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Add my tag to the project[edit]

Im not good at editing and im On an iphone can someome please help —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Jchassery (talk)

@Jchassery: I'm not sure what you are trying to accomplish, would you please explain in more detail? — xaosflux Talk 18:14, 11 February 2020 (UTC)
@Jchassery: Any news?--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 15:22, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Interwiki "Your notices" seem to be persistent[edit]

I was directed here from the Wikipedia village pump. In the last few days, my "Your notices" icon has had a badge "82", which turn out to be Wikisource pages that I created having been linked to Wikidata. I tried clearing them from the Wikipedia dropdown, from w:Special:Notifications, or by logging in at Wikisource and clicking the blue dots one by one. But they refused to go away on reload. I did discover that my Wikisource Preferences/Notifications had "Connection with Wikidata" checked, and unchecking it does remove the badge. But if I put that checkmark back, the underlying bug is still there: the notifications don't respond to attempts to mark as read. Clearly not a big issue because I can suppress it, but is this a real bug? DavidBrooks (talk) 00:33, 13 February 2020 (UTC)

@DavidBrooks: this will probably belong on phab, but a few questions. Did you have that enabled in a local preference or a global preference? If local, on which project? Can you provide an example of one of the specific notifications? — xaosflux Talk 01:03, 13 February 2020 (UTC)
@Xaosflux: If you mean the "Connection with Wikidata" checkbox, it was disabled in my Wikipedia preferences and enabled in my Wikisource preferences - by that, I mean Special:Preferences, Notifications tab, blue checkbox (and also "Show notifications from other wikis" is set, of course). I don't think I know how to set prefs globally. I don't recall ever touching those values, but I may have done years ago, so I can't be sure these are defaults. I've re-enabled the Wikisource setting, and strangely the badge now says "57". Maybe there's a days-long backlog in applying my mark-as-read? DavidBrooks (talk) 22:46, 13 February 2020 (UTC)
@DavidBrooks: if you go to wikisource:en:Special:Notifications, can you click on "Mark Group as Read"? — xaosflux Talk 00:10, 14 February 2020 (UTC)
@Xaosflux: That was one of the ways I tried to clear them (click on the "Unread" selector first). But that said, I just tried it again and the "OK, I read it" seems to have persisted this time. Either an incidental recent fix, or a seriously delayed asynchronous process? I'll check back in later today to see if they reappear. DavidBrooks (talk) 00:43, 14 February 2020 (UTC)
@DavidBrooks: Is everything ok already? Regards,--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 15:23, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage: Yes thanks. The notifications slowly drained away over a period of days. I had a while back created some EB1911 pages by transcluding from Page space, and they all seemed to have been hooked to Wikidata at once. There are editors who created thousands of EB1911 Wikisource articles in the long past; I wonder how they are faring. DavidBrooks (talk) 17:40, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
@DavidBrooks: Thanks for the update, if you need more help do come back here again. Happy to help.--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 07:35, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
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2FA tester local group on meta[edit]

Per Ruslik0 idea on Meta:Requests for comment/Enable 2FA on meta for all users, I propose a 2FA tester local group on meta which meta sysops + stewards are able to grant and remove the oauth-enable, and depreciate the global group.

  • Support Support as proposer.--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 14:03, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Ruslik (talk) 20:59, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support, per comments on RFC. —Sgd. Hasley 21:04, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Not against this idea by any means, but I think it is worth noting that Babel is intended for Meta general discussion. Proposals like this would go to either Meta:Requests for comment (local) or to Requests for comment (global); this has global implications so I think the latter is more appropriate. ~riley (talk) 21:37, 19 February 2020 (UTC)