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The bot group is not properly detected on
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At line 5029 of, is written

bot = ('bot' in self.userinfo['rights'])

this does not work (at least for enwiki) for detecting whether the bot has the bot right, as the bot right is stored in groups (and not rights). Therefore, this line should be changed to:

bot = ('bot' in self.userinfo['groups'])

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There is a bot right and a bot group. The bot right can be assigned to groups other than bot, so the former must be checked. The bot right is commonly assigned to a flood group on some Wikimedia wikis.