipedia. What should be done to upload the images here in Commons? Would you, like OTRS admin, send a formal request to the author. I asked for pictures from the set "Macedonia". Thank you in advance --R ašoAero-stub img.svg 17:30, 9 April 2010 (UTC) P.S. I am very interested in these ОTRS stuffs

✓  Done . However Thanks--R ašoAero-stub img.svg 06:38, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Bad link to OTRS

Hi! You added a OTRS [2] but the link is not working. Could you perhaps take a look? --MGA73 (talk) 10:50, 28 June 2010 (UTC)

De-adminship warning

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Thank you a×pdeHello! 22:33, 2 July 2011 (UTC)

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De-adminship warning

Dear Rjd0060/Archive 1. I am writing to you 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 2011 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 a×pdeHello! 16:48, 15 August 2011 (UTC)