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Image:Anatole_France_portrait.jpgEdit

As there's no evidence why it's in public domain i have deleted it. Note that the image on en: doesn't give the source. Platonides (talk) 16:43, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Why? The picture was taken AT LEAST 84 years ago; plus, the author must well be dead.. Aviados (talk) 17:07, 27 July 2008 (UTC)
I considered that. But suppose that the author lived another 20 years afet taking that photo, a conservative assumption. That means that we would need to wait another 6 years for the photo to be PD. Remember: it's the date of the author's death, not of taking the image. Platonides (talk) 21:16, 27 July 2008 (UTC)
Yea, that actually differs from state to state. In the US and Israel it is so; but not necessarily in France (I wonder..). Aviados (talk) 21:20, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

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Commons:Deletion requests/File:Gotthold Weil2.jpgEdit

I'd like to suggest that you improve your civility. People don't like being called "Wrong", particularly when, using the available facts at the time, they were correct. If I had simply made a mistake, you might have said something like:

"User:Jameslwoodward appears to have misread the WP:DE article"

The fact is, that in this case, I was exactly correct in reading the article as it stood and only your subsequent, unsourced, change to the WP:DE article made my statement wrong. Therefore, you might have said something like:

"It turns out that Gotthold Weil actually emigrated to Palestine in 1935 and I have changed the WP:DE article to reflect that."

     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 11:40, 21 February 2011 (UTC)

Hi Jim. I am sorry if my response appeared too blatant for your taste. I'm sure it's at least in part a matter of cultural differences and (my) language skills. I shall try to consider your suggestion, but you should take into account the fact that English is not my mother tongue, and hence I have a smaller space for maneuvering (and from your end, you certainly notice more nuances than I do).
HOWEVER, the fact remains that you indeed misread the German article; I have no idea how or why - I can only guess that perhaps you had seen "Palestine" and "1948", and reached this false conclusion.
In any case, you were absolutely NOT "exactly correct in reading the article as it stood": the article stated "Deshalb emigrierte er nach Palästina und war bis 1948 Leiter der Nationalbibliothek an der Hebräischen Universität in Jerusalem", which roughly translates: "therefore he immigrated to Palestine and served as the head of The National Library until 1948". As you can see, it said NOTHING of the year of his emmigration. In other words, your statement had been wrong regardless of the subsequent change I made. All I did was to correct the year of his retirement (1946 and not 1948), and ADD the year of his immigration.
Last, I must say I think it is generally unwise to base one's statements on one's reading of a language which he or she - as you frankly admitted - "don't actually read"; and if one do choose to do that, one should be well prepared to be called "wrong" as he or she clearly misreads what is written. Aviados (talk) 14:42, 24 February 2011 (UTC)
As I said at the DR, my apologies -- I made a dumb mistake -- didn't even put the sentence into Google translate, which is rough but clear "Therefore it emigrated to Palestine and was until 1948 leaders of the national library at the Hebräischen university" -- I just put together the three words "emigrierte", "Palästina",and "1948".
I'll cut you a little slack for the "Wrong", although I suspect you'll admit that it would have been a little rough in your mother tongue. I won't cut you much slack for writing in a language that isn't your mother tongue, because reading the paragraphs above, I have no clue that you aren't a native English speaker.
BTW, I don't have any idea why you have File:Black Kite 2364818940.jpg on your user page, but thank you for showing off a wonderful photograph.      Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 16:05, 24 February 2011 (UTC)
Dumb indeed ;) Never mind, s*** happens. BTW, Google Books is a wonderful tool, which I highly recommend. Honest; as a Wikipedian, it serves me a lot.
Hmm.. I realize now that you must have misundertood my intention: the label "wrong" was made regarding your statement, not yourself (had I meant you, I would have said something like "you are wrong"). Oh, and in Hebrew (which IS, BTW, much less civil and polite and much more blunt, bold and straightforward than English) it's 2 different words.
Thanks :) But please, I'm pretty sure it's easy to detect that I'm no native speaker.
It is something, isn't it? Commons is really rich with absolutely wonderful pieces like that. A real treasure of the Human race, no less. Aviados (talk) 16:35, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

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The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

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