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Category mergeEdit

Why did you merge Category:Crosseye-view stereo images into Category:Parallel-view stereo images, when the two types of images are not the same thing at all? --Carnildo (talk) 22:30, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Sorry about that, you are absolutely right that they are two different things. Thanks for pointing it out and cleaning up after my sloppy merge. Shame on me ;/ By the way, I'm not 100% certain, but isn't File:Maruyama-Senmaida Stereogram.jpg a crosseye-view image as well? jonkerz 12:54, 24 August 2010 (UTC)
Yes, it is, though the extreme separation between the two viewpoints makes it hard to view. I should probably check the entire parallel-view category rather than just the images affected by the merge. --Carnildo (talk) 23:33, 24 August 2010 (UTC)

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Mausoleum categoriesEdit

Please don't categorize images to category:Lenin Mausoleum simply because the thing appears in the picture. General views of Red Square belong to parent category Red Square alone. If the mausoleum is, indeed, the main subject, the photo must be deleted due do commons:Freedom of panorama and (most unfortunate) prior precedents.

And, by the way, File:Победа.jpg has no relation to the Mausoleum whatsoever. Contrary to what the description says, it shows a completely different place - the southern end of the square, between Spassky gates (visible in background) and Ilyinka Street. To get to the mausoleum, the soldiers had to march some 120 meters NW, turn to SW and march another 20-30 meters to reach their destination. NVO (talk) 19:18, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

I removed the category per your suggestion. I've mixed feeling about that kind of categorization myself. In one way it's handy to be able to find all images related to Lenin's Mausoleum in that category, but on the other hand it will lead to overcategorization. jonkerz 00:08, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

Why did you delete this category?Edit

File:TexoloWaterfallsByPhilKonstantin.jpg (Difference between revisions) Revision as of 15:06, 22 September 2011 (edit) Jonkerz (talk | contribs) m (removed Category:Mexico using HotCat) ← Older edit

Latest revision as of 15:07, 22 September 2011 (edit) (undo) Jonkerz (talk | contribs) m (removed Category:Waterfalls by continent using HotCat)

User:Philkon 12:54, 23 September 2011 (UTC) Added signature.

Because it is over-categorization.
Category:Waterfalls in Mexico is included in Category:Waterfalls in North America which is included in Category:Waterfalls by continent (if you browse this category you can see that the description is saying "This meta category should only contain other categories. Files should either be in the relevant subcategory or in the parent category.") So they are reduntant to the most specific category. The same is true for Category:Mexico, because both Category:Veracruz and Category:Waterfalls in Mexico will eventually lead up to that one. In short: they are still placed in those categories, but only indirectly to make it easier to browse. I hope this explaination made sense, jonkerz 13:59, 23 September 2011 (UTC)

re FuckEdit

Yeah, it's fine, it's done for other things like Television show production staff, quite a bit, actually. -- Cirt (talk) 06:06, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

See for example, Category:Star Trek: The Next Generation. -- Cirt (talk) 06:08, 24 April 2013 (UTC)
Category:Star Trek: The Next Generation - how does this clutter any other things? I'm confused, please explain? I don't see how it does anything other than be more helpful. :) -- Cirt (talk) 00:20, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

re re Categories re also, reEdit

It makes it harder to find relevant photos (actors' photos can be found easily by other means). But if readers find it useful, why not? Commons is not WP after all, and non-English speakers may find it helpful since they cannot find photos as easily by browsing ENWP. So.. no CFD =) What I initially objected to was the link from the Fuck article, because linking Commons should mean that there is content about the film to be found here, now readers will only find photos of staff/interviewees not directly related to the article, and these can all be found by browsing ENWP anyway. A Commons page with captioned portraits of the staff/interviewees would be very nice though, and as a bonus, editors like me couldn't complain about over categorization =) jonkerz ♠talk 05:48, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

  Done, very good suggestion, thank you! I've gone ahead and created such a page, at Fuck (film). -- Cirt (talk) 20:12, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
Great =) well done, jonkerz ♠talk 11:53, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
P.S., congratulations on the GA, jonkerz ♠talk 12:03, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
Thanks very much! ;) -- Cirt (talk) 14:33, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

Coffee timeEdit

thanks for noticing. Im sort of on a coffee and chocolate run. Theres a bit more to do with coffee subcategories. Ive also done some of this on wikipedia. its nice to be acknowledged.Mercurywoodrose (talk) 14:39, 29 April 2013 (UTC)


Category:Santa Cruz de TenerifeEdit

Hallo Jonkerz!

Thank you for organizing the Category:Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It`s a job I always thought it should be done – but never did it myself. But – as you (I think) don´t know the place – there are some (for me unimportant) errors:

File:Plaza Iglesia 02.jpg That cross had been in Plaza Candelaria in former times, it is now in the Plaza de la Iglesia. It could fit in the “Category:Church of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción, Santa Cruz de Tenerife” for it is situated just at the backside of this church.

File:Puerto Martianez 01.jpg I added the category RI-52-0000077 that is the oficial spanish number of that place as “Bien de Interés Cultural”. Perhaps the Category:César Manrique should be added too.

Category:Monumento a Su Excelencia el Jefe del Estado The official name of the monument was changed by the ayuntamiento in “El angel caído”.--Koppchen (talk) 22:45, 12 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi Koppchen! Thank you for your message and for uploading all these photos. I've never been to Santa Cruz, except for travelling the place on Google Maps =)
File:Plaza Iglesia 02.jpg: here I only removed the parent category, Category:Santa Cruz de Tenerife. If the monument or plaza belongs to Iglesia de la Concepción, I too think Category:Church of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción, Santa Cruz de Tenerife could be added.
File:Puerto Martianez 01.jpg: actually, this photo is already categorized in Category:César Manrique through its parent Category:Lago Martiánez.
For Category:Monumento a Su Excelencia el Jefe del Estado I used the name from the eswp article, but I'd be ok with renaming this category.
If you find that I've miscategorized anything, or do not agree with category names or categorization etc, feel free to change it directly without notifying me, I'll notice it in the watchlist. Also, thank you for your kind words, cheers, jonkerz ♠talk 17:35, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Your VFC installation method is deprecatedEdit

Hello Jonkerz, 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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