[Wiki Loves Monuments] Individual Engagement Grant for Updating the WLM Jury Tool

David Narvaez david.narvaez at computer.org
Sun Jun 14 19:42:53 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Ynhockey <ynhockey at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't really want to make people hate me here, and mean absolutely no
> offense to you personally, but for now I don't see the need for this grant
> at all. Here are the reasons:
> 1) The tool works, but even if it didn't, we have the older tool which I
> developed (aside from bugs, most of which have been fixed, I received no
> complaints about it, and it was used successfully by national teams as well
> as the international team). At the same time, Ilya just said he was
> developing his own tool.
> 2) Even if we needed three tools, the other two are being developed for free
> by volunteers. Our movement has a thing against paying someone for something
> that others are willingly doing for free/
> 3) You seem to be a great developer, and we have a bunch of tools that do
> need to be written / maintained! If you could delve into those, I would
> definitely support your grant. For instance, a simple statistical tool for
> how much each monument was photographed, etc. Platonides, Emilio and others
> developed such tools, but they are not always maintained, and these
> developers are not currently part of the international team (if you guys are
> reading this, we want you back :) ).

Heads up: I moved the page to


to reflect the fact that this is just one of many tools.

David E. Narvaez

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