[Wiki Loves Monuments] Language of the survey

Andrea Zanni zanni.andrea84 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 09:36:10 UTC 2012

Hi all, sorry for not reading the whole conversation,
maybe I missed what I'm going to ask you:

is the survey only Commons-based?
I was thinking that it would maybe good to involve chapter/organizing teams
to spread the survey.
Has someone already done it?



On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Platonides <platonides at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30/10/12 08:30, Jane Darnell wrote:
> > Interesting reading, thanks for that analysis. I do prefer US-oriented
> > news (like the NYtimes most-emailed-list) above other English, and I
> > prefer NL Dutch above other English, so I guess it makes sense.
> I find strange that it is used for showing news intended for one or
> other countries. The accept-language header should not be used to
> determine the locale [1] (or at least not be the sole way to do it).
> But if that config is ok for you, just use it. Just be aware of the
> semantics.
> 1- http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-accept-lang-locales
> > The odd
> > thing I asked myself was if my answers would have been different in
> > English... I suppose my experience with uploading the US images was
> > significantly different from uploading the Dutch ones, just because the
> > identifier lookup method was so different.
> We expected you to talk about both your Dutch and US experiences :)
> I guess there may be some bias there for multi-country uploaders.
> I took a look and we currently have 156 people claimng to have uploaded
> from several countries out of 1293 answers.
> In some cases they are claiming where it's only one: "it,other |
> Italia", "ar,other | Argentina", "nl,other | Nederland".
> In others I wonder how they managed to choose "Ukraine" (written just
> above "United States") fill "other" (written just below) and yet not see
> the United States checkbox: "ua,other | United States". Maybe they
> thought they were clicking "United States". :/
> Other people may have thought we asked about the photos uploaded to
> Commons or the photos they had in their computers, instead of WLM ones:
> "ca,fr,de,it,es,ua,us,other | Grèce, DOM (France) , Turquie , Portugal"
> We also had three people marking the 35 countries (and another, 32). I
> am a bit skeptical of those.
> Can anyone translate «Dla wszystkich, które chciałyby skorzystać (co
> wiąże się z licencją cc by-sa)» ?
> > Great results!! How many responses did we get last year?
> After removing duplicates, 784. We will easily double that.
> Regards
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