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Requests for global rollback permissions

Global rollback for Billinghurst

Not to be closed before 12:46 2 December 2011

Working on the spam blacklist, and as I am working through the lists, worthwhile if I just do some of the cleanup as I go, and making that as easy as possible. billinghurst sDrewth 12:46, 27 November 2011 (UTC)

  • supportDerHexer (Talk) 15:57, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support and thanks for your help til now! Trijnstel 17:41, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, sure. More help is good :-) Ajraddatz (Talk) 17:44, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- Yes, more help is needed for you. --Mohamed Aden Ighe 17:45, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- TBloemink 17:46, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support πr2 (tc) 17:46, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, experienced.--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 17:57, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support okMarco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 18:13, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support - no problem. --Herby talk thyme 18:42, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support--Vituzzu 19:59, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Why not? -FASTILY (TALK) 01:18, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Qualified candidate. Courcelles 03:45, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Aye — Tanvir | Talk ] 03:56, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support but shouldn't this be a global sysop request? I mean, why not just cut to the chase? Ottava Rima (talk) 04:00, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- Lavallen 13:20, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • +1 support, -jkb- 00:23, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Good candidate. -- Wagino 20100516 03:47, 30 November 2011 (UTC) --
  • Support why not? a×pdeHello! 09:09, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support of course Mardetanha talk 09:21, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Jafeluv 11:31, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support mickit 22:39, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Sure.” Teles (T @ L C S) 23:13, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Z 18:28, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done--Vituzzu 20:36, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
"Not to be closed before 12:46 2 December 2011" As far as I know today is 1 December... Trijnstel 20:39, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
Actually 27/11 + 5 days = 1/12, I'm not used to be on a rush but the consensus is quite clear so I've considered the shortest term. --Vituzzu 20:44, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
Well, it will be placed on my wall, among "six months = 60 days" and "March is the third month of the year".
--Vituzzu 20:47, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Matanya 13:46, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

Global rollback for Frigotoni

Not to be closed before 13:37, 4 December 2011 (UTC)

Hi everybody. As I'm active on #cvn-swconnect almost every day (maybe even more than the last time), I would ask for Global Rollback again. First, I have already rollback privileges on pt.wikipedia (contribs), es.wikipedia (contribs), en.wikipedia (contribs), simple.wikipedia (contribs) and on others small projects (e.g. it.wiktionary, it.wikibooks and simple.wiktionary).
Anyway now, I am a rollbacker (verify - contribs) on my Home Wiki, it.wikipedia (compared to the last time), with more 12.000 edits of patrolling; I believe that I’m active and experienced enough. Perhaps rollback is no big deal, but I would use it only in obvious vandalism cases (on the other hand I always do it also in local projects, on .it as well as .en, .es, .pt ecc.). I’m used to undoing vandalism/spam link and reporting vandalisms here too. Therefore, I want to do just another attempt now, because I think that it could help me. If it helps me on projects where I have already the tool, maybe it can help me also in small projects by means of SWMT, respecting policies. Anyhow, I’ll respect community’s decision. Yours sincerely,--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 13:37, 29 November 2011 (UTC)

  • After quickly looking through your contributions, a slight error caught my eye. This edit was fine; if you translate it, die means the, and is better for the article that not having it there. There are a few examples of these through your global contribs, but I'm not going to oppose by it. I would recommend that you either use Google Chrome and its auto-translation feature, or the Google toolbar for another browser that can translate pages for you. That will help reduce those small, but understandable mistakes. That being said, support. Ajraddatz (Talk) 14:50, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    Derp on my part, you correctly fixed that case of vandalism. No concerns, and thanks for your work :-) Ajraddatz (Talk) 14:52, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
Sincerly, I didn't use Google Translate in that case, but I was sure that if it wasn't a vandalism, then it would be a test. So I was sure in that case.--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 15:09, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • It would be nice if every time you wouldn't forget to mention your antics. Full disclosure. --Brownout(msg) 17:25, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    If I used the tool incorrectly, I would agree with you, but this is not happened. Besides your antics dated back 1 year ago.--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 17:33, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    So let's hide them. That's a good reasoning. --Brownout(msg) 17:39, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    Feel free to think as you want... Why we don't talk about what I'm doing, instead what I did?--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 17:44, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    I'd say: let's talk about what have you done, what are doing and what you might possibly do, not only about the last two months, shall we?
    In the past year you went around every possibile project asking for new bits; now you're here asking for GR, failing to mention your recent failed request, it doesn't help me believing you're a reformed user. --Brownout(msg) 18:00, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Oppose Far too soon after the last attempt for me. --Herby talk thyme 17:56, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Weak Oppose I suggest about 5-6 months on fighting global vandalism. Your still good! Katarighe 23:47, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Ok, I understand so I undo my request. I'll fight vandalisms yet on SWMT. Don't mind, thanks anyway.--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 21:05, 1 December 2011 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done Request withdrawn by Frigotoni. Trijnstel 21:07, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

Global rollback for Iste Praetor

Hi! After my last request I was told to gain a bit more experience and to come back after about a month, so I'm here again ;) GR would be very useful for me to fight vandalism and spam on small wikis. Regards --Iste () 16:39, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

Neutral Neutral Sorry to say, but there hasn't changed much since your first and second request. You haven't done much more (besides your homewiki). Trijnstel 17:33, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
This request is really close after the last one too... maybe wait a few months or so before requesting it again. Ajraddatz (Talk) 17:34, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
But why am I requested to come back after one month by two users then? Regards --Iste () 17:36, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
We recommended you to come back after a month, but mostly after gaining more experience, which you didn't. Trijnstel 17:38, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
Weak oppose -- You're a good user, but I suggest a little global vandal combating skills. --Katarighe 00:46, 8 December 2011 (UTC)
He has reverted vandalism on over 70 wikis... that's more experience than many users who have been granted the flag in the past. Ajraddatz (Talk) 01:09, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

Request withdrawn. Obviously it is impossible for you to grant me this right, no matter how much experience I gained. Regards --Iste () 12:33, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

Requests for global sysop permissions

Global sysop for Tegel

Not to be closed before 19:57, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Hi. I'm here today because I would like to apply for Global Sysop access. Since vandal fighting and monitoring small wikis is my main contribution I think that the tool would be useful both to me and other users that keeps an eye on the small wikis. I can often be found on cvn-sw and wikimedia-stewards. I have been part of the Small Wiki Monitoring Team for 9 month and Global Rollback for 4 month. My admin experience is mainly from sv.wiki where I have been an admin for almost 2.5 years, bureaucrat for one year and admin for 2 month here on Meta. Statistics from sv.wiki during my time as Administrator. I have read thru the Global Sysop policy so i knew when I could ask a GS for help so I know the scope and the limitations of the roll. And now when the questions start comming on "why don't you apply for GS?" I thought it might be a good idea to do so. -- Tegel (Talk) 19:57, 19 November 2011 (UTC)

  • Support Support - has more than enough experience, in my opinion. -- Mentifisto 20:00, 19 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, competent and experienced. Ajraddatz (Talk) 20:03, 19 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support. Trusted, active and experienced. It would be a great addition to the team. Savhñ 22:46, 19 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Strong Support Thought Tegel was already. Addihockey10 22:48, 19 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, user is active in SWMT and is trusted with the mop. πr2 (tc) 22:49, 19 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support per above FiliP ██ 09:26, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support mickit 10:11, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, obviously --TBloemink 10:15, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Yes ! Good crosswiki work and experience from what I've seen. And we need more Global Sysops to monitor small wikis. -- Quentinv57 (talk) 10:31, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Why not? -FASTILY (TALK) 10:55, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Very active!--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 11:11, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, sure - Hoo man (talk) 12:59, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Sim. Very active. Ruy Pugliesi 16:00, 20 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support--Jcaraballo 01:04, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --WizardOfOz talk 06:09, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Sure. No reason not to.” Teles (T @ L C S) 09:19, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Starkt stöd -- Lavallen 09:40, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support support a×pdeHello! 14:48, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Sure. --FalconL ?! 18:00, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support -- Of course. --Mohamed Aden Ighe 22:18, 21 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support Per all the above. Trijnstel 14:08, 22 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support Bennylin 17:12, 22 November 2011 (UTC)
  • support--Ομιλία Sahim 14:43, 24 November 2011 (UTC)
  • supportDerHexer (Talk) 14:43, 24 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Wagino 20100516 10:20, 25 November 2011 (UTC)--
  • Support Support --Reder 23:40, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support, no problems here. Jafeluv 09:50, 26 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Diupwijk 10:21, 26 November 2011 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done--Shizhao 17:19, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
    Not that I care much, but have you ever read the introduction to this? It says The request will be approved if consensus to do so exists after a period of consideration no less than two weeks. There is no rush in granting people rights? Or are we going to just close the next steward elections five days earlier, just because the consensus is quite clear? (Note: I don't want this to be reverted, but I want that people learn that there is no rush and that the requests can run for the full time period. -Barras 17:29, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
    Sorry, have desysop. Two wrong look into one... :(--Shizhao 17:35, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support okMarco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 18:13, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support--Vituzzu 19:59, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Sure. Courcelles 03:47, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Aye — Tanvir | Talk ] 03:54, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Hosiryuhosi 10:12, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Z 11:44, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support (Don't think I already did this but...!) No problem. --Herby talk thyme 15:08, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
    Appointed.Marco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 19:59, 3 December 2011 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Ruslik 19:58, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Global sysop for Hosiryuhosi

Hi, I'm Hosiryuhosi. I'm active in SWMT and Japanese Projects. And I have a global rollback flag, and sysop flag in jawp. I request global sysop flag. When vandalism appears to a small Japanese project, the block of local sysop is slow. In that case, I request the block of vandalism from stewards or global sysops. However, case and it which are not blocked may be slow. Meanwhile, vandalism continues, and many pages are damaged. If I have global sysop right, I will think that the block to them can be performed quickly. In addition, in wikis in SWMT, I think that I can reduce damage. Thanks.--Hosiryuhosi 02:08, 15 December 2011 (UTC)

Comment Comment Global sysops are only able to act on projects that opted-in to GS, furthermore they entitled to act only if there are no local admins available or those local admins are inactive! a×pdeHello! 12:41, 15 December 2011 (UTC)

True, and only the Japanese Wikipedia is opted-out for global sysops - all other Japanese projects are available for them. Trijnstel 13:34, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
yes, I know it. but on the Japanese small project, the activity time of majority of local sysops is the same. If it was not activity time of local sysops, block to vandalism becomes suddenly slow. Furthermore, there is multiple cross-wiki vandalism / LTA in the Japanese project. They repeat much vandalism in a short time. --Hosiryuhosi 15:13, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support yes This user is trusted on a large wiki as a sysop and has been using their global rollback flag well. While their main interest would obviously be centered around the Japanese language small wikis I see no issue with that at all. Whilst they could ask for local sysop on the small ja wikis, given the number of active users it'd be temp rights with them needing to re-ask each year or so. Given the activity I see with GR under the guise of SWMT membership I think that global sysop makes a great deal more sense. fr33kman 15:56, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Comment Comment Do you plan to use your tools only on japanese projects, or to use them to fight against vandalism on every GS projects ? -- Quentinv57 (talk) 16:26, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
    I use them to fight against vandalism on every GS projects. (But I may use it mainly in small japanese projects) --Hosiryuhosi 19:32, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
    Ok, so I will support this request too. You are active, using IRC and knowing about crosswiki issues, and that's people like that we need as Global Sysops. Please re-read the Global sysops page carefully and feel free to query me if you need some help. Regards, -- Quentinv57 (talk) 13:04, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, user is active on both Japanese small wikis and with the SWMT (edits on 190 wikis last time I checked). More than enough experience, and no doubt he is a trusted user. Ajraddatz (Talk) 18:52, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support nulla osta having trusted users speaking as more languages as possible should be one of our goals. --Vituzzu 19:38, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support trusted user --Mercy 20:22, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support SupportMarco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 21:22, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --WizardOfOz talk 21:23, 15 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support Bennylin 12:52, 16 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Katarighe 22:53, 16 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support. He is doing good with GR permission.” Teles (T @ L C S) 23:46, 16 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- Wagino 20100516 04:46, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support πr2 (tc) 05:42, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • SupportBruTe talk 08:23, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support based on Fr33kman's commentary, and the support for jaWMF projects. billinghurst sDrewth 08:44, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support We could use more Asian language speaking users. Thanks for your help! Trijnstel 22:23, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support support concern dispelled, good luck! a×pdeHello! 23:01, 17 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support claro es:Magister Mathematicae 15:26, 18 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Why not? -FASTILY (TALK) 10:49, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Snowolf How can I help? 12:17, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Morning Sunshine 13:36, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, active.--Frigotoni ...i'm here; 17:59, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, more help is always welcome - TBloemink talk 18:02, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Sure, no issues. Courcelles 18:10, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --Reder 18:57, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support - Sure, why not? --FalconL ?! 14:12, 23 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Support--Vigorous action 08:14, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 09:56, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
Thanks to all --Hosiryuhosi 10:59, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

Requests for new wiki importer permissions

New wiki importer for MF-Warburg

Hi, I'm a sysop and bureaucrat on Incubator and as such, regularly participate in importing test projects from Incubator (sometimes also Beta Wikiversity and Old Wikisource) to new wikis. You can admire the list of these my misdeeds here. Recently, when the new wiki importer group was still discussed but already created for testing purposes, I requested it in order to import Northern Sotho Wikipedia, that's why I already/still have this flag, in case you wonder. Regards, --MF-W 22:53, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

  • Support Support: obviously, in fact he's been our test case. :-) Experience with the tools and the job, etc. Nemo 22:58, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support No problems there Addihockey10 22:57, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Ajraddatz (Talk) 22:59, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • support (see my edits in the discussion of this project), -jkb- 23:16, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • supportDerHexer (Talk) 23:17, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Since this is a very limited group of people, these discussions shouldn't be here; they should on incubator — no-one else is impacted by this. Seb az86556 23:35, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
    • Totally agree, but I think some said that RFGP should always be done on Meta. SPQRobin (talk) 13:17, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
      • It's not a global permission. No-one's getting this right for 200+ projects. Seb az86556 15:52, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
        • This group works on all wikis, means people in that group can delete and import on all existing wikis, see here. -Barras 16:23, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
          • No, the group is limited to a wikiset which only includes new, unimported wikis. See the entry here, and also the opt-out wikiset. Ajraddatz (Talk) 16:27, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
            • Woops, ok. I just looked at the "all" and thought that this is the default for all wikis. Didn't looked deeper at it to find out that it is only a wikiset. -Barras 16:30, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
      • Indeed it's only for new wikis (which is 0 to maximum a few), but I don't know if we are allowed to just "transfer" these discussions to incubator or whether we need to propose that here at Meta first (and it seems some people are sensitive to the need for such bureaucracy). SPQRobin (talk) 16:36, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
        • It's a global group, regardless of how many wikis it is active on. I'd say that this is best discussed here. Ajraddatz (Talk) 16:41, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
          • It leads to exactly the type of misunderstanding Barras had. Seb az86556 20:07, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support -- Great Work! --Mohamed Aden Ighe 23:36, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, sure. πr2 (tc) 05:25, 26 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Why not? -FASTILY (TALK) 00:06, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support addition to the group, though I would still see a better indication of the amount of time that the group permission exists on a wiki following creation. billinghurst sDrewth 12:49, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Merlissimo 20:27, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trijnstel 22:44, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support okMarco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 18:13, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support within some days we can give to both candidates the requested flags. --Vituzzu 19:59, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Qualified and needed. Courcelles 14:47, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support have been working him for many years, has my full trust Mardetanha talk 09:23, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 21:04, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

New wiki importer for SPQRobin

(So I can compete with MF-Warburg :D ) I am an admin/bureaucrat on Incubator as well, and I have imported various times. As this is our new way of dealing with import rights, I obviously need them for future import tasks. Thanks, SPQRobin (talk) 13:17, 27 November 2011 (UTC)

  • Support the same punishment permissions as MF-Warburg billinghurst sDrewth 14:05, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • supportDerHexer (Talk) 14:06, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support --MF-W 14:07, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support as above -jkb- 14:19, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Since this is a very limited group of people, these discussions shouldn't be here; they should on incubator — no-one else is impacted by this. Seb az86556 15:53, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support, since global sysop doesn't have the importupload right you'll be needing this :-) Ajraddatz (Talk) 16:28, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support πr2 (tc) 17:48, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- Yes! --Mohamed Aden Ighe 17:51, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Merlissimo 20:27, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trijnstel 22:44, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support okMarco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 18:13, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support within some days we can give to both candidates the requested flags. --Vituzzu 19:59, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support: as for MF-Warburg, boring requests. ;-) Nemo 21:58, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support Why not? -FASTILY (TALK) 01:17, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support and I'm surprised we need to discuss tis one, given the low impact of the flag. Courcelles 14:48, 29 November 2011 (UTC)
  • Support one of the most decent users that I had honor to work with, of course YES Mardetanha talk 09:23, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 21:04, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

Requests for global editinterface permissions

Requests for global IP block exemption

Global IP block exempt for Crisco 1492

I request global IP block exemption because I have edited en-wiki for 6 years and never been blocked, yet I am currently unable to edit due to Vituzzu blocking my IP address / range (in hidden text). The address/range belongs to Smartfren wireless modems, which serves hundreds if not thousands. As I am in the middle of an expansion, and quite often busy on-wiki, an exemption would be appreciated. Thanks, --Crisco 1492 00:08, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Trijnstel 12:18, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Makecat

I come from PRC, so I often have to use proxy to visit wikipedia. However, the proxy which I often use is globally blocked so I apply for global IP block exemption to edit wikipedia normally. I have made over 7,000 edits in Chinese wikipedia and about 300 edits in English wikipedia with no block record. Thanks, --Makecat 11:17, 4 December 2011 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Trijnstel 18:20, 4 December 2011 (UTC)