[WikiEN-l] Upload by default to Commons?

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed May 3 14:42:09 UTC 2006

On 5/3/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   The "Upload file" link in the left pane of monobook still takes you
> to the page for uploading an image to the English wikipedia. In most
> cases, it would be more helpful to be uploading the image to Commons
> (US fair use being the notable exception).
> Since I notice that certain other wikipedias at least make a commons
> upload link equally prominent, is it time we considered removing the
> upload-to-EN link entirely, or hiding it somewhere for those that
> really do want to upload fair use images? And instead, provide a link
> to upload to commons?

I don't think commons needs the deluge of unfree images it would recive

> Or perhaps I'm missing something - is there any reason I should ever
> want to upload something to EN, other than fair use?
> Steve



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