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Obscenities, hide them please[edit]

HARD PORN content: http://te.wikipedia.org/wiki/special:contribs/2001:41D0:52:400:0:0:0:332 please hide. Thank you! 66.187.71.42 19:05, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Vandalism was already reverted. If you find any edit that needs to be permanently removed please email stewards-at-wikimedia.org with the difflinks. If a deletion would be enough, I suggest that you ask any tewiki administrator to do it. Regards, -- M\A 15:24, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

!seward[edit]

Can someone please tell me the names of India's wikipedia sewards? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Maddyjane123 (talk)

Stewards are appointed for the whole Wikimedia community, not by country or project. You can find the list of Stewards here. QuiteUnusual (talk) 08:35, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

Needed?[edit]

Hi. Doing some stats job I found that autoreviewed users exist. Meta does not use FlaggedRevs, and that permissions looks created without community consensus (sorry if wrong), so I feel this permission is useless to have here. I suggest that we request its removal, as the testing (?) looks finished on May. Thanks. — M 17:00, 05 December 2014 (UTC)

IIRC flaggedrevs is used for Foundation's Zero-related things. Meta:Zero administrators may be related, but I'm not sure. — Revi 18:13, 5 December 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. In that case I suggest that the autoreview right be merged into the zeroadmin group so we can avoid granularization of usergroups. Notwithstanding I see that the zeroadmin group has become also useless. There seems to be no work in development here at Meta, no Zero namespace as far as I can see. Maybe I'm missing something... Best regards. -- M\A 15:34, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Fastdelete script[edit]

Hi. It would be good if this script could work on Meta again. It saves you a lot of time when deleting pages. It used to work for me in the past. Here is the imported code and the custom reasons (at the bottom of the page). See also Tech#Fastdelete_script. Thanks for your help in advance. Best regards. — M 17:34, 05 December 2014 (UTC)

Transclusion magic[edit]

Hi,

I am trying to translate (multilingual) pages from the Grants NS and I am hitting a wall. Please see User:Jean-Frédéric/Sandbox5 and enlighten me :)

Jean-Fred (talk) 20:37, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

It doesn't seem an includable namespace. ie. it can't be done. You should request it to be set as one. Platonides (talk) 20:41, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
It was just a typo. --Nemo 20:52, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
It is − I checked before. The truth is elsewhere. Thanks Nemo. I hang myself out of shame and I’m back. Jean-Fred (talk) 20:53, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

Request for a local delinker (delinker.py) bot, please[edit]

Hi. As you know Meta-Wiki is one of the few wikis that allow local hosting of files. A couple of years ago we decided that uploads should be restricted to prevent the increase of files that are better suited for commons, and the upload of copyright violations. Recently WMF is conducting a File metadata cleanup drive and some of us are still interested in Meta:MetaProject to Overhaul Meta/Image review 2013 to remove copyvios, transfer files to commons when appropriate and add information to other files. I wonder if somebody would be so charitative to run a copy of the delinker.py locally so that localy deleted files can be delinked from pages, to avoid red links. Actually Category:Pages with broken file links hosts 1,000+ pages with broken file links, something that would be so tedious to do manually. I also beg interested users to join the image review and the metadata cleanup projects and help to clean up and organize the files we actually host. Many thanks in advance for your help. Best regards. -- M\A 18:51, 15 December 2014 (UTC)