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## Request for comment

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

## ewe flag

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ewe_people#mediaviewer/File:Flag_of_the_Ewe_people.svg what are the meanigs of this flag? eben — Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.87.216.163 (talk) 08:51, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

## A barnstar for you!

 The Graphic Designer's Barnstar Great work
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19, 30 December 2014 (UTC)
Thank you :) ›mysid () 09:07, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

## ERRONEOUS GENOME RENDERINGS

I have it from a good scholarly source the banding on chromosome 1 is reversed. gieStain = gneg should be white. As you can see from the data below p36.33 is gieStain gneg. Which should be white or lack of color. This is the first unmarked band on the svg. I've found if you revesrse the CSS in the SVG for the background and the band it is correct. Great job on the SVGs! Very efficient! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chromosome_1.svg

Here is an sql query you can run against UCSC's mysql database.

mysql --user=genome --host=genome-mysql.cse.ucsc.edu -A -Dhg19 -e "select * from cytoBandIdeo WHERE chrom = 'chr1';"
+-------+------------+-----------+--------+----------+
| chrom | chromStart | chromEnd  | name   | gieStain |
+-------+------------+-----------+--------+----------+
| chr1  |          0 |   2300000 | p36.33 | gneg     |
| chr1  |    2300000 |   5400000 | p36.32 | gpos25   |
| chr1  |    5400000 |   7200000 | p36.31 | gneg     |
| chr1  |    7200000 |   9200000 | p36.23 | gpos25   |
| chr1  |    9200000 |  12700000 | p36.22 | gneg     |
| chr1  |   12700000 |  16200000 | p36.21 | gpos50   |
| chr1  |   16200000 |  20400000 | p36.13 | gneg     |
| chr1  |   20400000 |  23900000 | p36.12 | gpos25   |
| chr1  |   23900000 |  28000000 | p36.11 | gneg     |
| chr1  |   28000000 |  30200000 | p35.3  | gpos25   |
| chr1  |   30200000 |  32400000 | p35.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   32400000 |  34600000 | p35.1  | gpos25   |
| chr1  |   34600000 |  40100000 | p34.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   40100000 |  44100000 | p34.2  | gpos25   |
| chr1  |   44100000 |  46800000 | p34.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   46800000 |  50700000 | p33    | gpos75   |
| chr1  |   50700000 |  56100000 | p32.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   56100000 |  59000000 | p32.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |   59000000 |  61300000 | p32.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   61300000 |  68900000 | p31.3  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |   68900000 |  69700000 | p31.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   69700000 |  84900000 | p31.1  | gpos100  |
| chr1  |   84900000 |  88400000 | p22.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   88400000 |  92000000 | p22.2  | gpos75   |
| chr1  |   92000000 |  94700000 | p22.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |   94700000 |  99700000 | p21.3  | gpos75   |
| chr1  |   99700000 | 102200000 | p21.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  102200000 | 107200000 | p21.1  | gpos100  |
| chr1  |  107200000 | 111800000 | p13.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  111800000 | 116100000 | p13.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  116100000 | 117800000 | p13.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  117800000 | 120600000 | p12    | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  120600000 | 121500000 | p11.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  121500000 | 125000000 | p11.1  | acen     |
| chr1  |  125000000 | 128900000 | q11    | acen     |
| chr1  |  128900000 | 142600000 | q12    | gvar     |
| chr1  |  142600000 | 147000000 | q21.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  147000000 | 150300000 | q21.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  150300000 | 155000000 | q21.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  155000000 | 156500000 | q22    | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  156500000 | 159100000 | q23.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  159100000 | 160500000 | q23.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  160500000 | 165500000 | q23.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  165500000 | 167200000 | q24.1  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  167200000 | 170900000 | q24.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  170900000 | 172900000 | q24.3  | gpos75   |
| chr1  |  172900000 | 176000000 | q25.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  176000000 | 180300000 | q25.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  180300000 | 185800000 | q25.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  185800000 | 190800000 | q31.1  | gpos100  |
| chr1  |  190800000 | 193800000 | q31.2  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  193800000 | 198700000 | q31.3  | gpos100  |
| chr1  |  198700000 | 207200000 | q32.1  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  207200000 | 211500000 | q32.2  | gpos25   |
| chr1  |  211500000 | 214500000 | q32.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  214500000 | 224100000 | q41    | gpos100  |
| chr1  |  224100000 | 224600000 | q42.11 | gneg     |
| chr1  |  224600000 | 227000000 | q42.12 | gpos25   |
| chr1  |  227000000 | 230700000 | q42.13 | gneg     |
| chr1  |  230700000 | 234700000 | q42.2  | gpos50   |
| chr1  |  234700000 | 236600000 | q42.3  | gneg     |
| chr1  |  236600000 | 243700000 | q43    | gpos75   |
| chr1  |  243700000 | 249250621 | q44    | gneg     |
+-------+------------+-----------+--------+----------+

— Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.58.70.203 (talk) 07:02, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

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## Conscription map

Hello,

The map of countries that have conscription show's Norway as not having conscription, but they do.

Cheers,

Tor — Preceding unsigned comment added by 178.74.11.171 (talk) 23:29, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

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## Chinese Checkers Board

Hello Mysid,

I like your image https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chinese_checkers_jump.svg, as well as your other artwork. By any chance would you be so kind as to provide me with a version of the Chinese Checkers board with no pieces, for development of my game? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Wucnuc (talkcontribs) 02:39, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

## Virhe Suomen kartassa

Ei taida tuo Kurikka sijaita Satakunnassa. Olisko siinä Kokemäki? -- Kohko (talk) 08:34, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

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## Bugfix needed for File:Telefunken_FuBK_test_pattern.svg

File commons:File:Telefunken_FuBK_test_pattern.svg contains a small bug. The multi burst signal below of the middle and to the left of the orange field, should be sinusoidal signals, not rectangular ones. To speak visual, that means the black an white stripes should not have sharp edges, but somewhat blurry in horizontal axis. -- Pemu (talk) 00:23, 7 August 2015 (UTC)

Just a nerdy suggestion: de:Benutzer:Rotkaeppchen68, the author of the IMHO better commons:File:FuBK-Testbild.png mentioned that its image has been created by a small C program. Maybe it's possible to port that C code to SVG code. -- Pemu (talk) 00:31, 7 August 2015 (UTC)
This picture contains additional bugs: Circle is too large (should be ${\displaystyle r={\sqrt {45}}}$), ±U and ±V at the bottom are discolored (reddish, blueish and two yielding 50% gray when decoded correctly), gray scale has too little steps (should be 0, 25, 50, 75 and 100 %). Ghost detection mark below the 1-,2-,3- and 4,43-MHz-bursts is mirrored. 4,43-MHz-Burst is discolored. --Rôtkæppchen68 04:53, 7 August 2015 (UTC)

## hello, my name is benjamin

I came across your world map labeling the stance taken by countries on the use of conscription. first off, excellent work. thank you for putting that together. secondly, I wondered if you had a moment to share whether editing and contributing to wikipedia is a hobby of yours or if you have found a way to make it a gainful employment. I am brand new to the idea of contributing to wikipedia, as I just created this account in order to contact you. Any info at all that you care to share would be greatly appreciated.

Benjamin

contact: benjamin.archambo@gmail.com

Vajazzledbean (talk) 04:08, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

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Hey Mysid,

I really like your map of Svalbard (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Topographic_map_of_Svalbard.svg). I'm writing my Master thesis about an area in Svalbard and wanted to ask you whether I can use this map as an overview in my thesis. If yes, how shall I cite you?

Best greetings from Germany 08:39, 23 January 2016 (UTC)Ness (weltenwandler@gmail.com)

Hi, I have replied via e-mail. ›mysid () 10:43, 23 January 2016 (UTC)

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## Permission to use

Hi Mysid! I´m a radio journalist from Berlin and currently I work on a podcast for Stiftung Warentest https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stiftung_Warentest . On https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elster I found your great soundfile of this bird and I would like to use parts of it for my podcast. Unfortunately I think there´s no way to add any copyright notes in this podcast. Would you kindly grant your permission to use it anyway? Kind regards, Thomas UzziBerlin (talk) 17:56, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for asking, I'm glad you find the sound useful! :) It's free to use for broadcast as well. I've released it as Public domain; see the license here. Best, ›mysid () 18:28, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Hello. I would like to point out that your map of the Canary Islands shows the location of Tenerife South Airport but not the location of Tenerife North Airport. Cheers. 71.183.136.134 (talk) 10:51, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

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## Map reliefs

Hi Mysid

i'm a french cartographer and i found your maps on the pages of wikipedia about Socotra island and Svalbard archipelago :

i was impressed by the relief of these maps !

I would like to know how proceeding to obtain this kind of topographic map....

I was on the NASA site but i did'nt find usefull informations and datas.

it would be very nice if you could tell me the procedure to follow

Thanks

Best regards

Thierry (from Rennes)

thierry.gauthe@numericable.fr — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tgauthe (talkcontribs) 15:38, 26 April 2016 (UTC)

Hi Thierry. I have used different methods. For the Socotra map I wrote a Perl program to extract binary images of height masks thresholded at different heights, then autotraced and colored these in Inkscape. The data is from SRTM; I wrote my own programs to extract and project that data as well. (These scripts are not very useful for public release, unfortunately.) For the Svalbard map I did a similar thing but did the trace manually. The relief shading used in the Svalbard map was also done in a custom Perl script that I wrote based on an article about analytical hill shading. I think I found the article on Google Scholar. ›mysid () 19:24, 26 April 2016 (UTC)

## a request about the source of the data - for a bathymetric map of the Baltic Sea

Hello Mysid, I'd like to know what source you used to create the bathymetric map of the Baltic Sea (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bathymetric_map_of_the_Baltic_Sea-pl.svg#file). Plese, I have to create a 3d model of the BS and I have to put the information about the scientific source of the data. Did you apply the data from data(.)bshc(.)pro? Please reply, viodro — Preceding unsigned comment added by Viodro (talkcontribs) 08:09, 13 May 2016 (UTC)

Hello, that image is a Polish translation of Bathymetric map of the Baltic Sea-en.svg, which shows the source: SRTM30 PLUS. ›mysid () 08:21, 13 May 2016 (UTC)

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