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Блокировка за вандализмEdit

Добрый день! Мои правки в википедии удаляют администраторы, а теперь еще и блокируют за вандализм. Тема моих правок относится только к моей семье. В основном уже умерших. В мировой истории говорится что они были расстреляны, но это совсем не так. Семья последнего Российского монарха не была расстреляна. Мой дед внук Николая 2, сын Алексея. Бабушка Кейт Мидлтон сестра моего деда, внучка Николая 2, дочь Алексея. Не понимаю в чем выражается вандализм? С ув. Павел

Proposal to Enable flow in the Research talk namespaceEdit

The Meta-Wiki community's general opinion is requested on this proposal. --Nemo 09:11, 10 September 2015 (UTC)

I heard development of flow was being suspended. Why would we do this? StevenJ81 (talk) 15:16, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
StevenJ81: Flow is in "maintenance mode", which means it's still supported and bugs will be fixed, but there won't be any big new features for the time being. So basically, it's in the same situation as talk pages, or the wikitext editor: they're all supported, and people use them every day, but there aren't big new features currently being developed.
I'm not saying there aren't valid reasons not to use Flow, but there's a big difference between "just" maintaining software, and abandoning it. In the case of Flow, it's maintained, not abandoned. Guillaume (WMF) (talk) 15:39, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
Maybe, but it wasn't clarified what that actually means. --Nemo 15:54, 10 September 2015 (UTC)

Bot creation of MediaWiki:Recentchanges-legend-minorEdit

Hi, could a bot create this page for all languages?, I've created some of them.--Syum90 (talk) 15:23, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

Don't they come from translatewiki? --Stryn (talk) 15:50, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
@Stryn: Yes, it's to adding a link to Help:Minor edit; I've made it for Finnish language, see the legend on the RC. Although I don't know if there's a bot on Meta which can edit the interface.--Syum90 (talk) 15:56, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
Ah, I see now those links ;P Hmmm... would marking it for translation help? I tried, but I'm not a master with the translation tool, so I reverted my test. But I think it should be possible, also Template:Recentchanges/text uses translate extension. --Stryn (talk) 16:19, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
But well... that would be the same actually... need to manually add the texts, so not an improvement... --Stryn (talk) 16:20, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

The best way is by a bot because the page content is the same for all languages. I would do it myself but..., there are many languages :-) I've made it for the main languages.--Syum90 (talk) 16:24, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

blocked IPEdit

Hello My IP has been blocked by mistakes. Now what should i do for unblocking it? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Baharspringss (talk) 16:48 14 sep 2015‎ (UTC)

@Baharspringss: If your IP is globally blocked and you can edit only on Meta you can request the unblock at SRG.--Syum90 (talk) 17:00, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

Problem with {{process header}}Edit

Hi. The format of the template has changed. The links in the green top bar are no longer small and appear misalignated. Can somebody please fix it? Regards, —MarcoAurelio 20:47, 17 September 2015 (UTC)

Fixed. Glaisher (talk) 11:32, 20 September 2015 (UTC)

Project portal merge rightsEdit

The WMF Discovery team has proposed moving the project portals from Meta to a Gerrit repository, mainly in order to facilitate some UX work, since major changes on our informal wiki pages can be a bit chaotic sometimes. Nothing has moved yet, but we're discussing who should have merge rights to the portals if and when the portals are cut over to the new repository. All Meta administrators have historically been able to push changes live to the portals, but the new repository would be restricted to a list of Gerrit users that has yet to be determined.

The thought is to grant merge rights to people who have been active in keeping the portals up-to-date. Off the top of my head, Krinkle, Mys 721tx, PiRSquared17, MZMcBride, and MF-Warburg have all filled in during my past wikivacations. Again, nothing has changed yet, but if you have ideas on who else should be on the list, feel free to chime in.

 – Minh Nguyễn 💬 23:24, 21 September 2015 (UTC)

Admin neededEdit

Any admin here? -Geraki TL 05:15, 22 September 2015 (UTC)

Wikimedia project index pagesEdit

There was a discussion at Jimbo's talk page about the choice of languages in the main page for several of the Wikimedia projects.

One interesting point made was that the process for selecting the languages is based on page views even though the image shows the number of entries. That sounds like a sensible decision which helps avoid the game playing potential.

The suggestion was made in the course of that discussion that if anyone is interested in revisiting the choice of languages, that discussion should occur here. Not having seen anyone else start the discussion, I'm starting it.

I note the impossibility of including all languages (although we do come close, with all languages no more than one link away I believe). However it is clear that some languages get more prominence than others.

I'll throw out a suggestion that we can eat our cake and have it to.

What if we reserved five of the 10 prominent spots for the top five languages in terms of hits, and reserved the other five for a rotating list of all remaining languages. I realize this would create a modest technical challenge for whomever creates that image, but I'm sure some of our clever template editors could whip up something relatively easily.

The ultimate might be a template which picks five static languages and then randomly chooses five other languages, so that each time you reload you get a new image. That might be technically too difficult, so an alternative is to make a list of all the languages that belong in the second tier spot, and cycle through them perhaps once a week swapping out one set of five for another.

In essence, I'm suggesting that we do something similar to how we handle the main page with featured articles and DYK. We don't pick a single entry and keep it there forever we rotate them out on a regular basis, daily for the featured article and every few hours for the DYK. If we can do that I can't imagine that this could be any harder. It should be much easier as we have a small well-defined set of languages.--Sphilbrick (talk) 19:47, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

What is this supposed to achieve? Naturally the languages with the most viewers will also be the languages most people will look for on the portal pages, so they should be prominently displayed. --MF-W 22:49, 4 October 2015 (UTC)