the International Federation of Film Archives are planning a symposium
on "Sharing" on April 23-24 as part of their next annual conference
(22-27 April 2018) in Prague.
One of the organizers - Adelheid Heftberger, in CC - reached out to
ask whether I knew anyone who would be able to deliver an talk on
If that's you or you know someone who is active around film-related
matters on Wikidata, then please get in touch with her.
Submission deadline for proposals for the symposium is December 8, according to
I had a snafu upgrading the ogv.js audio/video playback which broke
playback in the latest versions of Safari and Edge for a couple days.
Problem was that the new version of ogv.js used the WebAssembly (wasm)
builds of the codecs by default on supporting browsers, but our server
setup wasn't willing to actually serve the files. For the moment I've
(Performance is similar currently, but the wasm builds load and compile
faster in the browser.)
I'd also like to have a bigger discussion about use of things like
and maintenance issues this may have. Will talk over on wikitech-l...