[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia events: staging area?
martijnhoekstra at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 18:54:46 UTC 2012
If we can't manage to set this up on-project because of rules, we
collectively fail Wiki 101
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Kevin Gorman <kgorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> If we don't want to develop an internal solution, it would be pretty
> simple to set up a private flickr album and email it out to all
> attendees for feedback.
> Kevin Gorman
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> However this is done, it could also be a cheap first pass at a
>> quarantine for images being worked on with a GLAM institution as well,
>> while cleaned up / license-cleared / de-duped.
>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:26 AM, Sage Ross <ragesoss+wikipedia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:19 AM, Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> With all the Wikimedia events it is a problem that keeps coming back:
>>>> whether participants do or do not want to be photographed. Often we get to
>>>> a very crude binary result: either everything is allowed, or nothing at
>>>> all. And still most people seem to violate that simply.
>>>> Hence, I was thinking whether a more personal and photo specific option
>>>> would be available - allowing people to veto certain pictures before they
>>>> get 'really' published. After all, Commons doesn't allow deletion simply
>>>> because you dont like the quality or dont want to become public in that
>>>> Would it be an option to create a staging area, where people can upload
>>>> their event photos of Wikimedia events, and where people can simply veto
>>>> their own pictures? The vetoing doesnt have to be water tight, but rather
>>>> easy. A password to enter the staging area for that specific event could be
>>>> given to the participants where they can check the photos and veto them.
>>>> Then we can proceed with 'no veto = published' and mass upload the
>>>> non-vetoed photos after a while to Wikimedia Commons.
>>>> If we can develop this centrally (and make it available to all Wikimedia
>>>> events) or install something on Wikimedia servers that already does this,
>>>> that would save a lot of event organizers headaches. Any feedback, anyone
>>>> who would be willing and able to pick this up?
>>> This is a really good idea, Lodewijk!
>>> Keeping track of who does and doesn't want their photos up on Commons
>>> (and which photos they want) can be quite a hassle.
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