On 12/14/10 3:12 PM, Ben Schwartz wrote:
I hadn't heard of this extension, but it looks
interesting. I presume
it's not yet active on the actual Commons?
Nope, we deployed it (mostly just to see if we could), and it works for
many people, but it's still buggy, so it's not widely promoted.
bugzilla - http://bit.ly/UploadWizardBugs
Can a single extension span Commons and Wiktionary?
With a minimum of cooperation between the two, we can put an extension
on Wiktionary that uploads to Commons, and then you can configure
Wiktionary to get some of its media from Commons via the InstantCommons
Would I have to
convince both of them to install my extension before I can use it?
I'd hate to push people through a multi-step
upload wizard on one site, and then a separate definition-page-creation
wizard on another site.
The usability project has a working system with Add Media Wizard where
you can drop in a media file (and even upload it to Commons) while
editing an article. I don't know if that meets your needs.
I hadn't really thought about special-purpose upload wizards, but it
could certainly be done. Maybe the page could be invoked in special ways
for slightly altered flows.
At the moment my main goal is get the number of crucial bugs down, but
this is a cool idea. I happen to have an interest (although not a
talent) in ASL since I have a deaf friend, so this might be something I
could work on in my spare time.
Neil Kandalgaonkar |) <neilk(a)wikimedia.org>