Wikiversity:Bots/Status

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This page allows bot operators to ask for approval to use a bot on the English-language Wikiversity.

Please read Wikiversity policy about bots first.

Bureaucrats are able to give and remove bot status using the Special:UserRights feature. Request are usually handled after about 7-10 days, to allow time for comments and questions from the community. If you do not receive a timely response to your request, feel free to leave a message on the talk page of a Bureaucrat.

Older status requests are Archived.

The wikicode below is a suggestion for formating a bot request:

=== BotName ===
* '''Bot name''': {{User|BotName}}
* '''Bot operator''': {{User|Name}}
* '''Automatic or manually assisted''': 
* '''Purpose of the bot''': 
* '''Edit period(s)''': 
* '''Programming language(s) (and API) used''': 
* '''Other projects that are already using this bot''': 
* '''Additional information''': 

Requests for bot status[edit]

Add new bot requests here

DannyS712 bot[edit]

  • Bot name: DannyS712 bot (talk | email | contribs | stats)
  • Bot operator: DannyS712 (talk | email | contribs | stats)
  • Automatic or manually assisted: automatic (manually triggered)
  • Purpose of the bot: Tag pages that are uncategorized with {{Uncategorized}}
  • Edit period(s): One time run for 4000+ pages, then if needed will run on occasion (but rarely)
  • Programming language(s) (and API) used: AWB
  • Other projects that are already using this bot: No other wikis for this task, but lots of tasks on enwiki (and one on enwikibooks)
  • Additional information: Please ping when replying.

Thanks, --DannyS712 (discusscontribs) 04:52, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

@DannyS712: Please start a discussion in the Wikiversity:Colloquium to confirm which pages should be tagged as {{Uncategorized}}. Looking at Special:UncategorizedPages, I don't see any problems tagging main space landing pages, but tagging subpages doesn't appear to add value. Perhaps they could be updated with {{CourseCat}}, but the community should have an opportunity to discuss this first. Thanks! -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 15:01, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Texvc2LaTeXBot[edit]

  • Bot name: Texvc2LaTeXBot (talk | email | contribs | stats)
  • Bot operator: Salix alba (talk | email | contribs | stats)
  • Automatic or manually assisted: automatic but closely monitored
  • Purpose of the bot: to replace deprecated syntax in the LaTex mathematical syntax
  • Edit period(s): A one off run affecting 2233 pages.
  • Programming language(s) (and API) used: python/piwikibot
  • Other projects that are already using this bot: enwiki, dewiki many other wiki across the whole of WikiMedia sites.
  • Additional information: All ready running on the English wikipedia at en:User:Texvc2LaTeXBot. Has sucessfully run on many other wikis, the update plan is described in mw:Extension:Math/Roadmap. The bot will apply 10 regexps replacing deprecated syntax inside <math>...</math> tags. The code has been tested to eliminate false positives. The bot is operated by Salix alba on English language wikis and meta:User:Debenben on German and other language wikis.
YesY Done @Salix alba: I set it for a one year expiry only due to the limited scope of the request but would be happy to extend it if you have further tasks in the future. --mikeu talk 23:26, 11 May 2019 (UTC)