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

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 14 10:29:30 UTC 2012

Ok, did you try running a workshop with 20 people in kosovo over a
slow internet connection?
for single people it is fine maybe, but we need to have a fast local
server. I am looking to get hosting on the local backbone.

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicubunu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/14/2012 12:37 PM, Mike Dupont wrote:
>> I tried to get people to upload to commons at our bootcamp
>> http://kosovoinnovations.org/yap/digital-bootcamp and it failed, we
>> had IP blocking of new users, we had the uploader failing, it was
>> horrible and a waste of time.  I need a solution that works and we can
>> control and debug. also the wiki was running slow.
> Mi experience was the total opposite, I talked recently with the top
> uploader from my country (Andrei_kokelburg, with 1366 images so far [and
> growing] currently the 6th global uploader) who is a *first time* Wikipedia
> contributor and tried to suggest him better tools like Commonist. His reply
> was the standard uploader is easy and good, he does not need anything else.
> --
> nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro :: http://nicubunu.blogspot.com
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