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Remove on pt.wikivoyage the sysops right to grant and remove bot rights
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When discussing T111898, some people expressed the opinion rOMWC9da27de8 should be reverted.

I'm opening a separate task to track actions done about that.

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I think it should be reverted. Consensus gauged for such a change would not even suffice to appoint a temporary administrator and you've granted them quasi bureaucrat rights which they've not used since 2013. Unbundling rights from "classical" user groups has been done when there was a need and consensus. I fail to see both here.

I concur we should revert as the situation seems worse in 2016 than in 2013:

  • they don't seem to currently have an active community anymore: their village pump is only a collection of WMF notifications for this year
  • if in 2013, they were two administrators, only one seems to remain active
  • the former administrator account is globally locked, as compromised

I let a message on their village pump, we'll see if there is a community response. If they agree or if there is no reply, we can revert it.

Change 276917 had a related patch set uploaded (by Dereckson):
Revert "(bug 45233) Groups permissions on pt.wikivoyage"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/276917

I think it should be reverted. Consensus gauged for such a change would not even suffice to appoint a temporary administrator and you've granted them quasi bureaucrat rights which they've not used since 2013. Unbundling rights from "classical" user groups has been done when there was a need and consensus. I fail to see both here.

Definitely, It should be reverted.. :D

No reaction from the pt.wikivoyage community after the village pump notification.

I'm tentatively scheduling this for 2016-03-17 16:00 SF, the last SWAT of this week before the code freeze.

Dereckson renamed this task from Determine if pt.wikivoyage still need sysops to grant bot rights to Remove on pt.wikivoyage the sysops right to grant and remove bot rights.Mar 15 2016, 4:59 PM
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Change 276917 merged by jenkins-bot:
Revert "(bug 45233) Groups permissions on pt.wikivoyage"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/276917

Deployed during 2016-03-17 evening SWAT.