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[Global proposal] m.Wiktionary.org: (all) Edit pages[change]

MediaWiki mobile

Hi, this message is to let you know that, on domains like en.m.wikipedia.org, unregistered users cannot edit. At the Wikimedia Forum, where global configuration changes are normally discussed, a few dozens users propose to restore normal editing permissions on all mobile sites. Please read and comment!

Thanks and sorry for writing in English, Nemo 22:32, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

Inspire Campaign: Improving diversity, improving content[change]

This March, we’re organizing an Inspire Campaign to encourage and support new ideas for improving gender diversity on Wikimedia projects. Less than 20% of Wikimedia contributors are women, and many important topics are still missing in our content. We invite all Wikimedians to participate. If you have an idea that could help address this problem, please get involved today! The campaign runs until March 31.

All proposals are welcome - research projects, technical solutions, community organizing and outreach initiatives, or something completely new! Funding is available from the Wikimedia Foundation for projects that need financial support. Constructive, positive feedback on ideas is appreciated, and collaboration is encouraged - your skills and experience may help bring someone else’s project to life. Join us at the Inspire Campaign and help this project better represent the world’s knowledge!

(Sorry for the English - please translate this message!) MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 20:01, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

SUL finalization update[change]

Hi all, please read this page for important information and an update involving SUL finalization, scheduled to take place in one month. Thanks. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 19:45, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

Blocking of JVRKPRASAD for abuse of AWB usage[change]

This is to inform the community that I have blocked User:JVRKPRASAD for spamming Special:RecentChanges with changes made using AutoWikiBrowser (AWB). While the changes were made mostly in good faith (to add an interwiki link to te: for each page), most of them were pointing to non-existent articles. I have thus blocked this user for 1 week and may extend if necessary.

I would also like to bring across the point that if such major changes are to be made, it is important to consult the community on this before proceeding to avoid spamming recent changes and a difficult cleanup effort if anything were to go wrong. Thanks. --Hydriz (talk) 14:15, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

Can't we simply restrict AWB usage as on other wikis, using a page/list for users allowed to use AWB besides admins? Furthermore, aren't interwikis handled by wikidata now or are wiktionaries not yet included? -Barras talk 15:01, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
Also, just randomly checking the added interwikis, I just found at least two where the corresponding page does not exist. I really think about rolling back right away all his recent edits. Oh, and I fully endorse the block, btw. -Barras talk 15:06, 31 March 2015 (UTC)