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blocked on wikivoyage[edit]

could someone unblock me? unfair block by User:AndreCarrotflower


Baozon90 (talk) 15:04, 19 October 2019 (UTC)

Don Landry II

@Baozon90: You should request your unblock on Wikivoyage, not here. If there is nothing out of ordinary on your block, then stewards won't interfere. Esteban16 (talk) 15:29, 19 October 2019 (UTC)
Still blocked. Baozon90 (talk) 01:26, 26 October 2019 (UTC)
Nothing that can be done about it here.  — billinghurst sDrewth 03:32, 26 October 2019 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: Even their edit right to their own talk page revoked? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 09:27, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Someone says it is unfair, which is an opinion to which they are entitled, but it doesn't make it right or wrong, or the prevailing story. The person needs to work it out at enVoy, or with the blocking administrator. Nothing that we can do about it here in this forum.  — billinghurst sDrewth 10:36, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Actually Special:EmailUser/Traveler100 still works here even if their talk page and email access are revoked. Note misuse of this may result in a global lock.--GZWDer (talk) 05:29, 23 November 2019 (UTC)

Corpus UNL[edit]

I have two suggestion:

  • make Wikipedia in UNL (Universal Networking Language) as database about facts
  • special project WikiCorpus will between Wikipedia and Wiktionary. In many human languages: words, phrases, sentences and articles would be (exact!) translated language<->UNL. This will be good corpus for statistical machine translator. Intermediate language is needed: if will 100 languages, it will be 200 directions with intermediate language and up to 10'000 pairs without intermediate! Borneq (talk) 09:52, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

Could autoconfirmed be made a global group?[edit]

--DimensionShifter (talk) 04:49, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

No. Each project is in some way independent and has local conventions and needs different from other projects. If you want to be confirmed everywhere you have to follow each project's procedure of getting that. – Ammarpad (talk) 05:03, 14 November 2019 (UTC)
DimensionShifter: Technically, yes, but a Requests for comment should be made to decide whether to create it of not. That would be useless, IMO. Esteban16 (talk) 22:34, 16 November 2019 (UTC)
Autoconfirmed exists for a purpose, and generally is a low bar to achieve it; and where it is not easy, then that higher level exists for a reason. Having a group where you would have to manually add people to it would be creating more work for busy people and for next to no value for the community. It is called autoconfirm for a reason  — billinghurst sDrewth

RefToolbar on Wikiversity[edit]

I realize this needs consensus, but would this be the right forum to start a discussion about enabling RefToolbar on Wikiversity? I haven't been able to find the procedure for this. HLHJ (talk) 19:23, 23 November 2019 (UTC)

No, that would be a local conversation at enwikiversity to have a gadget in place, as it would undertaken by local administrators. It may be possible to install it through your common.js file at the wiki, though for that it would be best to talk to the app developer about the possibility and means.  — billinghurst sDrewth 02:24, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

Partial blocks model policy[edit]

Hello all,

I'm writing to let you know that now there is a Partial block model policy on Meta. If a local language wiki does not have a policy to cover partial blocks then the model policy could be adapted for the wiki. Or if there is already a customized policy for a wiki, you can share it on the Meta page for possible use by other wikis. There is also a page where you can share examples of the way that you are using partial block on this wiki.

Please contact me if you have questions or comments about partial block. Regards, SPoore (WMF) Strategist, Community health initiative (talk) 21:58, 6 December 2019 (UTC)

Please provide link for "user name policy" for all wikis? Is there any combined"user name policy" for all wiki media wikis ?[edit]

(Manistars (talk) 19:50, 8 December 2019 (UTC))

No, there is not. Ruslik (talk) 20:57, 8 December 2019 (UTC)
Thanq User:Ruslik0,But please clarify my following doubt about user name policy.

The following link says religious user names prohibited in wikis :

"Usernames which consist primarily of the name of a religious figure (such as "God", "Jehovah", "Buddha", or "Allah") are prohibited."

"Usernames that invoke the name of a religious figure"

"Inappropriate usernames : Names of religious figures such as "God", "Jehovah", "Buddha", or "Allah","

The religious user names are prohibited in Wikipedia or other wikis :

Names of religious figures such as "God","Jehovah","Buddha","Jainism" ,"Bonadea", "Allah",,"Islam","Hinduism" or any other religious user names are prohibited

If religious user names permitted in wiki, i have to change my user name to Jesus11111

Please reply


(Manistars (talk) 17:29, 9 December 2019 (UTC))