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Adding Images up for deletionEdit

Can we add a section for images up for deletion? User:Community Tech bot is now producing this data and tagging talk pages with this info. Would be good to have it grouped and put here Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Article_alerts for medical articles for example. Thanks Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 08:50, 3 August 2018 (UTC)

WP:FfD is already implemented, unless it is not working. The problem before was lack of project tags, so very few ever showed up. Should there be any active in Medicine project? —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 11:00, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
User:Hellknowz this bot is listing about 50 per day per [1]
Do a control f for "File(s) used on this page are up for deletion" in that contributions list. The bot just became active a few days ago. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 12:48, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
The bot should theoretically pick them up then. For example, here's FFD working. Unfortunately, it doesn't report these based on what pages they are transcluded. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 14:03, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
See long-standanding feature request. @Hellknowz: now that you have redirect target logic implemented, could this (with some modification) be the basis for media-related alerts too? 17:09, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Unfortunately, no. Redirects have one and precisely one target (that is returned by API in the same query). But file usages/transclusions can have many pages that need a separate query for each file. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 09:19, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
I am not sure I understand. Does this mean we cannot collect here Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Article_alerts all the recent images that are marked for deletion within medical articles by the User:Community Tech bot? Or just that this is not something you are interested in and that I should go ask someone else? Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 12:32, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Sorry, I was replying to Headbomb about the feature request. The bot already collects the images if they are tagged. This is the FfD section in the reports -- "files for discussion". This is the default behaviour and any tags placed by User:Community Tech bot will get seen.
Headbomb is talking about images that are not tagged, but the pages that use them are tagged. In any case, I just implemented that too. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 13:53, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

───────────────────────── For this request, the bot would likely need to parse the sub-categories of Commons:Category:Deletion requests, cross check on which articles those are used, and then check those articles against subscriptions. CommunityTechBot doesn't post any tags, so nothing that bot does can be picked with our bot.Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 16:12, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Oh, I see what it does now. I got really confused by the whole "tagging talk pages". Yeah, there's nothing the bot can really pick up from this at the moment. Theoretically, it could, if the talk page notifications had some sort of unique template or category while they are active. But I think at that point I might as well implement Commons discussion parsing directly. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 18:32, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
It is not possible to simple use the Community Tech bot's contribution list? The CTB uses the exact same edit summary for every image it lists as being up for deletion. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 12:43, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Not straightfowardly at least. Our bot would have to determine which of CommmunityTech bot's edits are relevant, looking back X contributions, which can vary a lot depending on CTB's other tasks, then parse the relevant contributions, then parse File information on Commons, then parse discussion information on Commons. Using Commons:Category:Deletion requests and then doing the parsing is much more straightfoward. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 13:22, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
The main issue here is that the bot wouldn't know when the discussion ends. CommmunityTech bot doesn't remove or otherwise flag its old messages. So the bot's contribution history is always "active" -- there is no indication that the discussion is closed. A page like this will have the notice forever or until someone removes or archives it. Which means I have to parse Commons for this anyway if I want to know the actual state of the discussion (or any other info, like dates or users). I'll see what I can do though. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 15:41, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Thanks :-) IMO this would be super useful. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 15:59, 8 August 2018 (UTC)

Wikipedia:WikiProject Women/Women in GreenEdit

Can somebody check I've done this edit correctly? Basically I want the bot to add any current GA nomination for an article covered by Wikipedia:WikiProject Women to be logged in Wikipedia:WikiProject Women/Women in Green/Article Alerts. This can then be transcluded into the main Wikipedia:WikiProject Women/Women in Green project page. The last time I tried to add a subscription, it took several days of tinkering about before I got it right, so I'd like some advice up-front this time! Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 11:56, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

At first glance, it looks fine. Check tomorrow when the alerts are created and see if there's anything amiss. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 12:02, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
I changed the category from mainspace to talk space. Although it's redundant to the banner. Also, only GANs, not GARs? —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 15:33, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
@Hellknowz: I'm just doing GARs at the moment; once I know the workflow is running properly I can tweak it then. Alas, the bot skipped over the subscription, but I wonder if it's because the target page to write to didn't exist. I've created a placeholder for it now; maybe that'll fix it? Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 09:16, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
Oh, right. The project name has to be unique. The bot sees "WikiProject Women" twice and doesn't know what to do with the second one. I adjusted it. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 09:27, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
@Hellknowz: Can the subscription cope with multiple projects? For example, Eusebia Cosme is not on the list because it's talk page is tagged with {{WikiProject Women's History}}, not {{WikiProject Women}}. Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 14:44, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
It can, via talk pages categories. However, you'd need to update every Women-related banner to populate a category like Category:All WikiProject Women-related pages. Ask for help at WT:WOMEN and Template talk:Metabanner to set that up.Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 15:11, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
Okay, that makes sense. I can just update the banners myself as I'm an admin ;-) .... though I'd rather wait and check that a) the bot actually runs with the basic single project and b) test the template changes first Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 15:25, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
"Can the subscription cope with multiple projects?" Without additional changes, not at the moment. But, as Headbomb says, if all the relevant banners were to emit a talk category, it could use that. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 20:10, 7 August 2018 (UTC)

Article alerts incompleteEdit

It appears that the bot that populates WP:WikiProject Politics/Article alerts may be overlooking some, e.g.,

That page is not part of the project in the sense that it's not tagged with {{WikiProject Politics}}. That's why the bot skips it. I see other bio pages tagged with the project's banner, so I assume it is just this page (and probably others) missing it. —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 13:52, 4 November 2018 (UTC)

Transclusion of templates that aren't in the originalEdit

In this edit, in the PRODs section, AAlert Bot is transcluding {{Notability|Bio|date=May 2019}}{{Unreferenced|date=May 2019}} when these are no longer part of the {{Proposed deletion/dated}} template in the PRODded page. They were moved out of the prod template in this edit. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 21:12, 4 May 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for reporting. The bot doesn't re-read pages it has already seen. But I manually set it to re-read that one. It should get fixed next run. As a side-note, I really need to improve user text parsing some day... —  HELLKNOWZ   ▎TALK 09:07, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Missed TfD for WikiProject ShakespeareEdit

Setting upEdit

So will the bot automatically populate the information needed in the page Wikipedia:WikiProject_Genealogy/Article_alerts, or do I need to add some wikicode to set it up? I already added the project to the subscription list page, and had to create Wikipedia:WikiProject_Genealogy/Article_alerts as a new blank page. Tea and crumpets (talk) 21:10, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

@Tea and crumpets: This is correct and all you have to do. The bot will create whatever other pages it needs to tomorrow morning when it runs. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 21:16, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
Ok, thanks! Tea and crumpets (talk) 22:08, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
@Tea and crumpets: Sorry about this, I meant to copy-paste from below and change things to genealogy, but I brainfarted. You fixed things so everything should be good tomorrow. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 23:04, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Computer downEdit

@Hellknowz: just a heads up that my computer will be offline for the foreseeable future. A CPU fan died, and my computer now doesn't POST after I changed it. It will be a few days before I can diagnose the exact issues / get new parts as I am traveling.

On the "plus" side, if my i7-4790K is fried, it's very likely I will get the new Ryzen 3900 with monster performance, especially in parallel tasks.

I am however hoping it's just a fan/faulty wiring issue. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 09:13, 13 July 2019 (UTC)

Empty a bag of dry ice onto the motherboard. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 13:41, 13 July 2019 (UTC)
@Hellknowz: Fried PSU. Luckily I had a spare around. Things should resume as normal from tomorrow onwards. Still going to order a new one because I'm not comfortable with a 700W-only PSU. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 02:08, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
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