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Request for closure of Requests for comment/Improvement of global ban policy[edit]

I believe this RFC has enough consensus for the proposed changes. Could an admin/steward close it? --Rschen7754 05:19, 3 January 2018 (UTC)

Bump. --Rschen7754 02:37, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done by Avraham. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 15:30, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Text updated. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 15:41, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Administration of Khmer-wiki pages[edit]

A kind member of mediawiki guided my person here to possible solve a current problem on the pages, since it seems that there is no one "in charge" or actively administrating. Since there are a lot of huge copyright violations and misuse of wikipedia general objectives (of coures merely because not knowing and not informed), my person was trying in many ways to find someone to "act proper". So the request, or better remark here might be manifold, but might be summarized in two main issues:

  1. How to get current copyright violating content removed (personal aware: about 50 books, 20.000 print pages on a huge No. of pages)?
  2. How to get the Khmer-wiki pages so maintained that they are not just source of many people harming content.

The secound, of course, out of experiances, would not be able to grow into a good, or better direction, without a lot of outwardly support and encouragement.

And generally remark (request), if there actually is such:

  1. How to identify and contact a possible active admin?

Thanks a lot ("representative" for those who benefit from you care) in advanced. សមណៈយុហាន់--សមណៈយុហាន់ (talk) 14:23, 8 January 2018 (UTC)

The local kmwiki administrators are listed here, this includes 2 bureaucrats that appear to be inactive for 2 years. Is there an active group of editors that could recommend new bureaucrats/admins? — xaosflux Talk 15:00, 8 January 2018 (UTC)
As far as looked around, not even new member pages are asigned. There might be groups, for sure in political an news areas, but it would be difficult just in a way of "hey, I am here", if understanding what is meant with it. Another cultur, new media, and a look of confusion, since wiki, from it's ideals gpes actually against anicent ways, yet there is a huge hole that can misused "terrible". --សមណៈយុហាន់ (talk) 16:58, 8 January 2018 (UTC)
If there are active users, one or several of them can of course become admins. See SRP. Other than that, you can put requests for administrative actions on SRM. --MF-W 16:13, 8 January 2018 (UTC)
Sadhu for taking on certain care and thanks representative for tjose helped with it. My person, out of experiance, knowing kind and live circumstances as well as common skills and knowledhe in regard of rules, does not think that it might be easy to find under nativ speaker. One either needs to be such as a very selfless person, aside of the skills, or gain things with it (which is actually the probably reason of most actives, at least, if not mayerial, politic, and it becomes a burdenfull election time, as far as heared as well) My person does not look into any content there. It would be really needed to give there independend support or simply froze or close this wiki, since very inresponsible and possible harmful for many if having not such as an authority in a sphere where people are not able to act proper. Yet at the same time, not misusing it for own interests... Please, if possible, forward the issue upwards and possible encourage for help to but much into education (there would be not really a way aside of paying higher skilled people here, even then, success can not be promised).--សមណៈយុហាន់ (talk) 16:50, 8 January 2018 (UTC)
"you can put requests for administrative action", actually, even this here is on the limit. Living the live of a Monk, it's not really proper to get engaged into issuse of normal society and private spheres. Althought knowing a few a little, my person would also not do the best in recommending such a work. Such can be only done by a legitime authority, which, if one likes to care about, needs to be installed and accepted. And it is more over not a good time at all and it can be expected that it's misuse, out of this or that objectives, will increase. One needs to be willing to sacrify really a lot, and not a little garanty that any benefit can be obtained. So something like wiki in the west but 1000 times more, you might know what is meant, with about 5%of the possibilities to transport ways of solve that they could be understood.
no actions, reactions so far, neither here, here: or on series of direct adressing "admins" or active members. As told: nobody cares. - សមណៈយុហាន់ (talk) 15:02, 12 January 2018 (UTC)

Importing a talk page[edit]

Hi, I would ask for help with importing an Italian Wikiversity village pump talk from v:it:WV:Bar/Archivio/Servizi interprogetto into Talk:Italian Minor Projects' Wikimedia User Group/Servizi interprogetto, so I don't have to copy and paste the page history. I run the local village pump archives, so I feel I understand what I'm suggesting here. Of course all related links will be updated and the contents of the original talk page will be kept locally for archive purposes. --pegasovagante () 07:31, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

OK, standby. — xaosflux Talk 04:03, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done @Pegasovagante: that page is not suitable for import, as it is a copy and paste move from another page. — xaosflux Talk 04:06, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
I'm sorry, I forgot to point out that the original history is here (from 21:59, 21 nov 2017‎ to 19:51, 22 nov 2017‎; diff). --pegasovagante () 12:52, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done @Pegasovagante: just copy and paste the relevant page history to a linked subpage of the new talk page and possibly use a note on the page with an interwiki link to the other project's page. While a selected version import is possible by manually editing an XML export - that is generally only done for reversing bad merges. — xaosflux Talk 13:59, 18 January 2018 (UTC)

Need help of uninvolved admin[edit]

Hello, please see User_talk:Stryn#Hello. Per en:Wikipedia:Blocking_policy#Protection, "a user may be blocked when necessary to protect its users" and en:Wikipedia:No legal threats, "If you post a legal threat on Wikipedia, you are likely to be blocked". If any uninvolved admin could take a look at the situation, also see that the user is blocked on many wikis already. I'm myself mostly away from my computer today. Thanks. Stryn (talk) 09:57, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

The user was meanwhile locked. --MF-W 13:15, 20 January 2018 (UTC)
Globally locked by Vituzzu due to cross-wiki harassment. SA 13 Bro (talk) 21:59, 20 January 2018 (UTC)