CIS-A2K/Train-a-Wikipedian/Sessions/2016-01-24

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Sanskrit Wikipedia policy discussion and admins training (follow-up)

  • Date: 24 January 2016
  • Venue: CIS office, Bangalore

Participants[edit]

CIS representatives

Progress of last week's tasks[edit]

The day's discussion started with checking progress of the last week's proposed tasks:

  1. Starting discussion on Sa WP Village Pump on core content polciies Yes check.svg Done
  2. Post on mailing list about immediate future plans.
  3. Monitor the VP discussion. Yes check.svg Done
  4. Practice admin tasks: A few Yes check.svg Done, importing X mark.svg Not done
  5. List of scripts, gadgets: Partially Yes check.svg Done and
  6. 2 draft policies, WP:NPOV, WP:NOR were drafted

Creating policy pages under user-subpage[edit]

Ass two policy pages WP:NPOV and WP:NOR were drafted, those were uploaded on a Sanskrit Wikipedia user subpage:

  1. sa:सदस्यः:Sayant Mahato/विकिविषयनीतिः/तटस्थदृष्टिः
  2. sa:सदस्यः:Sayant Mahato/विकिविषयनीतिः/मूलसंसोधनविरहता

Posted on Village pump for inputs

Importing[edit]

Special:Wanted templates page was studied, and these templates were imported:

No Template Imported from Translation status Errors
1 sa:Template:Underlinked En Wikipedia Done None
2 sa:Template:Dead link En Wikipedia To be done Script error
3 sa:Template:Clarify En Wikipedia To be done Ending square braces
4 sa:Template:Fix-span En Wikipedia Not needed None
5 sa:Template:Em dash En Wikipedia Not needed None
6 sa:Template:Warning En Wikipedia Not needed None
7 sa:Template:1x En Wikipedia Not needed None
8 sa:Template:2x En Wikipedia Not needed None
9 sa:Template:Extinct En Wikipedia Not needed None
10 sa:Template:Noitalic En Wikipedia Not needed None
11 sa:Template:Nobold En Wikipedia Not needed None
12 sa:Template:Nounderline En Wikipedia Not needed None
13 sa:Template:Copy edit En Wikipedia Done None
14 sa:Template:Fanpov En Wikipedia Done None
15 sa:Template:No documentation En Wikipedia To be done None
16 sa:Template:Pad En Wikipedia To be done None
17 sa:Template:Steady En Wikipedia Not needed None
18 sa:Template:Other uses En Wikipedia To be done None
19 sa:Template:Birth year and age En Wikipedia Not needed None
20 sa:Template:Death-date and age‏‎ En Wikipedia Not needed None
21 sa:Template:Wikiquote En Wikipedia To be done None
22 sa:Template:Sister project En Wikipedia Not needed None


Using admin tools[edit]

These were demonstrated/practised:

  • Deletion and undeletion (user subpage) -- different processes
  • MergeHistory: how to merge two articles' edit history -- how to unmerge -- simple test with demonstration
  • RevisionDeleition:
    • How to delete a particular revision of a page
    • How to delete edit summary
    • How to hide username/ip in revision history

And

  • What are the use of these?

Tasks[edit]

Tasks to be done in next 2 weeks are-

Off-topic trainings[edit]

  1. How to copy unicode symbols from Firefox address bar in as it is condition (needed to copy Indic characters): Please use this, answer 1.