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UploadWizard populates the date field with the date and time when the file was modified instead of the date and time the photograph was taken on.
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As reported on the Wikimedia Commons Village Pump

User are reporting that UploadWizard pre-populates the data field with the file last modification date, not the file creation date.

(I have not reproduced this myself, just filing this as tracker)

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JeanFred created this task.Mar 27 2019, 9:28 AM
Restricted Application added a project: Multimedia. · View Herald TranscriptMar 27 2019, 9:28 AM
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JeanFred updated the task description. (Show Details)Mar 27 2019, 9:39 AM
JeanFred added subscribers: matthiasmullie, Esanders.

(Auditing rEUWI, there does not seem to be any changes related to this… Tentatively tagging @matthiasmullie and @Esanders as the last committers).

Fae added a subscriber: Fae.Mar 27 2019, 9:41 AM
JeanFred changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Mar 27 2019, 9:44 AM

This needs reproduction steps.

JeanFred changed the task status from Stalled to Open.Mar 27 2019, 12:58 PM

User:Basile Morin has provided the following examples:

Example 1 (correct date)Example 2 (wrong date)
GPS date (Exif metadata)16 December 201816 January 2019
Date and time of data generation (Exif metadata)17:04, 16 December 201806:32, 17 January 2019
File change date and time (Exif metadata)14:27, 23 February 201920:41, 23 March 2019
Date metadata was last modified (Exif metadata)21:27, 23 February 201903:41, 24 March 2019
Date and time of digitizing (Exif metadata)17:04, 16 December 201810:02, 20 January 2019
Date of last version uploaded07:30, 23 February 201913:47, 23 March 2019
Date recorded in the file page with UploadWizard17:04:16, 16 December 201808:45:51, 22 March 2019