Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Multimedia and Commons/See Exif without restoring file

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See Exif without restoring file

  • Problem: Exif plays an important role in copyvio detection. Many files get deleted because of their Exif, especially on Commons. Sometimes an admin needs to check the Exif of an already deleted file (example). The solution to this problem is temporarily restoring the file or downloading the file and checking its metadata offline. It would be good for admins to be able to see Exif of deleted files without restoring or downloading them.
  • Who would benefit: Admins, especially Commons admins
  • Proposed solution: Add an ability to MediaWiki to see metadata of deleted files without restoring them
  • More comments:
  • Phabricator tickets:
  • Proposer: 4nn1l2 (talk) 21:15, 23 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]


SDoC is not accessible and also not the entire EXIFs are in SDoC. Christian Ferrer (talk) 18:36, 8 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]