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Framawiki triaged this task as Medium priority.Jun 17 2017, 5:34 PM
Framawiki moved this task from Backlog to Config - to process on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.
Framawiki added a subscriber: Framawiki.

"WT:" wasn't discussed and completely senseless. Aliases for talk namespaces are not practiced in ruwiki.

"WT:" was offered by Sunpriat, and it didn't cause any objection. We already have two alias to the "Обсуждение участника:" ("User talk:") space: "UT:" and "ОУ:". So I don't see any problem.

MBH changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Jun 17 2017, 6:06 PM

I object. Unlike "user talk", "wikipedia talk" namespace used very weakly and there are completely no sense to create alias for it.

stjn added a subscriber: stjn.

+ tracking category.

I think that abbreviating "Wikipedia talk" as "WT" was not discussed properly, so only other part of the task should be done (as there is consensus for it in the community).

Mainframe98 added a subscriber: Mainframe98.

Seeing that there's disagreement, about at least one part of the request, I'm adding Community-consensus-needed. The task is stalled, anyways.

Force_majeure updated the task description. (Show Details)

In order not to stop the job, I removed from the request part for which no consensus was reached.

Force_majeure changed the task status from Stalled to Open.Jun 17 2017, 8:46 PM

I changed the link because the topic was archived.

Seeing that there's consensus for WP we can go ahead with it IMHO. We can later add new aliases if the community so decides.

Change 362267 had a related patch set uploaded (by MarcoAurelio; owner: MarcoAurelio):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Add 'WP' namespace alias to ruwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/362267

Probably namespaceDupes.php is needed after deployment.

Change 362267 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Add 'WP' namespace alias to ruwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/362267

MarcoAurelio lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.
MarcoAurelio removed a project: Patch-For-Review.

Done. A maintenance script is being run to complete this configuration change. Once it is finished you should see the changes requested. Please report any issues you've encountered, if any. Thanks.

niharika29@terbium:~$ mwscript namespaceDupes.php --wiki=ruwiki --fix --add-prefix=Renamed_
0 pages to fix, 0 were resolvable.

pagelinks from=2195776 ns=0 dbk=WP:AWB -> Википедия:AWB
pagelinks from=3649037 ns=0 dbk=WP:AWB -> Википедия:AWB
pagelinks from=2223666 ns=0 dbk=WP:Articles_for_deletion -> Википедия:Articles_for_deletion
pagelinks from=6898039 ns=0 dbk=WP:Tools -> Википедия:Tools
pagelinks from=1196351 ns=0 dbk=WP:VER -> Википедия:VER
5 links to fix, 5 were resolvable.

Some pgaelinks caught up while running the namespaceDupes.php script. Hopefully null editing these pages would fix it.