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RemexHTML replacing Tidy[edit]

RemexHTML will probably be enabled on Meta 2 May. mw:RemexHtml is a parsing library. It replaces Tidy. You can read more, but if this doesn't say you anything at all, you can probably ignore this. /Johan (WMF) (talk) 12:26, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

Hello Johan (WMF). According to Special:LintErrors we have ~500,000 high priority errors. While it is certainly not okay on our part, can't we just wait until we have them fixed in order not to break a so high number of pages? @all: if somebody knows how to handle this stuff and could lend a hand (ie: a bot, a script, etc.) it'd be appreciated. Thanks, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 16:08, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
Ping User:SSastry (WMF). /Johan (WMF) (talk) 16:11, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
I responded on the phab task. SSastry (WMF) (talk) 17:47, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
@MarcoAurelio: BR filed at Meta:Requests for bot status/Fluxbot 3. — xaosflux Talk 23:07, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
@Xaosflux: Approved on my side, unless people object. Thanks, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 09:42, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

This is now done. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 18:40, 2 May 2018 (UTC)

Domain squatter dangers being facilitated by this and other wikis[edit]

External links such as [http://www.nupedia.com Nupedia] have an inherent danger: when the domain changes ownership, a user clicking the link is taken unsuspecting to a site controlled by the new owner. This creates a whole class of user vulnerabilities to malware. Leaving these stale links in place, as at Help:Wikitext examples both facilitates these attacks and encourages the domainjackers. Apparently the blacklist process is inappropriate for dealing with these, as explained at this diff, but a process is evidently needed to detect and disable such stale links. Ideally that process should function for all wikis, at least those that want it.LeadSongDog (talk) 14:12, 2 May 2018 (UTC)

Meta admin activity requirements[edit]

A discussion is open at Meta talk:Administrators regarding a minor change to the meta admin (in)activity requirements. Your feedback is welcome there. Best regards, — xaosflux Talk 02:31, 7 May 2018 (UTC)

Wikibook Bengali[edit]

I had requested for Wikibook Bengali, please think on this topic

Please, follow instructions on Language_committee/Handbook_(requesters)#Making_a_new_request otherwise your request will not be considered. Ruslik (talk) 18:30, 24 May 2018 (UTC)

@Shaunak Chakraborty and Ruslik0: In general, the rule that Ruslik stated above is correct. However, this is not a valid request, for a variety of reasons:

  1. Bengali Wikibooks is already an existing project. (Link: b:bn:)
  2. The appropriate place for a project to disseminate the writings of existing writers would be Wikisource, not Wikibooks.
  3. Bengali Wikisource is also already an existing project. (Link: s:bn:)

You are free to contribute to either of those projects if you would like. Please be careful, though: If any of these writers' works are still under copyright, you cannot put them on Wikisource.

Good luck. StevenJ81 (talk) 22:08, 24 May 2018 (UTC)

To Clear old content posted on Wikipedia[edit]

Can any one please help me to remove the content posted on wikipedia with my user id.

Content posted topic: hellointern was my company website, where i posted using my user id.

Please let me know how to clear the old content posted earlier using my id. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Satyakanchadapu (talk) 09:49, 25 May 2018‎

If you are referring to your contributions on the English Wikipedia, (w:en:Special:Contributions/Satyakanchadapu) it looks like these were already resolved. If you want to do anything else on that project you will need to resolve your blocked status there first. — xaosflux Talk 17:30, 25 May 2018 (UTC)