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Mass categorisationEdit

Apparently, Flickr user gnuckx has now released a whole lot of his work under a CC-0 licence after previously releasing them under CC-by-2.0. A recent batch upload at Commons consisted of files with names that start with "License Free Photo - Creative Commons by gnuckx". I started adding these to Category:Files from gnuckx Flickr stream (CC-0) but the entire gnuckx portfolio may contain 3k+ images. Please have a bot seek out these files and put them into Category:Files from gnuckx Flickr stream (CC-0). De728631 (talk) 07:44, 7 October 2016 (UTC)

Related discussion: Commons:Village pump/Copyright#Creative Commons "downgrade". Poké95 09:27, 7 October 2016 (UTC) url redirect cleanup requestedEdit

There is a spam issue with urls which is exhibited at Special:Search/insource:"/imgres?". There has been a spam filter introduced that now prevents further additions at Special:AbuseFilter/154. It would seem time to clean up the old urls.

What will need to occur is extract the source component, so it would be a change something like




 — billinghurst sDrewth 23:02, 10 October 2016 (UTC)

In Python: import urlparse; urlparse.parse_qs(urlparse.urlparse(url).query).get('imgurl') However, imgrefurl is potentially more meaningful as the page which the image appeared on. Dispenser (talk) 17:50, 24 October 2016 (UTC)