User:TMg/autoFormatter/Check Wikipedia

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A list of errors that are found by the Check Wikipedia Project (Checkwiki) and can be automatically fixed with the Auto-Formatter tool.

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  Partially supported
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  Currently not supported but considered
No. Description dewiki enwiki Supported by Auto-Formatter
1 No bold title off off No, deprecated, however probably possible to automate
1 Template contains useless word template: low low Yes, including colons as in {{:Template:Reflist}}
2 Break tag with incorrect syntax low high Yes, all common cases I know
3 Reference list missing high high No, impossible to automate, easy to spot and easy to fix manually
4 Article with weblink off off No, deprecated, impossible to automate
4 HTML text style element <a> mid mid No, should be automated in articles, may be valid in templates
5 Comment tag with no correct end high high No, impossible to automate
6 DEFAULTSORT with special characters low low Yes, most Latin, Greece and Cyrillic characters are replaced. Please tell me if you are using the script in an other language.
7 Headlines all start with three "=" mid mid No, shouldn't be automated in my opinion, may be valid on subpages, needs a human to look at
8 Headline should end with "=" high high No, shouldn't be automated in my opinion, lines starting but not ending with = are valid wiki syntax
9 Categories multiple in one line low low Yes
10 Square brackets with no correct end high high No, shouldn't be automated in most cases in my opinion. The only thing I try to fix are wrong brackets around external links.
11 HTML named entities low off Yes, all hex- and decimal encoded characters and a few very common named entities
12 HTML list elements low low No, it's valid in some cases, properly replacing nested lists is hard
13 Math not correct end high high No, may be possible but requires scanning for valid LaTeX syntax which is very hard
14 Source not correct end high high No, impossible to automate
15 Code not correct end high high No, impossible to automate
16 Unicode control characters low low Yes, most common control characters are removed or made visible
17 Category duplication low low No, should be easy to do but is not spotted very often
18 Category's first letter is small low off Yes
19 Headlines start with one "=" mid high No, shouldn't be automated in my opinion, level one headlines are valid on talk pages and archives
20 Symbol for dead low low Yes
21 Category: in English low off Yes
22 Category with space low low Yes
23 Nowiki with no correct end high high No, impossible to automate
24 Pre with no correct end high high No, impossible to automate
25 Headline hierarchy mid mid No, shouldn't be automated in my opinion, needs a human to look at
26 HTML text style element <b> (bold) low low No, simply replacing it with ''' can introduce errors
27 Unicode syntax off off Yes, all encoded Unicode characters are decoded except for spaces and control characters
28 Table with no correct end high high No, probably very hard to automate
29 Image gallery with no correct end low high No, but should be possible to automate by scanning for lines that start with a file name
30 Image without alternate description high off No, impossible to automate, but I may add a |
31 HTML table element low low No, may be valid in some cases, very hard to automate, out of the scope of my script, use an external HTML to wikitext converter
32 Double pipe in a link high high No, but should be possible to automate
33 HTML text style element <u> (underline) off off No, disabled anyway
34 Template programming element low high No, template syntax in an article needs a user to look at, may be valid in rare cases, may be a mistake, …
35 Image gallery without description high off No, impossible to automate, but I may add a |
36 Redirect with incorrect syntax low low Yes
37 DEFAULTSORT missing for titles with special letters low low No, but planned
38 HTML text style element <i> (italics) low low No, simply replacing it with '' can introduce errors
39 HTML text style element <p> low low No
40 HTML text style element <font> low low Yes, but only for a few noncontroversial cases
41 HTML text style element <big> low off No
42 HTML text style element <small> off off No, deprecated because it's valid HTML 5 now
42 HTML text style element <strike> off low Yes
43 Template with no correct end high high No, impossible to automate
44 Headlines with bold mid low Yes, but only for full headlines
45 Interwiki duplication high low No, virtually obsolete because of Wikidata
46 Square brackets without correct beginning high high No, impossible to automate
47 Template without correct beginning high high No, impossible to automate
48 Title linked in text mid low No
49 Headline with HTML low high No
50 en dash or em dash low off Yes, all
51 Interwiki before last headline low low No, virtually obsolete because of Wikidata
52 Category before last headline low low No
53 Interwiki before last category low low No, virtually obsolete because of Wikidata
54 Break in list low low Yes
55 HTML text style element <small> (small text) double mid low Yes
56 Arrow as ASCII art mid off No, shouldn't be done because of confusion with HTML comments
57 Headlines end with a colon mid low Yes, all
58 Headline all CAPS mid mid No, impossible to automate
59 Template value ends with break low low No, but should be possible to automate
60 Template parameter with a problem high high No, I can't remove possible valid characters from template parameter names
61 Reference before punctuation off low Yes, but only a few because there is no consensus
62 Headline alone off off No, deprecated, impossible to automate
62 URL without http:// mid high No, may be possible to automate, also should be in my Weblink-Checker script
63 HTML text style element <small> (small text) in ref, sub or sup low low Yes
64 Link equal to linktext low low Yes, all
65 Image description ends with break low low No, but should be possible to automate
66 Image description with full <small> mid low No, but should be possible to automate
67 Reference after punctuation (see 61 instead) off off No, disabled anyway
68 Link to other language mid off No, valid in external links sections and talk pages, what I do is converting external links to other languages to the shortest possible internal link syntax
69 ISBN with incorrect syntax high mid Yes, but currently only for English and German books. Please tell me if you are using the script in an other language.
70 ISBN with wrong length high mid No, requires to search for the correct number
71 ISBN with wrong position of X high mid No, requires to search for the correct number
72 ISBN-10 with wrong checksum high mid No, requires to search for the correct number
73 ISBN-13 with wrong checksum high mid No, requires to search for the correct number
74 Link with no target high high No, since the script can be used while editing this would destroy intermediate steps
75 Indented list off off No, using incomplete definition lists for indention is very common, especially on talk pages
76 Link with encoded space low low Yes, in both image file names and links
77 Image description with partial <small> low off No, I shouldn't touch this because it may have a meaning
78 Reference list duplication low low No, valid and possibly meaningful syntax, not necessary an error
79 External link without description high off No, requires to call the external website and fetch the title somehow
80 External link with a line break high high No, does not fit into my rules, it's broken anyway and should be easy to spot in the preview
81 Reference duplication mid off No, but should be possible to automate
82 Link to other wikiproject mid off No, impossible to automate
83 Headlines start with three "=" and later with level two mid mid No, impossible to automate
84 Section without content high mid No, impossible to automate
85 Template coding tags without content low low Yes, all except <nowiki />
86 External link with two brackets high high Yes
87 HTML named entities without semicolon mid mid Yes, but only for a few very common characters
88 DEFAULTSORT with a blank at first position off low Yes
89 DEFAULTSORT with capitalization in the middle of the word off off Yes, but deprecated because it doesn't matter any more
89 DEFAULTSORT with no space after the comma off low No, easy to automate but I need to check if it's correct in all languages
90 DEFAULTSORT words start with lowercase letters off off Yes, but deprecated because it doesn't matter any more
90 Internal link written as an external link off mid Yes, in both the text and the summary line
91 DEFAULTSORT missing for title with lowercase letters at start of words off off No, deprecated because it doesn't matter any more
91 Interwiki link written as an external link off mid Yes, in both the text and the summary line
92 Headline double mid off No, shouldn't be automated in my opinion, I can not simply drop headlines and merge paragraphs
93 External link with double http:// mid mid Yes
94 Reference tags with no correct match high high No, impossible to automate
95 Editor's signature or link to User space low low No, shouldn't be automated, is most probably part of something bigger
96 Table of Contents after first headline mid mid No
97 TOC has material after it and before the first headline mid mid No
98 Sub with no correct end high high No, but should be possible to fix common mistakes like <sub></sup>
99 Sup with no correct end high high No, but should be possible to fix common mistakes like <sup></sub>

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