[Wiki Loves Monuments] Upload form
lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Wed Jun 15 22:12:10 UTC 2011
thanks for your input. The form will be simple enough that they can use it -
if not, the form is not good enough for us either :) We will reduce the
workflow as much as possible and make a special WLM upload form on commons
filling in everything we can already. You would end up with the same result
more or less as your suggestion, but then people would be doing it /on
commons/ and get familiar with it. Like Maarten said, we shouldn't be going
back on decisions like this, otherwise we will not be in time for the
As a sidenote, this is the first time I hear about Kosovo in this context -
perhaps you could explain in a seperate thread in a bit more detail what you
are referring to exactly? Because I am not aware of Kosovo participating in
WLM :) (and it is very short time now, so we should get a better image of
the status where you are, and what still needs to happen to see if it is
realistic and if you need help)
With kind regards,
2011/6/15 Mike Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com>
> maybe that is good for netherlands, but i can tell you in kosovo the people
> are not that wiki friendly. I dont see a problem with integrating drupal and
> a wiki. it is all just mysql data anyway.
> it is all in the matrix!
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:09 PM, Maarten Dammers <maarten at mdammers.nl>wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> Op 15-6-2011 21:56, Mike Dupont schreef:
>> > Hi,
>> > I have done experiments with this,
>> > an upload form outside of the wikipedia can be implemented in drupal
>> > very easily.
>> > you can create a document type submission with a picture contained.
>> > I have also created bots to do uploaded of pictures, this can been
>> > combined.
>> > We should in theory be able to host this on the toolserver, but there
>> > is a policy against drupal..
>> I'm sure this works very well, but it's not an option for Wiki Loves
>> We're past the decision point. In Berlin we decided Commons is going to
>> be the primary point of upload and we're not going to use custom build
>> external sites. One of the goals of Wiki Loves Monuments is to attract
>> more people to Commons, having an external site is a bit
>> counter-productive to this goal ;-)
>> Maybe you can help with the api? All php :-)
>> > mike
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> James Michael DuPont
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