[WikiEN-l] Upload by default to Commons?

Mark Wagner carnildo at gmail.com
Wed May 3 18:51:48 UTC 2006

On 5/3/06, Kirill Lokshin <kirill.lokshin at gmail.com> wrote:

> The image deletion process is, unfortunately, institutionalizing the
> assumption of bad faith.  See, for example,
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:PUI#April 30 (specifically the
> discussion of the Himmler photo); people seem to be approaching the
> issue of image sourcing with the intent to delete as many images as
> possible, preferably for purely bureaucratic reasons.

When it comes to image uploads and tagging, I don't assume bad faith. 
I assume cheerfully aggressive cluelessness.  I wish the problems were
caused by people acting in bad faith -- it'd be easier to deal with,


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