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BrackiBot (talk · contribs)Edit

Operator: Brackenheim (talk · contributions · Number of edits · recent activity · block log · User rights log · uploads · Global account information)

Bot's tasks for which permission is being sought: minor edits using AutoWikiBrowser, such as removing/adding categories or corrections of misspellings in file descriptions ...

Automatic or manually assisted: manually for the first edits to ckeck, if AWB works correct, then automatically

Edit type (e.g. Continuous, daily, one time run): one time runs (if needed)

Maximum edit rate (e.g. edits per minute):

Bot flag requested: (Y/N): Y

Brackenheim (talk) 10:10, 24 November 2016 (UTC)


Test run on Commons comming soon. Here are some examples on [1], [2] or [3] --Brackenheim (talk) 10:21, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

Ok, here an example on Commons. Do I really have to wait seven days or could I help earlier? Kind regards, --Brackenheim (talk) 12:33, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
Sorry, but i think this request regarding the upwiz category removal has to be denied for two reasons:
  • We are getting problems with the jobqueue if we run moor bots on this task, see phab:T151196. Otherwise the current bots would run with moor speed.
  • Removing the category is not enough, a COM:Regex cleanup is needed.
Best --Steinsplitter (talk) 14:14, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
Thank you for that information. I was in hope, that there would be not such a problem with AWB ... Isn't COM:Regex included in AWB's cleanup (the function "aply general fixes")? --Brackenheim (talk) 14:29, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
"aply general fixes" is for wikipedia fixes. --Steinsplitter (talk) 14:32, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
What a pity ... --Brackenheim (talk) 14:34, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
Problems with the jobqueue seems to be fixed, see: --Brackenheim (talk) 17:19, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
How are you going to deal with "automatic" spell checking with descriptions that may be in any language? — xaosflux Talk 04:56, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
I will just fix descriptions in German or English. Or mistakes, which are wrong in every language, e. g. "HIV-Virus" instead of "HI-Virus". --Brackenheim (talk) 00:00, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
I'm not sure if these corrections are worth any effort. Do file descriptions have to be typographically correct? --Krd 09:57, 2 December 2016 (UTC)