User talk:Mathsci

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How did you manage to get the image of "Wie Zittern" from http://www.bach-digital.deEdit

for [1]? There are some I'd like to get, since they're CC4, and have printed .. is it possible to get the largest ones? TimKelley65 (talk) 16:26, 15 March 2015 (UTC)

The trick is to locate the file pages on the archive. That takes luck and guesswork. I just did that for first page of the full score of BWV 29. I had previously uploaded all the pages of the organ obbligato part for the sinfonia from a different manuscript also in Bach's hand in November 2013. Guesswork will lead to the directory or directories where the jpeg files are stored. Here is the example for BWV 29. Mathsci (talk) 08:57, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

Your replacement of File:Población de Gibraltar (1725-2001).pngEdit

Please, Mathsci, read carefully COM:SCOPE and COM:D just to see than not being used is not a valid argument to remove any file (what you have actually done by replacing a file with other, though almost identical but not usable in the same projects). I've assumed good faith, but your refusal to fix your mistake (and your pointless references to Swahili images) leads me to think that you were trying to make some point. Please, leave your disagreements with me in the English Wikipedia. Thank you --Ecemaml talk to me/habla conmigo 11:58, 18 December 2009 (UTC) PS: that's the last time I fix your mistakes. Your time is valuable but so mine is.

What you have written is uncivil and inaccurate. No file was removed. You simply had to click once to restore a previous version. You did create an English version from my small modification of the file. You made no request on Wikimedia Commons for such a removal, so I don't understand why you refer to "my refusal". Please provide a diff on wikimedia commons. Two trivial modifications of the graph, to give different notations for numerals in English and French, are used in en.wikipedia and fr.wikipedia, the only wikipedia sites which have articles on the en:Demographics of Gibraltar / fr:Démographie de Gibraltar.
Please could you address other users in a less direct tone? In English what you write comes across as exaggerated, belligerent and aggressive. Perhaps certain things have acquired unintended second meanings in translation from Spanish.
Modifying files (eg undoing or creating a new version) takes very little time. I acknowledge that the original graph must have been time-consuming: it is extremely useful and a valuable way of conveying information on population changes in Gibraltar. It was modified here, rather than being ported to en.wikipedia, because, after you moved it from its original English title, it showed up as a red link on en.wikipedia. Mathsci (talk) 09:34, 20 December 2009 (UTC)

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Bach scoresEdit

Thank you for uploading high quality Bach scores past and present! Can you give them categories such as "Bach cantata"? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 13:04, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

Edmond Beaufort et envoyés de Rouen.jpegEdit

Hi. I see that you revert my categorization of that file. I explain here my choice : rules about categories say : "The page (file, category) should be put in the most specific category", this file is already inside "Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset", which is the undercategory of "People of the Hundred Years' War". So this file is already inside "Category:Hundred Years' War" and should not be directly inside this last one (same reason for garter knights). 2nd : there is a bishop on that image (Archbishop of Rouen in fact), that's why I put the cat "Medieval miniatures of bishops". Then, the artist who painted this image is identified as "Philippe de Mazerolle" (see the most recent refs I give). He had never been in the "Ghent-Bruges school" which is a very particular style at the very end of the 15th cent. : read this page, he is not mentionned in it and you'll never find any historian of art to say that. Don't hesitate to ask me question. Thanks. Mel22 (talk) 07:42, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

Posting a link to a completely different manuscript as you did was not helpful (it was a link to a page in the current BnF exhibition on Flemish miniatures). Gallica has a scan of the whole manuscript in black and white; Mandragore has (low resolution) scans of the images in colour. My plan was to find images of Edmund Beaufort for the BDP on en.wikipedia. I found two of them, both documenting his failed campaign in France during the Hundred Years' War. The accuracy of pages on commons is certainly not the main issue here: often the artists or scribes for fifteenth century illuminated manuscripts cannot be identified in any definitive way. (In the Great Bible of Henry IV of England there were probably at least 8 different illustrators.) Anyway, I just looked to see what the fr.wikipedia article on Edmund Beaufort looks like. I was a bit surprised that le bon roi René was not mentioned as the father of Marguerite d'Anjou, his probable mistress. And all those references to en.wikipedia. @+ Mathsci (talk) 16:03, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
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