Important lesson for WLM coming up later this year.

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On Mar 13, 2012 11:25 PM, "Noopur" <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Arrey no. Chill ya. You are our biggest success story of the photothon :P
> This comment was generally regarding how too many images can make us all
> lazy.
>
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 11:23 PM, Konarak Ratnakar <konarak...@live.com>wrote:
>
>>  Hey Noopur,
>> If I sounded accusing, I apologize for that. I was going to do this
>> categorization work and saw this mail here.
>> And Anirudh, I'm on it, I'll add/create proper categories to the images.
>>
>> > From: anirudh...@gmail.com
>> > Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 23:19:38 +0530
>> > To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>> > Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Lesson from the past: Photowalks and
>> other events
>>
>> >
>> > On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:59 PM, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > > Just to add to what Konarak and Ashwin said, I am guilty as charged.
>> We kept
>> > > the Category:Ahmedabad_1 to avoid flooding the popular category. It
>> was
>> > > decided to serve as the ''maintenance category'' but none of us
>> really got
>> > > around to transferring images to the Ahmedabad category or cleaning
>> up.
>> > > There are several reasons for this:
>> >
>> > It was clearly not your fault. You are a new user and I should have
>> > migrated these files to the regular categories. I am now removing
>> > [[Category:Ahmedabad 1]] and replacing with it [[Category:Ahmedabad]]
>> > and [[Category:Wikipedia takes Ahmedabad 1]]. All help is welcome,
>> > these two categories are a must, you can add further categories if
>> > they already exist or if there is a justifiable reason to create a new
>> > one you can create those and add the cat to these files. I'm no
>> > expert on Commons categorization, but there are a bunch of helpful
>> > power users available on #wikipedia-en and #wikimedia-commons who can
>> > help you out with that.
>> >
>> > We decided to go with [[Category:Ahmedabad 1]] instead of
>> > [[Category:Wikipedia takes Ahmedabad 1]] because we assumed that would
>> > make it easier for the users to add these categories easily.
>> >
>> > >
>> > > 1) People started using images from Ahmedabad_1 soon after the event
>> to make
>> > > Ahmedabad articles. So, the attention was diverted there.
>> >
>> > Indeed. A few good images made it to the articles, while a couple of
>> > images inspired creation of articles around important monuments. See
>> > [[Hutheesing Jain Temple]] (and thanks Srikeit for that).
>> >
>> > >
>> > > 2) Personally, I was unclear as to whether all these images had to be
>> > > migrated because of course some are repetitive and redundant. But,
>> I/We are
>> > > no one to judge whose image stays or goes.
>> >
>> > Yes, indeed.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > anirudh
>> >
>> > >
>> > >
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