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No longer receiving RFC noticesEdit

Can anyone watching this page try and figure out why I've stopped receiving RFC notices from this bot? I haven't changed the FRS list, and ClueBot III's archiving is still working fine, so I have no idea why this is happening. Here is a diff from Legobot's last edit to the current version of my talk page. Thanks for any assistance. IffyChat -- 09:14, 22 November 2018 (UTC)

The task apparently ran normally this morning: this was the last FRS post by Legobot, less than five hours before Iffy (talk · contribs) posted above. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:38, 22 November 2018 (UTC)
@Iffy and Redrose64: I haven't received anything since October 25th, and I used to get stuff regularly. If it's because there aren't a lot of open Rfc's and Legobot is all caught up, then that's great. But if that's the case, what's the explanation for this: there's an Rfc at Talk:Anatolia with only one responder since it opened on Nov. 25, and that user has no FRS notice, so nobody has responded through a notice. Is there a way to look at whether Legobot has paged anyone to that Rfc? And if not, why not? Is there someplace we can go to view an English description of the algorithm Legobot uses, or view the code directly? Mathglot (talk) 23:30, 5 December 2018 (UTC)
Short answer: Legobot has not used FRS to inform anybody about the RfC at Talk:Anatolia.
To see which FRS subscribers Legobot has informed, go to its contributions (they're linked in the left margin of this page), and restrict to User talk: space, which yields this list. Then search for "Please comment on Talk:Anatolia: new section". You need not go back earlier than 00:01, 26 November 2018 (UTC) because Legobot begins sending out FRS notifications at midnight each day, and that RfC was initiated on 25 November 2018. If you like, you can expand to 250 or 500 edits rather than 50. Of course, this method would fail if there was more than one open RfC at Talk:Anatolia, but there isn't.
I don't know where the bot's code (source or algorithm) may be viewed. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 23:39, 5 December 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, that's very useful information. I wonder what other people's experience is? Mathglot (talk) 01:00, 6 December 2018 (UTC)
@Mathglot and Redrose64: The source code for this Legobot task is available at and (as is indirectly linked on the bot's userpage). {{3x|p}}ery (talk) 00:52, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for checking into this. I haven't received a notice since October 25. Usually I'm getting them every 1-2 weeks. petrarchan47คุ 09:32, 6 December 2018 (UTC)
I also have received any RfC notices since around the same date (October 24 for me) after previously receiving them every few days prior to this date. Something must be going on with this bot surely, if at least three editors have experienced this around the same time -- Whats new?(talk) 03:01, 9 December 2018 (UTC)
Me too. Nothing since the 24th Oct. Cesdeva (talk) 22:05, 30 December 2018 (UTC)
I first signed up on 26 Oct, and haven't gotten a single notice... --DannyS712 (talk) 10:27, 5 January 2019 (UTC)
@Legoktm Any ideas? I know I'm in Legobots' bad books for being inactive, could that be why? Thanks, Cesdeva (talk) 20:20, 7 January 2019 (UTC)
...still haven't gotten one. --DannyS712 (talk) 04:45, 14 February 2019 (UTC)

I suspect this is being caused by phab:T213475. Legoktm (talk) 05:34, 6 February 2019 (UTC)

@Iffy, Mathglot, Petrarchan47, Whats new?, and Cesdeva:: I believe the problem should be fixed now. Please let me know if you think it's still not working... Legoktm (talk) 17:45, 13 February 2019 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll monitor and let you know. To date: last notice: Oct. 25. Mathglot (talk) 18:02, 13 February 2019 (UTC)
Aaand, expect spotty behavior (actually I'd expect no notices to go out) while toolsdb is down. Stay tuned. Legoktm (talk) 07:50, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Legoktm:, okay; is there a Phab ticket or other repot I can subscribe to, to follow along? Mathglot (talk) 11:54, 18 February 2019 (UTC)
@Legoktm: It's been months since I've gotten any notices. TimTempleton (talk) (cont) 21:13, 28 February 2019 (UTC)
@Legoktm: Today I received my first notice since October. Hope it continues normally from here. Thanks, Mathglot (talk) 09:06, 14 March 2019 (UTC)
@Cesdeva, Iffy, Petrarchan47, Timtempleton, and Whats new?: In addition to DannyS712 and Mathglot, you have all received FRS messages today. Hopefully this will continue. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 11:35, 14 March 2019 (UTC)
I haven't received a notice since 2016 (and I just noticed it right now, so that's kind of impressive not). --qedk (t c) 19:18, 28 April 2019 (UTC)
@Redrose64: Sorry to annoy you but could you shed some light on my stupidity somewhere ^ --qedk (t c) 19:58, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
I don't know why your name isn't being selected. I've fixed up some unusual entries that may have had a knock-on effect. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 12:14, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
Let's see if that works.   --qedk (t c) 13:45, 17 May 2019 (UTC)

RfC noticesEdit

Hi. I posted this above, but got no response, as part of the section on not receiving notices. That issue seems to have been resolved, but I have not yet received a single RfC notice. Did I add myself incorrectly or something? Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk) 00:55, 13 March 2019 (UTC)

There is evidence that Legobot has been sending the messages to various users pretty much every day, going back several months - apart from a brief interval in mid February 2019, see contributions in user space and search for "Please comment on". It might be that it works its way through a list and for some reason is not reaching the end of the list. Perhaps one of the entries at WP:FRS#Requests for comment is malformed; it doesn't necessarily have to be yours. What we need to do is prepare a list of known successes from those contribs, and compare this against the FRS list to see who has never been informed. One of those people is probably the culprit. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 12:06, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
@Redrose64: I made this edit to try to clean up the page - hopefully that solves it --DannyS712 (talk) 19:46, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
It's worth a try. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 23:12, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
If the page is malformed, wouldn't the breaking edit have to have been performed in October when the notices stopped? {{3x|p}}ery (talk) 23:15, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
@Pppery and Redrose64: It worked!!! Special:Diff/887683065. Thank you both for the help --DannyS712 (talk) 04:41, 14 March 2019 (UTC)
Going by Peppery's theory of October, and the apparent success of the blank-line removal (see previous post and subsection), I looked at the edits for October - and found only one where blank lines were added, it was this one by L3X1 (talk · contribs). We need to document that somewhere (along with all the other Legobot quirks): Thou shalt not introduce blank lines. Not only does it violate WP:LISTGAP, it also causes users to be skipped. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 09:57, 14 March 2019 (UTC)
Mea culpa everybody. Thanks,L3X1 ◊distænt write◊ 13:47, 14 March 2019 (UTC)

Legobot posting wrong message to nom talkEdit

G'day, I just passed the GAN for USS West Virginia (BB-48), but Legobot just posted a fail message to the nom's talk page. Something odd going on, or have I stuffed something up? Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 02:46, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

It's probably the presence of the {{FailedGA}}. If you look back through the archives of this page you will find several related threads. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:34, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

Took my name off list for RfC, still getting messagesEdit

Is Legobot working from a too-old list? If so, then new signups will be missing out while people who un-signed-up can't stop getting them. It is a great service, just that I am super busy now. HouseOfChange (talk) 11:21, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

See also Wikipedia talk:Feedback request service#Still receiving messages. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:05, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Not sure about this. I think that the problem is with the code in where table rows are supposed to be deleted. @HouseOfChange: Try re-adding your entries to WP:FRS, but with the limit parameter explicitly set to zero. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:19, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Thanks @Redrose64: for taking a look. I re-added my name with the parameter set to zero. This now appears on the page as "HouseOfChange (talk · contribs) – Limit: no limit per calendar month." If I keep getting notices, I will re-set the number to 1 per month, which will not be much of a nuisance. HouseOfChange (talk) 22:46, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Update, I tried setting parameter to zero. This displays on the page as "unlimited messages." I continued to get messages, so I have re-set the number to 1 so that I get the minimum possible. Still, it would be good if there was a way to remove one's name. HouseOfChange (talk) 03:55, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Dashboard/Editorial noticeboardsEdit

Legoktm, could you please add WP:CEN to this? –MJLTalk 01:53, 24 July 2019 (UTC)

Forgotten parameter update and on review loopEdit

@Legoktm: On Talk:Until Dawn, the bot forgot to set status=onreview when transcluding the GA review [1]. This lead to Wikipedia:Good article nominations being repeatedly updated with the reviewer's review count rising by one with each edit. I manually added status=onreview now and manually lowered the user's counter. It seems to have stopped now but maybe the bot needs a safeguard to prevent the count being increased for the same review multiple times? Regards SoWhy 08:23, 12 August 2019 (UTC)

Still receiving messages despite unsubscribing a while agoEdit

@Legoktm: this still seems to be a problem. is there anything I can do about it? Legobot doesn't seem to be exclusion compliant. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.--Breawycker (talk to me!) 17:47, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

@Breawycker: See User talk:Legobot#Took my name off list for RfC, still getting messages and other threads. The basic cause is that although Legobot uses SQL to add rows to a table that lists subscribers, it has no means of deleting rows from that table. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:46, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
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