Re: [Wikimedia-l] adding visual search for Wikipedia

2018-07-26 Thread Tomás O'Hara
Hi, thanks for pointing out those issues. The issue of proprietary software is the only potential showstopper, but that can be addressed by introducing the notion of "wikimedia-friendly sharing", rather than "unrestricted sharing". Basically, the visual search engine source code can be copied by

[Wikimedia-l] adding visual search for Wikipedia

2018-07-12 Thread Tomás O'Hara
Hi, here's a link to a proposal I have for adding visual search to Wikipedia: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Use_visual_search_frontend_for_Wikipedia via user tomasohara [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tomasohara] I can move it into a better location if desired as it as not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] adding visual search for Wikipedia

2018-07-07 Thread Jeremy Lee-Jenkins
Tom O'Hara, I foresee several problems with your proposal. a) The Wikimedia Foundation itself spent a very large amount of money building something essentially the same which was rejected by the community and abandoned. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knowledge_Engine_(Wikimedia_Foundation)

[Wikimedia-l] adding visual search for Wikipedia

2018-07-07 Thread Tomás O'Hara
Hi, here's a link to a proposal I have for adding visual search to Wikipedia: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Use_visual_search_frontend_for_Wikipedia (This was created with user ID: tomasohara