Countervandalism Network/2007 standardization

CVN logo.svg Countervandalism network

The countervandalism network
is a distinct group. It is neither
affiliated with nor managed by the
Wikimedia Foundation.

The standardization in late 2007 addressed a number of problems.

Creating the new channels allowed us to gain full access to restricted commands like SET and LEVEL, which previously only Essjay (who created the channels) had. With his departure, we were left with insufficient access to properly manage the channels. For example, we could not standardize the access levels, which greatly simplifies management of global access on a wide network. Before the standardization, different channels had different levels and naming conventions.

The move also placed the channels in the countervandalism namespace we have agreed upon with freenode staff, which lets us have contacts with freenode. Advantages of this include, in particular, the right to usurp channels and the ability to assign countervandalism cloaks.

In addition, we simultaneously removed former staff members from the access lists and added new members. Due to the newly standardized access levels, this is now much easier to update. We also took advantage of the access listings to create a comprehensive list of local operators.

Channel settingsEdit

OtherEdit

SET options
password private
mlock +ntR-cik1
topiclock off
private off
secureops off
secure on
entrymsg off
email none
url https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CVN
guard on
verbose on

+ntR-cik: prevent external send, topic lock, quiet unidentified; disallow colour filter, invite-only, password.

Founder accessEdit

The freenode configuration limits full access to four users per channel, and thirty channels per user. To get around this limit, "CVNfounder" role accounts were created to which all senior staff have access.

management, multilingual or multiple projects CVNfounder_mul
Wikia CVNfounder_wikia
Wikibooks CVNfounder_wb
Wikinews CVNfounder_wn
Wikipedia CVNfounder_wp
Wikiquote CVNfounder_wq
Wikisource CVNfounder_ws
Wiktionary CVNfounder_wt
Wikiversity CVNfounder_wv

Status reportEdit

Channel deletionsEdit

The following channels are deprecated and will be deleted in the near future.

  1. ##wikibooks-en-vandalism
  2. ##wikimedia-commons-vandalism
  3. ##wikimedia-meta-vandalism
  4. ##wikipedia-bg-vandalism
  5. ##wikipedia-de-vandalism
  6. ##wikipedia-es-vandalism
  7. ##wikipedia-fr-vandalism
  8. ##wikipedia-it-vandalism
  9. ##wikipedia-ja-vandalism
  10. ##wikipedia-pl-vandalism
  11. ##wikipedia-pt-vandalism
  12. ##wikipedia-sv-vandalism
  13. ##wikiquote-en-vandalism
  14. ##wikisource-en-vandalism
  15. ##wiktionary-en-vandalism
  16. #beaver
  17. #cvu-proxies
  18. #cvu-request
  19. #cvu-staff
  20. #cvu-tech
  21. #cvu-test
  22. #cvu-unblock
  23. #vandalism
  24. #vandalism-bg-wp (inactive)
  25. #vandalism-de-wp (inactive)
  26. #vandalism-en (inactive)
  27. #vandalism-en-w (inactive)
  28. #vandalism-en-species (inactive)
  29. #vandalism-en-wp-2
  30. #vandalism-en-wt-2
  31. #vandalism-fo-wp (inactive)
  32. #vandalism-it-wp (inactive)
  33. #vandalism-ja-wp (inactive)
  34. #vandalism-kl-wp (inactive)
  35. #vandalism-pl-wp
  36. #vandalism-se-wp (inactive)
  37. #vandalism-simple-wp (inactive, redundant with #vandalism-simple)
  38. #vcn
  39. #vcn-proxies
  40. #vcn-request
  41. #vcn-social
  42. #vcn-staff
  43. #vcn-tech
  44. #vcn-test
  45. #vcn-unblock
  46. #wikipedia-en-cuv
  47. #wikipedia-en-cvu
  48. #wikipedia-en-newusers
  49. #wikipedia-en-vandalism
  50. #wikipedia-en-vandalism2
  51. #wikisource-en-vandalism