[Wiki Loves Monuments] Tech question: 2 WLM templates of different country contests on same file

Lodewijk lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Mon Sep 16 14:42:11 UTC 2013

Hi Xelgen,

last year we had a few of those situations (on the border between two
countries, i.e. Estonia/Russia). It is not very common though, and I expect
also this year it will be an exception.

Last year the bots etc didn't explode, but they might just skip part of the
categorization (for example, only consider the first template they see, or
the last one). You may have to do a little more manual work in those cases.

The voting tool is based on category input, so as long as you put it in the
right country categories, it should work.

Lodewijk (not very technical, so just explaining to the extent he thinks to

2013/9/16 Aleksey Chalabyan <xelgen.am at gmail.com>

> Dear all, and especially those who provide us with tools for running WLM
> contest.
> If on same page we have 2 templates, from different country contest, with
> different ID, do you think scripts/bot may run into issue?
> Will those tools successfully process both of templates, assign necessary
> categories, show up correctly in counters, voting tools, etc?
> Example of such image is:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D4%B1%D5%B4%D5%A1%D6%80%D5%A1%D5%BD%D5%AB_%D5%BE%D5%A1%D5%B6%D6%84,_%D5%BE%D5%A1%D5%B6%D6%84%D5%A1%D5%B5%D5%AB%D5%B6_%D5%B0%D5%A1%D5%B4%D5%A1%D5%AC%D5%AB%D6%80_....jpg
> Thanks beforehand,
> Xelgen
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