Add IABot support for other wikis (tracking)
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InternetArchiveBot is designed to go global, but support for each wiki needs to be add to the bot, by extending the parser class accordingly.

This ticket serves to track which wikis are supported, and which ones need to be developed.

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Restricted Application added subscribers: Zppix, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMay 24 2016, 8:53 PM
Cyberpower678 triaged this task as "Normal" priority.May 24 2016, 8:53 PM

Can it be deoloyed on urwiki?

Can it be deoloyed on urwiki?

Consensus?

The bot isn't ready to be deployed in another language yet, but that's the plan. We can reach out once it's available to be translated.

Shizhao edited the task description. (Show Details)Oct 13 2016, 5:56 AM

I've been reached out to by a zhwiki member to expedite deployment on zhwiki.

kaldari changed the title from "Add support for other wikis (tracking)" to "Add IABot support for other wikis (tracking)".Nov 7 2016, 6:37 PM
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See T136144#3195131, will write this here too: I think we should be going by viewership and active contributors in prioritizing which wikis to support, not total number of articles. Some of the smaller wikis like Cebuano Wikipedia are using bots that create the vast majority of articles, pulling from a small pool of sources. I think you and Internet Archive will find your efforts have a greater impact in supporting projects with more readers and with a wider variety of sources subject to linkrot.

E.g. cebwiki versus dewiki by total pageviews: http://tools.wmflabs.org/siteviews/?platform=all-access&source=pageviews&agent=user&range=latest-20&autolog=false&sites=de.wikipedia.org|ceb.wikipedia.org

Shizhao edited the task description. (Show Details)Apr 20 2017, 2:17 AM
Shizhao edited the task description. (Show Details)

Better not to add such tags to tracking tasks (unless if this is really tracking only one language)