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Now we have this Translation administrators right in this meta wiki, I would like to see a policy about granting this permission, should it be temporary or permanent, do we need a voting or not? Mardetanha talk 14:56, 31 January 2012 (UTC)
Might as well start the discussion here. I'm going to suggest that we can grant it on a permanent or temporary basis, at the discretion of the bureaucrat. Of course, this is a discussion so I'm open to other suggestions - if we want voting what requirements etc. As stated on the main page, crats should also be able to remove this right. The Helpful One 14:10, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Indeed I think we don't need much bureaucracy for this right. Most translation administrator flags will be self-granted for sysops, for the others I suppose it will be mostly permanent but we'll see how it goes. Nemo 14:15, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
I'd say to just grant it to the known translators without much noise and bureaucracy upon formal or informal request. If someone is trusted and asks for the flag, so just grant it. Just my opinion about this. I doubt that we will reject many requests anyway, and if so those will mostly be quite clear decisions. I think that bureaucrat judgement should work here. -Barras talk 14:20, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
I support the supposed-to-be-status-quo described on this talk page's main page: It should be that sysops can grant themselves translationadmin status to themselves if needed; and bureaucrats can grant t-a status to any other users upon request. Bureaucrats should also be able to remove t-a status from everyone. cf bugzilla:37198. --MF-W 20:15, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Purpose[edit]

Is this right for anyone willing to help with marking pages for translation, the Translate extension, etc. or just for users who need it for something specific (e.g., translations of fundraisers, Wikidata-related pages, etc.)? πr2 (tc) 01:25, 26 December 2012 (UTC)

I think it would be quite abusive to say it should only be given to people who work in a specific area where the Translate extension is used. While of course these users are those to whom the right will be most useful/necessary, any "random" sysop can - after he has hopefully read the documentation so nothing will break - assign himself this status to help with marking pages for translation (e.g. in order to mark for translation an uncontroversial change like a typo fix in one of the pages of "specific areas"); and consequently I think also non-sysops who are active around pages using the Translate extension - or who would like to help to migrate random pages to using it etc. etc. can also request t-a status. --MF-W 02:20, 28 December 2012 (UTC)
The page says what are the requirements to get the right: «if they are willing to help other users or need it and they know what to do». So yes, of course using the right is a required scope to get it... I don't quite get the point. --Nemo 20:29, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

Time and approval[edit]

Absent a min/max time a request should run for grant this right I suggest that RfTransAdm should run for at least three days and the user should get simple majority for promotion. Best regards. -- MarcoAurelio (talk) 14:55, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

It was left intentionally vague to avoid losing time over details and leave bureaucrats the freedom to do as they saw fit. I didn't follow all the requests for this right, maybe you did? You or another bureaucrat can just incorporate the precedents/most sensible proposal in the text, I suppose. Then we can later either discuss it if someone disagrees or approve it as policy if everyone agrees. --Nemo 15:48, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Meta:Requests for bot status/FuzzyBot[edit]

Your input would be appreciated. Thanks. —MarcoAurelio 14:02, 23 December 2015 (UTC)