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Bug 2717 - Allow explicit use of commons images when a local image has the same name
Allow explicit use of commons images when a local image has the same name
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
File management (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement with 6 votes (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: crosswiki
: 9934 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 4243
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Reported: 2005-07-06 00:47 UTC by e2m
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description e2m 2005-07-06 00:47:26 UTC
Assume:

* Image on commons with filename "A";
* Other image on wikipedia "B" with also filename "A";

Then:

* Image "A" cannot be used on wikipedia "B".

There should be a way to use image "A" on wikipedia "B" without deleting and renaming the 
local file "A".
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-10-14 18:08:35 UTC
What about using [[Image:commons:A_duplicate.png|...]] and
[[Image:A_duplicate.png|...]] where "commons:" is a wikifarm specific interwiki
prefix?
Comment 2 brianna.laugher 2006-03-13 10:23:31 UTC
I would prefer to see bug 709 fixed (make it possible to easily move images),
but in the meantime this would be handy too.
Comment 3 brianna.laugher 2008-03-12 02:41:47 UTC
*** Bug 9934 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Victor Vasiliev 2008-04-28 16:33:13 UTC
You should move files to better name (I'm currently working on bug 709) than use some weak parameters

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