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Latest comment: 2 days ago by Pginer-WMF in topic MinT translation suggestions

Change of license on WikiNews


Hi! I'm trying to coordinate that Wikinews upgrade license from cc-by-2.5 to cc-by-4.0 (n:Wikinews:Water_cooler/policy#Sum_up_per_march_2024). However, it is not easy to get other users involved and I think one reason is noone knows how to change.

So I hope it will be easier if I can tell each wiki that all they have to do is to edit these pages (and andd a list).

On English Wikinews I identified a number of pages to possibly change: n:Wikinews_talk:Copyright#Pages_to_update_when_license_is_updated_from_2.5_to_4.0. However on Polish Wikinews it seems that the setup is different per n:pl:Wikinews:Kawiarenka#Zmiana_licencji_-_Update_of_license_to_cc-by-4.0. (At the bottom it says "Content is available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 unless otherwise noted." meaning it is localized via TranslateWiki.

I also asked on wmf:Policy_talk:Terms_of_Use#Does_ToU_require_that_Wikiprojects_update_license? some time ago. But since deadline is getting near I try here too. MGA73 (talk) 07:16, 8 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

What deadline? (This isn't quite a technical question. The technical part is rather easy, the policy/legal side less so.) Nemo 09:03, 8 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Nemo The suggested deadline is currently August 1, 2024. I'm happy to hear it is easy to change. I hope it will be easier for each community to decide if I can tell them how to make the change and show them that it is quite easy. --MGA73 (talk) 12:13, 8 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Nemo If you have time to explain what to edit it would be very helpful. --MGA73 (talk) 15:54, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Does anyone know? --MGA73 (talk) 06:54, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

@MGA73 It would require a configuration change in https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/source/mediawiki-config/browse/master/wmf-config/InitialiseSettings.php$10828 and an edit to n:MediaWiki:Copyrightwarning. AntiCompositeNumber (talk) 02:04, 25 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
AntiCompositeNumber Thank you very much! --MGA73 (talk) 07:03, 25 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Skin Vector (2010)


Hi. What has happened to Section headings: Heading 3. It looks bigger and bolder as a while ago? Too big and too bold doesn't match the orher headings, imho.-- Htm (talk) 19:32, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

@Htm Hi, I believe this might be related to the 2nd entry in last week's Tech/News/2024/24, about heading changes. Please could you add a comment to phab:T13555 along with a specific example link? (An example will help people investigate which wiki/page you saw a problem at, and perhaps determine if the change you see is related to any local site-CSS/template-CSS that needs to be updated.) It might also help if you could check a page without any gadgets, to see if it looks the same, e.g. https://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuu?useskin=vector&safemode=1 -- Thanks, and I hope that helps. Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 21:16, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Okay, I'll follow your instructions. Thanks a lot!-- Htm (talk) 21:35, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Problem solved. Obviously local (=fiwiki) gadget "Pienoisohjelma poistaa 3.4.2014 typografiapäivityksessä tulleen kirjasintyypin muutoksen" ("gadget removes font change made in typography update 2014-04-03". Removed it. Our friendly and competent Stryn helped. -- Htm (talk) 08:12, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

MinT translation suggestions


Hi, is is possible to hide these MinT translation suggestions? They are awful at least when translating from English to Finnish. There are so many errors in suggestions that it makes me feel bad when I see them. Can I hide them someway because I don't need them? Stryn (talk) 08:17, 7 July 2024 (UTC)Reply

Hi @Stryn. Thanks for the question. I'll ask the Language team to respond here. Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 19:32, 8 July 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for sharing your feedback @Stryn. A simple approach to hide those suggestions could be to edit the common.css file under your user profile. There you can edit the page to add the following code:
.tm-suggestions .tm-suggestion:last-child {
} Pginer-WMF (talk) 13:34, 16 July 2024 (UTC)Reply

remove my info


Hi, I have looked all over your site to remove personal information. There was a link and as soon as I clicked it - it disappeared. I cannot find a place to contact you. Where is your email contact or location to process opting out of having my personal info on your site. 2603:8001:9502:672C:A84E:8C2C:62D8:3D24 19:42, 7 July 2024 (UTC)Reply

Hi. There a few options depending on what kind of information you are talking about:
  • If you are asking about a user-account, please see Right to vanish
  • If you are asking about public-but-personal information within an article on a Wikipedia, for example an article about yourself as a notable individual, please see the related guidance on the specific language Wikipedia. E.g. at the English Wikipedia: w:en:Wikipedia:Contact us/Article subjects - Other languages generally have a similar "Contact us" link in the site-menu, which is either at the side of the page, or collapsed within a menu.
  • If you are asking about removing non-public personal information, please see the relevant Oversight page on the specific project. E.g. at the English Wikipedia: w:en:Wikipedia:Oversight.
For future non-technical questions, the best place to ask is usually the Help Desk of the relevant project (E.g. English Wikipedia's w:en:Wikipedia:Teahouse). I hope that information is helpful. Regards, Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 19:52, 8 July 2024 (UTC)Reply