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Bot breaks GhostArchive links by inserting WaybackMachine ones.
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Affected wiki(s):
English Wikipedia

Diff(s) (if applicable):

What is happening?:
I occasionally use the website to archive links that otherwise cannot be archived by The bot seems to see those ghostarchive links and attempts to insert a webarchive link, thus breaking the archive.

What should happen instead?:
The bot should not touch ghost archive links.

Event Timeline

Harej triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 13 2023, 9:23 PM
Harej moved this task from Inbox to Backlog: URLs on the InternetArchiveBot board.

IABot is still replacing GhostArchive's archive links, see the 3rd diff block here. Is there an estimated timeline and when will this be fixed? Thanks!