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RFAEdit

Here it is: Commons:Administrators/Requests/Jdx. All you've got to do is reply to my nomination with your acceptance, then I'll transclude it and start the clock. lNeverCry 08:48, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

Alright, I've started it. Good luck! lNeverCry 21:12, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
Congrats! :-) --Krd 06:34, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
Thanks! It's time to update my user page.  . --jdx Re: 06:45, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
Congratulations! 27 supports! That's the best RFA I've done in 5 years, and I've done a lot of RFAs.   If you need help with anything, don't hesitate to ask me, or maybe Odder, who is a native speaker of Polish. lNeverCry 07:00, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
Indeed, congrats. I think you'll be a good addition to the 'team'. Reventtalk 22:34, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
Congrats! I expect that the number of reports on COM:AN/V will decrease, now that you can block vandals with just a button...   P.S. I also expect that the number of unpatrolled edits will increase, since you're now an admin. Once a patroller becomes an admin, their time will be divided between patrolling stuff and admin tasks, since there are a lot of admin backlogs to do, like COM:DR, and COM:CSD. So I will be increasing my focus on patrolling every weekends... Poké95 02:19, 20 October 2016 (UTC)
Gratulacje, Jak potrzebujesz z czymś pomocy to chętnie pomogę. --Jarekt (talk) 15:37, 20 October 2016 (UTC)
Welcome to the club of The Crazy Commons People! Sorry I missed your RfA. Good luck and have fun!   --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 00:16, 21 October 2016 (UTC)
Sorry I missed your RfA too, but I would have definitely supported you. Congrats, good luck with the new buttons! Trijnsteltalk 14:30, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

WLM-IR 2016 Photo deletedEdit

@Jdx:. You have recently deleted one of WLM-IR 2016 photos for copyright violations. I as one of the ogranizers of WLM-IR contest have had an extensive discussion with the uploader about this photo and I have verified that the photo is indeed his work. This communication is now documented in OTRS. I will transfer the OTRS ticket to the Commons page for future referencability but I ask you to please restore the photo ASAP as we will be announcing our top 10 results (they were planned to go out in a few minutes). Thank you! --LilyOfTheWest (talk) 14:49, 5 November 2016 (UTC)

  Done Undeleted by Ankry. --jdx Re: 18:19, 5 November 2016 (UTC)

Edit requestEdit

Thank you for editing the template W. May I ask you to do another edit on a protected template: if the optional parameter style is added to the attributes of {{Partnership-Layout}} it can be better modified. The first part of the template should be replaced by

<noinclude>{|</noinclude>class="layouttemplate licensetpl mw-content-{{Dir|{{{lang}}}}}" lang="{{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0" style="width:100%;clear:both;margin:0.5em auto;background-color:#e2f2d2;border:2px solid #acce79;direction:{{Dir|{{{lang}}}}};{{{style|}}}"{{License template tag}}<noinclude>

to insert that parameter. After insertion I will maintain the documentation. Thank you sarang사랑 11:26, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

@Sarang: Done, but I left old colours in order not to change appearance of templates such as {{GFDL}}. --jdx Re: 17:45, 16 November 2016 (UTC)
Thank you, good that you looked so careful - seems that I mixed up something instead of my caring... It should have been
<noinclude>{|</noinclude>cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0" style="width:100%;clear:both;text-align:center;margin:0.5em auto;background-color:#f9f9f9;border:2px solid #e0e0e0;direction: {{Dir|{{{lang|{{int:Lang}}}}}}};{{{style|}}}" class="layouttemplate partnershiptemplate"<noinclude>

instead, but it will work fine as it is now. Sorry for my fault, next time I will look and check more often. sarang사랑 06:34, 17 November 2016 (UTC)

@Sarang: OK, I changed the code to the proper version. --jdx Re: 08:50, 17 November 2016 (UTC)

Category:Photographs by Spotting973Edit

Just FYI, the author (who is a professional photographer) was displeased that the images he had donated to Commons were ranking higher for his name in Google Search results than his own website, and so asked (via email) that the attribution be changed... they are all still sourced to his Flickr stream, they just don't actually show his name in the visible text. Reventtalk 23:22, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

IPv6 blocksEdit

Hi Jdx. I noticed your vandalism block of Special:Contributions/2607:FB90:1BC6:D909:4A6D:7080:DDD7:DDC. I've re-blocked with a rangeblock of the /64. IPv6 IPs are assigned to regular ISP customers in blocks of /64 usually, so blocking only the one address may only last a few minutes. This range block of 2607:FB90:1BC6:D909:0:0:0:0/64 is like blocking a single regular IPv4 address. When you want to block an IPv6 vandal, just type in a /64 after the single address and the software will automatically block the whole /64. A little something I learned as a checkuser way back when. You're doing an excellent job as an admin so far BTW.   lNeverCry 05:16, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

One other note, unrelated. Since you do some patrolling, if you see any IPs editing roadsign images and categories, can you let me know on my talk? IP edits like these: Special:Contributions/144.136.88.8 come from the most active LTA sockmaster on Commons, Jermboy27 (globally locked). He mixes in some vandal edits with good ones. He's been at it for nearly 10 years now here on Commons, and has likely done 1 million+ edits. He's not like most sockmasters. He often has static IPs that he uses for years, so my blocks of his IPs are often for a year or more. I've seen a few IPs that he's used on and off for 5 years or more. He's probably the most active sockmaster in WMF history, nevermind just Commons. lNeverCry 05:33, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
@INeverCry: Yeah, recently I've seen a lot of edits related to road signs (mostly German) and I believe all of them have been made by 144.136.88.8 mentioned above. However they haven't looked harmful to me. Now I'll be more careful. --jdx Re: 06:00, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
Yeah, two of his methods are adding doing just a few bad edits that break templates, etc out of a larger number of edits, or creating categories that're really only differently named dupes of other categories, etc. He's based in New Zealand, so his IPs are almost always based in NZ or Perth Australia. He'll use a transparent proxy now and then, but it's rare to see that or especially slow open proxies. He also creates an account once in a while to upload roadsign images, sometimes good sometimes fake, but that's also very rare. I do my best to slow him down and make things a bit more difficult for him. Nobody can like having to repeat hours worth of work, and I would hate to have any LTA feel comfortable here at Commons... lNeverCry 06:20, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

Protected templatesEdit

Hi Jan, may I ask you to maintain sometimes two templates:

The changes are tested and work as required. sarang사랑 09:31, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

@Sarang:   Done --jdx Re: 10:51, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Admin's Barnstar
You're doing an excellent job as an admin so far my friend. Someone who's active and gets into administrative work right away is my kind of admin! Keep up the good work! lNeverCry 10:52, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
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