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Configure WMF groups so the enwiki Bot Approval Group can grant flow-bot right to Co-op bot
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Bureaucrats on enwiki need to be able to add (and remove) users to/from the flow-bot group. This is necessary after the Co-op team gets approval for their bot (T76785: Co-op: get approval for hostbot to flow-create-board right).

@MattFlaschen created so bureaucrats on testwiki and test2wiki could add the Co-op bot, but before it was +2d @Spage as sysadmin was able to add MatchBot to flow-bot on testwiki. That config change could be revived and updated to address this.

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Bureaucrats are responsible for doing this, so that's what the config change needs to allow.

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Change 181120 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mattflaschen):
Make flow-bot grantable/removable on enwiki, testwiki, test2wiki


scheduled for jan 28 afternoon swat

Change 181120 merged by jenkins-bot:
Make flow-bot grantable/removable on enwiki, testwiki, test2wiki

What is a flow-bot? Is there documentation about this?

I'm not sure I understand why the standard MediaWiki bot group was insufficient.

I'm also not sure I understand why Flow would need bots.

Hi @MZMcBride, this permission has been set up so that bots can create talkpages as Flow boards. The use case is documented here, and is being tested by User:MatchBot on Here's a sample.