[Wiki Loves Monuments] open source software for running the competition

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 14 10:09:02 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Tomasz Ganicz <polimerek at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/9/14 Mike  Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com>:
>> Well, For me the goal is to collect media about the area under a
>> commons license. I am not interested in teaching people to read,
>> because most of them dont. there is just too much text on commons for
>> people to read, they dont understand or have the patience.  It is not
>> the commons suck, it is just at too high a level for the users that I
>> am dealing with. We have tried to get translators, it is just too much
>> for them.
> I remember there was an Isrealis project of collecting old photos and
> then upload them to Commons via local server. Maybe they can share
> some code with you?
> By the way - such a server side collecting photo software would be
> usefull not only for WLM but also in many other cases - for example
> during cooperation with GLAM Institutions.
> Maybe you will find interesting a Vicunia uploader:
> https://github.com/yarl/vicuna
> It is probably still too sophisticated - but it let collect photos and
> add metadata off-line, save metadata as an xml file in a folder
> together with pictures and then upload files later.

thanks, a bit like the commonist. I will check it out,
I am looking for an intermedia web server solution and maybe a super
simple client app or just a web front end.

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