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Please do not set up "Visual arts" categories. On Commons "art" = visual art. Other "arts" go under "culture" or sometimes "arts". The category schemes chaotic enough without this new redundant layer. Thanks. Johnbod (talk) 17:14, 29 May 2015 (UTC)
- Perhaps you should raise this for discussion? "Category:Visual arts" seems like quite a well-developed category tree. — SMUconlaw (talk) 19:24, 29 May 2015 (UTC)
Would you please refrain ...
- Since the image is already in "Category:Quality images of Singapore by User:Cccefalon", it doesn't seem necessary for it to also appear in the parent categories "Category:Images of Singapore by User:Cccefalon" and "Category:Quality images of Singapore". — SMUconlaw (talk) 15:15, 6 July 2015 (UTC)
I noticed you reorganized categories about variable road signs and variable-message signs. Thanks for the work. However, several mistakes were made during the changes:
- You created Category:Variable-message signs by country additionaly to the former category Category:Variable road signs by country which you renamed to Category:Variable-message road signs by country. It can be supposed that you want include some signs for other functions than road traffic to the higher category. However, the top category Category:Variable-message signs is categorized and described as road signs only. Thus, you created two categories which are duplicite each to other.
- You created two "by country" categories, but only one basic category to the two by-country meta-categories. Category:Variable-message road signs was missing past your actions.
- You redirected the country-specific category Category:Variable road signs in the Czech Republic to the meta-category Category:Variable-message road signs by country and moved contended files there. I suppose that was some absolute mistake and not your intention. There were two serious problems in that action:
- 1) these files disappeared from the tree of Czech road signs
- 2) you placed many files directly to a meta-category which is intended only for subcategories, not for files.
Please, be more careful and attentive especially when you assign mass moves which can depreciate the previous categorization. Fortunately, the Czech signs were not mixed with files from other countries yet, and thus the reverse move was possible.
If I understood the problem, "variable message signs" and "variable message road signs" was used in identic meaning and the duplicity should be fixed (the duplicate categories merged).
An other problem is that you didn't reflect the distinction between "variable-message signs" and "variable road signs" ("variable traffic signs"). Although some devices have both functions, legislation and terminology distinguish devices for variable messages (prevalently texts) from variable road signs strictu sense which display only symbols of standard road signs, not "variable messages". In some countries, the two types of devices are quite differently called and classified. As I can see, the article en:Variable message sign is about the first type, which is called "Zařízení pro provozní informace" (Devices for operational information") in Czech. However, "Proměnná dopravní značka" (Variable road sign) is quite different term ("Variable-message road sign" is not a corresponding term for it because it displays signs, not messages). I think, we should restore the category tree "Variable road signs" for them, even though we should reflect and keep the close relation between the two terms and category trees. Is there any corresponding term and distinction in UK also?
We can crash into the problem that various countries and areas of the world have different traditions of the terminology and classification systems of road signs and some concepts or distinctions can be even incompatible. However, we should try to reflect them as much as possible, even though we should create an universal system.