#WIN.

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On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Philippe Beaudette
<phili...@wikimedia.org>wrote:

> This is really fantastic, and makes me very very happy.  This represents
> the best of what makes the Wikimedia projects great - someone identifies a
> need and then rolls up their sleeves and fills that need.  Well done,
> Shrini, and thank you.
>
> pb
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> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 5:10 AM, Shrinivasan T <tshriniva...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Friends.
>>
>> Tamil Wikipedia announced a Media Contest to increase the commons
>> media files like photos, audio and video in the wikipedia world.
>> see the announcement here.
>> http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contest/en
>>
>> To upload the photos there are two ways available so far.
>>
>> 1. The web based upload wizard
>> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard
>>
>> 2. Java based upload tool - Commonist
>> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Tools/Commonist
>>
>> We have to provide a detailed filename and description to the images
>> for uploading.
>>
>> When we have a bunch of photos to upload, we have to select them,
>> crop, or edit them before uploading.
>>
>> Found that that "GThumb Image Viewer" can show the files, edit the
>> files and add IPTC tags to the images.
>>
>> We can view,edit,delete,rotate,crop and add the required Description
>> and Title to the images
>> for uploading to wikimedia commons.
>>
>> How to upload the files?
>> There are two tools already.
>> But, I wanted to plugin to any image viewer to upload to wikimedia
>> commons directly.
>> No image viewer has that plugin.
>>
>> DigiKam has it, but due to some issues, the mediawiki plugin is not
>> released.
>>
>> So, I started to write my own script for uploading all the files in a
>> folder to upload to mediawiki.
>>
>> Here is it.
>> http://code.google.com/p/mediawiki-uploader/
>>
>> Usage details are available in INSTALL and README files.
>>
>> Thanks for the wikipedia users Surya and Sodabottle for their valuable
>> suggestions.
>>
>> Please report if there are any issues.
>>
>> Provide your suggestions for improving too.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> T.Shrinivasan
>>
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