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la.wiktionary.org, deletion request[edit]

Status:    Done

It seems that la.wt has no active administrator. Thus I'm asking here: Could anyone please delete the stuff listed at wikt:la:Categoria:Delenda?
Reasons:

  • "Disputatio Usoris:Tijedug", "Helpful Tips For Buying Hand Mixer- An Evaluation" - that's spam
  • "Brunus galitias" - no entry for wiktionary, might even be spam
  • "cracia", "S. R. I" - no entry/typo
  • "Formula:[...]" (Template:[...]) - They are not in used, got replaced by other templates and are not needed. One could argue, that the templates could stay as redirects, but: 1. Other templates don't have a redirect version, too. 2. Having those templates as redirects might confuse (new) editors.
    • New templates are usually like from "Formula:B[...]" to "Formula:b[...]" (changing the capital letter at the beginning to a small letter). "Formula:wikipedia" already existed as "Formula:vicipaedia".
  • "明後日の晩" & "明後日の朝" - can't judge that...

-00:06, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

I started with some. Here is a link for other volunteers: la:wikt:Categoria:Delenda. --MF-W 00:22, 24 December 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done  — billinghurst sDrewth 04:00, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

pt.wy revertion request[edit]

  • Status:    Not done

Could pleas revert that: [1]. I don't know how to handle, every time that I try to put some content in wy-pt the only sysop there (for political meters) remove content, and thread me, as you can see, he simply remove content, and changed one map, by the old one that is impossible to read not even justifying, and there's no rule about the type of map... he normally do that [2], [3] (in this case, I checked all establishments and removed the non existing), [4] he deleted most of that, and the part used, no credit was giving... I could give more, but you already can see work going to the sewer, could you pleas revert? Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (talk) 05:19, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

Just to clarify, none of this reversions are base in existing rules, or he created after with no discussion. Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (talk) 05:43, 3 January 2015 (UTC)
  •  Not done. It's not up to us to enforce local wiki matters. Please discuss it through appropiate channels, such as the user's talk page. With kind regards, Savhñ 09:05, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

q:gl:Categoría:Limpar[edit]

Status:    Done

Can a steward please delete those pages listed for speedy deletion? Thanks. -- M\A 13:38, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done MBisanz talk 20:45, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

kowikt speedy queue[edit]

Status:    Done

kowikt speedy request queue has backlog. kowikt has no local sysop. Please clean it up. Thanks! — Revi 16:21, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Alan (talk) 17:45, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

Javad Ramezani articles[edit]

Status:    Done

kab:Javad Ramezani and everything listed here: Cross-wiki spam.--Ymblanter (talk) 19:53, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Done by Savh. Alan (talk) 14:03, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

q:sq:Category:Candidates for speedy deletion[edit]

Status:    Done

Can you delete these? Thanks, --Epìdosis (talk) 21:24, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

The link leads me to a non-existent category. Am I looking at the wrong place? Vogone (talk) 21:28, 19 January 2015 (UTC)
Ops, sq.wikiquote. --Epìdosis (talk) 21:31, 19 January 2015 (UTC)
That should be q:sq:Category:Candidates for speedy deletion. (I gave Epìdosis the wrong link.) —Pathoschild 21:31, 19 January 2015 (UTC)
Done then, thanks for reporting. :-) Vogone (talk) 21:38, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

Rename editinterface global group[edit]

Status:    In progress

Please rename 'editinterface' global group to 'interface-editor' group. See phab:T85731. (I would prefer it if it was changed to 'global-interface-editor' so that there could be separate translations for both local and global groups but there is no one else who agrees with it on IRC).--Glaisher (talk) 16:59, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

  • Oppose Oppose the requested ('interface-editor') name as too narrow-scoped (I'd Support Support 'technician' or admin-tech or something of that nature), but Support Support the idea of making them consistent and Support Support there being a 'global-' version of whatever the final consensus for a name is per Glaisher. Please see the Phabricator ticket for discussion about this. {{U|Technical 13}} (etc) 17:48, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
I don't understand how 'interface-editor' is too narrow-scoped for a global group which is only given out for people needing to edit the interface? John F. Lewis (talk) 17:59, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Per Interface_editors#Rights these editors get the userrights of [ 'autoconfirmed', 'edit', 'editinterface', 'editprotected', ' editsemiprotected', 'editusercss', 'editusercssjs', 'edituserjs', 'protect', 'suppressredirect', 'tboverride', 'templateeditor' ]. So, they not only can edit interface messages, they can edit all protected pages. They can edit protected templates and modules, they can edit user js and css, they can edit interface messages, they can edit fully protected content or change the protection levels of any of those pages. So, the global group laid out here should be named something of the nature of 'global-technician', 'global-admin-tech', or 'global-protected-editor', and the lesser versions of it on the other wikis should be 'technician', 'admin-tech', or 'protected-editor'. {{U|Technical 13}} (etc) 18:09, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
They may have the rights but it doesn't mean it falls under the scope. The group's scope if for editing interface messages, thus the group should be named so. John F. Lewis (talk) 18:14, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
  • If the rights assigned to the group aren't in scope for the group, they should be removed. If the goal is to have a group that can only edit interface messages, a Phab ticket should be submitted to create a new userright that can override protections and only edit interface messages and that should be added to a group named 'interface_editor'. {{U|Technical 13}} (etc) 18:17, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Can you please clarify if all local groups are now called interface-editor already and that there is a translation on TWN for it? The last commit mentioned in the bug seems not to be implemented yet. --MF-W 19:00, 24 January 2015 (UTC)
  • It hasn't been merged yet and the interface messages hasn't also been updated yet. Nemo_bis has suggested in the task that a steward could do the adding/removing of users to the local groups. Are stewards willing to do that? (would make things a lot easier). --Glaisher (talk) 04:23, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
  • "grouppage-interface-editor" would be "{{ns:project}}:Interface editors" so this would break links to the global group. This could be resolved by using what I originally suggested; two different names for both local and global groups. --Glaisher (talk) 04:37, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Isn't there a script which developers can run when renaming a group? (a local group of course; as global group renaming is part of the CentralAuth interface) --MF-W 16:35, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
  • It's possible, indeed. One just needs to find someone to do it. Vogone (talk) 17:28, 25 January 2015 (UTC)

ace.wikipedia[edit]

Status:    Done

Can a steward or Gs please delete this, no sysop at all.Regards--Grind24 (talk) 22:10, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

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