[Foundation-l] Mayflower: Wikimedia Commons media search

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 12:04:03 UTC 2007

On 14/02/07, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoi,
> There are quite a few sound files and there will be many more given that
> some great functionality is developed in the "Shtooka" software. The
> notion that these files are not desperately useful for some.. is also
> true the other way around. For some the images are not desperately
> useful and it is the sound files that are of interest.

Hey, I didn't say "stop displaying them", I said "make it disableable" ;-)

[Most people doing a commons search are likely looking for images
only; I suspect a large fraction of the rest are looking for
non-images only. I wonder how many are intentionally looking for a

Making this more fine-grained would be interesting, too - restrict by
"image", and then provide the option to restrict by filetype. Hmmm.

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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