[Wiki Loves Monuments] WLM maps

Maarten Dammers maarten at mdammers.nl
Mon Sep 3 18:23:17 UTC 2012

The bots look at Wikipedia and so do the users. I can't even edit the  
lists on your wiki!


Op 3 sep 2012 om 19:41 heeft Racso <racso at colombia.com> het volgende  

> 2012/9/3 Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org>
> If you're afraid of things failing, you could of course just copy it  
> first and see if everything works. There's no need to delete it.
> I may try that, indeed. The problem is that, anyway, one would need  
> to do changes in the bots/database/etc. to make them point to the  
> new lists, so I think that problems may still arise and be noticed  
> by the participants.
> What I was thinking to do is to keep the contest lists where they  
> are and create copies for Wikipedia (similar to your suggestion, but  
> the official contest lists would still be the external ones).
> But one of the identified success factors has always been that  
> pictures end up on Wikipedia - that is what motivates a lot of people.
> I don't think that both things (having the lists in an external wiki  
> and adding pics to Wikipedia) are mutually exclusive. Why wouldn't  
> be possible to add the pics to the articles and existing Wikipedia  
> lists while keeping the contest lists where they are?
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