Last modified: 2006-02-02 19:49:56 UTC
At the Commons, we have a lot of images that match the regular
See, for example,
Virtually without exception, these are MediaWiki's thumbnails that
users have accidentally downloaded from some other Wikimedia site,
and uploaded at the Commons. When uploading an file whose title
matches the above expression, we'd like a warning similar to
the "file with this name exists already" warning, that would say
This appears to be a thumbnail that you just downloaded from
another Wikimedia site. Please go back and get the
full-resolution version to upload here.
With the same "Save file" and "Re-upload" options.
for a discussion.
bug 3069: Disallow uploading of scaled down images on commons
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3069 ***
Bug 3069 has been marked WONTFIX, so I'm reopening this bug. On the Commons we
*really* need the UI to be more forgiving of this common human error. If they
aren't going to be outright disallowed, at least MediaWiki should be able to
display a prominent warning.