An interesting idea. How is this done currently for the wp:de image of the
day? And which public repository would then used for all the scripts used?

Am 26.02.2014 11:41 schrieb "Manuel Schneider" <>:

> I wonder if such a model would work:
> * A group of volunteers selects images from Wikimedia Commons and uses a
> wiki to sort and rank them and finally create the list of images on a
> particular page. This page can hold already images "parked" for future
> publication - like we plan a few weeks in advance, so we only have to do
> the whole selection process maybe four times a year.
> This may be a designated area in the members wiki, which includes the
> Commons files.
> * A script regularly reads this wiki page and determines which is now
> the current image of the day. It adds it to a RSS feed which holds the
> last n images of the day in descending order.
> This may be run as a cron job on the WMCH server, I am happy to set up
> some script (I already have done both PHP / MediaWiki API and RSS
> scripts) or just provide shell access to someone who manages this script.
> * Everyone else can then use the RSS feed to get the image of the day on
> their website, upload it to Tumblr, whatever, send a tweet, post it on
> facebook... (the latter two things can easily be done with
> which automatically posts from RSS to Twitter,
> Facebook and LinkedIn).
> The Wikipedia Article of the Day of de:wp is also published through RSS.
> The
> /Manuel
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