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Help with a hoax article

Bonjour! :) I've discovered that an article that has been deleted for being a hoax on the English Wikipedia still exists on the French Wikipedia. The article in question is Christopher Hamilton. See en:Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Christopher Hamilton. Wizzito (discuter) 22 mai 2021 à 19:07 (CEST)[]

Hello   Wizzito, thank you for the notice; I mentioned the issue on the article’s discussion page. -- Okhjon (discuter) 22 mai 2021 à 19:43 (CEST)[]
  Okhjon, is there any way that you could nominate the article for deletion instead, or find a way to get the attention of an administrator? I don't think enough people will notice a message on a talk page. Wizzito (discuter) 22 mai 2021 à 19:47 (CEST)[]
  Wizzito Bertrand Labévue (an administrator) was faster and speed-deleted the page. Okhjon (discuter) 22 mai 2021 à 22:55 (CEST)[]
Hello, thanks for the speedy deletion! However, the wikidata element still lives on. How can it be deleted? https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q5112470 Skimel (discuter) 22 mai 2021 à 23:59 (CEST)[]
  Skimel I wrote a request for deletion. -- Okhjon (discuter) 23 mai 2021 à 00:05 (CEST)[]
  on Wikidata. Fralambert (discuter) 24 mai 2021 à 17:37 (CEST)[]

Archives nationales d'outre-mer

Bonjour, I am looking for help in contacting the National Archives of the Overseas. I haven't received a reply from them (likely because my letters addressing them were Anglophone) and if someone already has a contact there that would be handy. As I need a specific French colonial document from the 18th (eighteenth) century that I cannot find online. --Donald Trung (discuter) 5 juillet 2021 à 21:00 (CEST)[]

PD-old template

Do you have PD-old and PD-US-expired templates? I can't find frwiki on d:Q6535634 and d:Q23035016. I want to add w:en:File:Jane Margyl, Samson et Dalila flyer.jpg to Jane Margyl. Alexis Jazz (discuter) 8 juillet 2021 à 17:35 (CEST)[]

Hi @Alexis Jazz, there's no need for these templates here since PD documents should be uploaded to Commons and you already uploaded the file before this message (I don't understand why you wrote it, in fact). It was added to the Jane Margyl some time later. All the best — Baidax 💬 19 août 2021 à 18:41 (CEST)[]
@Baidax, I had uploaded it to enwiki but the file was moved to Commons after I asked the above question. Uploading to Commons isn't an option when one has been blocked under dubious circumstances. And since I still don't know exactly why I deserved to be indeffed (no block reason was ever officially communicated to me), I could be reblocked at any moment so I'd prefer to stick with local uploads for now. Alexis Jazz (discuter) 19 août 2021 à 19:08 (CEST)[]
@Alexis Jazz, understood. However, what you're talking about is a personal issue and this way of doing things can hinder the good coordination between the contributors. It would be better then to upload to enwiki and then ask someone else to do the transfer to Commons instead of adding files locally on each language version of WP. — Baidax 💬 19 août 2021 à 19:23 (CEST)[]
@Baidax If I had asked people to transfer my files I'd be asking them to proxy for me which would put their accounts at risk. Alexis Jazz (discuter) 19 août 2021 à 19:29 (CEST)[]
@Alexis Jazz If you mention the situation to whoever you ask, I hope that the other contributors would be quite aware of what they would be doing and that the administrators would check what has been transferred. Your way of uploading only increases the unpleasant tasks to other contributors. — Baidax 💬 19 août 2021 à 19:53 (CEST)[]
@Baidax that's just not how it works. My block was unrelated to my uploads, checking them would be pointless. Asking someone else to edit or upload for me would be proxying and that's very simply not allowed. People can upload files or copy things that are said by a blocked user to Commons, but always of their own accord and initiative. One admin declared me banned (despite Commons not having any banning policy) while other admins resigned or retired over the enormous mess of my controversial block. Really, if things were simple I'd have figured it out myself. Alexis Jazz (discuter) 19 août 2021 à 20:12 (CEST)[]

Changes to Base Léonore

Bonjour, sorry for posting in English but my French isn't up to writing about such technical subjects.

I've recently discovered that the Base Léonore website has been redesigned, with the result that URLs generated by template:Base Léonore no longer work. They have also changed the format of some of the the cotes used to identify people on the site, for example changing LH/1924/18 to LH//1924/18 (note the extra slash) and failing to find anything if you search for the old code. However, since there now doesn't seem to be any way to construct a URL from a cote, this is a secondary consideration.

I've made changes to the English Base Léonore template that you might like to echo. Alternatively, somebody here might have the necessary contacts to get a suitable URL mechanism added to the site. They use wikidata on their site now, so they might be open to doing something in return. Merci bien!

[added] I've just found this discussion on the matter on wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Topic:Wbisfmslwlmzba5u

Chuntuk (discuter) 19 août 2021 à 10:51 (CEST)[]

This has been added to the Discussion modèle:Base Léonore -- Dom (discuter) 4 septembre 2021 à 16:40 (CEST)[]

Régime de Vichy; Marcel Dalio; propaganda posters;

Régime de Vichy used Marcel Dalio's image to depict the stereotypical Jew on propaganda posters. Where are the posters?

.... 0mtwb9gd5wx (discuter) 20 septembre 2021 à 00:01 (CEST)[]