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Allow explicit use of commons images when a local image has the same name
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Author: e2m


  • Image on commons with filename "A";
  • Other image on wikipedia "B" with also filename "A";


  • Image "A" cannot be used on wikipedia "B".

There should be a way to use image "A" on wikipedia "B" without deleting and renaming the
local file "A".

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Lowest.Nov 21 2014, 8:37 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz2717.
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gangleri wrote:

What about using [[Image:commons:A_duplicate.png|...]] and
[[Image:A_duplicate.png|...]] where "commons:" is a wikifarm specific interwiki

brianna.laugher wrote:

I would prefer to see bug 709 fixed (make it possible to easily move images),
but in the meantime this would be handy too.

brianna.laugher wrote:

*** Bug 9934 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

You should move files to better name (I'm currently working on bug 709) than use some weak parameters