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blocked on wikivoyageEdit

could someone unblock me? unfair block by User:AndreCarrotflower


Baozon90 (talk) 15:04, 19 October 2019 (UTC)

Don Landry II

@Baozon90: You should request your unblock on Wikivoyage, not here. If there is nothing out of ordinary on your block, then stewards won't interfere. Esteban16 (talk) 15:29, 19 October 2019 (UTC)
Still blocked. Baozon90 (talk) 01:26, 26 October 2019 (UTC)
Nothing that can be done about it here.  — billinghurst sDrewth 03:32, 26 October 2019 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: Even their edit right to their own talk page revoked? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 09:27, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Someone says it is unfair, which is an opinion to which they are entitled, but it doesn't make it right or wrong, or the prevailing story. The person needs to work it out at enVoy, or with the blocking administrator. Nothing that we can do about it here in this forum.  — billinghurst sDrewth 10:36, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Actually Special:EmailUser/Traveler100 still works here even if their talk page and email access are revoked. Note misuse of this may result in a global lock.--GZWDer (talk) 05:29, 23 November 2019 (UTC)

Corpus UNLEdit

I have two suggestion:

  • make Wikipedia in UNL (Universal Networking Language) as database about facts
  • special project WikiCorpus will between Wikipedia and Wiktionary. In many human languages: words, phrases, sentences and articles would be (exact!) translated language<->UNL. This will be good corpus for statistical machine translator. Intermediate language is needed: if will 100 languages, it will be 200 directions with intermediate language and up to 10'000 pairs without intermediate! Borneq (talk) 09:52, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

Could autoconfirmed be made a global group?Edit

--DimensionShifter (talk) 04:49, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

No. Each project is in some way independent and has local conventions and needs different from other projects. If you want to be confirmed everywhere you have to follow each project's procedure of getting that. – Ammarpad (talk) 05:03, 14 November 2019 (UTC)
DimensionShifter: Technically, yes, but a Requests for comment should be made to decide whether to create it of not. That would be useless, IMO. Esteban16 (talk) 22:34, 16 November 2019 (UTC)
Autoconfirmed exists for a purpose, and generally is a low bar to achieve it; and where it is not easy, then that higher level exists for a reason. Having a group where you would have to manually add people to it would be creating more work for busy people and for next to no value for the community. It is called autoconfirm for a reason  — billinghurst sDrewth

RefToolbar on WikiversityEdit

I realize this needs consensus, but would this be the right forum to start a discussion about enabling RefToolbar on Wikiversity? I haven't been able to find the procedure for this. HLHJ (talk) 19:23, 23 November 2019 (UTC)

No, that would be a local conversation at enwikiversity to have a gadget in place, as it would undertaken by local administrators. It may be possible to install it through your common.js file at the wiki, though for that it would be best to talk to the app developer about the possibility and means.  — billinghurst sDrewth 02:24, 24 November 2019 (UTC)