This includes all of the changes that I was planning to make. What do
you think? Shall I go ahead and upload all of the images that I have
Thanks for all of your help so far!
Thanks also to valhallasw for helping me with pywikibot, and
Thehelpfulone for helping me get set up testing on
On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Maarten Dammers <maarten(a)mdammers.nl> wrote:
Op 19-5-2011 1:16, Parker schreef:
I'm looking for advice on this project:
I've scraped out images and metadata from a bunch of federal agency
image libraries, and I want to make them more easily discoverable. I'm
looking for feedback.
Do you know that I'm uploading NAVY images every day
with an automated
for what's coming in. At
you can find the different USgov sites in different stages of
source code (NAVY and FEMA up and running, rest might work).
* What's the easiest way to cross-post the
images to wikimedia commons?
Batch upload bot? Maybe you are able to reuse some
* What else should I do to make the images easier
Good categories is probably the most important thing.
* Any other feedback?
There are several
open batch uploading request for USgov sites. Maybe
you feel like working on that? If you use the pywikipedia library (like
I do) you can easily upload the images once you extracted the metadata.
This essay has the background on my thinking for
this project so far:
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