I couldn't upload even a single video of what I did to Wikimedia Commons. For whatever reasons, it doesn't WORK. uploading to YouTube happens at a breeze. Wikimedia Commons? its a no no.

All the 6 edited videos on YouTube[1]. I've marked the ones that are CC-BY-SA license compliant. (those that aren't yet will be very soon). Subtitling will also be added soon.

I won't be uploading the videos to Commons, therefore. If anyone here is interested to upload to Commons, you can download the videos from youtube in .webm formats, and upload to Commons.

I wrote a blog[2] outlining how the doing of all these videos started and ended (I touch on why I'm not uploading to Commons in the article. With all due respect to WMF and the upload tool devs, the Upload tool, both form and wizard, are broken!)

Will it be in context to write about what went on in getting the videos done on Wikimedia Blog?

Please get in touch if there's any issue with any of the videos on YouTube. thanks

[1] https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWEYPtH04KyJFW6J7IatCww1H5wZ9xWGM
[2] http://khophi.co/blog/article/wikimedians-share-their-stories-wikimania

On Monday, February 9, 2015, Manuel Schneider <manuel.schneider@wikimedia.ch> wrote:

On 02/06/2015 08:17 PM, Nkansah Rexford wrote:
> Yes, I can upload them to commons with the captions. The captions will
> only be for the ones I have done captions.
> Some I haven't because I don't have the translated materials yet.

when uploading with captions please use the TimedText namespace of
Commons, so the subtitles are stored in their original text format (SRT)
on Commons and can be translated by everyone.

That way you don't have to do all the translation work alone, as people
can just copy the text and translate it themselves.


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