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

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 14 14:37:10 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Platonides <platonides at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have you taken a look at the Upload Campaigns we are using for WLM?
> Eg. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard?campaign=wlm-es
> You will find a much nicer flow.

OK, that sounds great. Will have the check that.

> You can request in advance an higher account creation limit if you are
> going to host a workshop. If you have a sysop there (which can be quite
> useful), they can also bypass it.

it was too late for that.
>> 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.
> If you want to get many people to upload photos (eg. the results of
> doing a Wiki Takes) and you have just a small upstream bandwidth, I'd
> just collect them in a single system (eg. one folder per participant)
> and have the organization upload them later.

even just the wiki was slow, We need a local caching server for
situations like that. What about a mobile offline camp in a tent?


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