Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-19 Thread Andrew Gray
Yes, this is definitely an issue. My recollection was that the unwanted content issue was seen as secondary to the debates about placement, but it's many years ago ;-) Agree entirely on testing and having a sense of the cost-benefit ratio. One feature of the old system was that it predominantly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-19 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Andrew Gray, 19/09/2012 10:35: Yes, this is definitely an issue. My recollection was that the unwanted content issue was seen as secondary to the debates about placement, but it's many years ago ;-) Agree entirely on testing and having a sense of the cost-benefit ratio. One feature of the old

[Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-18 Thread Andrew Gray
On 13 September 2012 12:10, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.rujavascript:; wrote: Btw it occurred to me that we never (to the best of my knowledge) tun a Wikipedia banner asking to donate pictures. Smth like to take a World Heritage site article without illustrations, or a town, and to say

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-18 Thread Risker
On 18 September 2012 14:00, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: On 13 September 2012 12:10, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.rujavascript:; wrote: Btw it occurred to me that we never (to the best of my knowledge) tun a Wikipedia banner asking to donate pictures. Smth like to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-18 Thread Phil Nash
- Original Message - From: Risker risker...@gmail.com To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 7:40 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion ...old days when everything operated on the assumption that there were always warm

[Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-13 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Hey So I had a great time handing out flyers for the Wiki takes Gouda promotion last weekend. We quickly learned to look for people with camera's or camera bags and target them with flyers. Since then I have been walking around and have noticed how many people walk around with a semi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-13 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Hey I told no one I was a board member ;) Funny thing was they organised Wiki takes Gouda and then they asked me to join ;) But there were a lot of stroopwafels involved so it probably was way beyond conflict of interest but just corrupt ;) I would claim that you should have this on business

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-13 Thread Yaroslav M. Blanter
On Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:48:28 +0200, Jan-Bart de Vreede wrote: Hey Agreed that we might want to focus on wikipedia as a destination for the pictures (please donate your pictures for use on wikipedia) Jan-Bart Btw it occurred to me that we never (to the best of my knowledge) tun a Wikipedia