User talk:Alexander p

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Hello, Alexander p, and welcome to OrthodoxWiki!

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Hi, there, Alexander. Welcome aboard.

I noticed that you uploaded a couple image files today. You need to tag them appropriately so that their sources can be tracked. --Rdr. Andrew 00:30, 25 Jan 2005 (CST)

Hi, Andrew.

But I am somewhat puzzled over that appropriate tagging. How should I do it?

When you upload the image, there is a "summary" box in which you can put the tags. After that, though, you can go to the description page for the image (for instance, by clicking on the image in your entry on Nicholas of Japan), then clicking the "edit" tab at the top. Here are some example tags:
{{}} for images from
{{pd}} for images in the public doman
{{gfdl}} for images released under the GNU Free Documentation License
{{unverified}} for images of unknown source
{{limited}} for images with a copyright and limited license (you'll also need to include a copyright notice along with that tag)
We still need to make a "help" page detailing these licenses -- forgive me for not getting to that yet.
--Rdr. Andrew 08:21, 25 Jan 2005 (CST)
Addendum: I've created a rough Help:Image licenses page to help you out. --Rdr. Andrew

Thank you for your contributions and welcome to OrthodoxWiki! Fr. John

I am very glad to take part in your very interesting web-project, and I wish I could make some more contributions. But unfortunately I can hardly make it, because English is not my native language, and I can't yet write it adequately.

As for the article I uploaded. Some years ago we (my wife and I) were asked to translate from Russian several textes about Russian Saints and icons. But the only one text, being emended by a professiaonal translator, was, I think, good enough — the Life of St. Nicholas of Japan.

As for the other ones, they are only capable of improvement. But I hope to make them a little bit better (at least than they are) and maybe useful for OrthodoxWiki.

Thank you for your site, and greetings from Russia! -- Alexander P.

That's great! If you post something, we can help edit your English. If you want, we could also launch a Russian-language version of OrthodoxWiki. God bless, Fr. John