User talk:Olaf Kosinsky
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René Bazinet (Q7313662)Edit
You need to give the proper credit for the picture of René Bazinet that was procured from Wikimedia. Barbara Buffington is the clearly listed photographer, who took the picture, in Montreal, Canada - circa: 2002. Please give this photographer appropriate credit, on the appropriate Wikidata page(s), where all the relevant data appears. Thank you for following the correct protocol where credit for Wikimedia photographic art work is concerned. 2600:1700:DDB0:7E70:2800:45ED:6113:66E0 02:22, 30 December 2018 (UTC)
Name in native languageEdit
I have come across a couple of items like Adam Markiewicz (Q9139972) where you put the "name in native language" property P1559 with the disambiguation part like "(polityk)" that obviously is not a part of the name. Please avoid this error in future. Kpjas (talk) 08:21, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
Languages spoken, written, or signedEdit
Please stop using quick statements through WiDar to add English as a person's languages spoken, written or signed (P1412), just because they have an article on the English Wikipedia. You have done this for multiple French Canadians whose documented language was French. Some of these edits I reverted, and now you are repeating to make them over again. Thank you. — Dcflyer (talk) 09:45, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Wrong label in Q43379706Edit
Hi Olaf, you've added Kevin Kühnert as a Danish label to Q43379706 with a bot. I changed that back, I was just wondering where it got that information. Probably based on vandalism in some article? (Totally unrelated: Thanks for all your pictures.)--18.104.22.168 13:10, 9 June 2019 (UTC)