[WikiEN-l] Vidipedia, the video encyclopedia anyone can edit

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 21:08:36 UTC 2007

On 19/07/07, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:

> It seems like the site is focusing on cooperative submission and
> cooperative classification rather than cooperative editing... which is
> probably the right approach for video for the foreseeable future.

At the moment I'd be happy if they got their copy of MediaWiki working
well enough for me to be able to save my user page without a MySQL
error ...

> I expect to see an upswing in videos submitted as more people realize
> that there is a lot of opportunity to submit videos of simple things
> that have no video at all. Today still photography on Wikipedia can be
> a challenge because most of the easy and obviously things are already
> done well. Thats not yet true of video.

A Flash video player that works in Gnash is within reach - the YouTube
player now works in Gnash.

- d.

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