[Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments was crap, it's high time to admit it!
strainu10 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 19:42:24 UTC 2011
While some valid points have been raised in these discussions, there
was also a lot of bullshit (pardon my language, but there is no other
way of putting it) from some people who can't look beyond the current
project. It would be unfair from me to respond to those here, but I
will most certainly respond onwiki as time allows.
What I do note as something that could easily be avoided is having
"ten more crappy images of the Eiffel Tower" in order to get some more
obscure monuments on-wiki. I strongly suggest that in countries that
participate in WLM2011 we limit the eligible monuments to those
without an image.
In order to do this, we need better tools. I'm currently working on a
robot that can fill the lists automatically based on the articles that
contain a specific monument-id, and also searches for mistakes in the
lists. I certaily hope I'll be able to make it work for other
countries and I also hope that Nuno, Maarten, Platonides and the rest
of the folks that gave us those great reporting tools will also find
the time to develop tools for improving the usage of the newly
2011/12/12 Mike Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com>:
> I have had the same issue with the Best Photo of Kosovo contest, but
> we had some small winners.
> 2011/12/12 Tomasz Kozłowski <odder.wiki at gmail.com>:
>> In chronological order:
>> Tomasz Kozłowski | [[user:odder]]
>> Wiki Loves Monuments mailing list
>> WikiLovesMonuments at lists.wikimedia.org
> James Michael DuPont
> Member of Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova http://flossk.org
> Wiki Loves Monuments mailing list
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