Fwd: [Commons-l] Maintainers of collection of flickr tools
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From: Bryan Tong Minh <[hidden email]>
Date: Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 6:35 AM
Subject: [Commons-l] Maintainers of collection of flickr tools
To: Wikimedia Commons Discussion List <[hidden email]>
In the past few years I have been creating some Flickr related tools. These are:
* FlickreviewR: A bot that reviews the licenses from images uploaded from Flickr
* FlickreviewR human reviewer: A bot that re-reviews reviews by humans
* Flickr upload bot: A web interface that allows easy access
FlickreviewR has over 110k edits and with Flickr upload bot over 12k
uploads have been performed. Unfortunately I have not always been able
to care of those bots decently.
Therefore I would like to propose to add maintainers to those bots;
preferably as a stable toolserver project on stable.toolserver.org.
Who would be interested in maintaining these bots?
The bots are written in Python and use the mwclient library to edit
and upload, which I also wrote. I will also give commit access to
mwclient on SourceForge to maintainers.
The FlickreviewR bots' code are in relatively good shape, reasonably
ok documented and can be easily understood I believe.
The Flickr upload bot however has horrible code. It was basically my
first large webapp and I had some strange design ideas by then. I have
attempted rewriting it, but have not had the time yet.
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