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A small bracket issue
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XTools version: 3.6.22-2110e41
Please check the page https://xtools.wmflabs.org/articleinfo/incubator.wikimedia.org/Incubator:Administrators'%20noticeboard. In that, please go to bottom of the page. Now, you will be able to see the sub heading (Semi-)automated edits. Please check whether the whole text ie. 'Semi-automated edits' needs to be placed inside the brackets or whether the bracket needs to be removed or not.

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Adithyak1997 triaged this task as Low priority.Mar 16 2019, 5:14 PM
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Matthewrbowker raised the priority of this task from Low to Needs Triage.Mar 16 2019, 5:20 PM
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Hello, @Adithyak1997, thank you for the bug report. What exactly is the problem? Are you concerned about the fact that we put the word "Semi" in parenthesis? Are you talking about the word "HIde" which is in brackets? Or did I completely missunderstand?

I am only talking about the word 'Semi-automated edits'. I think the hyphen or the bracket needs to be removed just for the word 'Semi'.

The idea here is that the counts reported in that section are either semi-automated or fully-automated. Hence why "semi-" is in parentheses. This does not include bot edits, which is reported in the Top Editors section. Humans may also make fully automated edits using tools like AWB (though on some wikis this practice is discouraged).

We could remove the hyphen and keep the parentheses, as you suggest, but I see nothing linguistically incorrect with the status-quo. I believe this presentation was the same in the older version XTools, so it's been around for years.

Matthewrbowker closed this task as Declined.Mar 18 2019, 12:51 AM
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We could remove the hyphen and keep the parentheses, as you suggest, but I see nothing linguistically incorrect with the status-quo. I believe this presentation was the same in the older version XTools, so it's been around for years.

I agree with leaving it as-is, so I'm going to close this.

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