# Steward requests/Permissions/2006-12

## Not done

#### Wikipedia English

I request sysop access on en.wikipedia:

Thank you. Pikminlover 19:25, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Not done If you fulfill the local requirements, please apply your request to the local bureaucrats of en.wiki. Thank you. --Paginazero - Ø 15:53, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Test

I request sysop access on test.wikipedia.org:

There isn't a local request process, but I'd like to be a sysop for testing.

Thank you. Werdan7 01:53, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

The project has local bureaucrats. Ask them to grant you. -Romihaitza 14:01, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikisource English

I request sysop access on en.wikisource:

Thank you. 67.169.156.52 01:03, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

Please request access at s:en:Wikisource:Administrators. —{admin} Pathoschild 03:14, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Zeelandic Wikipedia

I request temporary sysopdom at Wikipedia, in order to translate MediaWikis and ban possible vandals. In the mean time, I will create a local requests page and afterwards I will apply for permanent adminship.

Thanks in advance! Steinbach (formerly Caesarion) 19:10, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

Done sysopbit granted for 3 months. oscar 22:04, 1 October 2006 (UTC)
expires january 1, 2007

Already made permanent sysop and bureaucrat[1]. MaxSem 15:20, 1 January 2007 (UTC)

### Bureaucrat access

#### Wikipedia Pashto

Please run elections for this on the local project! We don't grant such tools just for telling us how great you are. You have a community there because you have 3 admins. Please ask at least them if not the whole community. --Romihaitza 14:15, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
Not done. Please make a new request when you obtain local consensus. —{admin} Pathoschild 03:23, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Türkmen

There is no bureaucrat or steward in Turkmen Wikipedia. Can I be? I have sysop rights currently. Thanks.tk:User:Parahat--193.140.214.67 13:21, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

On hold. Asked the user to open a vote, get the support and link the page [2]. --Paginazero - Ø 14:22, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
Not done, no response from the user. Please make a new request when you obtain local consensus. —{admin} Pathoschild 03:27, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Urdu

I, Afraz ul quraish (افرازالقریش) hereby request to grant me the bureaucrat status. I have actively participated with at Urdu wikipedia, and my work can be seen here.

Now I want to improve the urdu wiktionary project too, and I need to grant sysop to other people to help in this project. Thank you. Afraz

Not done it is imo really too soon to have a bureaucrat on ur: at this point - at the moment there is only one sysop: you. the mediawiki interface has not been translated yet, the recent changes do not show an active community yet [3], etc. the first thing the project needs is more active sysops, elected from a larger community of active (native-language) contributors. oscar 07:36, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Urdu Wiktionary

I request Bureaucrat status for my fellow wikipedian. There is no one Bureaucrat at Urdu Wiktionary.

Thank you. Wisesabre 18:50, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Not done (on hold)
The request link is 0 days old. Would you please wait at least one week for voting? --M/ 18:59, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
Ok I will Wisesabre 20:05, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Scots

I have been a Wikipedian since 2001 and I am an administrator on the English Wikipedia, an administrator and co-founder of the Scots Wikipedia and a bureaucrat on the Scots Gaelic Wikipedia. Once again I am requesting bureaucrat access on sco.wikipedia for sco:User:Mendor. This was previously refused because we are too small despite unanimous support for him and despite the fact that size has is only loosely correlated with level of activity or the need for a bureaucrat. However we have been swamped by bots for the last few months and can do nothing about them because we lack a bureaucrat. It is essential that we have one. Thus I am making this request again:

Thanks -- Derek Ross 22:09, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

You can block users as an administrator, too, and both of you seem to be active (sco:Special:Listusers/sysop). As explained on bureaucrats, a bureaucrat does only have the ability to grant bot status, sysop & bureaucrat status and can rename users. At the moment, there seems to be no special need for that; if such things are required, you can ask here. I'd recommend you to make a vote, as far as I can see there has not been a bureaucrat vote for you yet. Greetings, —Pill δ 05:50, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
I understand that I can block people but the bots do useful work so I don't particularly want to block them. They just need to be hidden and there definitely is a need for that as you can confirm if you look at the recent changes for the last few weeks. -- Derek Ross 19:03, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
I've understood so far but nevertheless you could make a vote for bureaucratship, I guess. The interwiki bots that are operating right now should be granted bot status, but I don't think this is really urgent so you should make a new vote. Greetings, —Pill δ 20:33, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
I don't mean to be difficult and I completely agree that the need for a bureaucrat is not urgent but I must point out that I have already organised a vote, received unanimous support for the candidate, and still been refused (because, apparently, the Scots Wikipedia is "too small"). Nothing much has changed on the Scots Wikipedia in the intervening period, so if I organise another vote, and receive unanimous support for the candidate again, I doubt that we will have any more participants in the vote than last time. Thus I would expect that once again we would be refused. Even if we were to have more participants than last time, I have no idea what the minimum number is supposed to be (because none has been specified on this page). Yet the need for a bureaucrat on the Scots Wikipedia, urgent or not, still persists. In this situation is it really surprising that I wish to appeal to the common sense of the stewards rather than relying on a process which has proven to be time-consuming, arbitrary and unpredictable when I have tried to follow it to the letter on a previous occasion ? -- Derek Ross 05:45, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
Required number of votes for bureaucrat elections is fixed by the local project community, very small projects often do not even have a minumum number of votes required for granting the status, the decision whether the candidate is given the status required is made by the stewards then. Nevertheless, since community seems to be quite small so far, possibly he will be granted (temporary) bureaucrat status. —Pill δ 14:50, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
So what's the status on this request?drini 21:55, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Please hold a new election to make sure consensus has not changed. Bureaucrat access will be granted promptly upon confirming consensus, barring no unforeseen circumstances. Thanks. —{admin} Pathoschild 22:21, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Okay people, That's great. I'll start the check for consensus later today. Merry Christmas to all. -- Derek Ross 07:15, 25 December 2006 (UTC)
This, new permission request can be found here. Greetings, — Pill δ 15:19, 29 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Kapampangan

I request bureaucrat access for pam:User:Katimawan2005 and pam:User:Val2397 on pam.wikipedia. The Kapampangan Wikipedia has neither sysops nor bureaucrats. These users are native speakers of Kapampangan. pam:User:Katimawan2005 is the one who proposed this project and pam:User:Val2397 is one of the most active contributors to this project. Here is the other relevant information:

Thank you. Harvzsf 01:05, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

The bureaucrat flag enables a user to appoint sysops and bots, but it does not automatically imply the activation of sysop functions for the user him/herself. I suggest these users to be given a sysop access first. --Paginazero - Ø 12:58, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Please obtain consensus clarifying whether these users should be granted administrator access as well. There is no precedent to my knowledge of users having bureaucrat access without administrator access, and a potential conflict of interest may arise if they wish to give themselves this access without a clarification that there is consensus to do so. —{admin} Pathoschild 06:35, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
Just for the record, there were cases in which bureaucrat flag was granted without admin one with the mention that they can give themselves. There were not so many cases, but usualy for small wikis electing for bureaucrat involve adminship, but - at least myself - when I was granting for bureaucrat-elected only bureaucrat flag granted. I repeat, not so many cases. -Romihaitza 15:53, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

### Temporary permissions for emergency or technical purposes

#### Wikipedia English

It seems that there are not a lot of sysops around for Christmas, and candidates for speedy deletion has grown to over 200 pages. Requesting temporary sysop status until end of day. User:TeckWiz from English Wikipedia

Not done Speeding pages is not an emergency. Should arise any problem please link evidence of sensible data that is really in need of deletion and it will be promptly deleted. --M/ 14:50, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Multiple projects

##### User:っ

Please change my current username っ to Qzzz. Because I had to change it in English wikipedia. The list of projects are here. Thank you.

Wikipedias

Wikisource

Wiktionary

Wikinews

Wikiquote

q:ja:User:っ no bureaucrat there.

Others

-- 06:34, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Please, please, no. Don't let English-speaking people tell you how you should write your name. That's really sad. guillom 15:00, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
I agree. The English Wikipedia will have to change their policies anyways, because of SUL, so you should rather ask them to change your username there back to っ. Jon Harald Søby 15:03, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
I believe that the SUL process will be clever enough to spot if you create an account on enwiki with the same email address. Try doing that, and when SUL arrives and you get a query as to which account you want to use, reply accordingly ;-) FWIW, we currently have people with accounts named in Japanese, as far as I know, and they seem to work out OK. HTH HAND —Phil | Talk 15:10, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
I've left a message on your talk page at en and the request at Commons. As well as begun a debate on en.wikipedia now. Bastique 15:10, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
Thank you for your kindness. -- 01:06, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
I'm trying to get the guideline changed on en.wikipedia. Please don't change this username on every other wiki, just because en guidelines are broken. Kim Bruning 22:00, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

I'm not really sure how RfP works here, but I oppose the username change, as this case has exceptional circumstances: the enwiki policy has to be changed. Titoxd(?!?) 22:05, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

I propose that a steward declairs to suspend this request until the community agree on reopening. And I ask the global community not to process relevant requests on their wikis. As Japanese Wikinews admin I asked him to let me do nothing for a while and he nodded. I believe he is not unhappy to see his request placed in epoche. --Aphaia 23:13, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Please also consider the amount of work involved for a steward to to process this request:

1. make an account on all these wikis with the captcha on
2. change user rights here on meta for that account to make that user there bureaucrat
3. do the rename of that account on that wiki
4. change user rights back to user for that account
5. ... and this for all those wikis. Fun :-(

--Walter Do you have news? Report it to Wikizine 01:11, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

No user but the one making the request should have any direct input (i.e. 'support' or 'oppose') into a username change request, except in the case of a disruptive user or vandal or other such. For routine cases this is entirely the user's own decision. Furthermore, the stewards' opinions on the enwiki policy are not relevant to the performance of steward duties, and we cannot deny requests solely because we disagree with a local policy. Walter's objections are much more to the point: this is an enormous quantity of work for what amounts to one user's convenience. On that basis I will not fulfil this request. I have no opposition to it in principle, as long as the user himself still wants the change and can find a willing steward. — Dan | talk 03:35, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

While true, this request is due to a problem with en. If there was no problem, then the user would likely not have made the request, right?
We're working on fixing the problem on en, and my personal apologies for the trouble. Kim Bruning 15:54, 22 December 2006 (UTC)
On Japanese Wikipedia, he complained his username change had been actually compulsory to other editors who could hardly have believe Enwiki had enforced such policy unilaterally. You may find this at ja:Project talk:ユーザー名#英語版Wikipediaで非ラテン文字を含む名前のアカウントをお持ちの方へ. (Section: Notice for editors whose username on English Wikipedia contains non-Latin characters). There was no responce for two months, and I suspect if someone would have been aware of his complaint, he wouldn't have come to this page in this way. Aphaia 16:22, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

Is there any possibility to discuss this in another page? We are trying to follow the conclusions. If everybody starts talking here, we'll never answer quickly to thowse who really request something to stewards. More, there is a notice at the beggining of the page stating clearly that discutions are forbiden here. -Romihaitza 18:34, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

Sure, how about Requests for comments subpage? Or just Talk:Requests for permissions. --Aphaia 04:52, 23 December 2006 (UTC)
• Update: this ridiculous rule has been removed from en:Wikipedia:Username, so I urge you not to rename. MaxSem 12:29, 23 December 2006 (UTC)
• I withdraw the requests. Thank you for your kindness and discussion.-- 22:15, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, it had been controversially removed from the en wiki. The matter is still in discussion phase. Nichalp 13:55, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

oh well, it's not like they'll have much of a choice once SUL is up, IMHO. DarkoNeko 14:52, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

Archived, request withdrawn. —{admin} Pathoschild 21:02, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

## Done

### Oversight access

#### Wikibooks German

I request oversight right on de.wikibooks:

Thank you. MichaelFrey 18:09, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

I request oversight right on de.wikibooks as well:

Thanks and Regards, John N. 19:17, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Done, with a little talk in chat as well. --Paginazero - Ø 21:17, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia English

Done guillom 10:04, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

### CheckUser access

#### Meta

Can I please be given access to checkuser on meta so that I can perform my duties as an Checkuser Ombudsperson should the need arise - Nathan Carter (Talk) 22:20, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

I've fixed the link to the Foundation wiki. Alphax 01:37, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:44, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Thankyou :) - Nathan Carter (Talk) 01:56, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

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#### Wikipedia Deutsch

On behalf of da.wikipedia I request CheckUser priviliges for the following two users:

The proposal was supported on da.wikipedia with 30 votes in favour and none against.

The proposal was supported on da.wikipedia with 32 votes in favour and none against.

Thank you. Sir48 16:48, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

DoneJon Harald Søby 18:18, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Japanese

I request CheckUser access on ja.wikipedia for the following user:

We, ja.wikipedia community, approved the local request with 54 pros and no cons. Before I counted the votes, I verified every voter's activity and removed all unqualified votes. I am Kanjy, also ja:User:Kanjy, a sysop of ja.wikipedia. Thanks in advance. --Kanjy 03:30, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 09:18, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Finnish

The Finnish wiktionary requests CheckUser status. I apologize that this request is a bit verbous and detailed, but I try to explain the reason behind the length of this request.

Background
Fi.wiktionary has pbeen pested by a devouted vandal (Levykevandaali), who has vandalized all Finnish language Wikimedia project: Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikisource, and Wiktionary. In fi.wikipedia, where I am an admin, the only workable solution has been the use of CheckUser information – quickly (asking help from stewards would be too slow to be effective).
Stage 1 – suggestion
Knowing the situation in fi.wikipedia, I suggested that we apply for CheckUsership in fi.wiktionary Village pump, "Kahvihuone". The result of the poll was 12 in favour, 0 against. [4] Already at this point we knew that there aren't 25 of us, which is the reason for all this explaining. That is why I asked this question: Talk:CheckUser policy#CheckUser with greater consensus, less voters.
Stage 2 – voting
An approval voting lasting for 2 weeks was arranged to select 2–3 CheckUsers [5]. To be approved, one would have to get 75 % approval and one was not allowed to vote for oneself or put oneself forward as a candidate. It was also agreed unanimously that the community would ask for CheckUsership even if 25 votes wasn't cast.
If more than 3 people was to get more than 75 % approval, clear rules were set on how to resolve the order of candidates.
Stage 3 – results
15 people turned up to vote. Only three active users (two weren't active during this period) did not vote. The results are as follows [6]:
User For Against Approval rate (abstained) (approval among all who voted for any candidate)
1. Hartz 11 0 100 % 3 79 %
1. Samulili 11 0 100 % 3 79 %
3. Aulis Eskola 9 0 100 % 5 64 %
4. Skorpion87 5 4 56 % 5 36 %
Request for permission
We are painfully aware that the formal limit for approval is set to 25 votes. However, we ask that you consider the logic behind this number, rather than the number itself. On the talk page [7] Anthere explained the logic: "CheckUser is an important stuff, it is important that the tool is not given by anyone asking for it and supported by his 3 buddies." No one can disagree with this. But one can ask, whether the limit should be at 25 or maybe lower. Grin suggested 10 users (ibid.). The discussion on the number of votes stopped there and I'm not sure if it has been discussed anywhere else.
Another uncontestable argument put forward by anthere was the size, and maybe age, maturity, of a project. Fi.wiktionary is the 12th largest wiktionary project which has dedicated and experienced users.
In the light of all of the above, the community of fi.wiktionary asks the stewards of Wikimedia to consider giving Hartz, Samulili and Aulis Eskola CheckUser privileges. Sincerely, Samulili 21:55, 27 November 2006 (UTC)
Given the explanation reported by Samulili, I'm personally for granting the requested C.U. flags. Should this not happen, I remind fi.wiktionary people that on-line stewards can be quickly contacted via the dedicated IRC channel. --Paginazero - Ø 11:17, 28 November 2006 (UTC)
Done It's ok for me as well. I've ganted the CU status as requested. --Snowdog 18:17, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikibooks Pashto

Hello, I hereby request sysop access for myself b:ps:User:احمد-نجيب-بياباني-ابراهيمخېل on ps.wikibooks:

i am also Sysop on ps.wikipedia [8] and have done a great job translating the MediaWiki-messages.

Many thanks in advance, 82.139.154.113 01:35, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Self-praise is no recommendation ;-) —Pill δ 05:43, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
Done as temporarly until elections are runned. -Romihaitza 20:28, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikinews French

n:fr:User:Grimlock has got a large majority after a sysop request on French Wikinews, where there is still no bureaucrat. Our rule/habit is a discussion during seven days. Grimlock has made his request wednesday 6 December, 13:58 CET. After one week, result is 5 users approving his request, and no one opposing. See also . Then I request any steward for sysopping User:Grimlock@frwikinews.   Hégésippe | ±Θ± 13:02, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

•   Done --Snowdog 14:51, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Aramaic (ܘܝܟܝܦܕܝܐ ܕܠܤܢܐ ܕܐܪܡܝܐ)

I request sysop access on arc.wikipedia.org:

The Aramaic Wikipedia needs work and guidance. It does not have a large user base, at this point there is no community portal, no news, 112 members (most of whom do not have userpages), three standard categories, under 300 articles and we're lucky if any given article is more than a paragraph.

Although my specialty is older dialects of Aramaic (and the general trend on the Aramaic Wikipedia seems to be "Use any dialect and don't specify") I feel that I'll be able to do a lot of good. Thank you. -- Steve Caruso (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:The_Thadman)

Done, but please gain consensous after a communitiy is initiated. -Romihaitza 19:02, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Assamese

I request sysop access on as.wikipedia:

Thank you. Samuzzal 16:05, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:49, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Assyrian (Neo-Aramaic)

I request sysop access.

The reason for my requst to be an admin is because I am a great translator from English to Aramaic and Aramaic to English. Also, I can help out by fixing spelling errors and transforming Wikipedia Neo-Aramaic entirely into the Aramaic language.

Thank you. arc:User:A2raya07

Done
According to your former request on arc:Wikipedia:Administrators, you've been granted sysop flags on arcwiki.
--M/ 10:36, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Breton

##### Benoni

I request sysop access on br.wikipedia for br:Implijer:Benoni:

Thank you. Breton Wikipedia Sysop 11:07, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Done, kenavo! --Paginazero - Ø 12:21, 5 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Ch. Rogel

I request sysop access. Elected on dec 14

Thank you. 62.35.33.96 18:31, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks. - Kaare 23:40, 25 December 2006 (UTC)
Done Effeietsanders 18:44, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Cherokee

I request sysop access on chr.wikipedia.org:

Thank you. Jmerkey 03:23, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Where is the local page of request? -Romihaitza 14:56, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
There is none, as there are very few, if any, users other than Merkey. -- Zanimum 15:02, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Concur. I am a registered Tribal Member of the Cherokee Nation and a Native Speaker of the Language, and at present, I am the ONLY Cherokee Speaking editor on the site. Jmerkey 18:57, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Done, but please run elections after a community is present. -Romihaitza 19:04, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Dhivehi

I am nominating Glacious for adminship on the Dhivehi Wikipedia. I have decided to move this request from the EN wiki's RFA section, because the community has objected to such a nomination being conducted in another language. As stated before on this page, Glacious has been helping out a lot on the Dhivehi version, and would do well to become its first admin (as of yet, there are no such permission requests there). --Slgrandson 21:35, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Candidate, please indicate acceptance of the nomination here: I accept the nomination! --Glacious 00:24, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

This is not the place for nominations, only for requests after approved and succesful candidacies. Please nominate him/her on the local project. -Romihaitza 22:00, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Romihaitza, There are no bureaucrats in the local project (and there are't any policies as of yet). Therefore such a nomination, at this time, would not be of any use. --Oblivious 04:43, 22 December 2006 (UTC)
• Comment - Since this is not the place to vote, agree or disagree would not make any difference. Still I would like to support the nomination. (Slgrandson, there are already two admins on the project but no bureaucrat). --Oblivious 04:43, 22 December 2006 (UTC)
• Comment - As Oblivious mentioned agree or disagree would not make a difference here. But I also support the nomination. You can visit local request page also. Deviathan 05:03, 22 December 2006 (UTC)
Done, but please don't du such things here anymore. -Romihaitza 08:57, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Emilian

I request sysop access for Tèstaquêdra on eml.wiki:

Thank you. --Ottaviano 21:51, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Done -Romihaitza 14:00, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Kalaallisut (Greenlandic)

I request sysop access.

Notes:

The reason for my request is that the Kalaallisut Wikipedia attracts English speaking spammers and Danish speaking vandals with no one to clean up afterwards. I have unsuccessfully tried to get in touch with the apparently former kl: sysop, and the user base at large. My local request for sysop permissions resulted in only one reply (positive), from a user with a basic knowledge of Kalaallisut - hence I fear there are no users left with Kalaallisut as their first language.

Unfortunately I don't understand Kalaallisut myself, but this is not needed to fight the majority of spam/vandalism on kl:. My local sysop request was in Danish, which is an official language in Greenland, understood by most of the population. If granted, I will of course limit my sysop work to activities not requiring Kalaallisut language skills.

On a temporary basis I've twice been given sysop permissions, but in order to save time when fighting spam and vandalism, I'd like to be given sysop permissions on a permanent basis. However, it is my hope that a Kalaallisut Wikipedia free of spam and vandalized pages will attract new users (I have an idea for this), some of whom I can teach the skills and then step down myself.

Sysop experience: Since 30 January 2004 I've been a sysop on the Danish language version of Wikipedia, where I'm also a bureaucrat.

Thank you for considering this request, Kaare 23:07, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

Done
--M/ 23:21, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Kapampangan

I request sysops access for pam:User:Katimawan2005 and pam:User:Val2397 on pam.wikipedia. The Kapampangan Wikipedia has neither sysops nor bureaucrats. These users are native speakers of Kapampangan. pam:User:Katimawan2005 is the one who proposed this project and pam:User:Val2397 is one of the most active contributors to this project. There is a consensus in the Kapampangan Wikipedia that these users be given bureaucrat status and a request for bureaucrat status for these users has also been requested (see below this page in the Bureaucrats requests subsection for the bureaucrat access request). However, it was suggested that these users be given sysops status first. Hence I'm also filing this concurrent request for sysops access for the said users. Here is the other relevant information:

--Harvzsf 07:00, 10 December 2006 (UTC)   Done -Romihaitza 20:27, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Marathi

I request sysop access on mr.wikipedia:

Thank you. Sankalpdravid 10:15, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:48, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Thanks Paginazero! --Sankalpdravid 05:33, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Muscogee

I request sysop access on mus.wikipedia.org:

Thank you. Jmerkey 03:28, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Where is the local page of request? -Romihaitza 14:55, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
There is none, as there are very few, if any, users other than Merkey. -- Zanimum 15:02, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Concur. I am the only Native Speaker on this site. Jmerkey 18:56, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Done, but please run elections after a community is present. -Romihaitza 19:04, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Navajo

I request sysop access on nv.wikipedia.org:

Thank you. Jmerkey 03:32, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Where is the local page of request? -Romihaitza 14:55, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
There is none, as there is only 58 articles and very few users. -- Zanimum 15:02, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Concur. Jmerkey 18:55, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Done, but please run elections after a community is present. -Romihaitza 19:04, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Nepali

##### Eukesh

I request sysop access on ne.wikipedia (Nepali wikipedia). There are no sysops in the wikipedia currently and vandalism is common there. Nepali is my national language. So, I can speak/use it fluently. Besides, I am a sysop in Nepal Bhasa wikipedia as well:

I removed the vote sections, as this is not place for voting. According to the request page that you linked, it seems that you don't have yet support from the other users. Sorry. --Paginazero - Ø 15:18, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:42, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
##### RajeshPandey

I request sysop access for RajeshPandey. He is a native speaker of Nepalese. Thankyou. --Jose77 00:48, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:43, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Quechua

I request sysop access on qu.wikipedia.org: I am the only registered qu-3 speaker on this wikipedia so far.

Thank you. AlimanRuna 11:23 13 december 2006 (UTC)

Done, but as temporarly. Please run elections when a community occures. -Romihaitza 15:02, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Tarantino

##### Olando

I request sysop access on roa-tara.wiki:

Thank-you. --Olando 12:52, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 13:00, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Elcairo

I request sysop access on roa-tara.wiki:

Thank-you --Elcairo 10:43, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. For archive relevance, the election is archived in the page history. —{admin} Pathoschild 21:50, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Somali

I request sysop access on so.wikipedia:

I am Somali native speaker and I would like to make a contribution on translating the interface of the so.wikipedia in order to gain more native language users and more article editors.

Thank you. Mohamed Mursal 193.167.77.1 09:10, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

The local request link is missing, you must create a page on the Wiki where other users can vote for or against you. Greetings, —Pill δ 16:49, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Local Request Link has been created and updated. Thank You, M. I. Mursal 212.149.212.164 22:56, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Looks good, now a matter of waiting a bit. There is also one other sysop there; w:enUser:Zanimum, it a very small wiki there. You could ask him to vote. If you are requesting sysop status to make a translation of the wiki interface, see also the BetaWiki-project. That is a project for making a neutral MediaWiki translation that then will be default for all wikis. That is more useful than making only a local translation. You can ask questions in the IRC channel or in the mailing list of MediaWiki translation. --Walter Do you have news? Report it to Wikizine 11:36, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

I e-mailed to info-en at wikimedia dot org on 9.11.2006 and I got this reply from (info at wikipedia dot org 14.11.2006).

-Dear Mohamed Mursal,
-Thank you for your mail.
-Somali wikipedia has no sysop at the moment. User:Zanium is only a temporary sysop to clean vandalism etc. You need to put your request to http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_permissions . You should read that page and follow the procedure.
-Good luck

That is how I come to this page at the first place. Beside the interface translation work there is also some cleanings to do. As you mentioned it is very small wiki, but lets hope and work for that in the future it does not stay like that ;-) M. I. Mursal --193.167.77.1 13:12, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Just wait a bit ...--Walter Do you have news? Report it to Wikizine 14:24, 15 November 2006 (UTC)
Support (cut text) -- Zanimum 15:15, 16 November 2006 (UTC)
No voting here. That is for on the home wiki. --Walter Do you have news? Report it to Wikizine 17:57, 16 November 2006 (UTC)
Done Jon Harald Søby 14:21, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikiquote French

I'm requesting adminiship for french Wikiquote which have just openened. I'm registered on the Grondin. I want to have this adminiship for the beginning project. --Bertrand GRONDIN 20:01, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Done - 1 month of temporary adminship for cleanup vandals' mess and protecting service pages. --Paginazero - Ø 20:42, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

I am a temporary sysop on the French Wikiquote. Now the community has decided to choose some sysops and a bureaucrat. I can deal with the sysopships once I am given bureaucrat tools.

Thank you. --Bertrand GRONDIN 22:11, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Done - Thanks Danny for all :-).--Bertrand GRONDIN 22:47, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Asturian

There isn't administrator in ast. wiktionary, Esbardu is administrator in ast: wikipedia. We've voted also [[[:w:ast:Uiquipedia:Candidatures_a_alministrador||here]]].

Thanks, --1297 16:26, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Done -Romihaitza 20:30, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Marathi

Marathi Language Wikipedia is developing fast and we Marathi Language wikipedians are in agreement that Marathi Wictionary project needs to increase its pace to support linguistic needs of Marathi Wikipedia adequately.To meet various adminastrative needs Marathi Wictionary needs a Wiki Admins from its own contributors.We have discussed this issue at Marathi Wikipedia' village pump.

I have done more than 1000 edits on Marathi Wikipedia including major contribution to Marathi Language grammar articles.

I request sysop access on mr.wiktionary.org:

Thank you. Mahitgar 08:24, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Done-Romihaitza 14:13, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Pashto

Hello, I hereby request sysop access for myself wikt:ps:User:احمد-نجيب-بياباني-ابراهيمخېل on ps.wiktionary:

i am also Sysop on ps.wikipedia [10] and have done a great job translating the MediaWiki-messages.

Many thanks in advance,

Done as temporarly until elections are runned. -Romihaitza 20:32, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Tagalog

I request sysop access on tl.wiktionary:

• Language Code: tl
• Local Request Link: None (present request page has not yet been made)
• Local User Page: wikt:tl:User:Sky Harbor

There is only one other active user on the Tagalog Wiktionary and I basically serve as its babysitter. I do all monitoring and quite unfortunately, there are curious users who write on pages where they're not supposed to be written in with no sysop to delete them. This is why I'm requesting (again) for sysop status.

Thank you very much. --Sky Harbor 01:03, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Done Please gain consensous from community when it will exist one. -Romihaitza 20:33, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Volapük

Hello, I hereby request sysop access for wikt:vo:User:Smeira on vo.wiktionary:

He is also Sysop on vo.wikipedia [11] and does a great job translating the MediaWiki-messages. The local voting started on 5th november so I hope you can sysop him soon. Many thanks in advance, --birdy geimfyglið (:> )=| 09:20, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:51, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

### Bureaucrat access

#### Wikipedia Arabic

Hi .. We hope that one Steward gives the Bureaucrat priviliges to w:ar:User:Tarawneh according to the vote here . Thanks --Chaos 21:55, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

I request bureaucrat access for w:ar:User:Tarawneh.

Thank you. Mimouni 18:45, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:53, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Ligurian

I request bureaucrat access for lij.wiki:

Thank you. User:Dario vet/Sign 16:08, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 19:47, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Samogitian

I request Bureaucrat access on bat-smg.wikipedia. I'm also sysop and proposal of this wikipedia. This access is very neadful to build bots status:

Thank you. Zordsdavini 11:08, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 12:54, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikisource in Catalan

We do not have neither bureaucrats nor sysops and therefore we have elected user:Aleator as bureaucrat and sysop. We request these levels for him.

Thank you. SMP (talk page) 11:13, 29 December 2006 (UTC)

Sysop rights granted, but unfortunately, your project is too small to have a bureaucrat right now. I'll wait for opinions from other stewards before promoting. MaxSem 11:34, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
Maybe we do not need a bureaucrat, but we thought that it was better for you in order to reduce your work for future sysops being elected.--SMP (talk page) 12:11, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
I see that the project has a community of 41 users (at the time of this post). Considering the nature of Bureaucrat tools, it is indeed difficult to see a need for a local Bureaucrat at this point. You should, however, appoint one more Administrator; mostly because if you have one, it is best to have two, since administrative actions for the most part can only be undone by another administrator. Regards, Redux 13:39, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
Done. Datrio 17:42, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
bureaucratbit undone, sysopbit kept. i am very sorry, but imho it is far too soon to give the only admin (just promoted) also bureaucrat rights at the same time: i advise to wait until there are more active sysops before promoting a bureaucrat. oscar 03:54, 30 December 2006 (UTC)

Hey, we had this discution on IRC also with Angela. We, as stewards do not think, we just carry out the requests from wikis. This wiki elected him/her as bureaucrat and it's not our bussines to judge the decision of the community. Re  Done -Romihaitza 09:03, 30 December 2006 (UTC)

### Removal of access

#### Wikibooks English

According to the defined policy at en.wikibooks, sysops with extreme amounts of inactivity will have their rights removed. This policy was applied on 21 November and after 30 days action should be taken (that day is today). Consensus was achieved with the enforcement of the policy, as well as specific discussion of the sysops being removed here. The following users should have their sysop rights removed:

In addition, the first three users listed above were bureaucrats and need those tools removed as well (although I believe this process achieves both).

Thanks, and please leave a message on my en.wikibooks talk page regarding the success of these operations if you are able, otherwise I will check back here shortly to see if there are any issues. Thanks. -withinfocus 18:03, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. Fantasy 18:58, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikinews French

##### Divol
• I request that my sysop flags are removed because 1/ a vote against me, 2/ my wish. thanks Divol 14:56, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
Done. Fantasy 21:24, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Faager

After a vote of confirmation for three sysops on French Wikinews due to a heavy desagreements between them, the WN fr community has decided Faager to be removed from sysop access on French Wikinews.

For the two other sysops :

• Grondin is confirmed as a sysop on WN fr
• Divol has decided to ask for his removal from sysop access on WN fr few days ago, and was "unsysoped" as a consequence.

The cited sysops Traroth and Notafish were not involved in the conflict, and has a consequence, they are not concerned by the vote.

Thank you for your attention Grimlock 14:52, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Realise! -Romihaitza 15:02, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Czech

I want to have a rest from continuous patroling and being sysop. Here is the confirmation edit. Thank you. --Egg 23:31, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 15:20, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Dutch

• Please remove my admin acces on nl.wikipedia for a period of 12 hours. I'm too much inclined to start wheelwarring over the nl:MediaWiki:Sitenotice. NielsF 03:05, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
• Language Code: nl:
• Local Request Link:My request
• Local User Page: nl:User:NielsF
Done, administrator status should be reinstated around 15:00 2006-12-28. —{admin} Pathoschild 03:12, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
Status has been reinstated at local wiki: [12]. Request has been done, can be removed. NielsF 15:23, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia English

##### Sam Hocevar

I would like my administrator status to be removed on en.wikipedia.org as per this edit. Thanks in advance. Sam Hocevar 11:48, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 15:19, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Yanksox
• This is taking up too much time, I request that I be desysoped. w:User:Yanksox Yanksox 01:00, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
• Please? Yanksox 15:41, 14 December 2006 (UTC)
Done --Paginazero - Ø 23:10, 14 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Sam Korn

I am no longer going to be editing Wikimedia projects for the foreseeable future. Therefore could my admin, checkuser and oversight permissions be removed, per my oft-stated position.

Thanks. Sam Korn 18:25, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Done
Thank you for your work so far, Sam; I hope to see you soon on Wikies. --M/ 18:30, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia French

Hello. I'm bureaucrat on fr.wp. We have a request, here, from user fr:user:Caton, asking for the removal of his sysop rights. Thanks in advance. Alvaro 23:05, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Done Fantasy 07:45, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia German

Please remove my sysop privileges, thank you (yes, it's me).--Gwaihir 10:09, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. Fantasy 14:19, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Hebrew

Please remove the sysop rights of the following inactive sysops in hewiki:

See the vote. Thanks. – rotemlissTalk 13:25, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. Fantasy 11:28, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Indonesian

Indonesian Wikipedia community request for id:User:*drew to be desysop because of long inactivity. Please process this request a.s.a.p Thanks. Borgx 06:33, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

•   Done --Snowdog 14:23, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Italian

##### Sbisolo

After 6 months, as requested in our (not well expressed) policy, I request to be removed from checkuser role. Thanks. --Sbisolo 17:43, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

I humbly ask for the Stewards to hold on this request, since it would break another CU service policy: there is nobody ready to replace Sbisolo and I'm going to put up a "confirmation" page for him. Please allow 14 days from today. --M/ 17:50, 26 November 2006 (UTC)
This request is not to be processed, since the it.wiki community has confirmed Sbisolo as a Check user. Link to archived election page. --M/ 14:00, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
##### Twice25
• I request that my sysop flags are removed, since they were only temporarily. --Twice25 21:13, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
already done. --Paginazero - Ø 10:01, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Javanese

• User: jv:User:Soekatno
• Action: removal of adminship (bureaucrat and sysop)
• Wiki: jv.wikipedia.org

I request adminship removal on user jv:User:Soekatno per his own request (see this page). Thanks Borgx 01:02, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. Fantasy 08:54, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Portuguese

Hello. I'd like to resign to my sysop status in Portuguese Wikipedia, because lack of time to do admin stuff (i've been mostly doing small corrections on some articles during this last months). Thank u. --Andreas Herzog 22:05, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Can you please leave a confirmation message in your talk page (or in your userpage) on pt.wiki? Obrigado. --Paginazero - Ø 13:00, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Done here (portuguese text) --Andreas Herzog 19:33, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Done Jon Harald Søby 20:31, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Simple English

I am going on a holiday from the 12th of December to the 21st of December. During that period, I would like to request desysopping on the Simple English Wikipedia. Here are my credentials:

Thank you.-- Tdxiang 09:55, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikiquote French

After this discuss, Weft wants to be removed from bureaucrat and sysop access on French Wikiquote.

Thanks for all.--Bertrand GRONDIN 13:28, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Done Svp, avisez sur le salon. -Romihaitza 15:00, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikisource English

I request the removal of administrator access for the following inactive users in accordance with the English Wikisource's Administrator policy following failed confirmation discussions. The local bureaucrat has agreed with the discussion results on my talk page (diff).

Thanks. —{admin} Pathoschild 20:56, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Dbl2010 22:09, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikisource Italian

After midnight (00:00 CET 12-28-06) please remove the sysop flag to it:User:Alexander VIII; he's been appointed temporary sysop for a month for helping in cleaning a huge series of copyright violations (see it:Progetto:Rimozione contributi sospetti); the month expires today. Thank you. --Paginazero - Ø 21:19, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Request seen, I'd prefer that a non it-M steward processes it in this particular case, since the user himself asked for a prorogation, but there is not consensus. --M/ 21:25, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
Done --Dbl2010 00:28, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikisource Portuguese

This username is intuitive: Delete.Bot. :) I've granted temporary bot and adminship to this user (operated by me) with community support to dele some unused redirects. Now the work is done. See here the diff confirming the request of removal of sysop rights. For further information, see also the makebot and the rights log. If you need more about the work done by this bot, see the deletion log and the user page of this account. 555 06:01, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

Done. Fantasy 14:35, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Japanese

Please de-sysop and de-bureaucrat me on ja.wikt, wikt:ja:User:Brevam, as my adminship has become void due to inactivity. Thank you. --Brevam 18:30, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Done --Paginazero - Ø 22:01, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia French

I won't need admin tools after 29/12. Unfortunately I will have no time for that.

Thank you ! The gorilla 08:00, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

On hold till 12/29 -Romihaitza 09:15, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
Considering the wording used by the requester ("after December 29"), this request will be carried out not before 00:00 UTC on December 30, unless otherwise requested by the user. Redux 02:16, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
Done 23:00, 29 December 2006 (UTC) [December 30 in France]

### Temporary permissions for emergency or technical purposes

#### Sindhi Wikinews

I have given n:sd:User:Zafar temporary sysop rights per a request on IRC. He has now also put forward a request to the community that he be granted permanent sysop rights, but for the moment this will expire after one month. — Dan | talk 19:41, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Expires December 15, 2006.

Time expired, no confirmation from community, sysop rights removed. MaxSem 20:16, 31 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Herero

Just noticed Willy on Wheels has just made himself at home in hz:; I don't speak a word of Herero, but someone needs to go in and kick him out and revert everything. Blockinblox 18:42, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Done, one week granted from now. thank you for taking care of it. Please let me know when finished. --Paginazero - Ø 18:49, 20 December 2006 (UTC)
Temporary adminship expired and removed. —{admin} Pathoschild 21:00, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Russian

I am requesting sysop access to bxr: in order to ban users that have been recently vandalising the wiki, and to delete pages that have been created to vandalise the wiki. Note, I don't speak a word of BXR Russian, but somebody needs to go in there and clean out the wiki. I also have a translation tool that I could use to do some minor translation. Thank you! Thunderhead 10:39, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Why do you need bureaucrat tools? Sysop is for dealing with vandals. Bureaucrats can make other users sysop. -Romihaitza 15:03, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, I got the two statues confused for a minuite there. I am requesting sysop not bureaucrat. Thunderhead 17:31, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Done for a week. -Romihaitza 19:07, 21 December 2006 (UTC) Expires on 19:07, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

Removed. Hope you did what you proposed yourself to do and hope that you continue your good work at wikimedia projects. -Romihaitza 19:36, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikiquote English

Requesting temp sysop to allow response to OTRS related requests. --Doc glasgow 02:03, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

Done and removed thereafter. —{admin} Pathoschild 02:08, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Simple English Wikipedia

Requested temporary administrator rights to block simple:User:Reri's Revenge, which was making a lot of disruptive edits to simple:Wikipedia:Sandbox. I blocked the user indefinitely.

J Di 20:30, 29 December 2006 (UTC)

Done and removed (10 min grant) -Romihaitza 20:36, 29 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia bh, pi, ks

I request temporary sysop access on bh.wiki , pi.wiki and ks.wiki to enable the direct entry of Devnagari script.

Thank you. Eukesh 01:11, 10 December 2006 (UTC)   Done Granted until December 18, 2006 -Romihaitza 20:25, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wikipedia Persian

There are only 4 active admin on Persian Wikipedia (fa) including me. We've encountered huge number of systematic attacks these days. Check fa:Special:Ipblocklist. Please grant emergency sysop access to these users for blocking attackers IP address just for 1 day:

They are all trusted active members on persian wikipedia.

Please do it ASAP. Tonight is Yalda Night in Iran and active members might be absent. My persian wikipedia user account is: fa:User:حسام. Thank you in advance. Hessam 13:45, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Done Please be careful! -Romihaitza 15:06, 21 December 2006 (UTC) Expires on 15:06, 22 December 2006 (UTC)
Removed! -Romihaitza 16:45, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

#### Wiktionary Moldovan

I'd like to request temporary admin right on the Moldovan Wiktionary to clean up spam and vandalism [15].

Thank you. Korg + + 16:19, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

Adminiship granted for 1 week until December 20, 2006 19:40 (UTC) --Romihaitza 19:40, 13 December 2006 (UTC)
Rights removed. Sper că ai reuşit să faci ce ţi-ai propus. --Romihaitza 15:03, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

### Miscellaneous

#### Wikiversity French

I would like to have temporary sysop access on the French Wikiversity so as to start editing system messages, importing pages from wikibooks, etc. (there isn't any sysop for the moment [16]).

• Language Code: fr
• Local Request Link: none; the wiki has just been created
• Local User Page: v:fr:User:guillom

Thank you. guillom 07:24, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

Done sysopbit granted for one month. oscar 07:42, 1 December 2006 (UTC)
Now permanent. Yann 10:21, 3 December 2006 (UTC)