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VFC and .tif, etc[edit]

I just found out the hard way that VFC doesn't like those tif files that Fae uploads with the long names, like File:DETAIL VIEW SHOWING ARCH RING AND SPRING LINE, LOOKING FROM BELOW - Allentown Road Bridge, Spanning Skippack Creek on Allentown Road, Franconia, Montgomery County, PA HAER PA,46-FRANC,1-12.tif for instance... I had to go through about 150 of them with AWB. Once I got them out of the way, everything worked fine again. This leads me to a question. VFC is an important program here on Commons. I use it every day for DRs and CSD. With Rillke retired (he hasn't edited in 8 months and is going to lose adminship in a few weeks), who's going to take it over, if anybody? lNeverCry 09:27, 19 February 2017 (UTC)

Maybe someone who is familiar with JS can help, perhaps @Zhuyifei1999: (who edited VFC just recently). --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:48, 21 February 2017 (UTC)
@INeverCry: What's the exact parameters you used to do the edit? I'll see if I can reproduce the issue and hopefully fix it. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 03:08, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
@Zhuyifei1999: I tried pretty much everything, starting with the default configuration. My fumblings can be seen here. Only the tiff/tif files with really long names gave me a problem. The tiff/tif files with short names went through custom replace without any problems. lNeverCry 03:26, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
One way you might try reproducing the problem would be to run VFC on Category:Files from the Historic American Buildings Survey. lNeverCry 03:28, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
@INeverCry: Well, I'll just test on the mentioned tiff given above. Is Special:Diff/234257261 the edit you attempted with VFC? Is it "custom replace"? What are in the "pattern to match" and "text to insert instead" fields? And, if possible, do you have the error message? --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 05:14, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
@Zhuyifei1999: Yeah, the custom replace was year=2014 with year=2015. The error message was bright red at bottom left and trailed off the screen. I can't remember what the error was, but VFC wouldn't perform any action while those files were in the category. Once I processed them all with AWB, every thing was good again. lNeverCry 05:53, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
Hmm, works for me, using VFC on Firefox 51.0.1, on User:Zhuyifei1999/sandbox. What browser are you using? In any case, the error message would be very helpful as well. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 10:04, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
I use the latest version of Chrome. Do you have a list of error messages for VFC? I would know the error message I got if I saw it again. lNeverCry 20:32, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
There is a list near An error occurred while starting the request an determining the contributor. Nothing has been modified. on MediaWiki:VisualFileChange.js, but the actual detailed error message could be generated from anywhere: MediaWiki API, browser Javascript API, some logic error in VFC; these more detailed error messages could be more helpful than those built in to VFC, but having any error message is more helpful than being unable to reproduce the issue. Regarding Chrome: I don't think I got Chrome installed, but I guess Chromium is similar enough to Chrome. I'll test it in a few hours when I get some time. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 05:31, 23 February 2017 (UTC)
Can't reproduce on Chromium 55.0.2883.87, though the latest version is 56.0.2924 --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 11:30, 23 February 2017 (UTC)

Occupation#Wikidata_insert_to_Wikimedia[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter, i have see that you have finish discussion before my question with same thing. I make it it first time. So please can you solve the problem or give me a tip to finish the case. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template_talk:Occupation#Wikidata_insert_to_Wikimedia Thanks. --Richard Reinhardt (talk) 15:20, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

@Richard Reinhardt: I am not familiar with Wikidata, thus i can't help. Sorry. --Steinsplitter (talk) 15:37, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

Hi Steins,

michaelkheng here. I was just wondering if you can give me a hand. I was requested by Scott to upload the 17 images to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yandra.

So i uploaded those under my Wikipedia name, now hes given me his account details to change the uploader name to his name. What do i need to do to change the name from myself to his account - scottcoler

I have looked everywhere, not sure how. When i tried to reload the images, under his name, it says error with duplication images.

thanks in advance. Michael

Is it...[edit]

possibele, solch unbrauchbaren Bilder wie das hier File:Cima Cista, Pastronezze, Kte.2127.Standpunkt Kte.2212. (BildID 15629222).jpg zu Löschung vorzuschlagen, oder makes das no sense? -- Centenier (talk) 15:15, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

@Centenier: Denke dat kan man. --Steinsplitter (talk) 15:22, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
danke -- Centenier (talk) 15:25, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Batch uploading[edit]

Hello @Steinsplitter:,

On the bot requests page someone asked for help with batch uploading. Various files from thenounproject.com, a website providing images under CC license, are meant to be imported. While reading the Commons rules for such case, it is said that a previous request should be made on the Batch Uploading page first in order to discuss the task.

For running my bot tests, do I need to undergo this request beforehand? Thank you for your time. --African Hope (talk) 18:48, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

Hi, A few files are yet on commons Category:SVG icons from The Noun Project. The request can be moved to Commons:Batch uploading. --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:57, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

Hello!![edit]

Hi i want to know how to add an image to you please, thanks


https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Silentomob— Preceding unsigned comment added by Silentomob (talk • contribs)

@Silentomob: Commons:Welcome. --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:35, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

File:IceClimbingBychkov.jpg[edit]

It was the wrong rotate by 180 degrees. Please, return former situation.--KSK (talk) 20:32, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

@SKas: Following the update (on 5 October 2011) of our server-side software (MediaWiki) Rotatebot takes the EXIF-specified orientation into account (and helps you to solve the problems with this change; more info at Commons:Rotation). Consequently, the degree parameter needs to be specified based on the thumbnails of the files. If the EXIF orientation is wrong, the file rotation might be wrong as well (Rotate the file by hand, or add again the rotation template). --Steinsplitter (talk) 14:08, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

Wrong renaming of category[edit]

Hi, Steinsplitter.

You have recently renamed category Ivan Piddubny to Ivan Poddubny commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ivan_Poddubny

It was not a mistake, you shouldn`t do this. If he was russian, that will be correct, but he is Ukrainian, and right spelling is Piddubnyy. Please, rename it to the previous version.--Viiictorrr (talk) 16:18, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

@Viiictorrr: I haven't moved any category, please read the FAQ. diff) --Steinsplitter (talk) 16:25, 9 March 2017 (UTC)
Sorry for my intertangle. Can you please, rename it anyway?--Viiictorrr (talk) 16:27, 9 March 2017 (UTC)
Please ask Hedwig. :) --Steinsplitter (talk) 16:29, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

New Pictures Bot[edit]

Moin Chef,
auf de:WP gibt es ja den TaxonBot, der neue Artikel zu definierten Kategorien und deren Unterkategorien anzeigt, z.B. für die Kategorie Trinidad und Tobago. Gibt es sowas auf Commons auch? Ich wüsste gern, wenn neue Files in der Category:Trinidad and Tobago auftauchen, um sie ggf. in den Datenbestand auf de.WP und en:WP einbinden zu können. Kann man sich da an irgendwen wenden hier?
Vielen Dank und viele Grüße, Grueslayer (talk) 07:05, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

Hallo @Grueslayer:, Sorry für sie späte Antwort :-(. Mit User:OgreBot/gallery sollte es funktionieren. lg --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:50, 19 March 2017 (UTC)
Probiere ich. Vielen Dank! Und viele Grüße, Grueslayer (talk) 18:42, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

User:**Romina**[edit]

This user's username seems to be confusing the voting script. See Commons:Picture of the Year/2016/R1/v/Puente de la Constitución de 1812, Cádiz, España, 2015-12-08, DD 21-24 HDR.JPG for example. It seems to be inserting newlines before the name, screwing up the link and the count. I tried fixing one page but found I could not save my edit. Perhaps an admin can fix? I saw your name on the contribs for POTY stuff, so hope you can help or knows someone who can. -- Colin (talk) 17:26, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

@Colin: Thanks! Will fix it . --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:37, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Filter 153[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter, kann man die Meldung des Filters (MediaWiki:Abusefilter-warning-cwuploads) etwas deutlicher gestalten? In der dewiki schlagen immer wieder Nutzer auf, die dank VisualEditor und cross-wiki-upload in den Filter laufen und mit der Meldung offensichtlich überfordert sind. Der verlinkte Leitfaden beschäftigt sich auch nicht wirklich mit cross-wiki-upload und Bildgrößen, also dem, was der Filter abfängt. --Magnus (talk) 15:23, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Hallo, Ich vermute das würd Tür und Tor für Maipulation eröffnen. Es gab Konsens auf Commons das Ding abzuschalten, wurde aber nicht. Die Bemühungen der WMF sind eingeschränkt. --Steinsplitter (talk) 15:30, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Technische (?) Frage[edit]

Hi, Steinsplitter. Hast du da vielleicht als Technikversteher eine Ahnung? Bei diesem Foto von mir habe ich eben eine neue, vermeintlich verbesserte Version hochgeladen. Klickt man auf 100% Maßstab, ist denn auch alles OK, so wie bei mir auf der Festplatte halt. Aber in der Vorschau, d.h. in der 600x600 Pixel Ansicht, die einem angezeigt wird wenn man die Datei(beschreibungs)seite aufruft, sieht es jetzt einfach grauenvoll aus!! Der Himmel sieht aus als wäre er von irtgendwelchen Kompressionsartefakten zerfressen, der Turm, als wäre da drumherum kaputtgeschärft, etc.pp.. Als die alte Version bestanden hatte, gerade eben vor dem Upload, gab es dieses Problem so definitiv nicht. Was habe ich nur falsch gemacht? (( --A.Savin 23:23, 3 April 2017 (UTC)

Hallo @A.Savin: sorry für die späte Antwort. Habe die Nachricht wegen dem Echo Zeugs übersehen. Ich denke das bei der Vorschaubild generierung etwas schieflauft. Ich glaube sowas wurde auchschon mal gemeldet, kann die Meldung aber derzeit nicht finden. --Steinsplitter (talk) 10:42, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

.ogg > .opus moves[edit]

I wrote a user script about a year ago on Wiktionary for quickly uploading audio pronunciation files. I see that your bot has moved a lot of the uploaded files from .ogg to .opus, with the summary "MIME type mismatches file extension. https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5334.txt" (for example File:Zh-cmn-生日快樂.opus). I don't know much about MIME types, and I just had the script upload as .ogg because the type was audio/ogg, and the files seemed to be working like that, so I assumed that was right. Was this an error? Should the script be naming all uploaded files with .opus by default? --Yair rand (talk) 20:08, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

If all files uploded by your script are audio/opus then the extension should be .opus, that would be perfect! Thanks --Steinsplitter (talk) 05:40, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

POTY[edit]

Is there going to be a banner advertising round 2? I only discovered it was open. Please pass on my thanks to all those organising this. It's nice to make the final this year! -- Colin (talk) 18:25, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

@Colin: Thanks. There is currently a banner. You haven't seen the banner in the main time? --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:37, 8 April 2017 (UTC)
No, I don't see a banner. I've tried several pages on Commons, Wikipedia and Meta. I'm sure I saw one for R1. -- Colin (talk) 20:04, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

File:Odin and Thor, Ravens, Tower of London 2016-04-30a.jpg[edit]

User:Thgoiter discovered that I had wrongly identified the ravens in this picture, using an out-of-date source. Using a more up-to-date source, we identified the birds are actually Jubilee and Munin. I have confirmed this via Facebook message with Chris Skaife, Ravenmaster at the Tower. Therefore, the correct name for this file is

Note that as well as the names of the birds, I've dropped the "a" off the end of the date, which was a typo when I uploaded. I could do the page move request but am concerned that doing so right now might break the POTY. Clearly, we want the right name for the file should the image get into the top 3 and be announced as one of the winners. So when would be the best time to change it. Are you confident to do it now? One concern is that if we don't do it soon, someone less competent might do it, and make a mess. I assume there will be redirects left behind. How are the Wikipedia links updated? -- Colin (talk) 11:44, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

Thanks! I renamed the file and fixed the links. Global usage will be fixed by Delinker. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:59, 9 April 2017 (UTC)
Thanks very much. -- Colin (talk) 12:24, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

Exhibition for Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in South Korea[edit]

We will hold an exhibition for commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in South Korea competition from April 14, 2pm until 16, 7pm in Seoul City Hall Simincheong Gallery, Seoul.

  • Date: April 14 2016, 2pm - 16, 7pm
  • Venue address: B1 F, Seoul City Hall, 110, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

--Motoko C. K. (talk) 07:57, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Earth 2017[edit]

WLE Austria Logo.svg

Hallo Steinsplitter,

bald startet wieder Wiki Loves Earth Deutschland, unser Fotowettbewerb rund um das Themengebiet Naturschutz. Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du wieder mitmachst.

Bilder können vom 1. bis 31. Mai 2017 eingereicht werden.

WLE Deutschland kooperiert dieses Jahr mit der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission (DUK). Die bestplatzierten Bilder von Biosphärenreservaten, Weltnaturerbe und UNESCO-Geoparks sollen auf http://www.unesco.de präsentiert werden.

Die allgemeinen Wünsche der Organisatoren haben sich nicht geändert: Schutzgebiet oder -objekt angeben, Originalauflösung, keine Signaturen oder ähnliches im Bild.

Die Suche nach geeigneten Motiven erleichtern unter anderem neue Listen aller deutschen Naturwaldreservate oder Listen der Naturdenkmale in Baden-Württemberg, im Saarland, Hessen und Brandenburg. Stöbere einfach mal bei Wikipedia, z. B. auf der Karte.

Eine Vorjury wird die Vorauswahl der Bilder übernehmen. Hier kannst Du Dich ebenfalls gerne beteiligen. Bei Interesse bitte unter WLE-Vorjury eintragen, das Passwort kommt per E-Mail.

Viel Spaß und Erfolg wünscht im Namen des Organisationsteams,

--Blech (talk) April 2017

File:Hugo Ex-Integrante.jpg and File:Renan Integrante.jpg[edit]

Okay the following images were the hosts and are affecting the privacy of these people's image, I did not know, please I need to remove them, it is affecting their privacy in the 2 images. Here the link https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Renan_Integrante.jpg and https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hugo_Ex-Integrante.jpg, please delete this images because it is affecting in privacy — Preceding unsigned comment added by Renanx22 (talk • contribs) 17:17, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Renanx22 --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:54, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Bot frequency in archiving Commons:Undeletion requests[edit]

Hi. Thank you for running your bot. What is a fair and accurate description of its archiving frequency? "daily" seems inaccurate, as it seems to run as frequently as hourly. Perhaps "daily and whenever Steinsplitter kicks it"?   — Jeff G. ツ 19:32, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

It depends of the cron, the severs mood and how old the sections are. So daily makes sense, otherwise users will be confused imho. But i don't really care if there is written daily or half-day, or, or but not hourly. --Steinsplitter (talk) 19:44, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Flag of Algeria[edit]

Hi An account used a personal attack against me. We are in the presence of contributors of circumstances, who are in hibernation for months and then all come back at the same time when a discussion is revived by one of them. I take the initiative to argue but they just come to oppose without arguments. It can not go on. --Panam2014 (talk) 16:28, 16 April 2017 (UTC)

File "Tasti_modificatori_tastiera_apple.jpg" in Wikimedia Commons[edit]

Hello, your bot tagged this file that I've uploaded just yesterday. I've shooted the pic by myself and published in Public Domain. Sincerely, I don't understand what I have to do to comply with the requests of your bot (what does it mean that I have to specify a link to a site where the authorization is clear if I've choosen the PD licence?9. Can you help me? --Leo72 (talk) 16:07, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

Hello, The template in question was not added by my bot. --Steinsplitter (talk) 16:59, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

Perform batch task[edit]

Hello, I've currently, since a few days, a very bad and temporary internet connection, maybe that are the damages due to bad weather. My issue is, when connected, I want to "Perform batch task" the only result I have is a white screen with

[object HTMLScriptElement]

Have you some thoughts of comfort? Christian Ferrer (talk) 05:06, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Hello, Which Browser do you use? Do you see something special in the console? --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:00, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
I use IE and see nothing special, the link "Just try it without installing" in Help:VisualFileChange.js work well and I was able to tag a file but I am still unable to do it with the "Perform batch task" link. Christian Ferrer (talk) 11:59, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
A suggestion: Don't use IE. :-) --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:33, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
Now I've not even anymore the link "Perform batch task", nor with IE neither with Firefox, + a terribly bad internet connexion. I will try to fix my issues this week end. Thanks you. --Christian Ferrer (talk) 19:36, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
What Firefox are you using? I remember using VFC with Firefox 52.1 (ESR), with the OS Windows XP. It works fine for me. Looks like I am having false memories. :) I am gonna try using VFC with Firefox 52.1 (ESR) in my PC tomorrow on Sunday. I am sure it will work, since I believe Mozilla can't screw up with this. Poké95 09:00, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
If your internet is highly slow it might be possible that stuff from bits.wm is missing. As far i know IE/FF don't use the same JS engine, thus it cannot be the browser but your inetconnection or a security plugin or js code collision. --Steinsplitter (talk) 10:29, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
Please see Commons:Village_pump#Quick_Delete_links_gone_in_Monobook --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 04:10, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
  • My internet connexion is better now but I still have "[object HTMLScriptElement]" with IE, and with Mozilla Firefox I've not even the link "Perfom batch task".... I'm still searching.... my code seems ok too. Christian Ferrer (talk) 05:24, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
  • I tested now using Firefox 55 (which is Nightly), and I can't access VFC. The same too with Firefox 7.3 (iOS). I am sure Firefox 54, 53 and 52 has the same problem too. There was no error message though when I tried to access VFC using the "Perform batch task" link. Poké95 02:51, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
See [1] my issue with IE is fixed, I usually don't use Firefox. Christian Ferrer (talk) 12:45, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
@Christian Ferrer: Ok, But i still suggest you not to use ie. --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:14, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
I like my habits :) What browser do you suggest? Christian Ferrer (talk) 13:16, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
Firefox - you can customize the browser interface, install addons etc. or Chrome or Opera. --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:28, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
hmm I will see... thanks you :)
  • That is done :), I now use Firefox, now that Zhuyifei1999 has launched the gadget, a bright idea, I have the link Perform batch task in all browsers, before that, I did not have it. Christian Ferrer (talk) 20:02, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

Issues in Commons:Picture of the Year/2016/Committee[edit]

In the "Transparency" section there are mentioned [[Special:AbuseLog/77]] and [[Special:AbuseLog/78]] which do not make sense to me – these are very old log entries triggered by rule #12. I believe that the first link should be replaced with [[Special:AbuseFilter/96]] or https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:AbuseLog&wpSearchFilter=96 and the second with [[Special:AbuseFilter/77]] or https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:AbuseLog&wpSearchFilter=77. --jdx Re: 12:11, 28 April 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, fixed. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:12, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Technical question[edit]

Hiya! This morning I couldn't do any deleting on Commons because my batch task and delete keys vanished! But don't worry, that's part is fixed. However, it's almost as if [2] is not running - or has an error in it - because I'm still not seeing "view administrator backlog" on the watchlist. There was a change in the code discussed at https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?diff=242253743 for the visual file change and one click archiver which I implemented on my *js page. As you can see I commented out the old version, and added the new version. At that point the batch task and delete abilities which had vanished came back -- but only for my own account!! "View administrator backlog" is still gone. Also missing are the "speedy", "no permission", "no license" and "no source" buttons from left edge. I was wondering if you had a magic wand to get that to work again? Or something I can poke? It's really hard to do anything without the tools. Thanks for all your help! Ellin Beltz (talk) 04:58, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

@Ellin Beltz: Hi, Does the problem still exists? Maybe Zhuyifei1999 has a idea, he is good in js :). --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:15, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
Hi: I tried every line of code on all the linked pages, you can see them // "commented out in order on my .js page. I surely hope that you or Zhuyifei1999 or ~riley or someone can help figure out how to get this running. I was fine until one day last week, when it didn't work. I assumed it was a problem in transmission, came back next day, still didn't work. Now approaching 5 days or more, and still not working despite me trying to run lines of code from various other people's pages (as shown in the list of commented versions). I'm not a java programmer. I have no idea why this doesn't work - only that I simply can't do anything here without the tools to do it. Hopefully someone will have a simple answer after they look at the js page and figure it out. I have no clue, sorry. I only know it worked - I didn't change anything on that page, and then it didn't work. I've tried a list of various code lines, none repair the issues. I don't have "no source," "no permission" and "copyright violation" and "batch task" in left hand tool bar. I no longer have "view administrator backlog" in my watchlist. Those are the only changes I know of which happened, but it's really impossible for me to work without those. Hugs for helping! Ellin Beltz (talk) 17:09, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
@Ellin Beltz: could you screenshot your browser console? preferably on a page with ?debug=1 --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 17:14, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
Showing Toolbar 050117.jpg
Zhuyifei1999 If I type that bit of code on end of line of an image file page, it removes "Nominate for deletion" which is there with out it. [3] Notice: also no ability to delete. Ellin Beltz (talk) 17:27, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
@Ellin Beltz: sorry but I meant your browser console. I understand that it might get frustrated when things don't work, but without very detailed information on the error itself it can be difficult for devs to find the root cause, especially when devs can't reproduce the issue themselves. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 18:24, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
Zhuyifei1999 I have no idea what you're talking about "browser console". I have no idea where to find that. Could you perhaps be more specific. I do not personally own any "web development tools#Javascript debugging" applications on my computer. I am not frustrated, merely de-adminned because nothing I need to do this works and I have no idea what you want a photograph of. Do you mean a screenshot of the *.js page with my name on it? Ellin Beltz (talk) 23:17, 2 May 2017 (UTC)
@Ellin Beltz: For most browsers, it's F12 -> console. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 01:28, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
Zhuyifei1999 : F12 is volume control. Are you talking about what is shown on this page? I have Java 8, 131 installed and otherwise it looks just like the photos on that page. Ellin Beltz (talk) 22:52, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
@Ellin Beltz: I found a better help page regarding the console: en:WP:JSERROR. And no, Javascript is not Java. --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 05:43, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
I also have the same problem with Ellin, but this time the button link to VFC isn't working and all the buttons, "no source", "no permission", "no license", and "nominate for deletion" are gone. I am obviously not an admin, so I won't obviously see the "view administrator backlog" button. I am using Firefox 7.4 (iOS). Poké95 00:54, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

Griaßdi, wie seit einigen Tagen in Template talk:Superseded#Make it a redirect eingetragen ist wären einige Änderungen in protected templates zu machen:

Vielleicht kannst du das gelegentlich machen? Pfiatdi sarang사랑 08:54, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Beim letzen wird /sandbox hinzugefügt (siehe diff)?--Steinsplitter (talk) 11:19, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
Nein natürlich nicht. Gut dass du den Fehler entdeckt hast, da hätte man ja theoretisch über das Restriction-Layout/sandbox die Ausgabe der geschützten Vorlage ändern können... Ich hab es jetzt repariert; machst du bitte weiter? Danke sarang사랑 13:16, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
Okay, dachte mir schon. Erldigt. --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:20, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Rename request[edit]

Hello, could you rename this file? File:Murmansk, Lenin avenue, 11.jpg--Soul Train (talk) 11:06, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Done. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:12, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Rename request[edit]

A mistake was made here: Church of the former Premonstratensian monastery in Deaj, Mureș. The correct name for this category is: Church of the former Premonstratensian monastery in Abram, Bihor.--Țetcu Mircea Rareș (talk) 19:31, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

Feel free to correct it otherwise please ask the user who requested the move.--Steinsplitter (talk) 14:38, 7 May 2017 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) @Țetcu Mircea Rareș: ✓ Done SteinsplitterBot renamed Category:Biserica fostei mănăstiri premonstratense din Abram to Category:Church of the former Premonstratensian monastery in Deaj, Mureș. I have renamed it to Category:Church of the former Premonstratensian monastery in Abram, Bihor per your request.   — Jeff G. ツ 15:04, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

Thank you. Țetcu Mircea Rareș (talk) 15:22, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

You're welcome.   — Jeff G. ツ 15:29, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

Delete request[edit]

Can you please delete (or hide, whatever) first version of this file?--MaGa 14:26, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

I think it does not fall under COM:CSD :(. --Steinsplitter (talk) 14:37, 7 May 2017 (UTC)
It's a misunderstanding. Delete just first version of picture with dirt on the bottom (uploaded August 10th 15:39). Version uploaded the same day, but at 17:23 should be the only version of picture.--MaGa 19:22, 7 May 2017 (UTC)
Yes, but it was uploaded in 2014 thus it requires a regular DR per policy. sorry. --Steinsplitter (talk) 10:41, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
OK, thanks.--MaGa 14:51, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

RFA oppose[edit]

Hi Steinsplitter. I want to apologize for the wording of my question. I didn't mean to question the fairness or good faith of your oppose. I only wanted a clarification so that Jeff would know what to work on improving. My way of saying this at the RFA was clumsy and should have been more clear. I didn't mean to be offensive or confrontational toward you. Again, my apologies. Daphne Lantier 02:41, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

I also want to add my apology. I was just a bit curious. Regards. Wikicology (talk) 21:09, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

Bot bogged down somewhere?[edit]

Hi, Noticed no update to User:SteinsplitterBot/Previousely deleted files for 36h - bot too busy elsewhere? Ronhjones  (Talk) 22:49, 9 May 2017 (UTC)

It is back. --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:39, 10 May 2017 (UTC)
Thanks. It's a very useful page. Ronhjones  (Talk) 00:15, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

Nachdem ich...[edit]

bereits 11 verschieden Varianten des Croix de guerre erstellt habe, (nr. 12 hier Croix de guerre 5 p + 1.png kommt jetzt plötzlich der Bott und faselt was von fehlender Lizenz - ist mir igendwie ein Rätsel -- Centenier (talk) 12:50, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

Hat ne Klammer gefehlt und dann dachte der Bot es ist keine Lizenz vorhanden. --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:00, 11 May 2017 (UTC)
Na, da bin ich ja doch beruhigt - danke für die Info -- Centenier (talk) 14:33, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

RFA[edit]

Hi Steinsplitter, I wanted to apologise for my comment at RFA, I know we've had beef in the past so commenting on your reply especially rather harshly probably wasn't the smartest of moves I could've made,
Coming from EN it's strange to come from a place where it's normal to question someone to a place where it's more relaxed,
Anyway I apologise if I seemed funny or harsh with you I honestly have nothing against you and I honestly mean that :),
Anyway thanks, –Davey2010Talk 23:49, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

@Davey2010: Nah :-), no problem. Your a good guy. It is always OK to ask.--Steinsplitter (talk) 10:28, 12 May 2017 (UTC)
Arr thank you :), True but I know at times I can seem rather harsh so wanted to apologise :),
Have a great weekend and happy editing :), Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 15:11, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

WMF invitation spam (read peronal invitation)[edit]

G'day Steinsplitter!

Since you are an active user with many opinions on matters and things related to this project, I'd like to personally invite you to comment on cycle 2 of the strategy discussions. Please see Commons:Village_pump#Discussion for info. If you got any questions, feel free to ask me! :) --Josve05a (WMF) (talk) 17:23, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

Typo in page name[edit]

There's a typo in your page name User:SteinsplitterBot/Previousely deleted files. "Previousely" should be "Previously". MichaelMaggs (talk) 18:21, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

@MichaelMaggs: Thanks!--Steinsplitter (talk) 18:38, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

Something went wrong, at one particular rotate order[edit]

Please check: File:Knickerbocker and Excelsior, 1858 (NYPL b13537024-56607).jpg --Zaccarias (talk) 23:27, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

This is a caching problem, not related to the rotatebot.--Steinsplitter (talk) 06:55, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

Rotatebot arbeitet seit einer Woche nicht mehr[edit]

Hallo, dein Bot rotiert seit einer Woche keine Bilder mehr, siehe Logfile User:SteinsplitterBot/Rotatebot. Nur zur Info, falls du es nicht bemerkt hast bzw. es keine Absicht ist. --Zaccarias (talk) 08:41, 21 May 2017 (UTC)

@Zaccarias: Danke! Habs behoben. --Steinsplitter (talk) 08:56, 21 May 2017 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

..for cleaning up on my user page. It sounded like my old friend. This is a spillover from my main account, on en.wp, where my user page has been protected for years. Could you possibly protect my user page here? If it is my old friend, then he will be back. Huldra (talk) 20:09, 27 May 2017 (UTC)

Yepp, it is definitely him. You need to protect my user page, and that of Oncenawhile, tooHuldra (talk) 20:13, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
Ok, done. --Steinsplitter (talk) 20:15, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
Thanks! Much appreciated! Huldra (talk) 20:19, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
And this user Huldra (talk) 20:22, 27 May 2017 (UTC)

COM:CDC[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter, der Delinker ist seit zwei Tagen passiv. Gruß, --Achim (talk) 11:21, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

Ist etwas kaputt, habe gerade aber keine Zeit. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:47, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
Gerade fehlende Accounts angelegt und eine leere Zeile aus der DB gelöscht welche nicht dorthin gehört. Queue füllt sich :-). --Steinsplitter (talk) 12:50, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

Unnecessary maintenance categories by bot[edit]

Recent bot changes like this, are mass adding surplus category-needed categories and templates to images that are already in existing category-needed categories. Could you please ensure the bot is improved to avoid doing this. Thanks -- (talk) 08:53, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

@: Fixed, thanks for reporting. --Steinsplitter (talk) 10:52, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

Request for rotate[edit]

Sorry Steinsplitter, I was off in the recent request for rotation--requesting a 90 rotate to present the image in portrait, not landscape. Sorry, My fault! Thank in advance for the assist!Strgzr1 (talk) 20:40, 31 May 2017 (UTC)

editing[edit]

Hie how do you edit —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 77.246.52.32 (talk) 04:11, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

Фотоконкурсът „Уики обича Земята“ 2017 започва – очакваме те![edit]

„Уики обича Земята“ 2017 започва!

Здравей, Steinsplitter

получаваш това писмо, тъй като миналата година си участвал/а в изданията на „Уики обича Земята“ през 2015 или 2016 г. или „Уики обича паметниците“ 2015 или 2016. До края на този месец юни, те каним отново да участваш в тазгодишното фотосъстезание „Уики обича Земята 2017“.

Отново търсим твоите снимки от защитените природни обекти на България – национални и природни паркове, резервати, защитени местности и природни забележителности и отново това могат да са както пейзажи, така и снимани в близък план животни и растения. Специален акцент тази година поставяме на снимките на балканските и българските еднемични растителни видове. Отново няма ограничения за броя снимки, с които можеш да участваш в конкурса и можеш да използваш същата регистрация в Общомедия като миналогодишната. Не е нужно и снимките да са правени през този един месец – можеш да разгледаш архивите си и да споделиш снимки и от минали години и сезони. Единственото условие на конкурса е да отдадеш снимките си под свободен лиценз и без водни знаци и други надписи с декларации за авторството върху тях.

Авторите на първите 10 класирани снимки ще продължат в международния кръг на „Уики обича Земята“ и ще представят страната ни. Някои от партньорите ни в конкурса ще предоставят награди – книги по география и екология. Междувременно, ако качиш над 25, 50 и 100 снимки, ще получиш съответно виртуална бронзова, сребърна и златна УОЗ-значка  ;)

Но най-важното за „Уики обича Земята“ е, че с дарените от теб снимки енциклопедичното знание, достъпно на български език, се разраства и подобрява, тъй като използваме снимките за илюстриране на съществуващи и създаване на нови статии в Уикипедия! Затова не се колебай, а участвай! :)

УОЗдрави,

Екипът на „Уики обича Земята“! MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 12:17, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

Problems with AWB[edit]

As I wrote in my initial statement, I have an AWB authorisation here with my main account, but I can't log in on AWB with it. I assume it's the 2-step verification preventing me by doing so, but I'm not sure about it. I wouldn't like to flag my bot here, since I don't really need it and I want to keep all of this as simple as possible. I'll just try to temporarily remove the verification, and hope for the best. --Sannita - not just another it.wiki sysop 13:03, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

@Sannita: Hi, I suggest you to use COM:VFC (which includes a function for mass tagging). Best --Steinsplitter (talk) 13:10, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

Tech advice[edit]

Hi Stein. For the past week or so I've been having a strange problem. None of the regular scripts I use will load when I first open an image in a new window. I have to reload the page, sometimes more than once. This happens daily with my Rillke license review script, the filemove script, the duplicate processing script, and even delreqhandler a couple times. Any idea why this would happen? I use the newest Chrome on Windows 7. I hope you don't mind me asking, but I need expert help. Daphne Lantier 02:43, 4 June 2017 (UTC)

Hi, Your common.js are looking ok. Which browser do you use? --Steinsplitter (talk) 04:55, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
  • I use Chrome mostly, but I've tried FF and Opera today and got the same bad results. Sometimes I even have to reload the page for my links to deletion nomination, batch task, CSD tagging, notify this user, and the rest show up. Daphne Lantier 05:54, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
  • I suspect a script which you use is using a recently deprecated function, i am not really a expert. Maybe @Perhelion: has a idea. --Steinsplitter (talk) 05:57, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
  • If Perhelion has time, that would be great. This malfunction makes license reviews tedious, and I usually do at least 100 of those each day. Nothing works for very long around here from what I've seen so far. I had to re-install VisualFileChange a little while back under the instructions of Zhuyifei1999. I hate to have to go bother you guys for this stuff. It's tiresome for me and probably for you guys too... Daphne Lantier 06:27, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
@Daphne Lantier: Please paste or screenshot your console --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 07:49, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
+1 I see at the first glance Hedwig in Washington and Daphne Lantier have some same special user scripts included. (For User:PleaseStand/userinfo.js I suggest to take my https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Perhelion/userstatus.js ;-)) You need also replace all importScriptURI simply with mw.loader.load (but this should not the reason for the failure). -- User: Perhelion 12:29, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Gleicher Mist hier. Purge verschwindet aus dem Drop down menu, OgreCleanup, Notify user, Batch task, [...] aus der linken Leiste. WIN7 + Chrome + Firefox. Ich glaub' ich hab den Delinker geschrottet. Schaust Du mal? --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 05:05, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Die Foundation hat letzteres so viel (unnützes) umgestellt das man kaum noch durchblickt. Die auswirkungen auf das Wiki is erheblich, fast Täglich funktioniert irgendetwas nicht. --Steinsplitter (talk) 05:48, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Ja, der Mist ist hier nicht zu vermeiden. Zumindest das Upload-Problem haben die erstmal bereinigt. Mal abwarten was demnächst nicht mehr funktioniert. ☈ --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 06:12, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Definitely please remove this old/deprecated script User:King of Hearts/closecfd.js. PS: You can use the UdelReqHandler gadget instead (see settings very bottom). I mean the description of this gadget need to be updated too (I'll work on this gadget next time). -- User: Perhelion 13:28, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
@Perhelion: Here's the console screenshot: File:Daphne Lantier console screenshot.png. As you can see, the [change license] [license +] [license -] options are missing from just above the license review template. I see that the mark blocked ru.wiki script I use is in there. I'd hate to lose it, since it realy comes in handy with spammers/spambots/socks, etc. Anyways, thanks for the help so far. Feel free to do anything you need to my common.js. I really appreciate your taking the time. Daphne Lantier 18:54, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
@Perhelion: I've removed the VFC settings from my common.js [4], and it looks like the problems I was having are gone. Daphne Lantier 22:24, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
@Daphne Lantier: That is entirely irrelevant to the cause of the issue. By doing so, you probably adjusted the timing of the script so that the race condition does not error for now, but if the real fix is not implemented the error will come back eventually. @Perhelion: Do you know when/where mw.util.$content is set? It's somehow null as indicated in the console, but I don't think loading mediawiki.util fixes it (maybe I'm wrong, haven't checked). --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 08:16, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
+1 The mw.util.$content must be set after document.ready (I read somewhere, so it works only randomly, as you said). Good to hear it works again. So be careful with old scripts or report them. (PS: Yesterday evening my PC is gone broken ... because of to much dust :P) -- User: Perhelion 08:44, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
PS: As we can see on the ru gadget there are dependencies = mediawiki.util, mediawiki.page.startup, so we must them load before also. (So it is the typically error of the last days here.) -- User: Perhelion 08:50, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
@Perhelion: Your dust story scares me a bit. Twice in the past week my own computer suddenly went into overdrive (it sounded like a small engine) and blew a bunch of dust out of all the fans. The first time the dust went right in my face. I've had my HP Pavilion Slimline since 2010... @Zhuyifei1999: & Perhelion: If there's something else I can/should do in regard to this script issue, let me know. Thanks to both again for your help. Daphne Lantier 18:45, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
@Daphne Lantier: try enclose it so that it runs after the document.ready promise is resolved. The shortest way is to: prepend a line $(function(){ and append a line }); --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 19:14, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
@Zhuyifei1999: Is there any way you can do this for me? I have no idea how to do it myself. Feel free to edit my common.js. Daphne Lantier 19:17, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
It looks like Perhelion already did a similar thing, so no need for that ^ --Zhuyifei1999 (talk) 19:23, 5 June 2017 (UTC)
Seems to work (for now) Thanks for the workaround, Zhuyifei1999! --01:21, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

Rotation à corriger[edit]

Bonjour, pourras-tu corriger la rotation "ratée" de File:Monument aux morts 14-18, Bourmont, France.jpg ? --Havang(nl) (talk) 08:58, 4 June 2017 (UTC)

@Havang(nl): Please see the faq. --Steinsplitter (talk) 09:07, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
✓ Done Yann (talk) 09:49, 5 June 2017 (UTC)

Tools wfmlab rename not working[edit]

If I am not mistaken the https://tools.wmflabs.org/steinsplitter/renaming/ is managed by u. From few days I find it not proper would u take time to fix it as it is very helpful in renaming files easily.--✝iѵɛɳ२२४०†ลℓк †๏ мэ 09:05, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

The commons db at labs has currently a replication lag. Nothing i can do here, we have to wait. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:39, 6 June 2017 (UTC)
This also affects other tools and bots. Filed phab:T167120. --Steinsplitter (talk) 11:52, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

Category moves[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter, es kommt bei Cat-Verschiebungen via CDC immer wieder mal zu Problemen (wie z. B. jetzt Category:Flags of Sorokyne - Category:Flags of Krasnodon) durch Cross-redirects. Ich hab hin und her überlegt, der Bot könnte zwar prüfen, ob das Ziel ein Redirect ist (aber der könnte ja auch anderswohin als in die Gegenrichtung zeigen) und je nach Szenario entsprechend reagieren, aber das ist alles zu umständlich. Blöd ist, dass beim Cross-Redir Quelle und Ziel beide keine übergeordneten Kategorien mehr haben und dass der Request im CDC als unfertig pending hängenbleibt. Langer Rede kurzer Sinn: Am einfachsten wäre es, wenn die Kategorieverschiebung abgelehnt würde, wenn die Zielkategorie ein Redirect ist. So, wie bei Dateien jetzt steht "No such replacement file:" könnte dann stehen "Destination is redirecting:". Da könnte man dann kurz nachsehen, ob der Zielname korrigiert werden muss oder die Zielkategorie gelöscht werden muss oder nur der gegenläufige Redirect entfernt werden sollte. Alles in allem weniger Arbeit als das jetzige nachträgliche kurieren. Gruß, --Achim (talk) 18:36, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Hallo, Muss mal überlegen wie man das am besten umsetzen könnte.Lg --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:48, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/2017/06/10[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg Commons:Deletion requests/2017/06/10 has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this project page, 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.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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115.187.52.91 23:17, 10 June 2017 (UTC)

Den LA habe ich gerade als völligen Unsinn gelöscht. De728631 (talk) 23:29, 10 June 2017 (UTC)

.jpg-files with typos in recent category moved[edit]

Hello Steinsplitter. Thansk for moving the Category:Short track at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics -> Category:Short track speed skating at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics, but some .jpg-files have a typo in their filename the word Quarterfinals are misspelled to Quaterfinals. Is it possible to do a mass-request here to move those to correct wording ? Best regards Migrant (talk) 09:24, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

✓ Done -- (talk) 11:27, 11 June 2017 (UTC)
Thanks a lot!! Best regards Migrant (talk) 23:27, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

File-renamers-queue[edit]

Hello, please have a look on my PR: https://github.com/Steinsplitter/File-renamers-queue/pull/2 Thanks --Framawiki (please notify) (talk) 16:58, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

Ok. --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:05, 11 June 2017 (UTC)
Thanks ! --Framawiki (please notify) (talk) 17:17, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

CatMove RC[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter, erstmal danke für CatMove-Seite! Kleiner Bug: Es funktionieren die Links nicht, die mit (log) gekennzeichnet sind. Ursache: Erstens ist es das falsche Feld (in deutschspr. Einstellung) "Ausführender Benutzer" anstatt "Ziel", und zweitens fehlt das "Category:" vorneweg. Gruß, --Achim (talk) 18:33, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

Ok, Danke. --Steinsplitter (talk) 12:41, 12 June 2017 (UTC)
Klappt jetzt einwandfrei, danke! Gruß, --Achim (talk) 12:45, 12 June 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 - Danke, und wie geht es weiter?[edit]

Hallo Steinsplitter,

vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme am Fotowettbewerb Wiki Loves Earth Deutschland. Damit hast Du ein Stück Natur in Deiner Region dokumentiert und Wikipedia geholfen, andere darüber zu informieren.

Dieses Jahr wurden 24.000 Fotos eingereicht, im vorigen Jahr waren es noch 18.000. Bei der Teilnehmerzahl (1063) wurde der Rekord vom Vorjahr nur knapp verpasst.

Um die große Zahl von Bildern angemessen zu bewältigen, suchen wir weitere Helfer für die Vorjury, zum Kategorisieren oder zum Einfügen der Bilder in die Artikel und Listen der Wikipedia.

Eine Jury wird Anfang Juli auf einer Sitzung in Fulda die besten Bilder auswählen. Nach dem Zeitplan sollen die Top100 am 15. Juli 2017 veröffentlicht werden. Kurz danach werden die Gewinner benachrichtigt.

Wir möchten auf Wiki Loves Earth Biosphere Reserves hinweisen. Bei diesem Wettbewerb können bis Ende Juni Bilder von Biosphärenreservaten aus aller Welt eingereicht werden. Selbstverständlich darf man das ganze Jahr über Bilder zu beliebigen Themen bei Wikimedia Commons hochladen, nicht nur wenn ein Wettbewerb läuft...

Freundliche Grüße.

--Blech (talk) 21:56, 12 June 2017 (UTC)

Newbie uploads[edit]

Hello and thanks for a great tool. There are 2 minor corrections which would be appropriate for the French version. Replace "hébergé" (housed) by "téléversé" (uploaded) ; replace "pars" by "par" (typo for by). "File:Hannibal Hamlin statue image 1.jpg hébergé pars DrStew82" would become " File:Hannibal Hamlin statue image 1.jpg téléversé par DrStew82". Cheers, — Racconish ☎ 11:54, 13 June 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, Done. --Steinsplitter (talk) 16:51, 13 June 2017 (UTC)

Equestrian[edit]

Danke für Deine Hilfe Steinsplitter. Ich bin noch ein totaler Neuling bei Wikimedia Commons. Könnte ich Dich fragen, wenn ich ein Problem habe - es hat mir sehr Spass gemacht, die Piktogramme zu erstellen. Wie kann ich meine Werke als "Public Domain" kennzeichnen? --Citius Altius Fortius (talk) 18:00, 14 June 2017 (UTC)

@Citius Altius Fortius: Sicher, gerne :-) Auch per irc/Mail. --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:07, 14 June 2017 (UTC)

globalusagecount[edit]

Hi Steinsplitter, I hope you are well. Do you know offhand if I will cause problems if I hit your tool with ~3000 queries? Should I space them out over an hour or two? longer? Most results will be 0, most of the rest will be 1. I am trying to sort a large list of files by their usage counts, and this method is the best I could think of. Cheers, Storkk (talk) 15:56, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

@Storkk: Hi, There should be no problem doing so :-). --Steinsplitter (talk) 16:06, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

Rename Requests Declined[edit]

Hi, based on the 3 images that you declined to rename, I do not see that it does not comply with the renaming guideline. I have made similar requests previously and have not been rejected, the images are not used on many pages and it's a pretty simple change. Regards. —Alvaro Molina ( - ) 19:07, 17 June 2017 (UTC)

@AlvaroMolina: As per Commons:File renaming#Which_files_should_not_be_renamed.3F 1 and Commons:File renaming#cite_note-4 such renames are not allowed. Unnecessarily change. As a matter of principle it's best to leave all files with generally valid names at their locations, even if slightly better names may exist. --Steinsplitter (talk) 19:11, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
Okay, but then the other requests you make should have been also rejected if it is indeed so... —Alvaro Molina ( - ) 19:18, 17 June 2017 (UTC)

Hi, I have seen the comment you made on COM:RFR and based on that I would like to apologize if I had committed any irregularities or errors when I request to rename those files. I have already read all the information related to file renaming policy and I have tried to follow it rigorously, in some cases I have let other file movers or administrators take care of other cases in which I have doubts. I am aware that the moves of files in Commons is a sensitive issue (since the images are used even outside the universe of Wikimedia projects) and therefore I will always be careful when attending a request. Regards and Thanks. —Alvaro Molina ( - ) 00:21, 19 June 2017 (UTC)