Dummy edit so I can use Special:PageTranslationEdit

Hi! This edit was not necessary—you can use Special:PageTranslation without dummy edits, just open the special page and find the page in the Pages in translation section. (Or use the bookmarklet javascript:location.href=mw.config.get('wgServer')+mw.util.getUrl('Special:PageTranslation/'+mw.config.get('wgPageName'),{'do':'mark'}) like me.) By the way, why did you need to use Special:PageTranslation? Unfortunately I can’t see what you changed. —Tacsipacsi (talk) 00:44, 11 November 2021 (UTC)

@Tacsipacsi Thanks for the tip! I was trying to make sure the "Enable translation aware transclusion" was checked, but it turned out the translation I was expecting to see (Arabic) simply doesn't exist yet, hence why it wasn't showing up in the transclusion :) MusikAnimal talk 19:22, 11 November 2021 (UTC)
You can see translation-aware translation status even without opening the form—Special:PageTranslation marks pages without translation-aware transclusion support with no transclusion support. Also, you’ll notice if a template without translation-aware transclusion is transculded (unless it uses a #switch-based hack like {{archive-index}}, or it’s transcluded through {{TNT}}/{{TNTN}}): <translate> tags are not processed on transcluded pages, so the output is full of garbage tags. —Tacsipacsi (talk) 03:12, 12 November 2021 (UTC)

Speak by emailEdit

Hi, How can I ask you a private question?--Grilando (talk) 12:19, 16 November 2021 (UTC)

@Grilando You can use Special:EmailUser/MusikAnimal. MusikAnimal talk 15:59, 16 November 2021 (UTC)

How we will see unregistered usersEdit


You get this message because you are an admin on a Wikimedia wiki.

When someone edits a Wikimedia wiki without being logged in today, we show their IP address. As you may already know, we will not be able to do this in the future. This is a decision by the Wikimedia Foundation Legal department, because norms and regulations for privacy online have changed.

Instead of the IP we will show a masked identity. You as an admin will still be able to access the IP. There will also be a new user right for those who need to see the full IPs of unregistered users to fight vandalism, harassment and spam without being admins. Patrollers will also see part of the IP even without this user right. We are also working on better tools to help.

If you have not seen it before, you can read more on Meta. If you want to make sure you don’t miss technical changes on the Wikimedia wikis, you can subscribe to the weekly technical newsletter.

We have two suggested ways this identity could work. We would appreciate your feedback on which way you think would work best for you and your wiki, now and in the future. You can let us know on the talk page. You can write in your language. The suggestions were posted in October and we will decide after 17 January.

Thank you. /Johan (WMF)

18:17, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

Stalktoy to MoreMenuEdit

Hi MusikAnimal, thanks for creating MoreMenu, this useful gadget. I wonder if it is possible to add Stalktoy to "User > Analysis" part? This is really helpful when deciding the range of a range block, also helpful in analyzing user's x-wikiness. Thanks! Stang 22:56, 25 January 2022 (UTC)

504 Timeout for copyvios.toolforge.orgEdit

Hello MusikAnimal,

the tool currently only returns 504. If I'm not too impatient, could you check this? Thank you. Best wishes, --Leserättin (talk) 10:10, 11 February 2022 (UTC)

Global block:

Hey, this IP address appears to have been blocked by you recently. At least, I was editing from an internet cafe and then got a blocked message mentioning you. This IP address belongs to a wifi portal provider used in coffee shops in the UK and apparently has 22 thousand access points (see the recent discussion here) Do we intend to block thousands of coffee shops and pubs in the UK? I tend to exclusively edit in coffee shops (at least during the day). Talpedia (talk) 14:50, 27 March 2022 (UTC)

This range has all the red flags of vulnerable to abuse, and I see there was abuse that led me to blocking this particular IP. Our tooling gave no indication this was anything but a webhost, hence why I did a hard block. Now knowing it is in fact not a webhost, and the abuse has long since passed, I have unblocked the IP. However I can't guarantee that future blocks won't happen (from others or myself), especially with all these mixed signals in the WHOIS reports… anyways thanks for contacting me, and my apologies for the inconvenience. MusikAnimal talk 16:15, 28 March 2022 (UTC)

User talk:MusikAnimal/Archive 1#Namespace restriction ignored in autoedits-contributions?Edit

UPD (see MediaWiki talk:XTools-AutoEdits.json#AFCRHS @ enwiki): It appears that even autoedits itself ignores the restriction unless a namespace not listed is specified. ~~~~
User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
17:56, 28 April 2022 (UTC)