Talk:Bot policy

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New wikis to automatically use this policy[edit]

Hello. In the last year I've been proposing this policy to all newly created wikis with successful results. I propose that starting from January 2018 the global bot policy's automatic approval and global bot allowance be enabled by default on all newly created projects instead of having to propose it one by one. Once a wiki is created it can take some time to develop their own policies and while this bot policy --some parts-- apply to all projects, it'll really speed-up the process of getting bots approved on those newly created wikis. Opting-out to automatic approval, global bots or both will continue to be a possibility of course. Thoughts? —MarcoAurelio (talk) 11:57, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Maybe limit it to content wikis? --Rschen7754 19:18, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Well, yes. Mainly because new noncontent wikis are either chapter wikis or private wikis or fishbowl ones. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 11:44, 12 January 2018 (UTC)
  • I think it is a good idea. I've promoted the policy to some newly created projects and there was no objection to either of them. --Emaus (talk) 23:38, 28 February 2018 (UTC)
  • Any objections? —MarcoAurelio (talk) 15:44, 10 March 2018 (UTC)
    Fine for "content wikis". — xaosflux Talk 15:49, 10 March 2018 (UTC)

Yesterday 6 new wikis were created, 4 of them content wikis. I have proposed the implementation to them. Do we need something else to make this proposal go live. Any objections? —MarcoAurelio (talk) 22:09, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

Bump. --Rschen7754 23:12, 23 November 2018 (UTC)

Overhaul the whole BPI process[edit]

I'm starting this thread vaguely, but the process to propose and implement this policy is quite of a burden. After approved, the steward taking care should put texts on the wiki, create redirects... Those pages can change and the local wikis mostly don't know what those texts and redirects are for to be honest. Does anyone have ideas how to make the implementation and maintenance of this more straightforward and easy. Thanks. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 10:45, 17 September 2018 (UTC)

I think the whole scope of the policy should be revisited. It was written several years ago before many developments (notably, Wikidata). --Rschen7754 18:12, 17 September 2018 (UTC)