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George M. (talk) 04:47, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

MatmaBotEdit

I've noticed there's a bizarre situation on Commons where Commons:Bots/Requests has items on it over a year old. Yours is the oldest. Are you still hoping someone will act on your request and give your bot permission after all this time? Wnt (talk) 00:01, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

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Picture of the Year voting round 1 openEdit

Dear Wikimedians,

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You broke teh wikiEdit

No wait, now i see it :) russavia (talk) 12:49, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

renameEdit

You requested 'Fingerprint Whorl' rename as typo,[1] but Whorl is not a typo.[2]--777sms (talk) 14:47, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

UploadWizard and OperaEdit

Are you able to confirm this? [3] --Nemo 08:32, 11 October 2013 (UTC)

Happy HolidaysEdit

Christmas Belles at Crown - 11366677816.jpg Happy Holidays!
G'day, just a quick greeting wishing you and your family happy holidays and all the best for 2014. And of course, a big thank you for putting a leg up by doing what you do on Commons, and helping to make it the fantastic project that it is. Greetings from a warm west coast of Aussie. russavia (talk) 10:11, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

Gadget-edittopEdit

Could you check why this doesn't work on ml.wikipedia ml:മീഡിയവിക്കി:Gadget-edittop.js.--Praveen:talk 03:32, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

Hi, Thanks for quick check. I can confirm that it is working now though I don't know what was wrong yesterday. Thanks again.--Praveen:talk 06:18, 16 January 2014 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R1 AnnouncementEdit

Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!Edit

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

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Round 1 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

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Upload WizardEdit

Wielkie dzięki za lobbing w tej sprawie!!! Szczerze mówiąc, straciłam już nadzieję... -- a tu taka niespodzianka! Bardzo się cieszę -- i jeszcze raz dziękuję :-) Wieralee (talk) 23:39, 30 October 2015 (UTC)

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No required license templates were detected at this file page. Please correct it, or if you have any questions please check my FAQ or contact me on my talk page. Yours sincerely, Jarekt (talk) 13:39, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

@Jarekt: Thanks for pointing out, I added the license now. This was a tool bug, filed as phab:T120998 now. Matma Rex (talk) 15:13, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
Dziękuje --Jarekt (talk) 16:31, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

Upload wizardEdit

Hi! I would like to thank you to make the fix for the wizard countdown as I reported at the Village Pump. Some years ago (2013) I proposed some possible future improvements, but since I am not very familiar with Phabricator and other places where these discussions take place, nobody has really cared about that, so... Can I just leave you a note and maybe you can post them for me? Or maybe just leave me your impressions or comment about.... Here we go:

  1. Alert: the best part of the Wizard uploader is that you can let it go and do something else. It would be useful to have an alert when the upoload is finished and you are supposed to do something to go on, like a sound, a change of the color of the screen, or a java pop-up.
  2. Copy undo: when you add descriptions and categories you usually copy them from the first files. You open the "Copy menu" and the "Copy title (with automatic numbering)" is already selected, always. If by chanche you already put specific titles on each image (I do, because I prefer to keep the information in the title rather than in the description, in order to save that in my private archive too) and you mistakenly forget to unselect it, there is no way to undo, to revert it. All the titles are gone, and as a result it will take less time to start over the uploads again, instead of manually correct all the filenames one by one. Undo option would really help a lot, in case, or just a way to always unselect that option in your preferences.
  3. Add bottons to top as well: after adding categories/descriptions, sometimes you have to scrool the list all to the end, sometimes you need not, so it would be useful to have the "continue" botton at the top of it too (now it is at the bottom only). Also, when you finish uploading it takes you all the way up: if you do not need to revise all the images, it will be useful to have the "Upload more files" botton at the top too.

Number #1 would be really useful, but number #2 is a must-do... it screwed up so many uploads to me! N. #3 I'd especially appreciate a botton to start uploading again after a session is finished on the top. I am in the top 10 uploader of Commons, so I spend a LOT of time with the wizard. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thank you!! --Sailko (talk) 12:38, 20 December 2015 (UTC)

@Sailko: These sound quite sensible, I filed #1 as phab:T122073 and #3 as phab:T122074 with some brief comments. #2 is already filed as phab:T116513. I'll try to look into this one soon, no promises about the other ones.
Looking at the other ideas from the old thread: "Knowing how many files I am uploading" has been implemented at some point (there's a counter next to the progress bar), "Work it during the progress" is tracked as phab:T39462, and "Hot-cat facilities" is phab:T42076. Matma Rex (talk) 20:43, 21 December 2015 (UTC)
Yes, something was already improved since. I have no words enough to say THANKS :) --Sailko (talk) 09:52, 22 December 2015 (UTC)

Rotatebot sourceEdit

Hey, source code is there but I think it's just wrong to fix it as it will just give everyone the feeling we don't need this implemented "natively" in MediaWiki, but it really should have implemented it. -- Rillke(q?) 22:47, 15 February 2016 (UTC)

@Rillke: Thank you for the pointer. I might have fixed it: [4] (no guarantees). I'm not currently working on implementing the functionality in MediaWiki, sorry. Matma Rex (talk) 00:36, 16 February 2016 (UTC)

MediaWiki:Common.js/IEFixes.jsEdit

Is deleted. Thanks for spotting that. Is /* Any JavaScript here will be loaded for all users on every page load. */ correct? I think it isn't loaded for all users, nor should it be... -- Rillke(q?) 20:27, 20 March 2016 (UTC)

re No, it's just getting confused by subpages in the MediaWiki: namespace. It's treating it like a translation of "MediaWiki:Common.js" to the "IEFixes.js" language. You can ignore that (and not make any more confusing subpages ;) ). Matma Rex (talk) 20:30, 20 March 2016 (UTC)

SorryEdit

Hi Matma Rex,

I pinged you in error - appologies. Martinvl (talk) 13:39, 18 May 2016 (UTC)

Duplicate file namesEdit

Hi I am not sure this https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T135394 has been fixed, but I did not get an error when I uploaded File:US leading causes of death-2014.png so I am wondering if the error only affects svgs. Delphi234 (talk) 08:34, 25 May 2016 (UTC)

@Delphi234: It's unfortunately not fixed yet, the patch is awaiting code review. The bug affects files of all types, but only when the file name (without extension) is a prefix of the file name of some already existing file. There are no other files whose names being with "US leading causes of death-2014". Matma Rex (talk) 12:22, 25 May 2016 (UTC)
I guess it is just if I make the name shorter? I was thinking it would be tripped up by File:US leading causes of death-2013.png 13:36, 25 May 2016 (UTC)

On another note it looks like my suggestion to just left justify the exif data was implemented. Delphi234 (talk) 06:33, 28 May 2016 (UTC)

@Delphi234: Yeah. I usually try to update the original report at Village pump, but it's archived very aggressively and often the thread is already in the archive. Someone would probably complain if I edited archive pages, and someone would probably also complain if I tried to restore the archived thread, and either way finding the thread in the archive would take effort better spent doing something else. I just hope that anyone interested watches the Phabricator task :) Matma Rex (talk) 12:52, 28 May 2016 (UTC)
I noticed it because the exif block looked different on all the files. Delphi234 (talk) 18:23, 28 May 2016 (UTC)
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