Gilles Dubuc | 29 Jul 13:31 2014
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Software needs

Hi everyone,

I'm on the Multimedia team at the WMF, and we were wondering if there are specific bugfixes or critical features that would be needed in preparation for WLM.

Something I know of is the cached template issue in UploadWizard campaign banners: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64685 which I would like to get fixed before WLM. If there's anything else that's critical, please let us know, it will help us prioritize our workload.
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Pierre-Selim | 26 Jul 13:11 2014

Media page 2014

Do not hesitate to add your organisation press contact for this year contest.

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Leo Zimmermann | 18 Jul 19:44 2014

Wikipedia Summer of Monuments: U.S.A. photo contest and upload drive

Dear Wiki Loves Monuments worldwide community,

We here in the United States have expanded the photo contest this year into a three-month "Summer of Monuments". Our special goal is outreach in the Southern U.S. states which currently have fewer historic places represented on Wikimedia Commons. There are some prizes for the best photographs, and for the institution that contributes the best collection.

Individual photographers from around the country are excited about Summer of Monuments and have already contributed several hundred photos. You can see many of them on Commons.

So far we've met with enthusiastic responses from libraries, archives, historical societies, and historical preservation groups in the South. We are waiting to see what kind of collections can actually be uploaded, and hoping that this project serves as a springboard for larger institutional donations.

We have a page on Wikimedia Commons which can also be accessed from SummerOfMonuments.org. Please let me know your thoughts, comments, concerns, questions, suggestions, or exclamations about the project.

All the best,

Leo Zimmermann
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Bachounda Mohammed | 16 Jul 01:35 2014
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WLM in UAE (Saqib Qayyum)

we are happy to help you
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Saqib Qayyum | 14 Jul 19:36 2014
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WLM in UAE

Hi all, 

As some of you may have noticed that recently UAE entry was added on Commons WLM 2014 page . It was me who intending to do WLM in UAE. I was also in discussion with organiser of WLM Qatar over a collaboration . But after discussion with some Commons administrators, I've been told that there's no FOP in the UAE so I contacted Culture department of Dubai and they confirmed that many protected heritage sites of UAE do not permit taking photos at all.. The concerned person in Culture department have asked for meeting and said maybe they can release us a letter and lists of sites after which our WLM UAE participants  can be able to photograph some of important sites in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. and Culture dept also showed some good interest in WLM.. 

I'm in Pakistan right now but  will be in UAE next month for renewal of my residence visa. Hopefully will be able to get lists and everything else and then we can decided whether we want to do WLM in UAE or not..

If anyone else in interested to help me with WLM UAE. Can contact me so we keep in touch.

Until then WLM UAE is not confirmed..

Best
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Benoit Rochon | 12 Jul 14:13 2014
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Map of Wiki Loves Monuments

Hello, 

I'm wondering how quick the WLM-Map is refreshing?
Also, where does the map harvest its data?

Btw, Canada is jumping in!

Best regards.

Benoit Rochon
Chargé de projet — Wikimédia Canada, chapitre national soutenant Wikipédia
Coordonnateur — WikiFranca, association des chapitres francophones de Wikimédia
3450, rue Saint-Denis, suite 180, Montréal (Québec)  H2X 3L3
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Romaine Wiki | 11 Jul 08:33 2014
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Wiki Loves Monuments in Belgium and Luxembourg

Hello all,

We in Belgium have decided to organize Wiki Loves Monuments this year.
We are now working on the preparations with a working group.

Romaine
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Richard Nevell | 9 Jul 16:45 2014
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Semi-automated script for adding pictures to lists

Hi everyone,

User:Dudemanfellabra has written a semi-automated script to help with adding pictures to the lists on Wikipedia. It works by matching the monument ID on the picture to the one in the lists and checking if there are any gaps.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Dudemanfellabra/AddCommonsCatLinks.js

It allows you to view the picture before adding it. At the moment, the script is only on en.wikipedia.org but could in theory be adapted for other language Wikipedias.

As far as I can tell it works for
  • Antarctica
  • Aruba
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ghana
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Isreal
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • US

Richard

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Alex Wang | 7 Jul 18:44 2014
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Re: [WLM-UK] Building photography Learning Patterns

Hi Michael,

Thanks so much for adding these really useful learning patterns.

I've added them to the Project and Event grants page for photo event resources: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:PEG/Program_Resources/Photo_Events#Learning_Patterns

Cheers,

Alex


On Sat, Jul 5, 2014 at 1:07 PM, Eoin <eoin.houston-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
Hi Folks,

Sorry to miss meeting but I was volunteering on an island in the Highlands. Interesting work: I tried editing Learning Guide but struggled on mobile connection.

Michael, could you add 'Strive to get a contrasting background to accentuate your building'.


regards

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On Friday, 4 July 2014, Michael Maggs <Michael-vnJO+IzHYgBBDLzU/O5InQ@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Hi all
> If anyone setting up a Wiki Loves Monuments competition wants some photography resources to link to, I’ve just added a couple of new Learning Patterns on Meta that may be especially useful for beginners:
> Photographing your local buildings
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Learning_patterns/Photographing_your_local_buildings
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> Improving your building photography
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> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Learning_patterns/Improving_your_building_photography
> All the best
> Michael
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Michael Maggs | 4 Jul 13:26 2014

Building photography Learning Patterns

Hi all

If anyone setting up a Wiki Loves Monuments competition wants some photography resources to link to, I’ve just added a couple of new Learning Patterns on Meta that may be especially useful for beginners:

Photographing your local buildings


Michael




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Saqib Qayyum | 4 Jul 09:55 2014
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WMF blog post

Hi,

This is Saqib from Pakistan. WMF has wrote a blog post about us.


best,

S.
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