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about wiki loves earh in NigeriaEdit

Dear Sir/Ma, I participated in the program "WIKI LOVES EARTH IN NIGERIA" but up to now I have not receive any result from you, plz,Remember that (you) Wikimedia promised that would buy even one, two or three pictures from our uploaded Pictures... Plz Don't forget about me. Thanks Sani Ahmad Usman — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sani Ahmad Usman (talk • contribs) 01:48, 27 August 2017 (UTC)

User:LouisArriolaEdit

I was trying to submit a page for a producer and I'm not sure if it was submitted in the correct place? How long approximately would it take to approve wikipedia page if all info is valid? — Preceding unsigned comment added by LouisArriola (talk • contribs) 19:43, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

  • Signing your posts on talk pages is required and it is a Commons guideline to sign your posts on deletion requests, undeletion requests, and noticeboards. To do so, simply add four tildes (~~~~) at the end of your comments. Your user name or IP address (if you are not logged in) and a timestamp will then automatically be added when you save your comment. Signing your comments helps people to find out who said something and provides them with a link to your user/talk page (for further discussion). Thank you.   — Jeff G. ツ 11:16, 12 September 2017 (UTC)
@LouisArriola: Please see Commons:Deletion requests/User:LouisArriola.   — Jeff G. ツ 11:16, 12 September 2017 (UTC)
Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment Page deleted. Commons is the wrong place for this. @LouisArriola: You are not supposed to write about yourself. For writing on Wikipedia, please see en:Wikipedia:Your first article. Regards, Yann (talk) 11:20, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

Questions on the Saegisser family nameEdit

I am looking for information on an ancestors of mine - Hans and Benedicht Saegisser. I want to confirm where and when they were both born. I have the understanding that Hans was Benedicht's father and was born in Aarwangen, Switzerland. I understand that Benedicht was also born there. I need to confirm their dates of birth. Please direct me to where I can find this assistance. I'm looking at the 1500's and 1600's. —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 152.208.30.57 (talk) 16:38, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi,
You are on the wrong place. Wikimedia Commons is a repository for free multimedia files. We do not help genealogy research. Regards, Yann (talk) 16:52, 5 September 2017 (UTC)
You might try en:Reference desk/Humanities. - Jmabel ! talk 14:59, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

interwiki link to a file on the CommonsEdit

On a User's talk page in the Zulu WP, I can't get the syntax right to link to a certain file page here for editing purposes (not to display the image there). Kindly give me the proper format; I know I've done this before and don't understand what I'm messing up. -- Deborahjay (talk) 20:32, 8 September 2017 (UTC)

Hello @Deborahjay:, [[:Commons:File:St Francis College Mariannhill.jpeg]] should work, if you want to link directly to the Commons file (tested on en-Wiki). GermanJoe (talk) 20:40, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, GJoe, that's exactly what I need. I suspect it's case sensitive and I wasn't being consistent. I appreciate the speedy resolution! -- Cheers, Deborahjay (talk) 20:43, 8 September 2017 (UTC)

Back again - it's just not working - takes me to the Commons but acts as though the file doesn't exist - then by pasting it into the Search field, it appears as if a possibility, though I'm just copy/pasting the name! Perhaps I'm overlooking something? -- Deborahjay (talk) 20:59, 8 September 2017 (UTC)

The link should take you to [1] and display the image (it does for me on my en-Wiki user talkpage). But I just noticed, that the file is newly uploaded - so it might not be cached everywhere. In occasional cases caching may have a delay of some hours or even 1-2 days if you get really unlucky. Maybe just wait a bit to see if the problem fixes itself, this kind of access error often does. GermanJoe (talk) 21:22, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
You can look at m:Help:Interwiki linking if you want to know general rules. Ruslik (talk) 17:39, 10 September 2017 (UTC)

Help - Inquiry for the licence of the General Common domain file ?Edit

Dear, experienced users, Please let me know the licence information of the files below whether it is acceptable?
Alternatively, Should I add another licence for this file?

I highlighted the key words on the common general licence file for the easier identification.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agreed_frame_work_1994_cover_page_1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agreed_frame_work_1994_page_2.jpg

Goodtiming8871 (talk) 07:06, 9 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi Goodtiming8871,
No, the license is not valid, as they are not your work. What does make you think you are allowed to publish these under a free license? Regards, Yann (talk) 12:26, 9 September 2017 (UTC)
Dear Yann,

Thank you for your kind advice, I can now understand that it should be public domain work - based on COM:CRT and COM:FOP
Let me change it to public domain work - please let me know it it is incorrect... Goodtiming8871 (talk) 21:45, 9 September 2017 (UTC)

Sorry, but no. These are not works by the US government, but by IAEA. So unless proven otherwise, there are under a copyright. Regards, Yann (talk) 22:02, 9 September 2017 (UTC)
Dear Yann,

Thank you for your reply.
Please find my understanding about the copyright below and let me know whether it is correct.
From the location of the IAEA - it is Vienna, Austria below
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel: (+43-1) 2600-0 Fax: (+43-1) 2600-7

  • So it is : Austria - Public Domain - copyright law regarding Official works documents.

{{PD-AustrianGov}} — Preceding unsigned comment added by Goodtiming8871 (talk • contribs) 00:46, 10 September 2017 (UTC)

Fixed and dewikified template embedding above. You cannot use this template, because the IAEA is not an authority of Austria, not to say of the Austrian government. But Yann asked for this case in Commons:Village pump/Copyright#US-NK join agreement in IAEA. I think we can close here. — Speravir – 20:45, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Resolved
I think that this question was replied to adequately based on the supplied information. If you have anything to add or a follow-up question please feel free to replace this box with your comment. This section will be archived after four days. Speravir 20:45, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

Inquiry from Paul Walker ?Edit

{{Infobox person | name = Paul Walker | birth_date = {{Birth date|1991|19|08}} | birth_place = [[Gujranwala, Punjab]] | height = {{convert|5|ft|5|in| | education = [[Govt.P.B Model High School]] | relatives = [[Cody Walker (actor)|Cody Walker]] {{small|(brother)}}<br>Caleb Walker {{small|(brother)}} | years_active = 1991 }} — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hassan Tariq (talk • contribs) 08:14, 9 September 2017 (UTC)

@Hassan Tariq: Hi,
What help do you need? You might be on the wrong project. You are on Wikimedia Commons, not on Wikipedia. Regards, Yann (talk) 11:46, 9 September 2017 (UTC)
Dewikified embedding of not existant template, also for avoiding an error with {{Convert}}. — Speravir – 20:55, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

Reading, BerkshireEdit

Should all the child categories of Category:Reading, Berkshire use Reading, Berkshire in the name? For instance, Category:Reading in the 1890s or Category:Reading, Berkshire in the 1890s (or Category:Reading, Berkshire, in the 1890s)? Some do and some don't. BaldBoris 18:33, 10 September 2017 (UTC)

Can I upload a Honduran 2001 campaign poster image to commons?Edit

I would like to upload to Commons a circa 2001 campaign poster-image for addition to the "Raphael Pineda Ponce" (en, es, possibly ru language versions) article. The image was handed to me on a campaign CD at least 12 years ago by the subject's brother (Juan Raphael Pineda), who today (10 Sept 2017) describes it as followsː "This was a poster and really does not belong to anyone in particular; it was created by the campaign committee of unknown author, and has no ownership or copyright attached to it."

I feel that there is historical value to expose it in the article. My question is, are there any issues with uploading this image or recommendation on how I should document such upload to Wikipedia Commons as being in the public domain?

Original image is TIFF (w888 x h3456 px, 300 dpi) single color red text with stripes on white background that reads, "=Pineda Ponce= Presidente 2002-2006." I have also created a JPG version. --Catrachos (talk) 20:39, 10 September 2017 (UTC)

  • Sorry, he's wrong about having no copyrights attached. Under the Berne Convention, copyright exists automatically. If the person who created it did not explicitly transfer or waive rights, and if no one now knows who created it, it's an "orphaned" work, which is really unfortunate, because there is no legal way to obtain rights (beyond fair use rights, etc., which we don't accept as a basis to host an image on Commons). So there is no way we can accept such an image. - Jmabel ! talk 06:03, 11 September 2017 (UTC)
    Copyright exists automatically, for works that reach the threshold of originality. If the image consists only of simple text and simple geometric shapes, {{PD-ineligible}} applies. Whether or not that applies here might depend on how simple or original those "stripes on white background" are. LX (talk, contribs) 14:10, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Connecting an uploaded picture to an articleEdit

I need help which button to press for placing a photo on an wikipedia article. Eventually, I succeeded in creating a file (Argensee.jpg) in Wikimedia. But I can´t go on putting it on the article`s site (Argensee) which still shows "photo wanted", all this in German Wiki. Please help me with an instruction for a Windows-dummie Thank You Soerlein — Preceding unsigned comment added by Soerlein (talk • contribs) 11:09, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi Soerlein! The "photo wanted" on de:Argensee is part of a template. You should be able to edit the page and where it says (on the third line) |BILD = , add Argensee vom Südufer 10.9.2017.jpg (which is the correct name of the file). For help on adding images in general, see de:Hilfe:Bilder. LX (talk, contribs) 14:31, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Table tool for categoryEdit

Does anybody know tool with such functionality - I would like to write category name and get list of files in this category as table generated from fields of {{Information template}}? Something like templatetiger but for category in Commons. --Butko (talk) 12:58, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Uploaded photoEdit

How can I upload my photo? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Saradivi (talk • contribs) 14:17, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Please see Commons:First steps and come back here if you have more specific questions after that. LX (talk, contribs) 14:34, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Concurso de fotos de monumentosEdit

Deseo saber si se puede someter fotos de una estatua la cual esta visible desde las afueras de su terreno de exibisión. Esta es un monumento nuevo aún no inaugurado. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rafi Quebradillas (talk • contribs) 14:22, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Edit

I'd like to add a logo to the English Wikipedia's Redneck Revolt article. The group's site has a notice in the footer reading "all content available for attributed reprint under Creative Commons license". Is that good enough for our purposes? Arms & Hearts (talk) 17:27, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

  • "Under Creative Commons license" means nothing: there are dozens of Creative Commons licenses. I'd stick to uploading it on a non-free use basis in the English-language Wikipedia. - Jmabel ! talk 19:29, 11 September 2017 (UTC)
Alternatively, since the group clearly intended to release the content under some Creative Commons licence, you could ask them to update their Web site to specify which one. You could helpfully suggest one that would allow uploading to Commons. --bjh21 (talk) 21:40, 11 September 2017 (UTC)
Thanks both. I'll stick to uploading it to Wikipedia for now. Arms & Hearts (talk) 23:18, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

I just emailed them, for what it's worth. —Justin (koavf)TCM 23:43, 13 September 2017 (UTC)

uploading old urbanistic mapEdit

Hello!

I want to update the page https://pt.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vila_Rica_(Mato_Grosso)&action=edit&gettingStartedReturn=true . I have a photo of the urbanistic project of this town that was planned by my grandfather, who has already passed away. In this case I understand myself as the rightfull owner of the image, but even so the website does not accept its upload. What can I do about it?

Thank you for your time, Ada — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ada-tais (talk • contribs) 18:55, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

  • "the website does not accept its upload" is vague. Were you using the Upload Wizard, or something else? What error message did you get at what point in the process?
  • If you are, indeed, the heir to the intellectual property, the right way to license it is to use one of the tags from Category:License tags for transferred copyright. For example, if you want to grant a CC-BY-SA license (the most restrictive of the choices, retaining as many of your rights as we allow), you could use {{Cc-by-sa-4.0-heirs}}. - Jmabel ! talk 19:34, 11 September 2017 (UTC)
    Jmabel: When people report these sorts of problems, it's a good idea to check their filter log. There's a link to it at the top of the contributions page.
    Ada: The filter you encountered prevents low-resolution uploads from newly registered users using the particular upload interface that you used. The reason for this is that those overwhelmingly turn out to be copyright violations. Unfortunately, because of the number of copyright violations, the filter has had to be defined quite broadly, meaning it sometimes stops uploads that aren't copyright violations. And unfortunately, instead of getting rid of the flawed upload interface and directing users here to Commons (which the overwhelming majority of volunteers here would prefer), the Wikimedia Foundation thinks that leading users down this blind alley is a good idea.
    You should be able to upload the file directly here at Commons. LX (talk, contribs) 20:50, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Libya has so many monuments. Why Libya is not in the list?Edit

Libya has so many monuments. Why Libya is not in the list? —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 41.254.9.71 (talk) 03:57, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

We're low on psychics at the moment. Care to clue us in as to what list you're looking at? For what it's worth, Category:Monuments and memorials in Libya is listed in Category:Monuments and memorials by country. LX (talk, contribs) 10:13, 12 September 2017 (UTC)
I think this refers to Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2017/Participating countries. --ghouston (talk) 00:12, 13 September 2017 (UTC)
And if that's the case, the answer is on Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2017, "Why is my country not participating in 2017?". --ghouston (talk) 00:14, 13 September 2017 (UTC)
You can create an account and register Libya. --Talk to Kong of Lazers 00:53, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

Using an uploaded Commons image across multiple pages?Edit

Hi I am trying to use an image of Vadim Yusov from the Russian Wiki and use it for the English wiki, but i cannot figure out or find an explanation of how to use an existing uploaded image.

If you could direct me i would appreciate it.

Thanks for your time!

Jol — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jol thoms (talk • contribs) 17:10, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

You need first to upload it to Commons (here) if it is under a free licence. Ruslik (talk) 20:22, 12 September 2017 (UTC)
  • If it is an image on the Russian-language Wikipedia as such, then you can't access it outside of the Russian-language Wikipedia. If it's on Commons, then it should be usable like any other image on Commons.
  • If you mean ru:Файл:Vadim Yusov.jpg, that is in the Russian-language Wikipedia on a non-free basis. It could presumably be uploaded to the English-language Wikipedia on a similar basis, but would not be acceptable on Commons, where we accept only public-domain and free-licensed content. - Jmabel ! talk 20:24, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

Veranderen gebruikersnaamEdit

Mijn gebruikersnaam is nu Ajvdw. Ik wil die graag gewijzigd zien in Adrian Wilt u dat voor mij uitvoeren svp

bij voorbaat dank.

m.vr.gr. Ajvdw — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ajvdw (talk • contribs) 20:43, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

Commons AppEdit

I have an Android phone and I logged into my account. It says login successful but whenever I try to upload a picture or press on it, it doesn't open. --Talk to Kong of Lazers 04:03, 13 September 2017 (UTC)

Suppression fichierEdit

Bonjour, Dans le cadre du concours "Wiki loves monuments" 2017, j'ai envoyé un fichier : File:ROCHEFORT.Corderi royale.jpg comportant une faute d'orthographe dans son nom. J'ai depuis renvoyé le fichier renommé : File:ROCHEFORT. Corderie royale.jpg Les deux fichiers apparaissent et je souhaite ne conserver que la seconde version. Comment faire pour supprimer le doublon "File:ROCHEFORT.Corderi royale.jpg" ? Je n'ai rien trouvé de simple dans l'aide. Existe-t-il une solution facile pour supprimer ce fichier ? Cordialement, Archeo-glen, débutant. archaero@live.fr — Preceding unsigned comment added by Archeo-glen (talk • contribs) 10:17, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

If you do not get help here, ask better in Commons:Bistro. — Speravir – 15:43, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

File:Maubourguet - 2017-09-03 - IMG 1168.jpgEdit

Does this require re-naming?Artix Kreiger (talk) 17:37, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

  • Borderline. - Jmabel ! talk 18:52, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

Do I need to give credit to the original authors of a derivative work under the GNU FDL (1.2 or later) and CC-BY-SA 3.0 Unported?Edit

Question in the title, this is the work that I'll have as base work a derivative work (translation). Tetizeraz. Send me a ✉️ ! 20:44, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

  • I'm not sure offhand about GFDL, but CC-BY-SA would certainly seem to call for that. Anyway, it seems like the right thing to do even if it isn't legally required. - Jmabel ! talk 23:57, 14 September 2017 (UTC)
  • See section 4 of the GFDL text. You'll need to maintain attribution of the authors. Guanaco (talk) 00:29, 15 September 2017 (UTC)
Thanks @Jmabel: and @Guanaco:. Tetizeraz. Send me a ✉️ ! 04:33, 15 September 2017 (UTC)

Why it shown "Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 Spain Upload Wizard for monuments not available so far in Wikimedia Commons" in my upload page?Edit

I would like to ask the above question. It is available for other pages except the page of spain. Thanks for answering! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chanhinwai (talk • contribs) 09:07, 15 September 2017 (UTC)

Delete my uploaded imageEdit

How do I delete an image that I uploaded? I would like to remove two of my images from the commons. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by ZeeZen (talk • contribs) 02:20, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

@ZeeZen: Given that they are recent uploads, and presuming they are not used in articles, you can just tag them with {{Speedydelete |accidental upload, uploader requests removal}}. However, be aware that this is done on a grace/courtesy basis: licenses are irrevocable, and if you don't do this within a few days of upload, you have to go through the same deletion request process as anyone else would. - Jmabel ! talk 15:01, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Abnormal requestEdit

Can a user request for all his/her OWN picture uploaded for deletion? --Chyah (talk) 10:27, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

It depend on a reasoning. --EugeneZelenko (talk) 14:08, 16 September 2017 (UTC)
@Chyah: If they are recent uploads (within a day or two) and not used in articles, you can just tag them with {{Speedydelete |accidental upload, uploader requests removal}}. Otherwise, you can go through the same deletion request process as anyone else would. No problem that the uploader and nominator are the same person. - Jmabel ! talk 15:01, 16 September 2017 (UTC)
@EugeneZelenko: the reason is personal, i don't wanna any user every while comes and nominate one/few of my pictures for deletion bcz of "used in other websites"(naturally there is many websites who are thirsty of Commons to use our pictures just after uploading, at least in my region) . @Jmabel: there is many other personal reason: a user get tired of uploading while she live in a country that creative commons looks so strange, a user get tired of everything based on "policies" and ppl even don't thank you here, a female user who always see "Nudity or partial nudity " in every category, and a user who can not talk english well as a native and the others just "Order" her and no one helps her while she is here for 7 years .... . btw, i thank you for that template. currently there is 41,609,705 freely usable files on commons, at least 1,000 of them are my own pictures uploaded here. after 7 year activity, i feel most wikimedia projects are not friendly, looks like NYC. yea, this is not a social media, but we are humans not bots, we have feels we have own interests we should be "friendly". Sometimes i love but many times i see these projects of wikimedia are not good place to spend my time.--Chyah (talk) 21:55, 16 September 2017 (UTC)
how can you be in a website with hundred of rules? i have no problem with rules, i just hate users who are just talking to me about rules like police officers and old judges. i am really tired of this "ordering". i have not seen any wikilove thing in my talk page, just i see about deletion. most of them are, yea, fairly to delete, but i am talking about a "feel", i always "feel my OWN pictures someday will be deleted here" just bcz used in other websites, and i can't defend myself here, cz i am just into uploading and categoris. --Chyah (talk) 22:03, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Help with Gadget Cat-a-MoveEdit

Hi,

When I follow the directions, the resulting message is "The following page was skipped, because the old category could not be found: File:Marabá - PA - panoramio (102).jpg". However, the "old category" exists, unless it means the "old category" is "Media needing categories of 14 December 2016" (the page I am on). What am I doing wrong? Help! Is the problem that Cat-a-Move can't be used on Media needing categorization? Thanks! Kalbbes (talk) 14:35, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Sorry, I can not find such a gadget. Did you mean Help:Gadget-Cat-a-lot? Ruslik (talk) 17:32, 16 September 2017 (UTC)
Ruslik, Yes I meant Help:Gadget-Cat-a-lot. Sorry for being dumb. Does it not work on "Media needing categorization"? (I've read the directions over a million times.) Kalbbes (talk) 18:06, 16 September 2017 (UTC)
Links can be often helpful, here to the file: Marabá - PA - panoramio (102).jpg. I first thought it would be due to the fact that the category is added by a template (cf. source text of file description, you will do not find a category entry [[Category:Media needing categories as of 14 December 2016]], but only {{Uncategorized|year=2016|month=December|day=14|geo=1}}), but according to it’s script source Cat-a-Lot should be able to remove this template, so I’m clueless, too. For other categories assigned by templates is is true, though, that these cannot be removed by Cat-a-Lot. — Speravir – 04:15, 17 September 2017 (UTC)
It indeed does not seem to work now. Ruslik (talk) 17:58, 17 September 2017 (UTC)
Ping @Perhelion, Zhuyifei1999. — Speravir – 21:59, 17 September 2017 (UTC)
I don't see a problem. When I added the Category:Marabá (Pará) cat-a-lot removed the "Media needing categories ..." at once. Am I missing something in your question Kalbbes? Ww2censor (talk) 22:42, 17 September 2017 (UTC)
When I attempted to add this category I got an error. Ruslik (talk) 20:39, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Chicago City Wide Ward Map 2012.pdfEdit

I was wondering if this is permissible? It is a pdf of all the Chicago city political wards from the City of Chicago website. I was thinking that as it is being presented and created by a government agency (which we own) for our use and I cannot see why they would not allow us to disseminate it. https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/about/wards.html/ and click on "Ward Map of Chicago (in PDF format)" Thanks! --Patapsco913 (talk) 21:10, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

@Patapsco913: US local and state government works are generally copyrighted. Some agencies do release material under free licenses, but we need a specific license and permission to keep such files. Guanaco (talk) 21:42, 18 September 2017 (UTC)
The issue is not what they "would allow", but whether they have actually provided a suitable license. See Commons:Project scope/Precautionary principle. - Jmabel ! talk 05:24, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

Mia immagineEdit

Questa immagine è stata scattata dal sottoscritto, Enrico Ruvo. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Egraphic (talk • contribs) 15:00, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

How do i delete the files I posted?Edit

I want to delete all the paintings i posted, i did not realize i gave permission for people to use my files!!!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Elewarne (talk • contribs) 18:37, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

deleting my filesEdit

Please delete all the files i posted I DO NOT WANT TO HAVE PEOPLE USING THEM! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Elewarne (talk • contribs) 18:40, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

MistakeEdit

Please delete the files of my paintings i posted, I DO NOT WANT PEOPLE USING THEM IN ANY WAY! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Elewarne (talk • contribs) 18:41, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

  • Given that these were all uploaded in the last 24 hours, I think a courtesy deletion is in order.
  • @Elewarne: Please, in the future, read what you are agreeing to by uploading your images to a site before uploading. - Jmabel ! talk 18:51, 19 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Images tagged for speedy deletion with a link to this posting. Guanaco (talk) 18:51, 19 September 2017 (UTC)
  • For the record, these were all paintings, presumably the uploader's own work, and probably out of scope, anyway. - Jmabel ! talk 18:54, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

Re-set e-mail contactEdit

As a new member looking to post photos for the national monument/historic places competition, it seems I inadvertently deleted my contact e-mail.

How can I get my e-mail re-posted?

Lawrence Pratt lpratt948@gmail.com — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lrp miroerarts (talk • contribs) 22:54, 19 September 2017 (UTC)

Uploading photos from the European Commission Audio-Visual PortalEdit

Dear all,

selected pictures from the EC AV Portal could be used to improve EU related articles on Wikipedia.

My question would be if the Copyright on these pictures is suitable for usage on Wikipedia and if not, what steps need to be taken to make selected pictures available?

Link to the portal's copyright notice: https://ec.europa.eu/info/legal-notice_en#copyright-notice

The Commission decision on the reuse of Commission documents states as the General principle that "All documents shall be available for reuse: (a) for commercial or non-commercial purposes" (pdf) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Meningo (talk • contribs) 09:29, 20 September 2017 (UTC)