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-- Wikimedia Commons Welcome (talk) 05:01, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

Your modifications of licenses of imagesEdit

It seems you don’t fully understand how the licenses work on the images because I can see you continue to change these licenses on several images.
The license of the object represented is one thing and the license of the image representing that same object is an other one, which may not be the same. So, while an antique artwork representing Marcus Aurelius is in the public domain (as you modify the pages with this subject), the photographs representing that artwork are not in the public domain and you are not allowed to modify the license under which these photographs were published by their authors.
I invite you to read the pages of aids regarding the licenses here on Wikimedia Commons.
Best regards. Sting (talk) 15:42, 7 February 2019 (UTC)

PS: to clarify, the license on a page is the one of the image, not the license of the object depicted which is not informed here on Wikimedia Commons. Sting (talk)

  • Sting, I think both the copyright release of the author and a license according to the date the object was created are both relevant. If either one is not right, the image can't be public domain. Векочел (talk) 21:58, 7 February 2019 (UTC)
I’m sorry, but what you are doing is not correct: you add a license refering to the object depicted on the page of the image (of that object) which was created very recently, so which cannot be under a “PD-OLD” license. Furthermore, you are adding a public domain license (without indicating the license you’re adding refers to the sole object) beside a license with restriction (like a Creative Commons one), which is incompatible.
The objects depicted are in public domain. If there are restrictions on these objects they will be indicated in the license of the image.
As I already wrote, the licenses on the information pages here apply to the images, not the subject. Sting (talk) 00:29, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
It might not be completely necessary, but adding dates for the object ensures that there is no dispute over its public domain status. Векочел (talk) 03:43, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
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