Maria Garagouni

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    Gianluca Polgar commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: sorry I can't understand :-) When I open the page of the media of Apocryptes I visualise 33 files, each not depicting an Apocryptes sp.; if I want to disable the inclusion of a given photo of Scartelaos histophorus in this page, I must act on that photo. If I open that photo its headline correctly reports the name S. histophorus... on the right, I only find 2 links and 2 choice-lists (I'm not sure of their technical name): 1) the link reporting the species correctly opens the page of S. histophorus; 2) the link "add new association" allows me to add an association with another species, if I select one database among those that are suggested (Worms, Fishbase, Itis, etc.); 3) the "choice-lists" to mark the photo as trusted/untrusted/unreviewed and visible/not visible. All these commands appear to be useless if I want to mark it as untrusted ONLY in the page of the genus Apocryptes. 2) while on the right of each photo there is a list of its associations (each of them being trusted/untrusted, etc.), there is no trace of the association of a photo with different genera... i.e. there is no association of Scartelaos with the genus Apocryptes. If I mark it as untrusted, it will just appear as untrusted in all pages. 3) if I open the page of the species Apocryptes bato (this genus is monotypic), there are no media uploaded. The consequence is that there are photos and videos associated with the genus Apocryptes, but not with its species. I can understand that this might be useful if one cannot discriminate a photo to the species level, and associates it with a genus... but in this case this association should be visible on the right of that photo. Otherwise, how could curators curate it? Furthermore, wouldn't it be much more straightforward to automatically add all the media added to the species to the page of the genus?

    over 1 year ago • edited: over 1 year ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Gianluca Polgar: That's because at some point in history, some authors at least have included Scartelaos histophorus in one or other of those other genera. You'll find thousands of similar examples elsewhere on EOL; the thing to do is trust (or untrust) the image in respect of its headline name, not the page on which it appears.

    When an image is not the taxon in its headline name, then you can untrust it for that name, and click on 'add new association' (just above-right of the headline name), and enter the correct name there.

    over 1 year ago

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    Gianluca Polgar commented on "EOL Curators":

    In the media of the pages of the genera Apocryptes and Apocryptodon (Gobiidae) I found photos of several species from different genera (even from different families!). When I marked one of these photos, a photo of Scartelaos histophorus, as "untrusted", it appeared as "untrusted" also in the page of S. histophorus... Nonetheless, this photo was indeed of a S. histophorus! I am confused: aren't the photos displayed in the pages of genera picked up from the photos of the congeners included in the genus? More in general: how a photo which must be marked as untrusted for a given taxon can be assigned to another taxon?

    over 1 year ago

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    Jennifer Hammock added "Olve Utne" as a manager of the community "Linguaphiles on EOL".

    over 1 year ago

  • Profile picture of Olve Utne who took this action.
    Olve Utne joined the community "Linguaphiles on EOL".

    over 1 year ago

  • Profile picture of Jennifer Hammock who took this action.
    Jennifer Hammock added "Image of Stonogobiops nematodes" to the collection "Mystery Associates".

    over 1 year ago

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    Patrick Coin commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Cyndy Parr: Oh, fine. I set one of the decent photos from EOL as exemplar, so it will look a bit better now.

    over 1 year ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    Ah, you have encountered a rare "Photosynth" which is a series of images that ought to be stitched together into a 3D rotating image. You are correct that we should be handling these better. Please ignore for now and we'll try to get a programmer to do something about it.

    over 1 year ago

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    Patrick Coin commented on "EOL Curators":

    Here is an editorial issue, I feel. The media collection for the Harlequin Beetle, Acrocinus longimanus, is a mess. There are almost 300 images, most of them repetitive detail shots of specimens, and also low resolution images of specimen trays. Unless there is some curatorial/research purpose for these that I do not understand , almost the whole lot needs to be hidden so that the few useful images can be browsed. This would take a curator a very long time to do individually. Is there any way an administrator/programmer can do this in some sort of batch process? To me, the volume of media there really detracts from the species account. (Again, unless there is some documentary purpose for these images that is not obvious to me.)

    over 1 year ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    Folks, I want to apologize for those of you who are trying to change your notification settings so you don't get so many messages from this discussion group or EOL in general. The password reset mail is often caught in spam filters and we're working to try to fix that. In the meantime, please use the "Contact us" link at the bottom of the page to send a message relating to Membership and Registration and we'll be happy to adjust things for you.

    over 1 year ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "Mystery Associates":

    @Jennifer Hammock: That looks like an aquarium picture. Do we want captive associations here?

    almost 2 years ago

  • Profile picture of Jennifer Hammock who took this action.
    Jennifer Hammock added "Image of Rhinobatos rhinobatos" to the collection "Mystery Associates".

    almost 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: It looks like Wikimedia Commons was last harvested on 3 July. Usually it gets refreshed more frequently, but I know it's a tricky harvest that often needs manual intervention. Our content important team is currently short-handed and in the middle of a big project with global partners. So it's possible that harvesting of complicated resources is a little slower than usual.

    almost 2 years ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    Problems with Wiki Commons harvest?

    There's been no new harvest of pics from Wiki Commons since 21 June; pics added to Commons pages on 22 June and subsequently have not appeared here yet. Is there a particular known problem causing this?

    almost 2 years ago • edited: almost 2 years ago

  • Profile picture of Jennifer Hammock who took this action.
    Jennifer Hammock added "Lined Chiton (Tonicella lineata)" to the collection "Mystery Associates".

    almost 2 years ago

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    Jacqueline Courteau added text to "Brief Summary" on "Papaver somniferum L.".

    Papaver somniferum, opium poppy, is an annual herbaceous plant in the...

    almost 2 years ago

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    Jacqueline Courteau marked the English common name "Garden poppy" from "Papaver somniferum L." as trusted.

    almost 2 years ago

  • Profile picture of Jacqueline Courteau who took this action.

    Jacqueline Courteau marked the common name "opium poppy" in an unknown language from "Papaver somniferum L." as trusted.

    almost 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    Just to clarify things for people who are not familiar with all those abbreviations: CC refers to creative commons licenses, which are required for all EOL content that is not in the public domain; NC refers to the non-commercial restriction which is compatible with the EOL licensing policy; ND refers to the no derivatives restriction, which prevents others from re-using the content in the creation of new, related works. The ND restriction is not compatible with the EOL licensing policy. All creative commons licenses require attribution, so credit for the creator of the original work is always assured.

    almost 2 years ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Robert Guralnick: NC is allowed (for better or worse), but ND is not.

    almost 2 years ago