On 9/30/07, Magnus Manske <magnusmanske(a)googlemail.com> wrote:
In response about the discussion on wikien-l about
fair use and
placeholder images for biographies (and other things?) I have written
a new tool, WatchFlickr.
Oh that looks nice!
Given a category (at selectable depth), it retrieves
all articles in
that category, checks if it lacks an image, and if so, searches Flickr
for relevant CC-BY and CC-BY-SA images. It shows found flickr
thumbnails, links to the wikipedia and flickr page, and to
Flominator's Flinfo tool.
<http://tools.wikimedia.de/~bryan/flickr/upload> (not working
until the databases are working again).
Not that due toolserver problems, several wikipedias, notably en, are
not available to search right now. German wikipedia works, though, in
case you want to test.
I have already found, uploaded, and used about a dozen "celebrity"
images, both adding a new image and (on en.wp) replacing fair use and
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