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Add 'markbotedits' to rollbackers on Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia
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Description

What it says on the tin; this way, rollbackers will be able to 'hide edits (typically, vandalism) from the Recent Changes page'.


Version: wmf-deployment
Severity: enhancement

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Reference
bz62462

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 2:55 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz62462.
tomasz created this task.Mar 9 2014, 9:57 PM
hoo added a comment.Mar 9 2014, 10:09 PM

Please provide a link to a community regarding this.

After helping user Vulpix from IRC channel MediaWiki-General who told me administrators have right 'markbotedits'. This was mainly to solve problems with flood flag.

hoo added a comment.Mar 9 2014, 10:13 PM

(In reply to Tomasz W. Kozlowski from comment #2)

Why.

Because it's our usual process to ask (or at least inform) the community about possibly controversial changes,

How is this controversial?

hoo added a comment.Mar 9 2014, 10:16 PM

(In reply to Tomasz W. Kozlowski from comment #5)

How is this controversial?

It allows users to hide changes from Special:RecentChanges, that can be considered somewhat controversial.

(In reply to Marius Hoch from comment #1)

Please provide a link to a community regarding this.

I notified community https://sh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Pijaca-%D0%9F%D0%B8%D1%98%D0%B0%D1%86%D0%B0&diff=2334657&oldid=2334652

Change 117807 had a related patch set uploaded by Odder:
'Markbotedits' user right for rollbackers on shwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/117807

Change 117807 merged by jenkins-bot:
'Markbotedits' user right for rollbackers on shwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/117807

Merged and deployed by Reedy.