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OTRS adminEdit

I've been busy lately due to the holidays, but I see you've been promoted as an OTRS admin. Congrats!   Trijnsteltalk 12:36, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

@Trijnstel: Thank you very much!   ~ Matthewrbowker Poke me 07:35, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

Please sign new Wikimedia confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information by 31 DecemberEdit

This is a message from the Wikimedia Foundation. Translations are available.

As you may know, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees approved a new "Access to nonpublic information policy" on 25 April 2014 after a community consultation. The former policy has remained in place until the new policy could be implemented. That implementation work is now being done, and we are beginning the transition to the new policy.

An important part of that transition is helping volunteers like you sign the required confidentiality agreement. All Wikimedia volunteers with access to nonpublic information are required to sign this new agreement, and we have prepared some documentation to help you do so.

The Wikimedia Foundation is requiring that OTRS volunteers sign the new confidentiality agreement by 31 December 2015 to retain their access. You are receiving this email because you have been identified as an OTRS volunteer and are required to sign the confidentiality agreement under the new policy. If you do not sign the new confidentiality agreement by 31 December 2015, you will lose your OTRS access. OTRS volunteers have a specific agreement available, if you have recently signed the general confidentiality agreement for another role (such as CheckUser or Oversight), you do not need to sign the general agreement again, but you will still need to sign the OTRS agreement.

Signing the confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information is conducted and tracked using Legalpad on Phabricator. We have prepared a guide on Meta-Wiki to help you create your Phabricator account and sign the new agreement: Confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information/How to sign

If you have any questions or experience any problems while signing the new agreement, please visit this talk page or email me (gvarnum Again, please sign this confidentiality agreement by 31 December 2015 to retain your OTRS access. If you do not wish to retain this access, please let me know and we will forward your request to the appropriate individuals.

Thank you,
Gregory Varnum (User:GVarnum-WMF), Wikimedia Foundation

Posted by the MediaWiki message delivery 21:20, 28 September 2015 (UTC) • TranslateGet help

OTRS VolunteeringEdit

Hi,i was wondering how long does it take for OTRS admins to review an application on OTRS/Volunteering ?thanks.--Arian Talk 17:02, 20 February 2016 (UTC)

Hello! The process will take roughly a week. ~ Matthewrbowker Drop me a note 18:58, 20 February 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for providing an edit summaryEdit

Hello, thanks for being honest and providing an edit summary as instructed by our consensus on Wikipedia. I wont restore it. So, how else can I improve an encyclopedia and helping other editors at the same time? PS: I do archiving of dead refs, filling them in (if they are bare) and greetings of good faith editors now.--Biografer (talk) 22:31, 31 December 2017 (UTC)