Last month we passed the 70-year mark since Stirling Calder's death. Does this mean that images of his works at Category:Alexander Stirling Calder are now in the public domain? == BoringHistoryGuy (talk) 20:32, 14 February 2015 (UTC)
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Figure that needs to be rotatedEdit
An image on the page "Tropical geometry" is credited to you. It's a nice image, but to be consistent with the "min" convention of the article, it ought to be rotated by 180 degrees. Are you able to do this? Ishboyfay (talk) 04:18, 14 June 2015 (UTC)
- Hello. All the images in Category:Tropical geometry are coherently oriented, I think. But of course, it is very easy to turn them, if this is really required. Which one would you need ? F (talk) 12:32, 14 June 2015 (UTC)
- I agree, they are coherently oriented, and they all use the "max" convention. In the "Tropical geometry" article the "min" convention is used. The image Cubique_tropicale.svg should be rotated 180 degrees, and then it would be appropriate as an illustration. Ishboyfay (talk) 13:16, 15 June 2015 (UTC)
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