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Talk:American poker player Chip Reese dies at age 56. No offense but, let pi zero decide because he commented about it in recent past. Besides, it is not okay to keep unused fair use images -- in this case, and what pi zero has said, visually similar images can be substituted.
acagastya PING ME! 09:46, 1 November 2017 (UTC)

Are you not connected to IRC, atm?
acagastya PING ME! 09:48, 1 November 2017 (UTC)
Not at the moment. I'm just working on some of the backlogs here. —mikemoral (talk) 09:56, 1 November 2017 (UTC)
How am I supposed to inform you about cases of some backlogs in real time? Some of the things are tricky.
acagastya PING ME! 09:58, 1 November 2017 (UTC)

@Acagastya: That situation is a bit different in that the image was going to be deleted. As it turned out, it never got deleted anyway. Since these images would be effectively identical it's probably okay, although there's something that doesn't feel quite right with changing the image postarchive regardless. It's generally best to not change any content after archiving. —mikemoral (talk) 18:39, 1 November 2017 (UTC)

Pi zero is yet to see those DRs, and new images are better at scaling - the mime type difference is the only difference. I asked you about IRC so that I could tell you about Ottawahitech's articles, just because the message was placed in this section.
acagastya PING ME! 18:45, 1 November 2017 (UTC)
Well, those logos are replaced with their newer version.
acagastya PING ME! 03:50, 4 November 2017 (UTC)
Similar changes have occasionally happened on Commons (thus, outside our sphere of control), and I reconciled myself to allow the replacement was, after all, not really changing anything about the basic identity of the image, so having allowed those I figured I could allow these. I do take a hard line on not replacing archived images with an image that's different in any fundamental way (such as cropping or the like), but when the only difference is something like .jpg vs .svg or such, and not a photograph, it seems as if any claim that they aren't the same image is rather abstract. --Pi zero (talk) 04:23, 4 November 2017 (UTC)


Adding file 24 hours after publication is considered substantial change. Better to add it as an external link. So I reverted it.
acagastya PING ME! 09:34, 8 November 2017 (UTC)

Though I expect I'd have looked for a way to handle it without a direct revert, the point about an image versus an external link does seem cogent. --Pi zero (talk) 13:26, 8 November 2017 (UTC)