I'm uploading them via Commonist which I've modified for this. Just need to
check for what have already been uploaded, trying to ident some of the athletes
as well as getting the file names correct, after that I'll do the mass upload
of one batch. Storms in the area are not helping ATM.
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On 16/03/2012, at 11:47 AM, Tim Starling <tstarl...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> On 13/03/12 19:51, John Vandenberg wrote:
>> The Australian Paralympic Committee has provided ~650 images to
>> Wikimedia Australia that need to be uploaded to Commons.
>> They are broken into four sets and they are now hosted on our server.
>> 663,512 Mb - New Atlanta scans 1 of 3 - 207 photographs
>> 480,108 Mb - New Atlanta scans 2 of 3 - 156 photographs
>> 470,000 Mb - New Atlanta scans 3 of 3 - 142 photographs
>> 531,828 Mb - New Barcelona scans - 140 photographs
>> If anyone is able to download zip files that big, and reupload the
>> images to Commons, let me know and I'll give you the URL of one set to
> Bulk image uploads can be done on the server side using importImages.php:
> You just have to provide a .txt file for each image giving its image
> description, i.e. 650 .txt files. Also the files have to be named
> appropriately, preferably with a prefix to avoid conflicts with
> existing file names.
> If you have a zip file in that form, then you can file a shell request
> in bugzilla.wikimedia.org for it to be imported.
> Alternatively you can use Commonist or some other automated client.
> -- Tim Starling
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