Opened 12 years ago
Closed 2 years ago
#229 closed enhancement (no-action)
import from flickr -> mediagoblin
|Reported by:||Caleb Davis||Owned by:|
Description (last modified by )
What does the glorious future hold for sucking the life out of existing centralized saas and then breathing it into free alternatives? Okay, specifically, how do we handle this use case: - Hey, I just heard about MediaGoblin, and I'd like to try it out, but all my stuff is in Flickr. What's the easiest way to move things over?
Change History (15)
comment:1 by , 12 years ago
comment:2 by , 12 years ago
well, there's this one - `http://bugs.foocorp.net/issues/293 <http://bugs.foocorp.net/issues/293>`_
comment:3 by , 12 years ago
|Status:||New → Resolved|
It's a feature
comment:4 by , 12 years ago
|Status:||Resolved → New|
Very much active. Wrong bug, sorry everyone.
comment:5 by , 12 years ago
Yes, I think Elrond is right on with how we should approach this. I think API support will be one of the parts of the holy trinity of big features we kick off after 0.1.0 (along with multimedia, federation) ;)
comment:6 by , 12 years ago
|Priority:||Normal → Low|
This looks quite Low Priority to me, really. Of course, if someone volunteers, it's great. and to be honest, this sounds like something for the "Feature Ideas" wiki page.
comment:7 by , 12 years ago
I tried to flesh out some of the basics of this feature in the wiki (good idea, Elrond). `http://wiki.mediagoblin.org/Feature\_Ideas/Flickr\_Import <http://wiki.mediagoblin.org/Feature_Ideas/Flickr_Import>`_ Let's edit that page when relevant to get the idea formalized.
comment:8 by , 11 years ago
The original url for this bug was http://bugs.foocorp.net/issues/539 .
comment:9 by , 11 years ago
I hacked together an import tool using phantomjs. It has quite a few problems, the ones I know about are documented in the README.
comment:10 by , 11 years ago
|Type:||defect → enhancement|
comment:11 by , 10 years ago
- We could test the above mentioned tool and link to it on the docs or wiki. That would partially close this bug.
- We have an API by now. So in theory someone could write a (maybe cleaner) desktop tool to do the job. I am unsure, whether we can bring this forward without someone knowing the flickr api (or libraries for it) better.
I am putting this on the 0.4.0 queue, so that we decide on how to continue with this.
comment:12 by , 10 years ago
|Milestone:||0.4.0 → 0.4.1|
Moving to 0.4.1
comment:13 by , 10 years ago
warp's tool should be posted on the wiki.. emailing warp as such. We could close this out once we have some sort of page for that.
I'm not sure this belongs on the milestone for 0.5.0.
As for "using the API to do the migration", that would be a good tool... I'm not sure it's in the scope of this tracker, but it would be good to have such a thing done and also be put on that wiki page if it exists.
comment:14 by , 10 years ago
The phantomjs hack linked above is just that, a hack. It submitted to the web form because MediaGoblin did not have an API when I wrote it. It has a bunch of problems, and it probably just plain doesn't work anymore, presumably in the past 16 months the web form has changed :)
My hack should be forgotten and a proper flickr import tool which uses the mediagoblin API should be written :)
comment:15 by , 2 years ago
|Status:||accepted → closed|
Closing this old ticket.