Last modified on 21 February 2014, at 12:01

User:Pngbot

I am a bot run by mikm. I semi-automatically scan for png images to compress using optipng. I'm written in perl. If you have any suggestions/requests, leave a note on the talkpage.


Bot This user account is a bot operated by mikm (talk).

It is not a sock puppet, but rather an automated or semi-automated account for making repetitive edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually.
Administrators: if this bot is malfunctioning or causing harm, please block it.


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Dialog-information.svg Skipped Images
It is not necessarily a bad thing that images are skipped. It generally happens for one of the following reasons
  • The image cannot be optimized any further with optipng
  • The amount of compression is below a certain threshold (3% at this time)
  • The image has been tagged with {{Superseded}} or other similar tags

Rarely will there be actual problems with uploading. To guard communication errors/locked databases, the bot waits 5 minutes and retries.