[Migrated] Alert: Stub category directly added
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Provide an alert when a stub category is directly added in an article. (e.g. the article contains https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Environmental organization stubs instead of {{tl|environmental-org-stub}}) @GoingBatty 17:42, 9 January 2011 (UTC)

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@Rjwilmsi 20:52, 31 July 2012 (UTC) wrote:
What logic will identify all such stub categories?

@GoingBatty 03:42, 1 August 2012 (UTC) wrote:
Categories ending with " stubs" would get most of them.

@Magioladitis 08:36, 24 September 2012 (UTC) wrote:
HotCat now disallows directly adding -stub categories.

@GoingBatty 00:01, 13 March 2015 (UTC) wrote:
FYI, using a regex search of the March 4 database dump, I found 2,292 instances of \[\[Category:[\w\s]+stubs\]\] in mainspace (excluding comments).