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by KGill
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Categorization / Standardization
Topic: Scans must be Public Domain
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: Scans must be Public Domain

That's pretty much what it means for our purposes, even if MDZ might disagree. The usual practice on IMSLP for this kind of thing is to upload simply as public domain while always making sure to credit the scanner; see http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Scores_from_Bayerische_Staatsbibliothek for instan...
by KGill
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Categorization / Standardization
Topic: Scans must be Public Domain
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: Scans must be Public Domain

If this scan is simply a photographic reproduction of the source, it is not copyrightable under a CC or any other license in most places---look up "sweat of the brow". (I'm assuming the piece itself is in the public domain.)
by KGill
Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Correction to recent upload
Replies: 14
Views: 1266

Re: Correction to recent upload

Lyle Neff wrote:Geeze. I really long for the days when composers could actually edit IMSLP pages for their OWN works.

You can still do that. Nothing has changed.
by KGill
Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Policy query, and complaint
Replies: 5
Views: 599

Re: Policy query, and complaint

pml wrote:... a series of passive-aggressive notes in a clearly exasperated tone, directed at another commenter without any other attempt at engagement ...

Couldn't you simply send her a message pointing out the misconception?
by KGill
Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Berg 4 Pieces for Clarinet and Piano op.5
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: Berg 4 Pieces for Clarinet and Piano op.5

John, have you tried downloading it and opening outside of your browser? For example, on my machine PDF.js displays every page as a huge black box, but MuPDF shows it perfectly fine.
by KGill
Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Template:FarrencTP says Plate twice!
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: Template:FarrencTP says Plate twice!

Should now be fixed.
by KGill
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: IMSLP Announcements
Topic: Upcoming changes
Replies: 254
Views: 227512

Re: Upcoming changes

IMSLP is purely a technical platform. It does not need a single person to be paid to do anything, unless, or until, the copyright issues become a central tenet of its operation. Even so, that has already been dealt with, and volunteer members have picked up that slack, calling themselves "Copy...
by KGill
Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Feature Requests / Bug Reports
Topic: What are these accesses to other sites for?
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: What are these accesses to other sites for?

Assuming this works on Windows the same way as on Linux, you can block attempted connections to (or from) other servers by redirecting them to 0.0.0.0 (kind of a "null" IP address). E.g., in my /etc/hosts I have 127.0.0.1 localhost (...) 0.0.0.0 www.facebook.com 0.0.0.0 m.facebook.com 0.0....
by KGill
Sun Jan 24, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Feature Requests / Bug Reports
Topic: What are these accesses to other sites for?
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: What are these accesses to other sites for?

I think the site has some embedded javascript from several sites because of heavy linking to them as an affiliated resource (Peachnote, ?Olympiana.fm, ?Joytunes) or because of donations (Paypal). A while back I actually blocked the Peachnote website in /etc/hosts because it was holding things up--it...
by KGill
Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: IMSLP Announcements
Topic: Upcoming changes
Replies: 254
Views: 227512

Re: Upcoming changes

imslp wrote:... why do you believe you have the standing to comment on the need for paid staff, when you haven't contributed a single edit?

Why did you open a public discussion if you're not going to listen to anyone but yourself and Carl?
by KGill
Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: IMSLP Announcements
Topic: Upcoming changes
Replies: 254
Views: 227512

Re: Upcoming changes

For the record, Feldmahler announced this in the Moderation Forum on December the 13th. It was presented as a done deal at that time, essentially. ... I understand that, without more information, it's hard to know what to think of him ... The lack of information is precisely one of the most damning ...
by KGill
Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:02 am
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Error in attributions, May the Circle Be Unbroken
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Error in attributions, May the Circle Be Unbroken

You should be able to easily change these things yourself, through use of the 'edit' tab appearing at the top of the page when you're logged in.
by KGill
Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Work Page Issues
Topic: Victor Herbert. Orange Blossom. Pages blank.
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Re: Victor Herbert. Orange Blossom. Pages blank.

Have you tried saving the file to your computer rather than simply opening it in your browser? For me it displays perfectly fine--don't see any issues with it whatsoever. On your machine, is the archive.org viewer also not displaying anything?
by KGill
Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: revisions not implemented
Replies: 16
Views: 3156

Re: revisions not implemented

Edit the page for the file (i.e., the one starting with 'File:', which is the same place from which you would upload a new version) to contain the text {{delete}}, or {{delete|reason goes here}}; someone with sysop rights will then see to actually delete the file.
by KGill
Sat Nov 01, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: Moderator Requests - Help - FAQ
Topic: Estienne Roger
Replies: 20
Views: 3002

Re: Estienne Roger

I have to agree that it would almost certainly be clearer in general if the other tabs (compositions, etc.) appeared from the Arranger page--the subcategories are a little disconnected from their parent as it is.

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