[Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments was crap, it's high time to admit it!

Jan Ainali jan.ainali at wikimedia.se
Mon Dec 12 20:48:12 UTC 2011

2011/12/12 Maarten Dammers <maarten at mdammers.nl>

> > 2011/12/12 Yaroslav M. Blanter<putevod at mccme.ru>:
> >> I think this is a good direction, but I can not support the proposal in
> >> this form. What if we have just one crappy image? What if we have the
> image
> >> of the exterior, would we need the image of the interior? What if we
> have
> >> several monuments under one code?
> Let's put it a bit stronger. I would never support such a proposal. I
> support positive steering ("we encourage you to upload photo's of
> monuments that not yet have a (good) picture"), not negative steering
> ("WLM2011 we limit the eligible monuments to those without an image").

Yes, I agree that positive steering is better. We could have one of the
judging criteria to be uniqueness or value adding, and explain that when
images are similar in other criterias, the ones that bring in new aspects
to Commons will be regarded higher.

Jan Ainali

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