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Information.png   Welcome to Wikitravel Shared, Rmx!

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Riggwelter 18:41, 25 August 2006 (EDT)

Message of Apology[edit]

I'm sorry for the inconvenience. You can cancel my loads from Flickr directory Gobbler 11:48, 22 October 2006 (EDT)


Thanks for reminding me about the tagging. I had totally forgotten. Also, if you the chance, could you take a look at the file history for the images I uploaded to see if I'm entering the correct info. I appreciate your assistance. WindHorse 22:19, 25 December 2006 (EST)

You're welcome and thanks for your uploads too. The summary of Image:Jakar.jpg mentions the source (World66) but not the author - the attribution requirement of both W66 and Wikitravel's licence. If there is no credit info available at the source, I guess noting that on the image summary would suffice. -- Ricardo (Rmx) 22:46, 25 December 2006 (EST)
Thanks for getting back to me. I've added the name of the author of the 'Jakar' image as well as a link to the image source. Does that suffice? Thanks again for your help. WindHorse 23:09, 25 December 2006 (EST)
I'm trying to add 'Khumbu' to list of destinations for Nepal in order to add a photograph of 'Gokyo' that I recently uploaded from World66. However, it seems that the page is protected as the edit button does not give me access to the subcategory section. Could you explain what I need to do in order to undertake this process. Thanks, and sorry for troubling you. WindHorse 22:11, 26 December 2006 (EST)
No trouble at all, WindHorse. I usually do it the other way around - first adding the location tag to the photo. This will automatically add a category to it, which shows at the bottom of the page. Categories are a feature of the MediaWiki software that help us group pages or files together -they have limited use on Wikitravel proper, but are useful for building our little image galleries here on Wikitravel Shared. So after adding the location tag, I go and edit the category by clicking the red link at the bottom of the page then adding the {{isin|somewhere}} tag. Instead of creating a breadcrumb thread like it does for destination articles, here it will automatically add the location you just edited to the list of places contained in the "somewhere" category. To add a subcategory, use {{isin|category}}. I've just done that for the Gokyo image and the Khumbu category, if you'd like to check out how it works. I hope this explanation helps! -- Ricardo (Rmx) 06:35, 27 December 2006 (EST)

Thanks from me too -- I wasn't aware of the tagging. Also, thanks for tagging my images -- I was going to fix it, and I saw you had already cleaned it up. -- Jonboy 13:14, 28 December 2006 (EST)

Liaison reports[edit]

Hi! I noticed from this page that you are the official liaison for Wikitravel in Dutch. As I know from your kind comments to the swedish reports, on Wikitravel Shared we have a page where we report the progress for the different language versions. The page can be found here. Please use the template provided and add your own report when you feel so inclined - that way the rest of us Wikitravellers can share your success! Riggwelter 10:05, 25 February 2007 (EST)

As a matter of fact I am the liaison for Portuguese and I've been trying to write reports on a bi-monthly basis, which I think is all right if you consider that some even older versions have even less reports or none at all. Just like you, I wish other go-betweens would share more often their worries and achievements. -- Ricardo (Rmx) 16:11, 25 February 2007 (EST)

Shared Portal[edit]

I'd like to let you know that I've created a draft Portuguese-language portal to Wikitravel Shared. This portal aims to raise awareness and increase the use of Shared by users of Portuguese Wikitravel to whom the English language can be a barrier.

The portal is basically a version of Shared's own main page with bits of Welcome, newcomers thrown in for extra clarity and helpfulness. In fact, it just directs people to the "continent" pages at Shared from where users can keep browsing in English, and also explains how to upload images to Shared and use its images on pt:

Whereas the draft portal was originally designed here at Wikitravel Shared, we are probably setting it up (after a few minor edits) as a Portuguese Wikitravel page, where everyone should fully understand and be able to freely edit it while being watched by other people who can figure out what they are doing. The plan is to link it directly from the navigation toolbar replacing the current link to Shared's main page. On the top end of the Portuguese portal/page, there will be an English-language box directing English readers to Shared's regular main page.

So I decided to raise this topic here because:

I think it's a cool idea that other language versions may want to use too; It marginally affects Wikitravel Shared as: We may see a very slight increase in the number of uploads, though uploads on pt: itself are still few and far between Some of those uploads may be erroneously tagged with Portuguese location names, although the portal clearly warns users against it; I'd like to welcome any comments you may want to make to improve our idea.

This is one great idea, and we've decided to implement it on [:hi:] as well. Basically when you click on the navibar, it takes the user to this page, right? Upamanyu -- Write2me 07:31, 3 May 2007 (EDT)

P.s. Ya, I'll do as you say. I think we'll try this out once our community's increased, there are only around 22 members now - Upamanyu


Thanks for the kind words on Image talk:14-white-sands-yucca.jpg. I harbor dreams of having artistic talents during my days spent writing line after line of code :) -- Ryan 02:53, 13 June 2007 (EDT)

copyrighted image[edit]

Hello Rmx!

Now I'm cleaning up {{dont know}} tagged images on shared: [1]. So could I ask you to make ==Licensing== section on the image page[2] and explain terms of use (copyright holder's statement) there? If you think the terms of use compatible with CC license, please add so to the explanation. Sorry for bothering you and Thanks. -- Tatata 05:38, 15 August 2007 (EDT)

Oh, one more thing, please remove {{dont know}} tag when you finished. Thanks. -- Tatata 05:40, 15 August 2007 (EDT)