Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 19:34


Bot This user account is a bot operated by Wdwd (talk). It is flagged as bot.

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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The bot is written in perl and does some repetitive edits based on prepared file list to work on. It runs manually assisted only. The file list to work on and the algorithmn what to do is perpared in advance and manually. No automatic or periodical tasks. Maximum edit rate (write) is 4..5 edits per minute.


  • Add/change/fix different templates or category entries and implementation of a commons file transfer from de-wp to commons. (after transfer: adding categories, minor clean up, ...)
  • OTRS ticket processing: Add/change/fix different OTRS templates, license templates, author info, only for one specific OTRS ticket. Edit depends mainly on the content of the OTRS ticket. Process only ONE ticket per bot-run named in the edit summary line. Used mainly for OTRS tasks with more than approx. 10 files per ticket (which are rare) and where the edit process can be simply automated. This account has a OTRS member flag