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Requests for permission to run a botEdit

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MBHbot (talk · contribs)Edit

Operator: MBH (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: renaming files with cyrillic/latin character mix in titles.

Automatic or manually assisted: every single launching (for specific character pair) will be done manually, then bot will perform this task automatically.

Edit type (e.g. Continuous, daily, one time run): periodical manual runs.

Maximum edit rate (e.g. edits per minute): as much as allowed. Using pywiki, potentially it can be up to 60 per minute.

Bot flag requested: (Y/N): Y.

Programming language(s): standard pywiki script

Wikimedia Commons contains several thousands of files with cyrillic/latin character mix in titles, here is a list. Many of them were bulk uploaded with the same error in title, for example files from Keukenhof with the cyrillic К in a latin name. I want to fix those cases through mass renaming using standard pywiki renamer. I used it many times earlier in other wikis, for example see 1 and 2. My bot has bot flag and 600 000 edits in ruwiki since 2011 and Chechen wiki since 2016. MBH (talk) 12:43, 23 May 2017 (UTC)


  • I think list for fixes should be created manually. For example: File:"Хлебопекарня" Иркутского полка в "Волчьих Ямах", посл. четв. XVIIв..JPG just need space. Adygh pronunciation files - addition of dash. DКамень-Великан files - removal of D. Etc. --EugeneZelenko (talk) 13:57, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    • I'm planning to rename using bot only file sets with the same error, for example many files with "Кeukenhof" or "Cобор Исаакиевский" or "Zаbytk" or "Сhurch", "Сovent", "Сross" etc. (latin and cyrillic C are on the same keyboard key, so this is common error), one run for one word with specific error. MBH (talk) 14:21, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
      This criteria will be applied to File:"Хлебопекарня" Иркутского полка в "Волчьих Ямах", посл. четв. XVIIв..JPG, but it'll be wrong. --EugeneZelenko (talk) 15:05, 24 May 2017 (UTC)
      No, this criteria will not be applied to this title because it doesn't contain Russian word with alike-looking latin character or English (or another European) word with alike-looking cyrillic character. I want to rename only such errors, only words with wrong alike-looking character. Maybe I explain my intentions not clearly enough, English isn't my native language. MBH (talk) 16:18, 24 May 2017 (UTC)
  • Which file rename criterion does apply to this task? --Krd 14:30, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    • Sixth? MBH (talk) 14:40, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
      • To be honest, I'm not convinced that a rename is required in these cases. Is there any prior discussion regarding the problems caused by these file names? --Krd 05:24, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
        • I didn't see such discussions, but I ain't an active Commons user. Ruwiki user NBS asked me to create list of this files, because he renames it manually, see renames with "кирлат" comment. He considers that this files is under #3 criterion. MBH (talk) 10:05, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
        • I think, cyrlat is an obvious, annoying and hard-to-find mistake, especially for users, who don't know about it and will not be able to understand "Why I inserted a file into an article, but a red link appears instead of the file". I think, it is obvious that all cyrlat titles should be renamed, in ruwiki users do this without any discussion. MBH (talk) 10:19, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
        • Another user, Sealle, also renames cyrlat, see. MBH (talk) 13:04, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
  • Only for the same type of name, for example: File:Kомплекс зданий краевой выставки достижений народного хозяйства 01.JPG - …31.JPG (first letter - latin alphabet). NBS (talk) 11:38, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
  • For clarification: You are not going to use suppressredirect on these moves, are you? --Krd 12:07, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
    • Of course, I know that file renaming on Commons are made without suppressing redirects. MBH (talk) 12:32, 29 May 2017 (UTC)

BartBotje (talk · contribs)Edit

Operator: Bj.schoenmakers (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: Uploading nature related images from, and (and other sites in the future in aid of the dutch nature wikiproject Dutch)

Automatic or manually assisted: Automatic when manually initiated

Edit type (e.g. Continuous, daily, one time run): One time runs at the discretion of the operator

Maximum edit rate (e.g. edits per minute): avg. 10 per minute

Bot flag requested: (Y/N): Y

Programming language(s): Perl using: MediaWiki::Bot and MediaWiki::API

Bj.schoenmakers (talk) 21:10, 23 April 2017 (UTC)


This bot already has a botflag for the Dutch wikipedia. I want to be able to use it for uploading image batches and as a back-end for a tool i'm creating, allowing users of, and (sites for nature observations) to publish media to commons using the correct copyright/attribution etc.

  •   Support. For plantennamen we have a valid OTRS-ticket (ticket:2017031610007597). Bot owner knows what he is doing and the pics at the sites mentioned are great. Natuur12 (talk) 23:18, 23 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Please make a few test edits. --Krd 06:33, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Ok, did a few test-uploads in Category:Images from
    Please enclose author name in language tag. --EugeneZelenko (talk) 14:18, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Please make dates complaint with {{ISOdate}} in the {{Information}} template to allow for multilingual dates. Example: |date=Tue Apr 25 01:16:25 2017 changed to |date=2017-04-25 01:16:25~riley (talk) 23:32, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
  •   Question Why doesn't plantennamen have the author's name anywhere? It makes your template statement "This permission only extends to photos taken by Maarten van der Veer at this link." very hard to interpret, because I can't see who any of the photos are by. --99of9 (talk) 02:09, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
    • There is a slight problem with the ticket. Most likely outcome: we will have too delete the test uploads from plantennamen. I will leave some detailed notes at the ticket in some days too explain what went wrong. Natuur12 (talk) 19:58, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
      • I nuked the uploads from Plantennamen. It turns out that this person didn't take at least a significant amount of the photographs himself. This was only found out after an extensive check off the test uploads. Most uploads contained consistent EXIF but some didn't. Perhaps we can still hoste some off the files in the future but not this day and given the situation not any day soon. Natuur12 (talk) 13:55, 2 May 2017 (UTC)
        • Always ask at least one question :). Thanks for investigating Natuur12. --99of9 (talk) 00:00, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
  • I'd be happy to see test uploads from the other sites. --99of9 (talk) 02:14, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
    • I did some test uploads from, and :
Natrix natrix (Colubridae) (European Grass Snake), Biebrza NP, Poland.jpg
Alces alces (Cervidae) (Eurasian elk), Biebrza NP, Poland.jpg
Eysarcoris venustissimus (Pentatomidae) (Woundwort Shieldbug) - (imago), Elst (Gld), the Netherlands - 2.jpg
Eysarcoris venustissimus (Pentatomidae) (Woundwort Shieldbug) - (imago), Elst (Gld), the Netherlands.jpg
Harmonia axyridis f. succinea (Coccinellidae) - (imago), Elst (Gld), the Netherlands.jpg
Diurnea fagella (Chimabachidae) - (imago), Elst (Gld), the Netherlands.jpg
Lophophanes cristatus (Paridae) (European Crested Tit) - (adult), Oberengadin, Switzerland.jpg
Pseudoips prasinana (Nolidae) (Green Silver-lines) - (imago), Zemst, Belgium.jpg
Bombylius major (Bombyliidae) (Dark-edged Bee-fly) - (imago), Arnhem, the Netherlands.jpg
Ommatoiulus sabulosus (Julidae) (Striped Millipede), Molenhoek, the Netherlands.jpg

Bj.schoenmakers (talk) 11:12, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

  • The latest upload contains {{LicenseReview}}. Ca we assume that the bot checked the license before the upload, can we consider this reviewed? --Krd 15:24, 21 May 2017 (UTC)
    @Bj.schoenmakers: ? --Krd 05:25, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
    • The tool can only be used to upload files with license CC0, BY-SA and BY .. this is checked at upload-time and timestamped using a url-copy at (since users are allowed to change their copyright/license settings), Bj.schoenmakers (talk) 08:47, 29 May 2017 (UTC)