[Wiki Loves Monuments] Categorizing and using images

Lodewijk lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Thu Oct 4 18:09:09 UTC 2012

OK, so if the categorization page says it can happen, I guess it is
possible (I cant check right now, working offline). Probably good to let
Maarten check the situation for Israel indeed.


El jueves, 4 de octubre de 2012, Ynhockey escribió:

> Lodewijk:
> Basically each template has a field like "Commons category". So what the
> bot has to do (and this is certainly possible) is to get the monument ID
> from the image, go to the monuments DB and get the relevant Commons
> category, and then add that category to the image on Commons.
> This is the very process described here:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Monuments_database/Categorization#How_does_the_categorization_bot_work.3F
> However, it doesn't appear that the bot has been run yet for Israel, or
> alternatively it doesn't appear to be working. We don't have the commonscat
> field for all monuments, but definitely more than 0 which is the number
> categorized so far.
> How often is this bot run? Can I run it myself or request it to be run
> again?
> Cheers,
> —Yan (Ynhockey).
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Strainu <strainu10 at gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'strainu10 at gmail.com');>
> > wrote:
>> 2012/10/3 Maarten Dammers <maarten at mdammers.nl <javascript:_e({},
>> 'cvml', 'maarten at mdammers.nl');>>
>> >
>> > Hi everyone,
>> >
>> > Just a reminder that we still have a lot of images that need to be
>> > categorized or that are not used yet, see:
>> > *
>> >
>> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Monuments_database/Unused_images
>> > for images to add to lists
>> It would help if you would keep the monument ids as they were in the
>> list (stop capitalizing them). I can't really use the list for
>> automatic processing, nor can I guarantee the code is good without
>> looking in the image page.
>> Regards,
>>   Strainu
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