On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:25 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar
>> sudhanwa.com(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>>> With due respect to the videographer and his intentions, but then what
>>> is that video about?
>>> What is so great about the video to become video of the day? It shows
>>> some people moving around across some pavilions, some dirty roads and stray
>>> Are there any guidelines for a good video. Rather for any file uploaded
>>> on commons. Can it show any association to the article where it is used? I
>>> am seriously curious about the whole thing. Unfortunately, people do not
>>> like any questions on such matters. Similar questions were/are applicable
>>> to various photo contests too.
It is true that there is no proper guideline for the selection of
the day files (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Media_of_the_day
to be displayed in the main page, or if there is any, I couldn't find it.
The nomination is supposed to happen in
looks like the nominations are scanty and irregular along with the reviews.
Looking at the history section, I assume that if a user takes interest in
MOTD and find videos from Commons and enlist them in the MOTD page, then
its selected by default. May be I am wrong.
On 15 October 2016 at 14:05, Jayanta Nath <jayantanth(a)gmail.com> wrote:
This is not a right place to discuss about this matter.
You may start discuss here https://commons.wikimedia.org/
I agree, this needs to be discussed in Commons Village pump (
) where more Commons
users can participate about implementation of proper review process.