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Rename the oversight group on WMF projects
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In T109327#1546253, Krenair wrote:

To do this we have to actually rename the group everywhere

In T109327#1626170, Umherirrender wrote:

Just add the englisch and qqq message key to the WikimediaMessages extension. It has to be oversight, because the user group was not renamed on wmf wikis.

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Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMessages : masterAdding oversight-related messages until group is renamed everywhere

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The problem with just renaming groups is that all the old log entries point to the old group. I don't think we want to rewrite them...

Change 237465 had a related patch set uploaded (by MarcoAurelio):
Adding oversight-related messages until group is renamed everywhere

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/237465

Change 237465 merged by jenkins-bot:
Adding oversight-related messages until group is renamed everywhere

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/237465

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I've removed the WMF-deploy tag since it's part of a related bug, but not this one.

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IIRC I was told that this was not going to be easy and required knowledges I don't have to be performed.

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Luke081515 triaged this task as Low priority.Nov 9 2015, 10:57 AM

There's now a "suppressor" usergroup, with flow-suppress rights to oversight flow posts.

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