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Requests for global rollback permissions

Global rollback for Luca M

Not ending before 10 January 2021 16:07 UTC

Hi everyone, I am a sysop from it.Wikipedia and a mover from Commons. My mai activity is the patrolling and I do it usually in it.wikipeida and Commons, but I often edit in other projects too. The flag could help me in this activity.--Luca•M 16:07, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

  • Oppose Oppose. Luca M, I don't see evidence of you being involved in cross-wiki counter-vandalism efforts and that is what global rollback is for. You do have some cross-wiki contributions, but they are from 2018 or older and mostly relate to writing about a football club, not about counter-vandalism. If you are interested in helping patrolling other projects I strongly recommend joining SWMT and then after a while coming back with proof that you actually need global rollback. Otherwise you can just apply for local flags in the wikis you are interested to contribute to the most. --Base (talk) 16:16, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose per above. --Saroj Uprety (talk) 16:27, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose You don't have active cross wiki activity. You are involved in just a few projects heavily. Unfortunately I can't think that I will support you. You'd better be a little more active on cross-wiki. --Uncitoyentalk 16:59, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose I don't see enough counter-vandalism activity to need this permission. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:01, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose per above. Great user, but I don't see enough counter-vandalism activity, sorry. Boost your crosswiki patrolling and I'll be happy to turn my vote next time. --Wim b 01:12, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose--𝐖𝐢𝐤𝐢𝐁𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫 👤💬 08:38, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose As others said unfortunately, with no prejudice to a reapplication once you've had some crosswiki experience. Leaderboard (talk) 12:44, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
Ok, thanks for te advices.--Luca•M 16:08, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
@Luca M Will you consider withdrawing for now and try like say 2 months later with more xwiki experience? Just a suggestion. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:49, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage Yes, it is what I am going to do (I have already begin with some projects such as it.wikictionary and it.wikinews).--Luca•M 11:52, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
@Luca M Best wishes. If you require any assistance, feel free to ask me about it :) Thanks for volunteering. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:54, 7 January 2021 (UTC)

Request withdrawn --Alaa :)..! 08:52, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

global-rollbacker for מושך בשבט

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Not ending before 12 January 2021 12:42 UTC

Hello ,
Can you give me the permissions global-rollbacker I used to edit interface in Wikiquote ([1]), now I am autoreview, editor, reviewer, sysop in wikisource, autopatrolled and patroller in hewikipedia and autopatrolled in hewikivoyage and meta.
I want the permission to make it easier for me to fix vandalism מושך בשבט (talk) 12:42, 7 January 2021 (UTC)

@מושך בשבט Are you looking for global interface editor or global rollback? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:43, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
It will also help me use [2] מושך בשבט (talk) 12:43, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
global rollback. sorry --מושך בשבט (talk) 12:45, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
I mean what permission are you asking for, you filed this under rollback (move from others) with the title of interface editor.@מושך בשבט Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:45, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Would you mind fixing the content of your request, it still read global interface editor? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:46, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Seems fixed by requestor....I will say they are trusted in a couple of wikis, like the case above, there isn't much global work, they didn't have much xwiki crosswiki reverts, hence, per the usual advice, take part in SWMT and then actively revert vandalism in many languages projects, thanks for volunteering but it's too soon in my view. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:53, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage, I occasionally want to get into recent changes in Wikiquote, Wiktionary, Wikinews and more, and I am not comfortable using SWMT מושך בשבט (talk) 13:27, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
I mean fine then, don't need to join SWMT, but more regular recent change patrol will be better before applying for GR. I don't see too much crosswiki activity. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 13:33, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Let me AGF, but this seems canvassing in some sort, please refrain from using "can you support" when asking for opinions. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 14:17, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose If you want to "occasionally want to get into recent changes...", you can do so without GR; the undo tool is usually available for such purposes, and there are anti-vandalism tools that can also help here. Leaderboard (talk) 13:31, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose --Saroj Uprety (talk) 07:24, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose You haven't active cross-wiki activity. I don't think you understand the scope of global rollback permissions very well. --Uncitoyentalk 12:51, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Nadzik (talk) 16:18, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done Unlikely to pass under any circumstances. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 14:21, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Global rollback for 蟲蟲飛

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Not ending before 16 January 2021 13:58 UTC

Hello! I am May. I am an administrator on the zhwiki and a member of the Small Wiki Monitoring Team. I always use SWViewer to revert vandalism. (my global contribution) I would like to contribute more so that I request global rollback permission which helps me revert vandalism effectly. Thank you!--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 13:58, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

  • Yes, I've seen that you active sometimes on SWViewre. I've looked at your edits on 20-30 wikis randomly. On some of these wikis and other wikis, edits are renamer processes generally. You have undone edits on Chinese, Japanese and English projects generally. But I have seen on Wikidata that you are constantly undo each other's edits with users from Chinese wiki projects. (ex: Iokseng, Ellery, HenryXVII) [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] Normally, I (or us as global rollbackers) use undo/rollback against vandals and destructive edits on small wikis continuously. A few days after you delete a page, other users open the same pages. Or other admins undelete to these pages. These edits' copies on Wikidata seems edit wars according to edits of other users or admins, or deletion and page deletion, page creation logs on Chinese Wikipedia. But I'm not quite sure. Since I can't speak Chinese, I can't fully understand the situation. I would like you explain this situation. --Uncitoyentalk 14:56, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • I am admin when I delete a page on zhwiki the page in wikidata will change at the same time.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:12, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • After few days some pages what you delete, other admins undelete for these pages. ex: [9] Is it a problem between you and other users or are you doing these in accordance with the rules? I guess you delete empty categories etc per logs, but after a few days other users open the same category. These situations that I don't understand. --Uncitoyentalk 15:24, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • In fact,I do not edit in wikidata,all the edit in wikidata is as a result of CSD,AFD or DRV in zhwiki.The users can recreate a page after csd if the page is not protected.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:27, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
I know it, and when I first looked I saw these edits/logs like a edit war on Wikidata for me. If your actions are within the rules, there is no problem. --Uncitoyentalk 15:38, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
The admins on zhwiki delete a page must within the rules.And admins cannot involve in edit war, otherwise will be blocked.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:42, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg Weak oppose Per GUC, there is not much xwiki anti-vandalism activity (`・ω・´) (talk) 15:32, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • I do xwiki anti-vandalism every day in fact.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:35, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
    GUC shows that most of your xwiki activities are rename username. (`・ω・´) (talk) 15:43, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Please check again. Eventhough I am an active renamer but I do xwiki anti-vandalism every day.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:50, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg Not yet. I've checked your GUC and CentralAuth. Let's give it some more time. Nadzik (talk) 18:28, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support And I'd like to introduce her to English users. She is a hard-working and impartial editor and adheres to the principles of Wikipedia. She is kind to everyone.芄蘭 (talk) 03:45, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    Do note that this user only meta edits is to this application, there isn't any participation in xwiki anti abuse work etc, as well as they are blocked in zhwp. Gr =/= wikipedia rollbacker, there are 730 projects involved. Ability to recognize abuse is more important, though kindness is important too but isn't the key here. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:52, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg Weak oppose You have really good admin stats in the Chinese Wikipedia (I am also a Chinese Wikipedian), but GR needs lots of cross-wiki anti-vandalism experience. I have seen that almost all your cross-wiki activities are renaming username. --Matttest (talk) 03:47, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • I think I am too active in renaming so that everyone cannot see I revert vandalism in different wikis every day.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 04:38, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    Global_renamers/Stats is a good reference to see how active someone in Global renaming. 140 renames are done by them since they had the rights in like say not sure when. How does it compare to other renamers? Not sure, not a renamer myself. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:55, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    @蟲蟲飛 Just to be sure, is it June last year you had the rights? Make sure I am having the correct information. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:57, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
GA candidate.svg Weak support I checked your editing record again and I found that you have some cross-wiki anti-vandalism experience. I will wait for your new edits. --Matttest (talk) 04:53, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
@Matttest Hello, I can't know how much xwiki experience you as a 5 months old account have (and I don't see any xwiki experience you had), I am sure that @蟲蟲飛 had more crosswiki experience than you in reverting vandalism etc. Yours is 0 experience. Just a note. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 10:00, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
Strike per talk, I am just pointing out the difference in experience, might sound harsh, I didn't mean it. Apologies. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:22, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Neutral Neutral Thanks for your explanations on the subjects what I didn't understand very well. Since you didn't receive warnings or blocks from relevant users on Chinese Wikipedia, you are acting according to the rules. As I said, your cross-wiki activity isn't too bad, but there could be a little more. Regards. --Uncitoyentalk 07:34, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trusted user. I have a lot of faith in her. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 07:57, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support, I think she has enough experience--SickManWP (talk) 10:00, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Neutral Neutral Per Uncitoyen + Nadzik, I seen guc, seems to start reverting only from 23 Dec, @蟲蟲飛: Correct me if I am wrong. I mean active reverting. It's just 12 Jan here, 2-3 weeks of reverting. As my usual standards, I typically hope to see people revert for 2-3 months before supporting. While that being said, I didn't see much errors in reverting. I agree it's quite early for this but I don't oppose as I didn't see any errors. Not supporting is that the short duration (i.e. truly there is some experience, but not the level we typcally ask for GRs). Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:22, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    Willing to reconsider if there are older period of crosswiki reverting, so if I am mistaken do point it out. Thanks. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:37, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    I seen an odd revert, nothing wrong but why the candidate used chinese edit summary on dewp, I will say this can be confusing to the local users who may puzzle what is exactly going on? Try to use English summaries each time. Thank you for volunteering. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 17:14, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Trusted user. --Easterlies (talk) 15:37, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support There's no problems, also check how she answered these questions. --Nightwayyyyy 18:09, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
    Answering questions isn't that important anyway, the real need for the tool is what that is important. And quoting from GR page it is "For consideration, users must be demonstrably active in cross-wiki countervandalism or anti-spam activities (for example, as active members of the Small Wiki Monitoring Team) and make heavy use of revert on many wikis, ... providing evidence of this.". What I noticed in this RFGR is that there are many users who aren't involved in crosswiki reversion work coming here to support, I think this is due to the fact that the user is a sysop on zhwp and people deemed them as trusted per zhwp standards. However, this is a global userright and as the instructions state "Please note that global rollbacker discussions are not votes. Comments must present specific points in favor of or against a user's approval.", what will be useful from these comments is how the candidate is suitable to hold Global rollback, which mean plainly how the candidate meet the requirements in the GR page for GR. Having said that we typically allow everyone to participate in these !votes but the trend is a little out of the norms for GR applications. Nevertheless, we of course welcome external inputs as this shouldn't be a small-circle voting. For neutral voters like me, what will be useful if the supporters can produce evidence of the heavy use of reverts...active in anti-spams on many wikis, this will then sway me to support and help in determining the consensus. Just my 2 cents but I had to point this out here. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 18:20, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Neutral Neutral Anti-vandalism activity on the x-wiki still seems to be low, I think. But she's a trusted user, so she's okay to get a chance. --mirinano (talk) 18:28, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Per GUC, not much xwiki anti-vandalism activity --Wim b 18:43, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • BA candidate.svg Weak oppose Trusted user but, per GUC, I suggest a little more cross-wiki activity --Superpes15 (talk) 19:37, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose with regret. Cross-wiki activity is not enough for me. --IWI (talk) 20:00, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose I agree with the people above regarding GUC and the crosswikiactivity. --Wiki13 (talk) 20:01, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
  • I have reverted vandalism 20-30 wikis randomly and I revert vandalism everyday.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 00:32, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Some of administrator actions completed by this user are too reckless and lack of thinking for me, global rollbacker? maybe not now.--Subscriptshoe9 (talk) 15:06, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
  • I reject your reality and substitute my own.—Subscriptshoe9 (talk) 13:44, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose low x-wiki and I'm not pleased to see the pugnacious responses. —Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 14:56, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • You are right. I check other users' record. I need to do more.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 15:41, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Willing to give you a chance despite others' comments being valid. It's not ideal, but not to the extent of an instant rejection. Leaderboard (talk) 10:23, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Neutral Neutral They are surely trusted, but I see lack of crosswiki activity for now. Maybe patrol small wikis for another 1-2 months and you will be good to go. On a side note, you don't need to reply to every comment as you are doing. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 03:56, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • GA candidate.svg Weak support per Leaderboard and Mirinano. -- CptViraj (talk) 04:23, 16 January 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done It doesn't look there is any consensus to promote this user. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 22:45, 16 January 2021 (UTC)

@蟲蟲飛: Please don't take this personally, it seems the community requires more regular xwiki patrol to be sure the new global rollbacker has enough experience. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 22:45, 16 January 2021 (UTC)

Requests for global sysop permissions

Requests for global IP block exemption

Global IP block exempt for 花坛少年

I am from mainland China and suffer from global range blocks when I was trying to edit Commons, thanks, --花坛少年 (talk) 09:07, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 16:16, 2 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Bluap

I would like to apply for IP Block Exempt Status, for my userID Bluap. I used to edit English Wikipedia frequently, but have lived in China for 12 years, and am affected by the Chinese Firewall. For full details, see my ticket #2020122410005238. However, it has been 10 days since I requested by email, so I am repeating the request here. Bluap (talk) 08:21, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done @Bluap: You seem to edit exclusively the English Wikipedia, which has its own procedures for requesting an exemption. I moved your ticket to English checkuser queue, please ask them with any further questions. Your ticket number remains the same. Best, --Martin Urbanec (talk) 17:48, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Wiok

Happy new year!I'm a user of the People's Republic of China and active in Chinese Wikipedia. The reason why this permission is required is that it is not wanted to be blocked by iP when editing Wikipedia in other languages. And when I inspect the new page of Chinese Wikipedia, I will encounter articles translated from other regions, which need to be modified against each other. Sometimes there may be areas to be revised for Wikipedia pages in other languages,So I hope to apply in advance so as not to restrict other languages of Wikipedia editing in mainland China. Thanks.---WiokTALKZh 18:37, 2 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 08:42, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for 永恒之蓝

I'm a user of the People's Republic of China and active in Chinese Wikipedia. The reason why this permission is required is that it is not wanted to be blocked by iP when editing Wikipedia in other languages. And when I inspect the new page of Chinese Wikipedia, I will encounter articles translated from other regions, which need to be modified against each other. Sometimes there may be areas to be revised for Wikipedia pages in other languages,So I hope to apply in advance so as not to restrict other languages of Wikipedia editing in mainland China. Thanks. --永恒之蓝 (talk) 20:32, 4 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 10:06, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for BlackWidowMovie0

My computer defaults me to ProtonVPN every morning, and I use that for a lot of things to keep my online presence anonymous. I am blocked when attempting to edit, due to blocks on open proxies. I am requesting Global IPBE so I can edit while keeping my VPN on. I will not abuse this permission, even though an SPI has concluded that I have sock-puppeted on enwiki. Full transparency. Thank you for your consideration. - BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:08, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

I'm sorry but how is a user who has half a dozen abusive cu confirmed sockpuppets asking for IPBE? Praxidicae (talk) 21:11, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
@Praxidicae: Incorrect. I have had two confirmed sock-puppets, one was legit, and one was the original account (now retired). BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:15, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
No, you have 4 and now you're quibbling about this? Utterly absurd request that you don't qualify for. Praxidicae (talk) 21:16, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
@Praxidicae: I'm confused. Which four? PhilCoulson20, the master. BWM0000Editor, a sock (although not really). Slykos, a legit acct., and BlackWidowMovie0, a sock. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:20, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
By the way, still not "half a dozen". BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:21, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done. User is checkuser blocked on enwiki, doesn't have the necessary trust for the flag. —Thanks for the fish! talkcontribs 22:33, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for TurboHKG

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 17:51, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Walter Grassroot

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:57, 12 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Johnbriton

I live in mainland of China, so I have to use a proxy when I want to reach any sites on Wikipedia. Therefore, I am IP blocked from WikiData, and I could not link my edited article in Chinese to other language, So I do need the Global permission, thanks, --Johnbriton (talk) 20:58, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Johnbriton, Yes check.svg Done. --Base (talk) 04:49, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for MdsShakil

MdsShakil, Yes check.svg Done. Please note that you might still run into local IP blocks, for those you will need to request local IPBE flags. Also we would appreciate if you leave us a note when you no longer will need the flag. --Base (talk) 07:23, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Ahmetlii

Ahmetlii, Yes check.svg Done, please note that you might also need to request local IPBE flags if you run into local IP blocks. --Base (talk) 07:25, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for MiiCii

My current IP address is 47.74.222.169, and I can't edit Wikipedia except Chinese Wikipedia (through unblock-zh@lists.wikimedia.org) by this address. The reason given is Open proxy.
I will correct my errors in edits.
Sincerely, thanks.--MiiCii (talk) 02:26, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:01, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

Requests for global rename permissions

Global rename for Maantietäjä

The following request is closed. Please do not modify it. No further edits should be made to this discussion.
Not ending before 9 January 2021 19:17 UTC

Hello, I am Maantietäjä! I worked in the Finnish language Wikipedia (mostly), but I'm very much expanded also to other parts. I often see different usernames being changed (i.e. some users want a username change). I thought I could become a global username changer too. I have read Meta-Wiki guidelines and practices relating to, own a global account and I have the language skills to your user page. I really want to try and be helpful by changing the names of the users who want it! --Maantietäjä (talk) 19:17, 26 December 2020 (UTC)

  • Oppose Oppose Not have xwiki experience, hardly edited on any wiki's request for username change page, no sysop in any wiki. (`・ω・´) (talk) 23:56, 26 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Question Question: Hello, glad to see you! Can you show any experience in renaming related areas which shows that you know the how-to and best practices of it. I know it's not rocket science but I'm looking for some basic understaing. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 02:45, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
    • Oppose Oppose per the issues related to block log. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:52, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose See block log of Maantietäjä at fiwiki. Nieuwsgierige Gebruiker (CA) 09:01, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Global renamer is quite a powerful role, and cannot be granted out lightly. You're not a sysop anywhere, and you have a history of being blocked, that's not a good sign for a global renamer. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 11:53, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Not caring so much about not being a sysop, but that block log and the reasons are very alarming. There is absolutely no trust that can be placed on them with such a block log. Oppose OpposeCamouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:49, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Per Camouflaged Mirage --Superpes15 (talk) 14:03, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Have to agree with the others unfortunately. Maybe try going for sysop and trying again next year? Also you should explain the repeated blocks; I can see them as recent as August 2020. Leaderboard (talk) 15:22, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Per above comments. --Uncitoyentalk 20:01, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose per Martin Urbanec --DannyS712 (talk) 23:16, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose major block history --Jan Myšák (talk) 11:15, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose recent block issues. — xaosflux Talk 15:21, 31 December 2020 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done No chance to pass under any circumstances. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 01:07, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Global rename for DejaVu

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Not ending before 2 January 2021 19:09 UTC

Hello. I am active member of OTRS team and an administrator on the Persian wikipedia. My main concern for this request is non-Latin user names and abuses that It may cause because of similarities, I think an admin who knows these languages (Arabic and Persian scripts) is vital for global rename team. I have read and understood all relevant rename policies and with global renamer I would help reduce the rename backlogs and contribute to a speedier block review process, easing the burden on other global renamers. Thanks for your consideration. Déjà vu 19:09, 19 December 2020 (UTC)

  • Support Support He/she was an eliminator (like half-admin on fawiki) for 2 years. Now, he is an admin since 3 months. I think he/she know very well this project. To be elected for these rights, he/she must know to certain rules. He/she blocked some inappropriate usernames. There are 1 global renamer and 1 steward who speak Persian. He/she can help with requests related fawiki. --Uncitoyentalk 21:02, 19 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Sometimes we have a backlog with requests from fawiki, she/he will surely help us, thanks for applying! --Superpes15 (talk) 01:13, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support fa native renamer will be a great addition to the team. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:27, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Per usual support, this isn't a big deal and large wiki sysop, and a need to clear backlogs why not?Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 17:19, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support per others, thanks for volunteering. -- CptViraj (talk) 17:23, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support, per above. Sgd. —Hasley 17:36, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support The bad edit matrix is not a problem here since the rationale is valid. Leaderboard (talk) 19:53, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support, sure. Cheers! Nadzik (talk) 23:12, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Jianhui67 talkcontribs 02:24, 21 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support I see no reason why they shouldn't have global renamer, so routine support. Justarandomamerican (talk) 13:13, 21 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support -J. Ansari Talk 17:54, 22 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support per above comments. chansey message? 22:57, 23 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support no concerns. ミラP@Miraclepine 06:29, 24 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support trusted user--Infinite0694 (Talk) 06:04, 25 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support -FASTILY 11:04, 25 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support - we need fa skills, fa users need a renamer with fa skills. Cabayi (talk) 13:36, 25 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Alaa :)..! 13:49, 26 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support trusted locally, language skills are a good point, no concerns. Rafael (stanglavine) msg 14:11, 26 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Geonuch (talk) 13:06, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Minorax (talk) 01:24, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --20041027 tatsu (talk) 07:30, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Sotiale (talk) 09:37, 30 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 02:31, 31 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support LGTM --DannyS712 (talk) 18:28, 31 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --C1K98V (💬 ✒️ 📂) 13:21, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Granted. Clear consensus. --Sotiale (talk) 00:39, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

@Trijnstel: Please invite DejaVu to the mailing list. Thank you for your time! --Sotiale (talk) 00:40, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. Trijnsteltalk 11:14, 4 January 2021 (UTC)

Global rename for ネイ

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Not ending before 11 January 2021 14:35 UTC

Hello. I have received a ping at my talk page which mentions that there is a long rename backlog from Japanese users and there is a shortage of Japanese speakers among the global renamers. I am an administrator on the Japanese Wikipedia and have some editing experience on other wikis (enwiki, zhwiki, Wikidata, Commons), so I think I might be able to help and therefore requesting the permission. I have gone through the relevant rename policies and will mainly work on requests from Japanese users. ネイ (talk) 14:35, 28 December 2020 (UTC)

  • Support Support Sysop on homewiki and willing to do the work, so why not. Thank you for volunteering! ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:50, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support A trusted user on home wiki. I can't see a problem on other wikis generally. --Uncitoyentalk 20:01, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Sakretsu (炸裂) 21:31, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support - as the person who reached out to ネイ to get some extra help with the frequent ja backlog, it's a wholehearted support from me. Cabayi (talk) 23:14, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Superpes15 (talk) 00:23, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support -FASTILY 02:23, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support - Enough edits on different wikis. Should be fine. -- Taketa (talk) 05:34, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Minorax (talk) 05:39, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support per 1997kB. -- CptViraj (talk) 06:13, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support I have seen his (or her) good work on jawiki many times.--20041027 tatsu (talk) 07:30, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Per usual support - sysop on large wiki, should be given on request as long as they are of good standing locally. Thanks for volunteering. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:04, 30 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Alaa :)..! 09:14, 30 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Sotiale (talk) 09:37, 30 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Sgd. —Hasley 13:15, 30 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 02:30, 31 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support LGTM --DannyS712 (talk) 18:28, 31 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support --C1K98V (💬 ✒️ 📂) 13:21, 1 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support We need more renamers who understand and speak Japanese. Jianhui67 talkcontribs 05:04, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support - Candidates' activities at jawp are excellent and I strongly agree with them as the same Japanese speaker.--Daraku K. (talk) 11:41, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Sure, good luck. Cheers! Nadzik (talk) 10:03, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support -J. Ansari Talk 14:57, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trusted, no concerns. Thank you for volunteering. Rafael (stanglavine) msg 15:17, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support. --Wiki13 (talk) 15:20, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support - I have seen many good jobs with his (or her) jawiki too.--Kocgs (talk) 20:51, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Agree with everyone above — ミラP@Miraclepine 00:26, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support --mirinano (talk) 14:01, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support Trusted user, experienced. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:02, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support. --*Youngjin (talk) 07:58, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Geonuch (talk) 10:17, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneMarcoAurelio (talk) 14:37, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Global rename for findBestWorld

The following request is closed. Please do not modify it. No further edits should be made to this discussion.
Not ending before 2 February 2021 08:51 UTC

I have seen that there are lots of rename requests on Chinese Wikipedia, English Wikipedia and here - Meta. I need this right to help renaming username and I have read the global rename policy. --FindBestWorld (talk) 08:51, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose 2 edits globally including the request here.--Matttest (talk) 09:02, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose---𝐖𝐢𝐤𝐢𝐁𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫 👤💬 09:08, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Not yet, sorry. As others said, you've just started the journey. This is with no prejudice to a reapplication once you've got some experience (at least on your home wiki). Leaderboard (talk) 13:21, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose --Saroj Uprety (talk) 16:02, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose this is not a good area for a brand new contributor to start in. — xaosflux Talk 16:26, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose Per SNOWBALL. Nieuwsgierige Gebruiker (CA) 17:46, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
    Do note Meta:Snowball but stewards can close early after there are reasonable amount of input. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 18:30, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose --Turkmen talk 18:24, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose - two edits on all wikis is not really convincing, to say the least. --Daniuu (talk) 18:59, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose. Evidently way too early. Please come back when you have gathered some experience. Wiki13 (talk) 19:06, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose --evrifaessa ❯❯❯ talk 19:27, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose Unexperienced. Feel free to come back and request after you have some experience. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 22:10, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done This has no chance to pass under any circumstances. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 10:46, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

Requests for 2 Factor Auth tester permissions

2FA Tester for thenickberry

I use 2fa for all my accounts and want to secure my wiki account, thanks, --Thenickberry (talk) 22:53, 31 December 2020 (UTC)

@Thenickberry: Hi, can you confirm you are familiar with the help page, please (particulary about the need to write down your scratch codes)? --Martin Urbanec (talk) 01:06, 1 January 2021 (UTC)
@Martin Urbanec: yes, I am familiar with the help page and the practice to keep copies of the 2fa backup/scratch codes. --Thenickberry (talk) 16:18, 1 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done --Martin Urbanec (talk) 16:29, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Waddle834

<Hi, would like to have 2FA enabled on my account. I've read all the documentation on the help page and know how it works. Thanks, happy new years. --Waddle834 (talk) 07:55, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 12:27, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Brainist

I want to make my account more secure, thanks. --Brainist (talk) 06:08, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

Have you read the documentation? Ruslik (talk) 08:41, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes, I did. --Brainist (talk) 16:49, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done then. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 17:46, 3 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for YKo (WMF)

Hello, As I working for foundation as UCoC Universal Code of Conduct Language Facilitator for next few months, I want to get 2FA rights to make my work account more secure. Thanks! --*Youngjin (talk) 06:22, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

Opps, I signed in wrong account, treat this as verification. Thanks! --YKo (WMF) (talk) 06:23, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
YKo (WMF) / *Youngjin, have you read the help page? --Base (talk) 08:28, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes. And I already using 2FA in my personal account since I am administrator in Korean wikipedia.—*Youngjin (talk) 09:24, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
@YKo (WMF): Done. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 11:10, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Symphonium264

I want to make my wiki account more secure. I've read the help documentation to enable 2FA. Thanks! --– Symphonium264 (talk) 07:42, 6 January 2021 (UTC)

@Symphonium264: done, einsbor talk 20:37, 6 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Eyebeller

After a lot of repeated attempts to log into my account over the course of a month, I would like to have 2FA to secure my account better. I have read the help page. Thanks, --Eyebeller (talk) 11:26, 6 January 2021 (UTC)

@Eyebeller: done, einsbor talk 20:37, 6 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Silikonz

Hello! I use 2FA on all my internet accounts; giving me the privileges to test this feature would enable me to give appropriate feedback and to further secure my account from compromise. Also, I've read the 2FA help page. Thanks! --Silikonz (💬 | 🖋) 09:21, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

Silikonz, Yes check.svg Done, please make sure not to lose your scratch-codes. --Base (talk) 11:29, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
Got it; thanks! :) Silikonz (💬 | 🖋) 11:42, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Blablubbs

Given the recent round of compromise attempts on enwiki, I'd like to request 2FA. I've read and understood the help page. Thanks in advance, Blablubbs (talk) 12:32, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneMarcoAurelio (talk) 12:37, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for BlackWidowMovie0

I am requesting 2FA tester. I have read the help page, and use 2FA on Discord, secure databases, and many more things on the internet. This is helpful, and I can give feedback well. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 21:14, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 09:00, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Zunderscore

I've read the help page on 2FA, I'm a software and IT engineer who uses 2FA extensively elsewhere and would like to further secure my Wikimedia account as well, thanks, --Zunderscore (talk) 05:04, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done --Martin Urbanec (talk) 14:18, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Lewiscarvel

I have read the help page, use 2fa for all my accounts, and would like it enabled for Wikipedia, thank you.

Yes check.svg Done --Martin Urbanec (talk) 14:19, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for User:TRANSviada

I've read the help page on 2FA. Because security, thanks, --TRANSviada (talk) 02:07, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

TRANSviada, Yes check.svg Done, please make sure not to lose your scratch-codes. --Base (talk) 08:23, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Mustermaster

I would like to secure my account better against attacks even if I don't have admin rights in any wiki at the moment., thanks, --Mustermaster (talk) 15:12, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Note Note: I moved this request from "Requests for other global permissions" to here. --ZabeMath (talk) 15:17, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
@Mustermaster: Have you read the help page? --ZabeMath (talk) 15:27, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
Yeah i have read and understand the help page info --Mustermaster (talk) 15:32, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
Mustermaster, Yes check.svg Done, please make sure not to lose your scratch-codes. --Base (talk) 15:52, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Mthowells200130

I would like to request access to enable 2FA for my Wikimedia account (particularly for use on Wikipedia and Commons), as I want to improve the security of my online accounts. I already use 2FA on other services and am familiar with how it works and its risks. I have also read the Meta and EN Wikipedia articles on 2FA. Thanks, --Mthowells200130 (talk) 18:01, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:52, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Aseleste

Hello, I would like to enable 2FA. I am familiar with using 2FA and have extensively enabled 2FA on many non-Wikimedia accounts. I have also read the help page already. Thanks. |= Aselestetalkcontribs =| 08:52, 16 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 10:23, 16 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for CoreyVidal

I'm an experienced 2FA user and I take security very, very seriously. I have read the the help page. Would love to have 2FA enabled. Thanks! --CoreyVidal (talk) 19:46, 17 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:47, 17 January 2021 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Yahya

I receive many failed login attempt notification everyday. I'm concerned about my account security. I already have tested this privilege on a non-wikimedia wiki. Yes, I have read the the help page. —Yahya (talkcontribs.) 12:21, 18 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done-BRP ever 12:32, 18 January 2021 (UTC)

Requests for other global permissions

add global OTRS member for Lomita

Thanks, --Krd 11:57, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. --Base (talk) 12:12, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

global-interface-editor for מושך בשבט

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Hello ,

Can you give me the permissions global-interface-editor? I used to edit interface in Wikiquote ([10]), now I am autoreview, editor, reviewer, sysop in wikisource, autopatrolled and patroller in hewikipedia and autopatrolled in hewikivoyage and meta.
I want the permission to import scripts from the Hebrew Wikipedia and to translate gadgets in commons
Thanks! מושך בשבט (talk) 12:57, 7 January 2021 (UTC)

  • Where do you want to import scripts to? Also, wouldn't a local right on Commons be more appropriate for editing Commons? --MF-W 13:05, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
    • @MF-Warburg, I want to import scripts to wikiquote, wikibooks, wikisource and commons. For this not enough local permission in commons מושך בשבט (talk) 13:19, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
      • It seems you did not read GIE properly. It reads "Interface editors should avoid making routine changes to the interface on larger wikis without prior agreement. Projects with established communities and processes for maintaining scripts should be avoided.". That rules out your usecase for the right. Commons has a plenty of local interface administrators, and a well-estabilished community to manage themselves properly. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 15:32, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose The requestor seem to not understand the purpose of the global group properly. They want to use the permission to "translate gadgets in commons", which is out of scope for the global group, as it is not to be used at projects with estabilished community and process for fixing and maintaining scripts. Commons is a well-estabilished project that has a plenty of local int. admins. Global int. editor serve a different purpose: usually well-estabilished developers who help communities to fix bugs (especially those that appeared because of a new MW version was released). Sincerely, --Martin Urbanec (talk) 15:32, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose per Martin Urbanec --DannyS712 (talk) 17:17, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose: it might be supportable if you were going to help translate some script gadgets across all the wikis out there, but you are targeting just a few. You can ask people with relevant permissions in the wikis mentioned to help you, or in case of the smaller projects even run for a temporary interface admin yourself. What I did in the past was creating the translations in my userspace and asked admins to move them accordingly — this way both I did not need the permissions, and I got my authorship properly attributed in translations' history. --Base (talk) 20:40, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose requested use case will be exceeding the expectations of this access, also lack of int-admin on any current project. — xaosflux Talk 15:38, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong oppose, as mentioned by the users above. Nadzik (talk) 19:32, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose. Global interface editor grants the rights everywhere to edit the interface. In your request it does not look like there is an actual need, when locally granted rights would suffice too to do the work. Wiki13 (talk) 19:38, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose Definitely not the purpose of this right. * Pppery * it has begun 21:55, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done Closing early as this is unlikely to pass under any circumstances. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 14:20, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

remove global OTRS member for Mailer diablo

Thanks, --Krd 10:03, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Done. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 11:13, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

remove global OTRS member for Mkdw

Thanks, --Krd 08:12, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

Done. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 11:13, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

add global OTRS member for RonnieV

Thanks, --Krd 18:37, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:57, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Abuse filter helpers for Yining Chen

Hello. I would like to ask for the permission "Abuse filter helpers" because then I can better understand the design and implementation detail of every abuse filters of Wikimedia projects and make better suggestions for their improvement. However, I don't really understand the requirements to apply for this permission, so if I don't qualify, I'm sorry to bother you. Thank you. --Yining Chen (Talk) 11:48, 7 January 2021 (UTC)

Have you even read the introduction page for Abuse filter helpers ? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:49, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Of course. --Yining Chen (Talk) 11:59, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Yes, odd we didn't codify what are the minimum requirements there, but I think the requirements can be seen by the users who hold this permission, Special:GlobalUsers/abusefilter-helper. Ideally candidates should had a close xwiki profile as these candidates and have a valid use case. I just wonder after knowing the filters working how will you use those information for, for which wikis you are intending to make suggestions. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:03, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
I may check the abuse filters on a wiki one by one to find that if there are any bugs in them. --Yining Chen (Talk) 12:10, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Do you have experience in reporting bugs for abuse filters anywhere? Sorry for the many questions as I want to understand more of your use case. Thanks. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:11, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
I could show that I have the ability to understand and write the code of the abuse filter, but there is only a very unconvincing example to show that I fixed the bugs in the abuse filter. However, if I were get the permission, I would try to find and fix them. If you(and others) think I can't get the permission because of this, I will work harder on fixing the abuse filters. --Yining Chen (Talk) 12:31, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
I mean if there is a track record in reporting errors and then suggesting fixes, it will be easier, any record will be good here. Okay, what wikis will you try to find errors in? Just for clarification. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:34, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Like Meta-wiki, Wikimedia Commons, Chinese Wikipedia, English Wikipedia and Wikidata. --Yining Chen (Talk) 12:44, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Neutral Neutral Seems an odd-use case and with very little track record, just a little uncomfortable giving such wide access just to find problems with filters (and without track record of repairing faults). Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:58, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Yining Chen, I would also like to see examples of the suggestions you have made to some public or possibly private (if someone has shared the code with you) filters. If you are only requesting these permissions to begin working with filters then it is not a good idea unfortunately. The permissions are sensitive and are given only to users that have already proven their experience and trustworthiness. --Base (talk) 23:17, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
@Base:Hello. In fact I have already had the permission "abusefilter-view-private" in Chinese Wikipedia. Then I designed an an updated version of the abuse filter 156 in Chinese Wikipedia in August 2020 to implement a proposal and it worked well(I think). Unfortunately, the proposal was defeated, and the abuse filter was not be used. So I don't think this is a valid example. But I still would like to put the code here(even it cannot mean anything):

--Yining Chen (Talk) 00:46, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

I see. At this point I am giving you a BA candidate.svg Weak oppose. It indeed seems that rollbackers in zhwiki have the permission to view private filters and you are one, also I do appreciate the example you have provided. That being said I would like more experience when it comes to the global permissions and probably more specific agenda on what kinds of bugs you are going to look for too. I'd say keep up the good work, focus on finding ways to improve public filters and if you will still feel enthusiastic about it (finding bugs is a fun but tiring venture) after gaining extensive track record in several wikis, go for this flag again. It is not a big deal as such but we want to see that it will be put to a proper use. --Base (talk) 04:59, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

Comment Comment This user group can view the private data in the filter (all wikis) . And according to your task description, I did not see the necessity of having this permission, you can perform your task without this permission. (`・ω・´) (talk) 11:49, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

I would like to point out that there was a private abuse filter in Chinese Wikipedia that was used to prevent new users from removing CSD templates. But there is something wrong with it that it won't do anything when there is another specific template in the article, and the sysops didn't find it. Finally, a user found that the filter was not working properly and reported it to a sysop, then it was fixed. What I want to say is that I think it is very difficult to find out the bugs in the private abuse filters. --Yining Chen (Talk) 00:55, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Why is my signature changed per this? @Yining Chen Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:25, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage:I take the view that there might be something wrong with my text editor(called "wikiplus"). Please accept my apologies for changing your signature. --Yining Chen (Talk) 14:24, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
@Yining Chen No worries, didn't know is wikiplus....didn't have the edit via wikiplus summary...but this tool is buggy here...so try not to use if possible... Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 14:26, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
@Yining Chen I don’t believe that the local wiki community cannot debug in time. In addition, you still haven't explained the privacy issues brought by having this permission. (`・ω・´) (talk) 15:30, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Closing as not done. Abusefilter helper permission grants access to private filters on all wikis, therefore high degree of trust is required because they will inevitably able to access filters that would be usually invisible to them because they do not hold sufficient trust on that wiki. I don't see any proof for sufficient proof for such trust in this request, therefore this request is declined. — regards, Revi 09:02, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

remove global OTRS member for Atsme

Thanks, --Krd 09:08, 17 January 2021 (UTC)

Done. Stryn (talk) 09:24, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Stryn, why? Atsme📞📧 09:34, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Per request by an OTRS admin. Stryn (talk) 10:56, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Stryn, he gave no valid reason except that I didn't respond to emails that were sent to the wrong email address, and that he expects a higher level of activity, which does not align with OTRS policy. The primary reason for deactivating an account is to prevent hijacking. My account was never in danger of being hijacked. Please revert your removal of my permissions. Atsme📞📧 11:25, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Sorry, stewards will only add / remove global OTRS members upon OTRS admin request. Stewards can't do much here either, OTRS need to be resolved by OTRS team internal processes. I hope you understand. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:27, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Thank you for the information. It seems odd that they can remove an agent's permission without any discussion. That doesn't seem very fair when all they have to do is simply ask for the removal, and seconds later an agent no longer has OTRS rights - no notification, nothing. They never updated my email address. Atsme📞📧 13:18, 17 January 2021 (UTC)

add global OTRS member for Wikitanvir

Thanks, --Krd 12:35, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done-BRP ever 12:43, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

Add global `sysadmin` group to Martin Urbanec

To better facilitate my work as a system administrator, I would like to be granted the global `sysadmin` group to my volunteer account. This request is posted as instructed by the Trust & Safety team, which approved this request beforehand. User:NahidSultan (WMF) can confirm that if necessary. Thank you, --Martin Urbanec (talk) 07:52, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

No objection from the Foundation's side as Martin already has the access. Thanks. – NahidSultan (WMF) (talk) 07:59, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
Support Support Do we even have to have a vote on something that is clearly a "done"? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 13:05, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
This kind of request is not subject for any vote or discussion: Done. — regards, Revi 13:17, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

Global Interface Editor for Ladsgroup

The following request is closed. Please do not modify it. No further edits should be made to this discussion.
Not ending before 19 January 2021 21:31 UTC

Hello, I'm CU, 'crat, admin and oversight in Persian Wikipedia (and have been admin for 12 years now), also have been global renamer since its inception (in 2015 IIRC). I'm also helping Wikimedia in technical spaces in my volunteer capacity (trying to keep track of them in here) and would like to have the right to help clean up deprecated js/css or fix performance and security issues in small wikis. For example, currently phab:T72470 but stuff like that comes up a lot. Hope that'd be okay for you. Amir (talk) 21:31, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

  • Support Support Trusted user with a valid use case. But @Ladsgroup: maybe Global Interface Editor would be more suited for what you want? Best, —Thanks for the fish! talkcontribs 21:36, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
@Tks4Fish Yes, I meant that. I thought these two rights are the same. My bad. Amir (talk) 21:42, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
Done. Does it look good to you? Amir (talk) 21:43, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
Yup, thanks. My support still stands. Good luck! —Thanks for the fish! talkcontribs 21:44, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support sure, let's give him the flag :). --Martin Urbanec (talk) 22:10, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trusted user who knows what he's doing. /Julle (talk) 22:22, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support trusted onwiki (CU/crat/OS) and +2 for mediawiki --DannyS712 (talk) 00:43, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Rschen7754 01:17, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support, No concerns. -- CptViraj (talk) 03:03, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support SupportAmmarpad (talk) 06:32, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support A trusted user who can help for technical jobs. --Uncitoyentalk 06:59, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Very competent editor, of course. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:39, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Very trusted and knowledgeable! --Hoo man (talk) 10:00, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support -FASTILY 10:09, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Valid use case. Leaderboard (talk) 10:23, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Sure --Superpes15 (talk) 10:23, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support. Sgd. —Hasley 14:45, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support SupportYahya (talkcontribs.) 16:38, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support--Sakretsu (炸裂) 17:10, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support per above. Rafael (stanglavine) msg 20:56, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support. --Wiki13 (talk) 20:59, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Lucas Werkmeister (talk) 22:35, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support.Trusted. No concerns. Meiræ 23:01, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support. --mirinano (talk) 00:00, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support ‐‐1997kB (talk) 03:51, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 06:46, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Wim b 18:28, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Mehman 97 22:16, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support No concerns. Competent user. Operator873talkconnect 23:37, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support bit of a pile on, small wikis can use the help for sure. Did this start as a GS request - because wouldn't that have more fit the small wiki use case declared though? — xaosflux Talk 03:45, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
    I guess yes, based on history. However, GIE seems to be more suitable for this use case as it's editing the interface IMO, GS is more of uncontroversial counter-vandalism and spam which this isn't. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 09:53, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Alaa :)..! 10:33, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support -- dwf² 13:50, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Trusted user. --Samuele2002 (Talk!) 13:51, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong supportEihel (talk) 03:51, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 11:48, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Active at in-person / video wiki community activities, also, and known to people. Blue Rasberry (talk) 13:29, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Sotiale (talk) 13:52, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Jianhui67 talkcontribs 16:34, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support Active at prwiki. BlackWidowMovie0 (talk) 22:11, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

Done Granted for 1 year to expire on 2022-01-20. --Sotiale (talk) 00:11, 20 January 2021 (UTC)