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1886 Bordeaux MontaigneEdit

1886 is the digital library of the university I am working for. This library contains 2,523 images by fr:Jean-Auguste Brutails (mainly churches from en:Aquitaine). This pictures are PD and I have started to upload them. I have uploaded ten of them and am now looking for feedback on anything that could be improved. I can upload more files on request. Symac (talk) 08:04, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

  • Is there a template that could be used on the file description pages? Do you think a special template should be created? I have started by using Template:Artwork.

One week after, another batch of 10, any extra advice welcome:

Ten more before the full import if no error found:


Hey Symac!

This looks good :) couple of thoughts:

  • {{Artwork}} looks fine to me ; did you look into {{Photograph}} which may (or may not ^^) be more applicable?
  • Using free-form description for “Accession number” field feels a bit strange. I thought we had meta-templates for such things but cannot find it right now...
  • Please do not use {{Mld}} for descriptions. It has weird behaviours in many regards. For example on File:Chapelle de Magrigne - J-A Brutails - Université Bordeaux Montaigne - 0001.jpg, the Mérimée template is not displayed to me and I bet it is because of Mld. The only positive thing with Mld is that it automagically hides too many descriptions, but that behaviour has since been activated in descriptions fields when using « {{fr}}{{en}} ». Some tools for adding quick translations also expect the latter format. In short: No Mld please :)
  • The all text in Permission should be put into a template, so it can be translated further.
  • {{1886 Bordeaux Montaigne}} looks good! I see it’s using old-style Autotranslate − I’ll convert it to use the Translate extension :)
  • Not sure about {{PD-old-auto}} − I think it’s only recommended if you provide the death date. But I’m not quite sure.

Hope that helps! Jean-Fred (talk) 09:16, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

@Jean-Frédéric: thanks for this valuable input. I have changed to {{Photograph}} which seems to be better suited. I have followed the other advices, that seems better now. If others think of something else that should be updated I am listening. Symac (talk) 12:34, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

I have added an extra 10 files with the same script, still looking for input on this. I think I will run the full import at the end of the week if no blocking error is noticed before! Symac (talk) 07:33, 25 July 2017 (UTC)

And 10 more, I will run the full import tomorrow if no error is reported. Symac (talk) 08:31, 27 July 2017 (UTC)
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