Those bots are autoconfirmed. .admin bot has even an admin flag
Mar 16 2021
Apr 15 2020
the problem is not on pywikibot side but rather on Wikidata side. Wikidata API is not able to handle the traffic.
Feb 19 2018
Nov 27 2017
$ python pwb.py version
Pywikibot: [https] r-pywikibot-core (4fa5b0e, g8760, 2017/11/26, 04:52:51, OUTDATED)
Release version: 3.0-dev
requests version: 2.12.5
cacerts: /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt certificate test: ok
Python: 2.7.12 (default, Sep 29 2017, 01:47:51)
Nov 12 2017
Sep 13 2017
I have found the real reason for the error which was a not catched wrong entry in the delete log.
That makes the task invalid
Sep 1 2017
Jul 14 2017
<StewardBot> Masti changed user rights for Luensu1959@lijwiki from sysop to sysop with the following comment: [[Special:Permalink/16996278]]
Mar 22 2017
one option could be to add -nogroup or simmilar option to skip any changes to existing reference groups and not to goup existing refs. This is a kind of cosmetic changes to refs and the bot shoul d be able to skip it.
Mar 7 2017
patch 341699 submitted https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/341699/
using BotPasswords also does not help.
Nov 27 2016
Nov 14 2016
Oct 12 2016
May 27 2016
error also happens when I open diff links from irc.wikimedia.org Recent changes channels. Reverting from such diff also invokes confirmation button