Abrogate automatic approval edit

I'd like to propose the abrogation of the Bot policy § Automatic approval section of the bot policy. For automatic approval to happen the bot must only maintain interlanguage links or fix double redirects. The first task no longer requires bots as this is now done via Wikidata even for Wiktionaries via Cognate. As such, the only use for this would be bots doing only double redirect maintenance which is a very narrow scope. Over the last several years that I remember no request was made to us pursuant the automatic approval section of the policy (n.b. recent requests have been made to clean up old interwiki links). I don't think we should keep it hanging around as it is no longer used for permanent, long-term purposes. Thoughts? —MarcoAurelio (talk) 13:29, 24 July 2022 (UTC)Reply

I would support that. The automatic approval is the only reason why I have held back from proposing the global bot policy for wikis with bureaucrats so as not to offend. --Rschen7754 19:23, 24 July 2022 (UTC)Reply

I have opened the above RFC. Rschen7754 03:54, 11 October 2022 (UTC)Reply

This has been closed as a successful RfC. Rich Farmbrough 15:27 14 November 2022 (GMT).
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