How we will see unregistered usersEdit


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Instead of the IP we will show a masked identity. You as an admin will still be able to access the IP. There will also be a new user right for those who need to see the full IPs of unregistered users to fight vandalism, harassment and spam without being admins. Patrollers will also see part of the IP even without this user right. We are also working on better tools to help.

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We have two suggested ways this identity could work. We would appreciate your feedback on which way you think would work best for you and your wiki, now and in the future. You can let us know on the talk page. You can write in your language. The suggestions were posted in October and we will decide after 17 January.

Thank you. /Johan (WMF)

18:13, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:SPL mapEdit

 Template:SPL map has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the entry on the Templates for discussion page. – Jonesey95 (talk) 19:54, 10 January 2022 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of CS gas (data page)Edit


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Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. This is a notice to inform you that a tag has been placed on CS gas (data page) requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section A3 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is an article with no content whatsoever, or whose contents consist only of external links, a "See also" section, book references, category tags, template tags, interwiki links, images, a rephrasing of the title, a question that should have been asked at the help or reference desks, or an attempt to contact the subject of the article. Please see Wikipedia:Stub for our minimum information standards for short articles. Also please note that articles must be on notable subjects and should provide references to reliable sources that verify their content.

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Can you be more careful with templating people please? Plainly the criteria under which this is being deleted has nothing to do with me. Chris Cunningham (user:thumperward) (talk) 08:45, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
I understood you created this page back in 2007 [1]. -DePiep (talk) 08:48, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
Sure, and then you templated me with an A3 warning as if I were a rank newbie who had just created a blank page. You blanked it yourself in the process of merging it. As such it isn't an A3 candidate in the first place, but for the sake of doing the right thing I've deleted it under G6. Chris Cunningham (user:thumperward) (talk) 09:00, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
Yep, that's the db-notice template hidden in the /doc, so I am glad I even found it. Still nothing wrong with noticing the creator. BTW, do I read that for you this problemette changed from "I have nothing to do with" to "as if I were a rank newbie"? Anyway, I've read A3 again and I see no issue. Anything else? -DePiep (talk) 09:24, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
The problem was always the latter, which was caused by you picking the wrong deletion criterion, which meant that the associated notice template was less of a friendly notice and more of a warning. It doesn't matter now; the page is gone, so let's just drop it. Chris Cunningham (user:thumperward) (talk) 09:26, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
(ec)I was responding to your concerns & remarks. From the start actually. Bye. -DePiep (talk) 09:28, 11 January 2022 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Infobox element/headersEdit

 Template:Infobox element/headers has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the entry on the Templates for discussion page. Gonnym (talk) 11:53, 18 January 2022 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for January 19Edit

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Article s6 (init)Edit

Good morning Thumperward. This article s6 (init) is as a draft, I think it should be published because it is relevant to the world of operating systems. Thank you very much. --Rstmnq1000 (talk) 00:39, 7 February 2022 (UTC)

It's not a draft, it's a skeleton. It presently contains almost no content. I've added some secondary sources to the external links; these should be used to build the article out. s6's primary use appears to be in containers, which isn't mentioned at all in the article right now, and that needs to be explained. Once it's been expanded it can be re-submitted, but right now it has no chance as a standalone article. Chris Cunningham (user:thumperward) (talk) 16:54, 7 February 2022 (UTC)

List of non-mouse controllers by Apple, Inc. moved to draftspaceEdit

An article you recently created, List of non-mouse controllers by Apple, Inc., is not suitable as written to remain published. It needs more citations from reliable, independent sources. (?) Information that can't be referenced should be removed (verifiability is of central importance on Wikipedia). I've moved your draft to draftspace (with a prefix of "Draft:" before the article title) where you can incubate the article with minimal disruption. When you feel the article meets Wikipedia's general notability guideline and thus is ready for mainspace, please click on the "Submit your draft for review!" button at the top of the page. (t · c) buidhe 22:15, 13 March 2022 (UTC)

Christ. Replied on your talk. You need to fix this. Chris Cunningham (user:thumperward) (talk) 22:46, 13 March 2022 (UTC)

Nomination of List of non-mouse controllers by Apple, Inc. for deletionEdit

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article List of non-mouse controllers by Apple, Inc. is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of non-mouse controllers by Apple, Inc. until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

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Robert McClenon (talk) 18:54, 19 March 2022 (UTC)

"Intel® Atom" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

  An editor has identified a potential problem with the redirect Intel® Atom and has thus listed it for discussion. This discussion will occur at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2022 April 15#Intel® Atom until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. BD2412 T 05:00, 15 April 2022 (UTC)

New administrator activity requirementEdit

The administrator policy has been updated with new activity requirements following a successful Request for Comment.

Beginning January 1, 2023, administrators who meet one or both of the following criteria may be desysopped for inactivity if they have:

  1. Made neither edits nor administrative actions for at least a 12-month period OR
  2. Made fewer than 100 edits over a 60-month period

Administrators at risk for being desysopped under these criteria will continue to be notified ahead of time. Thank you for your continued work.

22:53, 15 April 2022 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Infobox GAA team seasonEdit

 Template:Infobox GAA team season has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the entry on the Templates for discussion page. – Jonesey95 (talk) 16:06, 18 May 2022 (UTC)