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File:Narva mnt 78.JPGEdit

Why did you delete this file if 7 days since tagging hasn't passed? Original uploader is active on Estonian Wikipedia and was notified, so there is a good chance that we'll have explicit source information by Thursday. Pikne 13:27, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Uploader found it suitable to remove the problem tag without adding source information. Jcb (talk) 13:31, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
I don't think this justifies ignoring the 7 day deadline set in deletion policy. I now notice your warning to original uploader. Indiminating warning in place of guidance on how to provide proper source information does not seem healthy at all. Not to mention it's hard to provide this information now that file is deleted ahead of time. Pikne 13:48, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Nope, we are not going to babysit the problem tags. This user is not a newby, they have almost 9k edits. Simply removing a problem tag is very disruptive. The admins are busy enough without such behaviour. Jcb (talk) 13:55, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Then just revert the tag removal. Ignoring the 7 day deadline is still a policy violation.
Also, it may very well be that among other edits user just haven't dealt with {{own}} declarations directly in wikitext (rather than via upload form) and doesn't know what exactly do we want from him. Pikne 14:09, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
No, they just removed the tag, nothing more. And they have spent more than sufficient time at our projects to know that this is not accepted behaviour. And reverting tag removal is rather pointless, because most of the time this results in an edit war with the uploader and also we have better things to do than keeping track of files where an uploader tries to prevent deletion by removing the problem tag. Jcb (talk) 14:13, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Having dealt with similar issues on Estonian Wikipedia over years, I know that not all people get simple instructions equally well and it's necessary to be more patient with some people.
Anyway, I'll take this to undeletion requests then. Pikne 14:17, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Well, thanks a lot for wanting to waste the time of even more people over this. Jcb (talk) 14:32, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

File:Rafal Urbacki.jpgEdit


Yet another file to undelete... File:Rafal Urbacki.jpg. ticket:2019082610010104, Cheers, Polimerek (talk) 09:32, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

@Polimerek:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 14:48, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of Xxxx01_-_Peter_Worsley_Oceania_gold_medal_-_3b_-_edited.jpgEdit

I uploaded this image to Wikimedia Commons using the upload template that I have used for literally hundreds of images that have been licensed through the Australian Paralympic history project. I have just noticed today that you have removed this image from Commons. I have also just noticed that you have deleted another image. Can you please explain how these images have been any different to the many other images I have uploaded and what changes I need to make to re-load them so that they can be used in WP articles? Thank you! --Tony.naar (talk) 06:18, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

You did not add a license. You were notified about this at your user talk page, but in the week that followed you still did not add a license. Jcb (talk) 14:35, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Albacore submarineEdit

File:Sous-marin Albacore soufflerie Langley.jpg

Hello Jcb. This Picture of the Albacore is not a personnal work. Its source is the NACA, obviously. I only crop it. In fact I don't know how to do in such a case (cropping a Royalty-free picture) but I would like to learn ! By now, I am far from my house and of my computer, and with a very poor access to Internet. I will take care of that problem in some days but it is possible the fateful date will be passed. I specified some informations on the file. Another picture of the NACA is possible :, but it is less beautiful and educational. Friendly, --Bernard de Go Mars (talk) 17:23, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

@Bernard de Go Mars: I removed the deletion template so you may have time to indicate proper source and license. If you need help, just ask. -- Ariadacapo (talk) 18:24, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
Merci Ariadacapo ! Je suis loin de tout et surtout de mon ordinateur où doit se trouver l'image d'origine (un très grand format dans une grande définition, que j'ai recardé). Ce que je trouve curieux c'est de ne pas trouver cette image d'origine dans mes recherches sur Google (de plus mon recadrage doit empêcher la recherche d'image de Google). Peut-être l'image en question souffre-t-elle elle-même de problèmes de droits à la NASA-NACA. Ce serait curieux... Amicalement, --Bernard de Go Mars (talk) 19:36, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

I have tried to trace the image back to a NASA source, but I could not find it. Proper source and license information must be provided. I have started a regular DR, that may give you some more time than a no source tag, but as long as this is not fixed, it's inevitable that the file is nominated for deletion. Jcb (talk) 20:02, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Everything is alright ! Bernard de Go Mars (talk) 20:46, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
Yes, thanks! Jcb (talk) 20:50, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

My mapsEdit

Did you look at what you deleted? Here's the timeline for File:United States Central map 1780-03-00 to 1780-10-25.png:

  • August 28: Castillo blanco (talk · contribs) adds a no-source notice dated August 28.
  • August 28: I add a source.
  • September 3: Castillo blanco readds the notice WITH THE DATE OF AUGUST 28.
  • September 4: You delete it.

You have erred in deleting these four maps; I would undo it were I not the one who made them. I insist they be undeleted, as Castillo blanco's tagging was out of process and very poor form, and we were still discussing the matter. --Golbez (talk) 16:52, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Request made here: Commons:Undeletion_requests/Current_requests#Files_uploaded_by_Golbez --Golbez (talk) 16:57, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
As I explained that COM:UDR and at User talk:Castillo blanco, not Castillo was at fault. You removed a problem tag from some of your own uploaders without resolving the problem. That was out of process. Jcb (talk) 20:40, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
The problem was resolved, the files are my own work. That they relied in some basic sense on public domain maps of non-copyrightable geography does not change that. You want me to go back ten years and find what public domain representation of non-copyrightable information I used, and source that? No, that's nonsense. --Golbez (talk) 21:38, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
@Golbez: I want you to be honest in the source information. You claim own work, which is not true. Jcb (talk) 14:27, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
By your requirements, nothing counts as own work here. Everything in history is derivative of something else. --Golbez (talk) 14:41, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
You admitted yourself that you traced these maps from existing maps. If you don't tell so in the source field, you are lying. Jcb (talk) 14:49, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
I've opened a discussion at COM:VPC. --Golbez (talk) 15:07, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Continuing over here: So he places the template, I add a source, and then seven days later the file gets deleted regardless of the template being there? So one person - Castillo blanco - gets to decide if my file is valid? My opinion is irrelevant? Cool, cool. So the template states, "While the description page states who made this derivative work, it currently doesn't specify who created the original work, so the overall copyright status is unclear. If you did not create the original work depicted in this image, you will need to specify the owner of the copyright." Since it is well established by COM:DW that maps of this type aren't copyrightable, the copyright status was 100% clear. The template was placed incorrectly, and you acted on it without even paying attention to what you were doing. --Golbez (talk) 13:18, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

@Golbez: The point is, you did not add source information but you removed the tagging anyway. If by tomorrow the source fields do not contain at least a discription of what you did (tracing of PD map), then I will nominate the files for deletion. You could do this in five minutes instead of wasting hours of the time of several people. Jcb (talk) 16:32, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Pardon, I did add a source. Previously, there was no source at all. I added one - they are self-made. That you think that's insufficient doesn't change the fact that I added a source, and that the marking of them as derived material - despite the template specifying that the reason for this is because of copyright - was incorrect. --Golbez (talk) 17:43, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Fix the files. Jcb (talk) 21:42, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Why you removed my pictures?Edit

Why you removed MY (!) pictures in articles?

File:Центральный въезд в деревню Толкачи.jpg

File:Северный въезд в деревню Толкачи.jpg


File:Въезд в деревню Ляховка.jpg

File:Дубровка (Шкловский район).jpg

I am waiting for an answer. --DarkWooN (talk) 19:46, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Because you grabbed the files from the web. E.g. two were from here. Jcb (talk) 20:55, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
Jcb, Okay this 2 photos i took in the web, BUT article in incubator, and i talking with users Wikipedia about using this photos in Wiki. BUT all the photos which i wrote above — MY PHOTOS! Before deleting you should think about and you mustn't delete everything. And please recover MY (!) photos. --DarkWooN (talk) 18:34, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
If some of your uploads are detected copyright violation and the rest is web resolution without metadata, we are deleting the whole batch per precautionary principle. If you are really the photographer, please contact OTRS. They will typically ask you to send us the original files from your camera for verification. Jcb (talk) 21:47, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Laguna bookstoreEdit

Hi! Can you restore these pictures because the OTRS permission arrived few minutes ago:

  1. File:Delfi knjižara Laguna klub čitalaca BIG fashion center beograd 2.jpg
  2. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion.jpg
  3. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 2.jpg
  4. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 6.jpg
  5. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 9.jpg
  6. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 10.jpg
  7. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 11.jpg
  8. File: Lagunin klub čitalaca u tržnom centru Big Fashion 12.jpg
  9. File: Delfi knjižara najveća u srbiji the biggest bookstore in serbia.jpg
  10. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca.jpg
  11. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 2.jpg
  12. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 3.jpg
  13. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 4.jpg
  14. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 5.jpg
  15. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 6.jpg
  16. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 7.jpg
  17. File: Delfi knjižara „Borislav Pekić“ Laguna – klub čitalaca 8.jpg
  18. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 1.jpg
  19. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 2.jpg
  20. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 3.jpg
  21. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 4.jpg
  22. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 5.jpg
  23. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 6.jpg
  24. File: Delfi knjižara „Miloš Crnjanski“ 7.jpg
  25. File: DELFI knjižara SKC.jpg
  26. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 2.jpg
  27. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 3.jpg
  28. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 4.jpg
  29. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 5.jpg
  30. File: DELFI knjižara SKC6.jpg
  31. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 7.jpg
  32. File: DELFI knjižara SKC 8.jpg

Thanks. Regards, Miljan Simonović (talk) 09:14, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Do you have a ticket number for me? Jcb (talk) 14:35, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
Sorry. Here it is. --Miljan Simonović (talk) 21:31, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
@Miljan Simonović:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 21:40, 5 September 2019 (UTC)


Hello again. Can you restore these two files? There is an OTRS permission for them since July 11th. --Miljan Simonović (talk) 09:28, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

@Miljan Simonović:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 14:46, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

And again. Permission for these photos:

  1. File:Plakat za predstavu SNP-a, Narodni poslanik, 1963.jpg
  2. File:Plakat za predstavu SNP-a,Selo Sakule, a u Banatu, 1971.jpg
  3. File:Plakat za baletsku predstavu SNP-a, Žizela, 1977.jpg
  4. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Grk Zorba Mikisa Teodorakisa, SNP 1. decembra 1994.jpg
  5. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Kavalerija Rustikana, Pjetra Maskanijia, SNP, 4. marta 1977.jpg
  6. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Horizontalno i vertikalno, Svetislava Ruškuca, SNP, 6. maja 1971.jpg
  7. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Knez Igor Aleksandra Borodina, Dalas opera i Njujork Siti Opera, SAD, 1990 i 1994.jpg
  8. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Kir Janja, Jovana Sterije Popovića, SNP, 23. februara 1965.jpg
  9. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Kola mudrosti dvoja ludosti, Aleksandra N. Ostrovskog, Atelje 212, Beograd, 1993.jpg
  10. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Madam Baterflaj Đakoma Pučinija, SNP, Novi Sad 1974. i NP Beograd 1975.jpg
  11. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Mesečina za nesrećne, Judžina O'Nila, SNP, 25. novembra 1967.jpg
  12. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Moć vrline, Igora Kuljevića i Dejana Miladinovića, Hrvatsko narodno kazalište, Zagreb, 1977.jpg
  13. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Nabuko, Đuzepe Verdija, SNP, 8. maja 1983.jpg
  14. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Nagraždenije i nakazanije, Joakima Vujića, SNP 14. januara 1973.jpg
  15. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Sumnjivo lice, Branislava Nušića, SNP, 8. oktobra 1994.jpg
  16. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Vesele žene vindzorske Ota Nikolaja, SNP, Novi Sad, 25. oktobra 1979.jpg
  17. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Violinista na krovu, Džozefa Stejna, SNP, 17. oktobra 1992.jpg
  18. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Žizela, Adolfa Šarla Adama, SNP, 23. marta 1982.jpg
  19. File:Scenografija Milete Leskovca, Žizela, Adolfa Šarla Adama, SNP, 23. marta 1982. (2).jpg
  20. File:Adam i berberin prvi ljudi, Jakova Ignjatovića, SNP, 18.11.1969, Ivan Hajtl kao Maksa Svilokosić i Jelica Bjeli kao Fema.jpg
  21. File:Ivan Hajtl (19. jun 1918 - 4. maj 2005).jpg
  22. File:Sakuljani, a o kapitalu, Zorana Petrovića, Drama SNP, Novi Sad,9 novembar 1977, Ivan Hajtl kao Bokter Batuka.jpg
  23. File:Selo Sakule, a u Banatu, Zorana Petrovića, SNP, 11. 03. 1969, Milica Kljaić Radaković i Ivan Hajtl.jpg
  24. File:Zemlja, Moline Udovički, 25 januar 1983, Ivan Hajtl kao Bača i Zaida Krimšamhalov kao Jelica.jpg
  25. File:Операриа и Опера СНП, Нови Сад, Риголето, Ђ. Верди, премијера 14. јун 2019, Дарија Олајош Чизмић (Ђилда), Жељко Р. Андрић (Риголето), фото.jpg
  26. File:Операриа и Опера СНП, Нови Сад, Риголето, Ђ. Верди, премијера 14. јун 2019, Жељко Р. Андрић (Риголето), фото С. Дорошки.jpg
  27. File:Операриа и Опера СНП, Нови Сад, Риголето, Ђ. Верди, премијера 14. јун 2019, Мушки хор, фото С. Дорошки.jpg
  28. File:Операриа и Опера СНП, Нови Сад, Риголето, Ђ. Верди, премијера 14. јун 2019, Саша Штулић, балетски ансамбл и мушки хор, фото. С, Дорошки.jpg
  29. File:Операриа и Опера СНП, НС, Риголето, Ђ. Верди, премијера 14. јун 2019, Горан Крнета, Дарија Олајош Чизмић, Јелена Кончар, Фото С. Дорошки.jpg
  30. File:Operaria i Opera SNP, Novi Sad, Gala koncert 21.06. 2019, Saša Petrović (tenor) foto S. Doroški.jpg
  31. File:Operaria i Opera SNP, Novi Sad, Gala koncert 21.06. 2019, Svitlana Dekar (sopran), foto S. Doroški.jpg
  32. File:Operaria i Opera SNP, Novi Sad, Gala koncert 21.06. 2019, gošća iz Ru, Marija Ajan Korjagov, foto S. Doroški.jpg
  33. File:Operaria i Opera SNP, Novi Sad, Gala koncert 21.06. 2019, koncertmajstor Sergej Šapovalov, foto S. Doroški.jpg
  34. File:Bal kadeta, Balet SNP, 1999, Dragan Vlalukin, Jasna Jojkić, Toni Ranđelović.jpg
  35. File:Pop Ćira i Pop Spira, Opera SNP, 2017-18, Nebojša Babić, Miloš Milojević, Saša Štulić, foto Srđan Doroški,.jpg
  36. File:Pop Ćira i Pop Spira, Opera SNP, 2017-18, Vasa Stajkić, Jelena Končar, Nebojša Babić, Verica Pejić, foto Branislav Lučić.jpg
  37. File:Pop Ćira i Pop Spira, Opera SNP, 2017-18, Violeta Srećković, Saša Štulić, foto Srđan Doroški.jpg
  38. File:Kostimografska skica Mirjane Stojanović Maurič za balet Pinokio, praizvedba SNP, Novi Sad, 2018 (2).jpg
  39. File:Vladimir i Kosara, Opera SNP, koncertna praizvedba, 2017, Danijela Jovanović kao Kosara, foto B. Lučić.jpg
  40. File:Vladimir i Kosara, opera, koncertna praizvedba SNP, 2017, Saša Petrović, foto B. Lučić.jpg
  41. File:Vladimir i Kosara, Opera SNP, koncertna praizvedba, 2017, Violeta Srećković kao Mara, foto B. Lučić.jpg
  42. File:Pinokio, Balet SNP, 2018, Katarina Kljajić i ansambl Baleta SNP, foto S. Doroški.jpg
  43. File:Pinokio, Balet SNP, 2018, Naojuki Acumi, Teona Radanović, Samjuel Bišop, Aleksandar Bečvardi, foto S. Doroški.jpg

Sorry for bothering. Regards, Miljan Simonović (talk) 12:11, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

@Miljan Simonović:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 15:05, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
I entered permission for all the files. Thanks for your help. Regards, Miljan Simonović (talk) 21:49, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

May I ask why are you delete my picture file?Edit

May I ask why are you delete my picture file? Affected: File:男性外生殖器龟头.jpg And also: File:男性外生殖器.jpg Yours sincerely, Ies (讨论) 12:58, 27 August 2019 (UTC) 该文件图片是具有代表性作品,非色情或有害内容,请予以保留,谢谢! This document picture is a representative work, non-pornographic or harmful content, please keep it, thank you! 该文件是具有代表性作品,并非色情内容!发布该文件的目的是为了用于编辑维基百科中男性生殖系统分类型下-男性外生殖器-“龟头”这一词条的显示图片,不是色情或者有害的内容。本人声明:该作品版权为本人(Jjyenter)完全所有,该作品为本人局部自拍特写,是真实照片,请予以保留,谢谢! This document is a representative work, not pornographic content! The purpose of this document is to edit the display pictures of the term "glans" under the category of male reproductive system in Wikipedia, which is not pornographic or harmful. I declare that the copyright of this work is wholly owned by me (Jjyenter). This work is a self-portrait of my local self-timer. It is a real photo. Please keep it. Thank you. This document is a representative work, not pornographic content! The purpose of the document is to edit the display pictures of the term "glans" under the category of male reproductive system in Wikipedia, which is not pornographic or harmful. The work is a partial close-up. It's a real photo. Please keep it. Thank you. Jjyenter (讨论) 05:43, 28 August 2019 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jjyenter (talk • contribs) 06:55, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Please see Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Jjyenter. In general, we do not need more pictures of human penises, we have plenty of them. Jcb (talk) 08:50, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

However, most of the quality is not high and the example of the “Glans” entry is missing a representative typical example. Please allow supplements and add more representative examples.This addition is for a typical example of a "Glans" entry, previously recommended by Wikipedia editor "Wolfch" Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jjyenter (talk • contribs) 06:14, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

If you think an image is missing at a gallery page, just search the categories and you will find plenty of files. Jcb (talk) 08:48, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Username pageEdit

Hi. I was wondering why you deleted the page User:Pbroks13? Thanks. Pbrks (talk) 12:40, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

It's a broken link that appears in our maintenance reports. If you choose to have your user page loaded from Meta, an eventual redirect has to be at Meta as well. Jcb (talk) 12:43, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
Ah, I see. So it is not possible to have links from my old username go to my new username unless I manually change the links or have a local username page? Pbrks (talk) 13:06, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
I created a redirect at Meta. That should work locally at Commons as well, but I cannot yet see it, so maybe some cache needs to be updated first in the next few hours. Jcb (talk) 13:17, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
I wouldn't think that a redirect on meta would redirect locally on other wiki sites. If it does, that's awesome; if not, I'll just make a local page here and readd the redirect, no big deal. Thanks for your help! Pbrks (talk) 13:20, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Please undeleteEdit

…the missing revision in the history of (newly recreated) Category:Radio presenters from Colombia. -- Tuválkin 15:29, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

@Tuvalkin:   Done - Jcb (talk) 16:08, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

Promotional photo removed from Michèle Duquet listingEdit

I created the Wikipedia page for Michèle Duquet. The "promtional headshot" photo was removed, although I had the permission of the subject, Michèle Duquet. Ms. Duquet reviewed the listing and personally gave her consent on the photo as well as the information. I am able to provide Ms. Duquet's contact information if needed. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ecips101 (talk • contribs) 17:25, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

Please ask the photographer to contact OTRS. Jcb (talk) 21:17, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

Please undeleteEdit

Please undelete these files...

...if these files are identical to original files from last two letters in the ticket. Thanks.—Iluvatar (talk) 16:23, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

@Iluvatar:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 21:20, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

File:Bad Rappenau - Bonfeld - Oberschloss von WNW - Mai.JPGEdit

Hello Jcb,

you deleted this file because there was "No OTRS permission for 30 days". I see an OTRS permission was apparently received, because Krdbot added {{OTRS received}} on August 10th.

But why would one need an OTRS permission for this image? The photo was taken by the uploader himself, and it shows an old castle, not anything protected by copyright. So a permission for what exactly? Is there something in the OTRS (which I can't access)? Regards --Rosenzweig τ 12:16, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

I can't access the ticket either, so I don't know what is in the ticket. Looks like something for the OTRS Noticeboard. Jcb (talk) 14:49, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
I see you already posted the question there, thanks. Let's wait for a reply then. --Rosenzweig τ 17:05, 12 September 2019 (UTC)


Hi @Jcb: I realise I apparently put an incorrect public domain tag on this file But perhaps you could help me. The file at SMK permits me to download it (provided I download from the Danish version) and if you read the English translated version of the page ( it clearly states that the image is in the public domain. Hoping you can help. MargaretRDonald (talk) 23:44, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Please see here for existing PD tags. Jcb (talk) 00:05, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
I have now used: {{PD-Art-two|country=Denmark|deathyear=1875}} If this is not correct, could you please correct it for me, so that I know what to do in future. MargaretRDonald (talk) 17:39, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
Ok, as far as I can see everything is fine now. I have removed the problem tag. Jcb (talk) 22:16, 13 September 2019 (UTC)


Why was this file deleted? I can't see any copyvio, if a jpg on Commons is reproduced as svg. See File:Freud-5.jpg and File:Freud Ich.svg. See as well de:Wikipedia:Fragen_zur_Wikipedia#Frage_zur_Löschung_auf_Commons. Grüße vom Sänger ♫ (talk) 09:53, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

It was imported by @Mrmw: without license. Lately we are really flooded with careless fileimports, sometimes hundreds of new files cluthering our problem categories in one day. So if it looks like a copyvio at first sight it will probably be deleted with as much (lack of) attention as the import took place. The file needs to be licensed properly within 7 days or it will be deleted again. Jcb (talk) 15:11, 14 September 2019 (UTC)


I will report you for insults and harassment. Yann (talk) 15:34, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, do that. I will add some interesting links. You are completely losing it. Jcb (talk) 15:36, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

re: the picture from The Stand NewsEdit

According to here, administrator Yann already mention these file to be acceptable in commons and he also mention Do not reopen without any new argument.--Wpcpey (talk) 15:38, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

As long as the files are in Category:Files with no machine-readable license, they are still eligible for deletion. So please make sure that this is resolved within 7 days. Jcb (talk) 15:45, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

File:Lovaspóló a Vérmezőn.jpgEdit

Hungarian wikipedia: second class qualification: File:Portrait Gandhi.jpg at <a href="" rel="noreferrer nofollow"></a> Late 1930s, No source. No authorship information, unknown copyright situation. No indication that the author would have died before 1949. --Elekes Andor (talk) 06:35, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

You uploaded a file with the claim that the author has died over 70 years ago, but without providing any information on the author. That has nothing to do with destruction of the Hungarian Wikipedia. You have done a lot of problematic uploads and many have been deleted. You have been explained over and over again what the problem is, also by a Hungarian user, but apparently you still don't understand. Jcb (talk) 14:46, 16 September 2019 (UTC)


This is the tipycal map desidned for Wikivoyage and used in most of the articels of the project in all the language versions. Could you restore it? Thanks, --Andyrom75 (talk) 16:20, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Do you know what the base was for this map? May be OpenStreetMaps? Jcb (talk) 16:32, 16 September 2019 (UTC)
I guess it is a modified version of one of these: File:Tunisia adm location map.svg, File:Tunisia blank map with governates.svg, File:Tunisian Republic location map.svg or ??? --FredTC (talk) 06:57, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
Ymblanter has restored the image. I've restored the link in every main Tunis article of each Wikivoyage language version. Could you check if CommonsDelinker has remove it elsewhere and restore it? Thanks, --Andyrom75 (talk) 10:31, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
I undid the Delinker edits in English and Russian Wikivoyages. I was not able to restore the French version, for a reason I do not understand, but I am pretty sure this is own work imported from WikiTravel as well.--Ymblanter (talk) 10:45, 17 September 2019 (UTC)


See COM:AN#1989 and Jcb. Yann (talk) 18:25, 16 September 2019 (UTC)


Hello Jcb and Yann, I am currently less present on Commons as I am involved in a time consuming mediation on another project. Nevertheless, I just read about the escalation of a tension between the two of you at ANU. Here is a proposition : as I have some experience in similar matters and if you are both willing, I can try to help you work out a way of resolving your issues. No commitment. You can walk out any time. If you both agree and accept it, I will inform ANU. Cheers, — Racconish💬 09:37, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

@Racconish: Why not? Everything else has been tried by now. Jcb (talk) 14:23, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
@Jcb: noted. @Yann: what do you say? — Racconish💬 16:11, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
Jcb, Yann has informed me he does not think such a mediation is appropriate to what he perceives the problem to be. I leave it up to him to elaborate if, when and where he wishes. In any case, I deemed better to let you know myself. — Racconish💬 17:41, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the message. To be honest, I am not surprised. Well, you have tried at least. Jcb (talk) 20:49, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of official correspondence from MIVILUDESEdit

I have a question about something I uploaded. I received an official letter from the Secretary General of MIVILUDES, a French Government Agency, ref. SB-MVL/2018A/2669. In France all such documents produced by the Government are in the public domain. Therefore I think it's permittable to add it to Wikicommons. I may have filled up the wrong box related to the copyright. Can you please tell me how to upload it properly. MireilleBernadac (talk) 20:24, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

I am not aware of that French Government works would be PD. The place to discuss this is COM:VPC. It the community agrees with you, somebody will have to create a corresponding license template. Jcb (talk) 20:34, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
We do have {{PD-JORF}} and {{PD-JORF-nor-conso}}, both of which apply to legal texts that were published before in the Journal officiel de la République Française. However, I didn't know that all governmental documents of France including correspondence were PD. So this should perhaps get wider attention at VPC. De728631 (talk) 22:36, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
the gouvernment documents in France including correspondence are public domain as per law 17-July-1978

Based on this, I am going to upload the letter again.MireilleBernadac (talk) 21:02, 24 September 2019 (UTC) For reference here is the uploaded file (talk) 21:30, 24 September 2019 (UTC)

Don't do that. You are not allowed to reupload deleted content. Please discuss this at COM:VPC. If the community agrees with you, somebody will have to create a corresponding license template. As soon as that template exists, the file can be undeleted. Jcb (talk) 14:42, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
sorry I didn't mean to be disruptive. Thank you for the clarification. I understand what you were saying and will go ahead and start a conversation at COM:VPCMireilleBernadac (talk) 20:12, 25 September 2019 (UTC)

The album cover for Liz PhairEdit

Hi! I noticed that you recently deleted an album cover for the album Liz Phair, which I had uploaded. I wanted to upload the image since I think that there is a rule that album covers with parental advisories should generally be avoided if a version without the P/A exists.

Now, when the image was deleted, I was in the process of updating the image's description with the help of this template:

Whenever I would click on "Show preview", the page looked... broken, I think. No table with the necessary information appeared on the page. I'm not exactly sure what I did wrong, so I wanted to ask you if you have any information that could help me make the template "work"? I apologize for the awkward wording, but I have no idea how to describe this.

Thanks! EnjoyingMyProblems (talk) 19:42, 19 September 2019 (UTC)

Wikimedia Commons does not allow Fair Use, please see COM:FU. You can upload such a file locally at English Wikipedia. Jcb (talk) 19:45, 19 September 2019 (UTC)


Hi! You deleted a bunch of pictures I uploaded to Commons (for example) that were in the Category:Photographs from with OTRS pending, without notifying me. All the pictures from this website are actually covered byt the ticket 2008012510003504, whose number I linked on the pictures. Only an OTRS can then change the authorization (I asked @Kvardek du: to do it for weeks but they seem to have computer problems). Can you please undelete all these pictures, which are actually OTRS-approved? Thank you very much. --Harmonia Amanda (talk) 12:59, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

That's practically all the pictures that were in Category:No OTRS permission since 10 September 2019, hundreds of them... --Harmonia Amanda (talk) 13:10, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
I see no new messages in the ticket that could have triggered any action by an OTRS agent. Generic permissions need a permission template or a message should be sent after each upload, otherwise the files won't get approved. I will see if something can be arranged. Jcb (talk) 15:02, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
I actually discovered only today (when I found the duplicate category and merged it). Would it work? An OTRS (Kvardek du) confirmed to me very clearly that all the pictures from this website can be uploaded and I spend hours working on the pictures you deleted without even warning me. --Harmonia Amanda (talk) 15:33, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
You uploaded the files with {{OTRS pending}}, this is a delayed deletion nomination that will always lead to deletion if nothing happens. For new uploads please use {{}} instead of OTRS pending. I will see if I can sort this out, but probably not today. Jcb (talk) 15:39, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
I have put up a request for undeletion at [1]. Given the number of images to restore, we will need a bot to do it. Rama (talk) 11:01, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

File:Forbidden Souls - Podpisywanie plakatów podczas jednego z koncertów. .jpgEdit

Please, undelete: File:Forbidden Souls - Podpisywanie plakatów podczas jednego z koncertów. .jpg. The proper agreement has been sent to OTRS ticket:2019091910003866 . --Polimerek (talk) 18:55, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

@Polimerek:   Done - please process the ticket - Jcb (talk) 22:09, 20 September 2019 (UTC)


I received the notice from September 5th that the poster from the page El Tiempo Nublado might be deteled. It is already deleted. Please undelete the File:ETN-Poster.jpg.. I went through the process of receiving authorization and permissions. Ticket#2019083010003908. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nervadura (talk • contribs) 13:41, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

If a valid permission is processed, the involved OTRS agent will take care of undeletion. Jcb (talk) 10:45, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Files in Category:YodaEdit


You deleted only one week after they were proposed the pictures in Commons:Deletion requests/Files in Category:Yoda. Some of these pictures should not be deleted, like File:Exposição no Museu de Astronomia e Ciências Afins no Rio 03.jpg which was taken in Brazil or in Portugal (I can't know where exactly, the picture is deleted) where the freedom of panorama is allowed for 3D artwork which was the case here. Please put these pictures back, and please do not delete them only one week after they are proposed (I was in vacation when they were proposed and deleted, I could not do anything...).

The user Yuraily Lic only does deletion requests, but he does a very bad work and he does not check if the freedom of panorama can be applied, he just put the same sentence in every request "COM:DW of copyrighted character." like a robot... He does too many deletion resquests, I can't check every request to see if the pictures are good or not, if the freedom of panorama can be applied or not. It is his job when he does a deletion request and yours when you delet the pictures. But none of you did their job for the files in the Yoda's category.

Something needs to be done, Yuraily Lic must be stopped, and the administrators who work on his deletion requests must be vigilant by checking every pictures he proposed.

Regards, --Cody escadron delta (d) 14:27, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Freedom of panorama normally only applies in public space. This picture seems to have been taken inside a building and probably not in a public place as meant by the applicable laws. Jcb (talk) 10:47, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by WikkanWitchEdit

Hi Jcb, I have just closed an undeletion request for two of these files as "undelete" because the copyright had already expired. There are other files in this DR though, where {{PD-US-no notice ad}} applies. So if you don't mind, I'll go ahead and undelete those, too. De728631 (talk) 09:12, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Yes, no problem if proper licensing is provided. Jcb (talk) 10:49, 22 September 2019 (UTC)
Bedankt. De728631 (talk) 11:13, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

File:IBM 360-44.5.jpgEdit

I thought I had contacted you about these photos, but perhaps I got to the wrong person. Pet the attached note, these photos were taken explicitly for posting to wikipedia.

--- see below ---

Hi Peter! I received 5 photos of the Model 44 from the Living Computer Museum and uploaded them to wikimedia:


On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 5:25 PM Ken Shirriff <> wrote:

   Update: I got 3 photos from the Living Computer Museum approved, but then realized they sent photos of the Model 65, not the Model 44. So I'll see if I can get some good Model 44 photos from them.
   On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 8:58 AM Peter Flass <> wrote:
       Great! Thank you. It looks pretty much like a lot of other 360s, but it would be nice to have a photo for completeness.
       On 6/2/19 5:05 PM, Ken Shirriff wrote:

> Hi Peter! Just an update - I talked to the Living Computer Museum and they're working on getting some better photos of the Model 44 for Wikipedia. > > Ken > > On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 8:50 AM Peter Flass <> wrote: > > Ken, I'm interesting in using the photo of the S/360 M44 at > for the > corresponding Wikipedia article. What is the copyright status? I see > it's from the Living Computer Museum, is it your own photo? Would you be > willing to give permission? Thanks. > — Preceding unsigned comment added by Peter Flass (talk • contribs) 15:57, 25 September 2019 (UTC)

Was the permission already sent to OTRS? If so, an OTRS agent will take care of undeletion as soon as a valid permission is being processed. If not, please make sure that the author sends permission to OTRS. Jcb (talk) 16:01, 25 September 2019 (UTC)


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A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Special Barnstar
Sorry to hear of your desysop,

You were a fantastic admin and certainly didn't deserve to be desysopped especially over something so silly, Commons is now certainly a lot worse with out you,

Thank you for your admin actions and contributions here and thank you for using your tools to help me (You helped me a lot and I will be forever grateful),

If you ever ran for RFA in the near future I would happily support you,

Anyway I hope you continue to edit here as admin or no admin your contributions are still appreciated here,

Take care, –Davey2010Talk 19:33, 26 September 2019 (UTC)

Thank you!Edit

During your long tenure as admin from 2010 until recently (with a break from 2011 to 2013) with more than half a million admin actions you were one of the most active admins. I would like to thank you for this major contribution to Wikimedia Commons. We were very fortunate to have your support. While a workload of this gives naturally ground for criticism and while not all interactions were exactly graceful, I found the end of your adminship not really fair and just. Nonetheless, I hope that you remain with us and I would be optimistic that a rerun for adminship after some time could be successful. It worked before. All the best, AFBorchert (talk) 14:13, 28 September 2019 (UTC)

  Support I would like to join the statement of Andreas. It's sad that the recent quarrel has taken this course. --Túrelio (talk) 08:49, 29 September 2019 (UTC)
  Support Same here. — Racconish💬 08:53, 29 September 2019 (UTC)

Most of the community, even Yann, is well aware that what happened is not just, so why did it happen then? Almost all of you are fully aware that I did not abuse the admin buttons and that I have always used them in a conscientious way. Also many of you are well aware that Yann has been bullying me for several years (and it's obvious from their own RFdA that I am not the only victim) and that they did abuse the admin buttons for that. For the past three years I have actively avoided any interaction with Yann as much as possible, but Yann has looked for confrontation on purpose many times, as e.g. is clearly visible here. Now they have been rewarded by the community for their bullying, they will feel even stronger in their destructive behaviour. A community that is allowing this to happen has a serious integrity problem. As long as the community does not deal with that, I don't understand how you could expect me to start contributing again. Jcb (talk) 14:51, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of: File:Image of Martha Hart.jpgEdit

Hi, I noticed that this photo was taken down again. The comment to why it was taken down was because there was "no OTRS permission since 31 August 2019". Previously, I had this photo uploaded and an email was sent by Martha Hart herself and the person who took the photo (Lubna A.) to giving permission, and allowing the photo to be used on wikipedia. I am not sure why it was taken down then, but when I asked the previous person who took it down, they never gave me an answer so I reuploaded it. Please let me know what is the best way to keep this photo uploaded on the commons. I feel that I have taken the necessary actions in the past but it keeps getting taken down and I find it very discouraging. Should I request for an undeletion or should I re-upload the photo and contact Martha Hart to send an email again? Thank you in advance for your help. --Kgywu (talk) 19:43, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

Just to tell you...Edit

I recently noticed about your de-admin. As a longtime commons user who has actively participated here (and therefore I have seen many admin in action), I want to thank you for such a good work. I'm sorry for what I consider a wrong mistake from part of the community that voted against you. I hope this can be repaired a.s.a.p. My respects. Fma12 (talk) 21:49, 14 October 2019 (UTC)


  The Hedgehog Prize
Thank you for all your work!

In Estonian mythology, hedgehog is considered one of the most clever animals. Taivo (talk) 18:35, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Pic of Hornok Miklós was deleted - why???Edit

Would you give me any reason why You deleted the following pic: Removing c:File:Miklós Hornok, captain of Hungarian Davis Cup team and his No.1 player Marton Fucsovics (2012).jpg from Hornok Miklós's page? The owner and creator of the referenced photo, Peter Zador sent the permission on July 27, 2019 which Yann admitted and re-established the photo on that page. 30 days later, You deleted this photo. May I ask what reason? Mrandrew16 (talk) 18:31, 3 November 2019 (UTC)


This part of the image Eocene.jpg is public domain. [2] So the whole image is also public domain. [3]

Please undo the deletion and restore the image. Sciencia58 (talk) 21:16, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

Important message for file moversEdit

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Brown Dog queryEdit

Hi Jcb, I'm sorry, I asked this before and didn't follow up. It's about File:Brown Dog on plinth - Battersea Park - 2008-04-09.jpg. My recollection is that this was taken and released by Tagishsimon, who was the author, in 2008. It was being used in a featured article. When I asked you what the issue was, you said there had been no valid OTRS release, but why did it need one? The author uploaded and released it himself, as I recall. SarahSV (talk) 18:46, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Google Code-In 2019 is coming - please mentor some documentation tasks!Edit


Google Code-In, Google-organized contest in which the Wikimedia Foundation participates, starts in a few weeks. This contest is about taking high school students into the world of opensource. I'm sending you this message because you recently edited a documentation page at Wikimedia Commons.

I would like to ask you to take part in Google Code-In as a mentor. That would mean to prepare at least one task (it can be documentation related, or something else - the other categories are Code, Design, Quality Assurance and Outreach) for the participants, and help the student to complete it. Please sign up at the contest page and send us your Google account address to, so we can invite you in!

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Your deletions of the pictures of MV WerftenEdit

Good morning Johan,

you deleted *MVW_Wismar_kl.jpg*, *MVW_Rostock.jpg* and *MVW_Stralsund.jpg*. Yet there is a valid permission from the rights owner, see ticket 2019011110004171. After I noticed your first deletion, I wrote to permissions-de, and they restored the pictures. Then after a month, you deleted them again.

Please make sure that the pictures get restored and do not get deleted again.

Best regards from Germany, Michael (--Mussklprozz (talk) 08:03, 25 November 2019 (UTC))

Hi Mussklprozz, It was only File:MVW_Wismar_kl.jpg that was deleted, because the OTRS template was missing (the OTRS agent forgot to put it in this file). I have undeleted the file and put the template into it, so everything should be O.K. now. --Reinhard Kraasch (talk) 09:35, 25 November 2019 (UTC)

Thanks a lot, Reinhard. :-)--Mussklprozz (talk) 21:49, 25 November 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of file: Penny_Pennington_portrait.jpgEdit

Hi JCB, You deleted File:Penny Pennington portrait.jpg with the following URL: on 9 June 2019, (for lack of OTRS permission for 30 days). Another permission letter was sent by the copyright owner which generated the following ticket number 2019112610011197. I am hoping you will be able to re-instate the picture back to Commons, with the appropriate permission tag so that the photo can be used on Penny Pennington's Wikipedia article. Thank you. Yellowpoemelos (talk) 12:41, 27 November 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of file: RonaldoCandido.jpgEdit

Hi, You deleted File:RonaldoCandido.jpg for lack of permission. However, the copyright owner Ronaldo Candido had emailed permission on August 8th 2019. He also received a confirmation. Can you please take a look again and undo the change if you are able to find the permissions. Thank you!Pilot03(talk)


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Merry ChristmasEdit

  Merry Christmas Jcb

Hi Jcb, I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas
and a very happy and prosperous New Year,
Thanks for all your contributions to the 'pedia this past year,
   –Davey2010talk 18:47, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

Happy holidays 2020!Edit

    * Happy Holidays 2020, Jcb! *  
  • Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!
  • Joyeux Noël! Bonne année!
  • Frohes Weihnachten! Frohes Neues Jahr!
  • Счастливого Рождества! С Новым годом!
  • ¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo!
  • Щасливого Різдва! З Новим роком!

   -- George Chernilevsky talk 15:17, 23 December 2019 (UTC)



Hello. Earlier we talked with you about File:Main-compartment-jsc-genbank.jpg. User ICrimea uploaded several new photos from the Sony F5121 phone. Tell me, please, File:Main-compartment-jsc-genbank.jpg was also made with this device? --Mitte27 (talk) 02:22, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of Penny Pennington portraitEdit

Hi JCB, I hope this is not incorrect etiquette for giving you a little nudge to look into re-instating the picture mentioned in the following comment, which I am just copying and pasting from an above section. Since I did not get an answer in quite a while, I am just reminding you about the following request: You deleted File:Penny Pennington portrait.jpg with the following URL: on 9 June 2019, (for lack of OTRS permission for 30 days). Another permission letter was sent by the copyright owner which generated the following ticket number 2019112610011197. I am hoping you will be able to re-instate the picture back to Commons, with the appropriate permission tag so that the photo can be used on Penny Pennington's Wikipedia article. Thank you. Yellowpoemelos (talk) 07:24, 2 January 2020 (UTC)

Deletions for PDMEdit

"PDM" is not a valid deletion rationale (seen at File:Museo Alfa Romeo (48389559687).jpg). Please use valid deletion rationales when deleting files. Nemo 09:22, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

File:Victoria and the Crowd.jpgEdit

Hi Mr. Jcb, I am writing to point out that the file you have deleted appears to be a PD-100 license file since the artist who executed it has been dead for well over 100 years-- 16:46, 13 January 2020 (UTC)

Deletion of artworks made by Hans JanssenEdit

Hi there Jcb!

A while ago i uploaded three artworks made by Hans Janssen on Wikimedia. I made sure he sended the mail towards the OTRS-system and since then we've been waiting to get the ticket approved. The mail has been sent on 28-8-2019 by Hans Janssen himself. Maybe there is a misunderstanding, but could u collaborate why the picture got deleted? He got the ticketnumber: [Ticket#2019082810007089].

Dear regards,

Annegreet 16:31, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

Just some questionsEdit

So if I want to have the photo File:Hu Yaobang's Former Residence 082.jpg restored, what kind of source(s) should I give? ΣανμοσαThe Trve Lawe of free Monarchies 14:22, 1 February 2020 (UTC)


Hi Jcb and Wdwd, Re this deletion discussion in which you participated (Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Sveriges-Radio-Logo.svg), we've now received a complaint of copyright infringement, see  .  JGHowes  talk 13:08, 10 March 2020 (UTC)

Category:Martin KlusEdit

Hello Jcb i was wondering if you could restore the category, cause I have a file for it. Thank you for your time :-). Lotje (talk) 15:11, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Restoring an imageEdit

Hello! I notice that you deleted an image (Los Shain's junto a Erwin Flores.jpg) which is free (permission) to use in the country Peru:

  According to the Law 13714 (1961), under the administration of the Manuel Prado government, this photograph entered the public domain in Peru before 1996 because it was taken and published in negative before 31 December 1975 and was protected for 20 years after its publication as of January 1 of the following year.

The simple photograph concept is understood when it is not included in a literary or scientific work, nor is it an artistic reproduction. In case it is assigned by a publisher, the exclusive rights of circulation by this one are for 5 years without extending the duration (details). Indicate the name of the author of the photo is necessary with the date of publication.
  Warning: The Peruvian copyright law of 23 April 1996, which came into force during Alberto Fujimori's government on 24 May 1996, repealed law 13714. In its transitory provisions it indicates that only "[the works still] protected in accordance with the previous law, will enjoy the most extensive terms of protection recognized in this Law" and denies retroactive effect.[822/1996 Disposiciones Transitorias 1]

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I understand that it was my mistake I was not permissive with the image not adding the corresponding template.

Since it is cleared please ask me to restore that image. Rolo Mai (talk) 18:17, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

Category:Lal KhanEdit

Hi, Jcb, you deleted the category because of empty. Can you restore? There are 2 files now. Thank you for your time. :-) Lotje (talk) 11:18, 29 June 2020 (UTC)