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Picture: Gemälder Karl Höfer 1926Edit

To place this picture into Römhild as picture number2 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ingo höfer (talk • contribs) 14:16, 1 October 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 15:15, 1 October 2017 (UTC)
  • @Ingo höfer: If you are writing about your one upload here, File:Gemälde von Rektor Karl Höfer 1926.jpg, I have placed it in Category:Römhild for you, and it appears first there. Did you really paint that painting 91 years ago? For help placing files, please see Manual of Style/Images or Hilfe:Bilder.   — Jeff G. ツ 15:15, 1 October 2017 (UTC)
Ingo, ich habe erstens der Datei einen besseren Namen gegeben. Zweitens habe ich den Urheber und das Erzeugungsdatum korrigiert. Du müsstest noch Quelle und Lizenz reparieren, da Du nicht derjenige bist, der das geschaffen hat. Darf ich bei deinem Usernamen davon ausgehen, dass Du ein/der Erbe bist? Könntest Du selbst bitte in der deutschen Wikipedia in de:Wikipedia:Urheberrechtsfragen nachfragen, wie vorzugehen ist? Ich glaube, Du müsstest entsprechend COM:OTRS eine Genehmigung erteilen. Dann könnte, wenn Du das so willst, die Lizenz auch so bestehen bleiben. — Speravir – 23:07, 2 October 2017 (UTC)

UPLOADEdit

I FOUND A MESSAGE FROM THE HELP DESK. I READ IT - BUT IT SOUNDS FOREIGN. I'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS WITH THEIR ADVICE. I MAY CONTACT YOU AGAIN... — Preceding unsigned comment added by REV CAROL (talk • contribs)

  • Help desk does not send messages. - Jmabel ! talk 22:47, 10 October 2017 (UTC)
@REV CAROL: Welcome. I hope you read our welcome message at User talk:REV CAROL. As you are new here, I recommend starting your journey with our tour, then starting to upload with Special:UploadWizard. Alternatives to it are covered at Commons:Upload. Regarding communication with others here, please don't leave your caps lock key on or post your email address, but please do sign your posts with four tildes and include error messages you encounter, along with the pages where you found them and what you were trying to do at the time.   — Jeff G. ツ 03:01, 12 October 2017 (UTC

Thank You for your concern. I will not send out my email, nor do CAPS. What about giving a Facebook Or Twitter address? Is that okay? I will keep in mind to send a "Help" message when I have errors with as much info as possible. I read the "Commons: First steps." It wasn't very clear to me. I will have to re-read it and concentrate. Now for my Grand Finale, the sign off. I looked at other messages some do a "--" You suggested a "tildes." What is it? Is this it? "REV CAROL (talk) 00:33, 14 October 2017 (UTC)" Now my test = Let me know if this is okay. REV CAROL (talk) 00:33, 14 October 2017 (UTC)Rev Carol

  • Yes, as you can see, that worked.
  • I recommend against publishing your Facebook Or Twitter address, but it is your prerogative. - Jmabel ! talk 00:57, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

Upload #2Edit

Gentlereaders: I think I did an oops- I responded to a message - but - the system saved the changes and didn't consider it an edit. And my "tilde" didn't work. It's the key under the "escape" button. Fellow readers - input please. REV CAROL (talk) 00:52, 14 October 2017 (UTC)Rev Carol

I FOUND A MESSAGE FROM THE HELP DESK. I READ IT - BUT IT SOUNDS FOREIGN. I'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS WITH THEIR ADVICE. I MAY CONTACT YOU AGAIN... — Preceding unsigned comment added by REV CAROL (talk • contribs) Help desk does not send messages. - Jmabel ! talk 22:47, 10 October 2017 (UTC) @REV CAROL: Welcome. I hope you read our welcome message at User talk:REV CAROL. As you are new here, I recommend starting your journey with our tour, then starting to upload with Special:UploadWizard. Alternatives to it are covered at Commons:Upload. Regarding communication with others here, please don't leave your caps lock key on or post your email address, but please do sign your posts with four tildes and include error messages you encounter, along with the pages where you found them and what you were trying to do at the time. — Jeff G. ツ 03:01, 12 October 2017 (UTC Thank You for your concern. I will not send out my email, nor do CAPS. What about giving a Facebook Or Twitter address? Is that okay? I will keep in mind to send a "Help" message when I have errors with as much info as possible. I read the "Commons: First steps." It wasn't very clear to me. I will have to re-read it and concentrate. Now for my Grand Finale, the sign off. I looked at other messages some do a "--" You suggested a "tildes." What is it? Is this it? "REV CAROL (talk) 00:33, 14 October 2017 (UTC)" Now my test = Let me know if this is okay. REV CAROL (talk) 00:33, 14 October 2017 (UTC)Rev Carol e-mail[edit]

  • What exactly are you asking for help with? - Jmabel ! talk 00:59, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

Upload file type discrepancy.Edit

When I tried to upload a video that I had converted from AVI to OGV, I got an error message saying it could not upload an AVI file type. How do we resolve this problem? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rocks007 (talk • contribs)

Did you change the files extension? BTW, read Com:Nudity before uploading. --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 22:58, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Fishing equipment imagesEdit

Where can I find images of fishing equipment so I wont upload duplicates? --King Khyos (talk) 09:54, 12 October 2017 (UTC)

@King Khyos: Category:Fishing equipment and its children.   — Jeff G. ツ 10:00, 12 October 2017 (UTC)
@King Khyos: I wouldn't worry too much about avoiding similar images. If it's an informative image of good quality, we want it. Guanaco (talk) 01:22, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

This file is fine....Edit

This file - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Deakin_Hall,_Monash_University._Est._1962.jpg should be accepted. The crest is of a hall of residence which is owned by Monash University. The Monash University crest is accepted - it is used on the university's Wikipedia page. Please explain what we need to do to retain the Deakin Hall crest. Thank so much 101.182.55.173 12:22, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

The logos on that Wikipedia article are there under fair use. We don't accept fair use images here; those must be uploaded to Wikipedia instead. Guanaco (talk) 12:29, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

real name of photographerEdit

I want to use an animal photo given to public domain by its creator and to cite the real name of the latter correctly. There's no possibility on your website to contact him or her directly. Can you tell me the real name of the photographer "Magalhães", please, or how to contact him or her? Best wishes. —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 77.7.160.174 (talk)

It may be that Magalhães does not want to be identified. Because the images are public domain, attribution isn't necessary, but as a courtesy you could simply attribute the images to "Magalhães // Wikimedia Commons" or similar. We do have a web form to send an email. To do this, create an account, then register and verify your email address in Special:Preferences. Then use Special:EmailUser/Magalhães, or find "Email this user" in the sidebar of the userpage. Guanaco (talk) 20:48, 13 October 2017 (UTC)
Also, all registered users on this site can be contacted directly using their user talk page; in this case User talk:Magalhães. Note that unlike e-mail, talk pages are public. LX (talk, contribs) 21:45, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

File:Alberta Government.jpgEdit

I recently found this picture containing a member of my families learners permit information, I would like it removed from the site immediately.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alberta_Government.jpg

Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Daremok (talk • contribs) 02:06, 14 October 2017‎ (UTC)

@Daremok: Why?   — Jeff G. ツ 02:10, 14 October 2017 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Do I need a reason other than what I have already posted? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Daremok (talk • contribs) 02:38, 14 October 2017‎ (UTC)
@Daremok: I started Commons:Deletion requests/File:Alberta Government.jpg for you.   — Jeff G. ツ 02:53, 14 October 2017 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Thank you Jeff. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Daremok (talk • contribs) 02:58, 14 October 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.
@Daremok: You're welcome.   — Jeff G. ツ 03:05, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

How to delete all 21 images I uploaded today (and upload them again corrected, with Wizard)?Edit

Karpmoi (talk) 13:04, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

  • First, if just the text information about this images is problematic, and the images themselves are fine, just edit the information.
  • Second, if the images are correctly named, and the information is fine, but you want to tweak the images, consider just using the "Upload a new version of this file" link on each.
  • Third, on a level of individual images, you can always request speedy deletion of a recent upload: {{speedydelete|uploader request on recent upload}}.
  • Finally, you can start a Mass deletion request just like you would for anyone else's images. - Jmabel ! talk 16:33, 14 October 2017 (UTC)
Variant 2a: If you you noticed errors in the image names, you can request to get them renamed. By default there should be a dropdown menu with “More” on the upper right where you should find a “Move” button. Start and request renaming as uploader (reason no. 1). — Speravir – 01:32, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

The prizeEdit

1.How will the prize be given to participants ? 2. And how will a participant obtain the prize? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bright kolan (talk • contribs) 20:27, 14 October 2017‎ (UTC)

@Bright kolan: Sorry, my crystal ball is in the shop. You're going to have to be a little more specific.   — Jeff G. ツ 01:33, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

Changing My UsernameEdit

Hi There,

Just wondering if I can change my username to "Jason Greenspan." That's my actual name, and I'd prefer to use that. Please let me know if this is possible. Thank you!

Best, Jason — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jason3091 (talk • contribs) 03:52, 15 October 2017‎ (UTC)

@Jason3091: You'll need to use the form at Special:GlobalRenameRequest to make your request. Once this is done, a Wikimedia steward will process the name change. Guanaco (talk) 04:40, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

Categories not appearing in the Upload WizardEdit

I recently uploaded a number of images of townlands of the parish of Kilflynn, County Kerry, Ireland, using the Upload Wizard. In the drop-down box to choose a category, there were ones for townlands of several Irish counties, but not Kerry. I chose instead 'Townlands of Ireland', resolving to create a 'Townlands of County Kerry' category. Then I found that there *is* a 'Townlands of County Kerry' for Wikipedia pages. All the pages I created, which have my uploaded images in them, are now in that category page.

But how can I place the images themselves in such a category name? I can only assume either that the categories for uploaded images are not the same as for Wikipedia pages, or there's a problem with the Upload Wizard.

Help, please. Dm4244 (talk) 21:38, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

  • Commons categories are separate from Wikipedia categories (as categories in any of the hundreds of language-specific Wikipedias are separate from one another). If you can identify the relevant Commons category, you can edit the relevant file page to add, remove, or change a category exactly as you would edit any other wiki page. - Jmabel ! talk 23:56, 15 October 2017 (UTC)
    • Thanks @Jmabel:. I discovered that today and also discovered how not to create a category, how to create a category and change categories. Dm4244 (talk) 21:18, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

Smithsonian categoriesEdit

Does anyone understand what is going on here:

I'm guessing that the relation between the two categories should be the other way around, but also that Category:Smithsonian is poorly named, if it's a Commons partnership. But I don't know what the name should be, and it's possible that I've completely misunderstood. - Jmabel ! talk 23:59, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

uploading photosEdit

do i have to give any information about the photo i upload or is just a matter of uploading then letting it that?,and thanks for welcoming me in this platform i do believe it gonna help spread the Africans awareness. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Godiemwana (talk • contribs)

  • Normally you should fill out the {{Information}} template, provide a license, and add relevant categories. - Jmabel ! talk 15:58, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/RobinSpijkerbroekEdit

Hi, any Dutch speaking admin around who is willing to look into these files? "knoeperd" and "ketter" are not exactly descriptions we need here. Denigrating and imo out of scope. Thank you for your time. Lotje (talk) 14:29, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

Slightly restrictive license being used for out-of-copyright work of artEdit

This commons page for Raphael's Collona Maddona has been given a slightly restrictive CC BY-SA 4.0 licence rather than the more usual PD-art and PD-old-100 licence for a work which 500 years old. Is this allowed or correct, or even enforcable? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Roblowe1953 (talk • contribs)

  • On something like this, when it comes from (say) a Flickr stream, normally you can just substitute the appropriate license. Your edit summary should explain what you are doing. Here, I see, it comes from a Commons user who uploaded it with a dubious claim of copyright. @Jbribeiro1: please don't make claims of copyright on works where you don't own a copyright. If it's a faithful photo of a public-domain 2-dimensional work -- as this is -- it is simply in the public domain. - Jmabel ! talk 16:05, 16 October 2017 (UTC)
Well, the user may own a copyright, applicable in countries where his photo may be copyrightable. Only, he's not allowed, per Commons policy, to upload his photo on Commons unless he abandons his copyright. -- Asclepias (talk) 21:13, 16 October 2017 (UTC)
Correct and enforceable, possibly yes, in countries where the copyright exists. See Commons:Reuse of PD-Art photographs#Country-specific rules. If you ask if it's allowed on Commons, it depends where the file comes from and who licenses it:
If the photo is copied from an external source, say, the website of an European museum where the photo is licensed under specified license terms (free or not free, with or without attribution to a photographer), then yes it is allowed. And not only it is allowed, but we must preserve and mention all that information for the benefit of the reusers. It is important because reusers who consider using the photo in countries where it is copyrighted must be informed of the fact that they can use it, under what license, and what the required mentions are. Practically, this can be done with the use of templates like Licensed-PD-Art-two. There are various ways to use the template parameters as needed, and more details can be mentioned in the permission field of the information template if necessary.
If the photographer is a Commons contributor who uploads his own photo to Commons, then the policy of Commons requires that the contributor must abandon his copyright. This is a policy decision based on the view of the Wikimedia Foundation that such photos should not be copyrighted and that the rest of the world should change their laws to conform to the situation in the United States, and that Commons contributors should adhere to that view if they contribute to Wikimedia Commons. Commons contributors must choose between abandoning their copyright to offer their photos on Commons, or not uploading theirs photo to Commons to preserve their copyright. So, in the case of the file in your question, no the license is not allowed by Commons policy. But you can probably see cases where this policy is not enforced. Note that in theory the "usual PD-Art", as you say, i.e. the basic "PD-Art" template, is not recommended for photos by Commons contributors. See Commons:When to use the PD-Art tag#When should the PD-Art tag not be used?.
-- Asclepias (talk) 21:13, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

File CategoriesEdit

I uploaded a photo (my first ever) and didn't categorize it. How can I add a category to it now that it's an existing file in wikimedia commons?

Atitlan88 (talk) 04:39, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

@Atitlan88: At the bottom of each file description page, there is a listing of categories. If you want to add a category, you can just click the (+) symbol, type the name of the category, and hit save. You can also remove categories or change them with (−) or (±). To change multiple categories in a single edit, click (++).
We have some more information about this feature at Help:Gadget-HotCat#User interface. Guanaco (talk) 05:21, 18 October 2017 (UTC)
Or you can just hand-edit the text source to make similar additions. Use the editor to look at the source text for some similar file page, then edit accordingly. - Jmabel ! talk 16:05, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

how to edit a file nameEdit

hi, i have edited the identification of a bird species... i am confident this is the correct identification as it was made by a well known and experienced birder... the entry now appears under the appropriate species name when you search.. however, the file name.jpeg is incorrect and i am unable to edit this... what to do? vic — Preceding unsigned comment added by Drvic (talk • contribs) 09:30, 18 October 2017

@Drvic: I presume you are referring to File:Acanthiza ewingii.jpg. Firstly it is so much easier to help you if you provide a link to the image in question so we don't have to search for it and we also don't have to search for you if you sign your posts with 4 tildes ~~~~, like this. So, to request an image to be renamed you need to add the appropriate tag to the image. All the details are at: Commons:File renaming#How to rename a file? but you can't preform the actual rename yourself, so have patience after you add the request to the image. Ww2censor (talk) 11:42, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

Many thanks, still learning ! <Drvic>

@Drvic: Next lesson is: Please, sign your posts, see Commons:Signatures. — Speravir – 02:18, 19 October 2017 (UTC)
File was moved by AlvaroMolina. Alvaro, how did you unlink the numerous embeddings? By hand? With a script? If the latter which one? — Speravir – 02:18, 19 October 2017 (UTC)

Drvic (talk) 04:07, 19 October 2017 (UTC)

To deleteEdit

Merci de supprimer cette erreur :

Catégory:Rooms of the Musée de la révolution française

Milky (talk) 10:03, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

  • Done. In the future, you can use {{badname}} to make requests like this. - Jmabel ! talk 16:09, 18 October 2017 (UTC)
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Notifying Wikipedia users about Commons deletion requests?Edit

Is there a good way to notify Wikipedia users on their original Wikipedia userpages about Commons-based deletion requests for their images? It often seems like Commons talkpage messages get missed (or ignored), especially by new unexperienced uploaders who may upload through one of the Wikipedia projects like en-Wiki. Of course I could write a manual message (and have done so a few times already), but a templated message would be more convenient. I know this aspect has been discussed in the past, maybe such a template or process already exists and I just don't see it. GermanJoe (talk) 10:04, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

As long as they haven't actively disabled notifications from other wikis in the Notifications section of their preferences on their local project, they will be notified of messages left on their talk pages here. There is no straightforward way to use message templates from Commons on other projects. LX (talk, contribs) 11:57, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

Question about use of * in categoriesEdit

Hello,

Some categories use * to separate categories in a parent category and force one category to the top. Example: Category:Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania where Category:Townships in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is first in the categories though out of alphabetical order. How is this done? Thanks, Kalbbes (talk) 13:33, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

@Kalbbes: Per en:WP:SORTKEY consideration 2, that character is special, in that sort keys which start with it get sorted first, in that order, before both numbers and letters. This happens because it (along with 15 others) precedes numbers and letters in USASCII character code order.   — Jeff G. ツ 13:58, 20 October 2017 (UTC)
@Jeff G.: Thanks so much. I've always wondered about that. Your links above open up a whole new world to me. Kalbbes (talk) 15:05, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

File:Freedom Tower Russell cropped.jpgEdit

How do I contact the original photographer of a picture please, I need it in a large file, please this is the picture on Wikimedia I would like to get a file of in 3-5MB. Can you please tell me how to contact the photographer or how I can get a file this large of that picture.

thank you very much!

I am NOT selling it!

@Heidibuild: The original, uncropped image is File:Freedom Tower Russell.jpg. It's 8 megapixels, the max resolution for the iPhone 5S camera which took the photo, so I don't think a better version is possible. I did find File:1 World Trade Center - panoramio.jpg which is very similar, and we have more you can browse in Category:One World Trade Center. Guanaco (talk) 16:29, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

File:Texas Chainsaw Massacre Filmlogo.pngEdit

Is this a logo suitable for commons? Artix Kreiger (talk) 17:05, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

Artix Kreiger: No, and we've been trying for seven years to get the uploader to understand that they're not welcome here. Some need a bit more time than others to understand. Checkuser case reopened. Thanks, LX (talk, contribs) 19:32, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

Date work was created or first publishedEdit

Do I have to tell whne the file was uploaded or when it was FIRST PUBLISHED? I am trying to upload a file, but I only know it was published in February 1879 and don't know the date. I herd you liek mudkips (talk) 21:11, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

You should provide the date of publication. The date of uploading will be logged automatically and is of little use in describing the file. Partial dates like 1879-02 are fine. LX (talk, contribs) 21:27, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

Draiver acktualisierungEdit

warum muss ich dafür bezahlen — Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.214.160.86 (talk • contribs) 21:15, 22 October 2017‎ (UTC)

Where did you see a request for money for driver updates?   — Jeff G. ツ 23:01, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
Wo haben Sie eine Anfrage nach Geld für Treiberupdates gesehen?   — Jeff G. ツ 23:01, 22 October 2017 (UTC)

uploading my profileEdit

I'm an artist and would like to upload my profile.How do I do it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Carol Bu'dhwike (talk • contribs) 23:43, 22 October 2017‎ (UTC)

@Carol Bu'dhwike: You can write your profile at User:Carol Bu'dhwike. You can upload a file at Special:UploadWizard. If you want to write an article about yourself on English Wikipedia, please see WP:MFA and WP:AUTO.   — Jeff G. ツ 01:01, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

写真についてEdit

こんにちは。和琉と申します。写真の引用方法、添付方法がよくわかりません。分かりやすく教えてもらって良いでしょうか?至急情報提供願います。 — Preceding unsigned comment added by ‎和琉 (talk • contribs) 00:07, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

@和琉: Template:Welcome/i18n/ja   — Jeff G. ツ 02:03, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Scientific amusements(1890) Experiment to illustrate inertia.jpgEdit

I uploaded File:Scientific amusements(1890) Experiment to illustrate inertia.jpg from Project Gutenberg. I am pretty sure it is Public Domain. See the statement at the end of http://www.gutenberg.org/files/52709/52709-h/52709-h.htm and also at http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:Permission_How-To

--Guy vandegrift (talk) 01:55, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

@Guy vandegrift: That would be {{PD-1923}}.   — Jeff G. ツ 06:22, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

cantry useEdit

can we use its in Israel? —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 147.237.70.103 (talk) 08:24, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

  • Can you use what in Israel? - Jmabel ! talk 15:01, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

Picture of workmenEdit

Hi there,

I recently uploaded a picture I found on Pixabay to wiki commons. Today I received an email telling me I haven't attributed it properly and it could get deleted.

I found the page by doing an advanced google search with usage rights being "free to use, share or modify, even comercially". On the Pixabay page I downloaded it from it is marked "Free for commercial use No attribution required".

I am not very computer literate and am hoping you can help me out to prevent this picture being deleted as it is being used for an assignment I submitted today.

Regards,

Si Brown — Preceding unsigned comment added by Si Brown (talk • contribs) 08:54, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

  • When asking a question like this, it would be very helpful if you would link the file page (and sign your post with ~~~~.
  • (Also, please, when uploading give your file a mnemonic name that relates to what it depicts, and please add categories.)
  • You have a lot of images potentially up for deletion, so it's hard for me to guess which one you are referring to. I'm guessing File:Work-384745 1920.jpg since you give a source on Pixabay. Yes, it looks like you are correct and the nominator is wrong: the source page clearly says, "CC0 Creative Commons", "Freie kommerzielle Nutzung", "Kein Bildnachweis nötig". - Jmabel ! talk 15:08, 23 October 2017 (UTC)
  • However, it also looks like you initially uploaded this with the wrong license: you used {{cc-by-sa-4.0}} for an image that is licensed {{cc-0}}. Please check your other uploads for any similar errors. - Jmabel ! talk 15:11, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

question about watermarks on mapsEdit

I don't get any answer there. Did I post in the wrong place?--Ratzer (talk) 09:42, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

  • Looks like you got an answer (maybe after posting here?), even if perhaps not a satisfactory one. Perfectly reasonable place to have asked. So is here. - Jmabel ! talk 15:16, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

1909Edit

Can works published in 1909 be uploaded? Are they considered Public Domain by US and European laws? I herd you liek mudkips (talk) 15:29, 23 October 2017 (UTC)