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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 01:00:00 UTC 2007

On 7/20/07, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> Video is much more potentially editable than static images.  Consider
> a 5 minute mini-documentary on [[Hurricane Katrina]], slide-show
> style, with narration taken straight from the text of the Wikipedia
> article and images taken from commons to match the narration.  There
> is a *lot* of potential for cooperative editing there, basically as
> much or more than the text of a Wikipedia article.
> The idea is probably ahead of its time, though, because AFAIK there
> aren't any free (even as in beer) software tools to make such video
> editing easy, let alone collaborative.
> Anthony


Actually the main problem with you scenario would be trying to meet
the different license requirements of the images.


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