Gerard Meijssen wrote:
On nl:wikipedia a valid reason for the deletion of
pictures is that they
are not used. I have asked at "the kroeg" that they should not be
deleted in anticipation of WikiCommons.
Andre Engels asked me why I thought that there will be a WikiCommons as
both he and I have so far been given the cold shoulder treatment on
WikiCommons. His question is fair. What do I base my trust on that there
will be in the near future a WikiCommons ?
*Should these pictures be deleted from nl:wikipedia ?
It's up to the community to make a choice about that. On fr: we have lot
of flowers pictures that are included in a wikipedia:project page for
future usage. I would say : create articles so the pictures can be used.
*When will there be a place where we can upload
material that is not
used on nl:wikipedia and that will be eventually available in WikiCommons ?
Maybe we should start to gather needs, thinks about how we can reuse
part of MediaWiki code to build the wikicommon engine and then start
Some changes will have to be made to MediaWiki to be able to use a
second database for pictures :o)