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Categorizing Template:PD-PolishEdit

De728631, there are 2 ways of adding categories to templates that have /doc pages: you add it to the template or you add it to the /doc page in such a way that it shows up only in the template. The second one is the preferred way as it allows non-admins to work on categorizing templates. One thing you do not want to do is to mix both systems: adding some categories through template and some through /doc page, the way you did with Template:PD-Polish. That is too confusing for future maintainers. I fixed Template:PD-Polish (moved you category to Template:PD-Polish/doc), can you correct the others in case you added categories to more templates? --Jarekt (talk) 02:49, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

I've been categorising a lot of these licence tags lately and where I found the categories to be in the /doc page, I placed the new category there. This one seems to be an exception, so thank you for fixing it. As to categorising the /doc pages in general, I think it is a bad idea where the template is not edit-protected. Once the categories are transcluded via the doc page, you are not able to change them with Cat-a-lot, because this tool will only detect the main template pages but doesn't find any categories to remove if that is needed. So I would always recommend to place the category tags on the template page when it is free to edit for anyone. De728631 (talk) 12:10, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
Last time I check, Cat-a-lot was intentionally disabled on template pages because it did not deal properly with <noinclude></noinclude> and <includeonly></includeonly> tags. Did someone fixed it now so it adds categories with those tags correctly? --Jarekt (talk) 12:33, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
Unfortunately this issue has not yet been solved. I've had to manually pull the [[Category:]] lines inside the <noinclude></noinclude> tag more than once after using Cat-a-lot on these templates. On the other hand, it does work most of the time, so I have no idea what makes the automated process go wrong sometimes. So while I'm categorising these licence tags, I've resorted to checking the Cat-a-lot result just to be sure. De728631 (talk) 13:11, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

BuNos with squadronsEdit

Hi, I think it is totally useless and misleading to put the aircraft squadron categories to your BuNo-categories, as aircraft are transferred between squadrons quite often. I would put the BuNo-categories ONLY in a category "McDonnell AV-8B Harrier II by registration" and no other category. The BuNo/serial number categories are also problematic from my point of view, if the photo is only categorized in this category. If you are searching for (for example) an AV-8B of VMA-542 it is really a hassle to look through all BuNo-categories. Therefore, I wold recommend to use the BuNo/ s/n- categories only as supplementary categories and leave the photos also in the general categories. Cheers Cobatfor (talk) 12:36, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

I'm sorry but I wholeheartedly disagree with you. The BuNo/serial numbers don't have to be in a single squadron category but can have more than one squadron "parent", so that is not a problem. And from the point of category diffusion (COM:OVERCAT), the registration number is the most specific category we can have for a single aircraft, so leaving the photos in the squadron category would be a bad idea either. The whole point of having the registration numbers in a squadron category is to diffuse the latter which would otherwise quickly become too crowded to be realistically useful. I'm also not the only one who seems to think along this line. See e.g. Category:ZJ929 (aircraft) which was placed in a squadron parent category from scratch. As to the registration numbers being the only category for a photo, the BuNo/serial number category should always have a parent category that describes the type of aircraft, like Category:AV-8A/C Harrier (US Marine Corps), so there's a generic search path too. De728631 (talk) 14:24, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

File:Alexandria Badge.jpgEdit

File:Alexandria Badge.jpg should not be marked for deletion. It clearly states the image is taken from a U.S. government website "" and per wiki standerds found here:

"Works of the United States Government and various other governments are excluded from copyright law and may therefore be considered to be in the public domain in their respective countries"

Therefore the image is public domain. DietBlink (talk) 17:13, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

@DietBlink: I'm sorry, but this is only valid for works of the federal government and that of a few select states. Municipal emblems from Virginia are definitely not in the public domain by default. Moreover, you put a Creative Commons licence tag on the file page which is another completely different thing that would require a copyright. If you can provide evidence that the design of this badge was first published before 1923 we could keep it, but it is up to you establish the proper copyright status of a file before you upload it here. De728631 (talk) 20:17, 3 May 2017 (UTC)


Tasnim News AgencyEdit

Seeing as you have done some editing to Commons:Where is the license on various sites?#Tasnim would you just review my recent addition. Thanks Ww2censor (talk) 16:37, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

@Ww2censor: Thank you for adding this section. It's looking just fine imho. De728631 (talk) 16:50, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

Your VFC installation method is deprecatedEdit

Hello De728631, we are aware that using the old installation method of VFC (via common.js, which you are using) may not work reliably anymore and can break other scripts as well. A detailed explanation can be found here. Important: To prevent problems please remove the old VFC installation code from your common.js and instead enable the VFC gadget in your preferences. Thanks! --VFC devs (q) 16:23, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

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