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Sep 16 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T262799: Citoid does not recognize DOI.

No, it seems like the issue resolved itself soon after the first report. It was on Wikimedia's enwiki, for the record.

Sep 16 2020, 11:24 AM · Citoid

Sep 14 2020

JEumerus created T262799: Citoid does not recognize DOI.
Sep 14 2020, 8:26 AM · Citoid

Sep 8 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T246090: Don't log mere reads in titleblacklistlog.

@PiRSquared17: T155967#2963144 implies that the titleblacklist triggers even from mere reads. A titleblacklistlog that only logs account creation isn't really useful or justified, anyhow.

Sep 8 2020, 7:00 AM · MediaWiki-Logevents, TitleBlacklist

Aug 29 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T261481: Allow bureaucrats to remove sysop permissions on Commons.

To be fair, 76% is more consensus than 75%.

Aug 29 2020, 7:37 PM · User-Urbanecm, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Commons

Aug 18 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T260715: #WMF-NDA project page has a broken sentence.

Yes.

Aug 18 2020, 6:32 PM · Phabricator, WMF-NDA
JEumerus created T260715: #WMF-NDA project page has a broken sentence.
Aug 18 2020, 6:20 PM · Phabricator, WMF-NDA
JEumerus created T260712: video2commons exception.
Aug 18 2020, 5:57 PM · video2commons

Aug 11 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T260109: When importing file from X to Y and deleting X, the deletion log summary on X is drawn from Y's wiki instead of from X.

Huh - I always thought that the reason why we have MediaWiki messages is specifically so that we can say different things per wiki. Especially since while the extension is on Commons, it carries out actions on enwiki (the deletion) as well.

Aug 11 2020, 11:47 AM · Move-Files-To-Commons
JEumerus created T260109: When importing file from X to Y and deleting X, the deletion log summary on X is drawn from Y's wiki instead of from X.
Aug 11 2020, 8:15 AM · Move-Files-To-Commons

Apr 20 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T250632: Would it be possible to create a new namespace for local files?.

Do note that currently, enwiki non-admins cannot upload files to filenames already "taken" by Commons files. And most instances of shadowing occur when the Commons file is uploaded later.

Apr 20 2020, 6:19 PM · MediaWiki-File-management, MediaWiki-General, Commons

Apr 18 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T250551: Fatal exception of type "Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBTransactionSizeError".

During this attempt the error code was "XprDRQpAMMAAAPpnAyAAAAAD" but I am not sure if it is always the same

Apr 18 2020, 9:07 AM · Platform Engineering (Icebox), MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.31; 2020-05-05), MediaWiki-Page-derived-data, Wikimedia-database-error, MediaWiki-Page-rename, Wikimedia-production-error
JEumerus created T250551: Fatal exception of type "Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBTransactionSizeError".
Apr 18 2020, 9:03 AM · Platform Engineering (Icebox), MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.31; 2020-05-05), MediaWiki-Page-derived-data, Wikimedia-database-error, MediaWiki-Page-rename, Wikimedia-production-error

Apr 12 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T55770: "The target filename is invalid" when trying to move/delete specific file on Commons.

Seems like we still have the issue, now at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Everyday.jpg

Apr 12 2020, 8:34 AM · SRE-swift-storage, Commons, TestMe

Feb 25 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T155967: Replace IPs with "an anonymous user" in title blacklist hits log.

@Billinghurst and others: I've created T246090 to discuss whether GET/read requests should be left unlogged, as it seems slightly unrelated to the issue here.

Feb 25 2020, 10:39 AM · Patch-For-Review, TitleBlacklist
JEumerus created T246090: Don't log mere reads in titleblacklistlog.
Feb 25 2020, 10:37 AM · MediaWiki-Logevents, TitleBlacklist

Feb 19 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T234743: User rights validation is sometimes malfunctioning (with FlaggedRevs only?).

I believe what Doug Weller is trying to say is that enwiki oversighters are all admins and admins on enwiki hold the "review" permission. And yet sometimes there is a permission error for oversighters. Which is a bug as it shouldn't happen to users who have the "review" permission via their usergroup.

Feb 19 2020, 8:39 AM · Release-Engineering-Team, MediaWiki-User-management, User-DannyS712

Feb 9 2020

JEumerus added a comment to T244567: Some files cannot be deleted "Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-multiwrite". ".

If it helps, it also seems that such files tend to fall off their categories. E.g these two files on Friday didn't appear on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Expired_proposed_deletions, once I null-edited them they appeared there, and now they don't display again.

Feb 9 2020, 10:10 AM · Structured-Data-Backlog, Structured Data Engineering, MediaWiki-File-management, Commons, Wikimedia-production-error, SRE-swift-storage, MediaWiki-Page-deletion

Feb 7 2020

JEumerus created T244567: Some files cannot be deleted "Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-multiwrite". ".
Feb 7 2020, 10:05 AM · Structured-Data-Backlog, Structured Data Engineering, MediaWiki-File-management, Commons, Wikimedia-production-error, SRE-swift-storage, MediaWiki-Page-deletion

Feb 6 2020

Restricted Application added a project to T214201: Implement NSFW image classifier using Open NSFW: Structured-Data-Backlog.
Feb 6 2020, 11:48 AM · Structured-Data-Backlog, artificial-intelligence

Jan 26 2020

JEumerus changed the subtype of T243713: Time-out error; Babel/WikibaseRepo being somehow uncached, overloading the API, and causing general outage from "Task" to "Bug Report".
Jan 26 2020, 4:32 PM · User-Addshore, MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.18; 2020-02-04), Wikimedia-Incident, Traffic, Operations, Performance Issue
JEumerus updated the task description for T243713: Time-out error; Babel/WikibaseRepo being somehow uncached, overloading the API, and causing general outage.
Jan 26 2020, 4:31 PM · User-Addshore, MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.18; 2020-02-04), Wikimedia-Incident, Traffic, Operations, Performance Issue
JEumerus created T243713: Time-out error; Babel/WikibaseRepo being somehow uncached, overloading the API, and causing general outage.
Jan 26 2020, 4:27 PM · User-Addshore, MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.18; 2020-02-04), Wikimedia-Incident, Traffic, Operations, Performance Issue

Nov 15 2019

JEumerus added a comment to T71445: Implement a sane code-review process for MediaWiki JS/CSS pages on Wikimedia sites.

Actually, editinterface has been around for a long time. It allows editing of all MediaWiki: namespace pages as they are not all super sensitive, the css and js extra permissions were created because js and css pages in the MediaWiki: namespace and elsewhere are more sensitive than the average MediaWiki namespace page.

Nov 15 2019, 10:13 AM · Security, Developer-Wishlist (2017), Developer-Advocacy, MediaWiki-extensions-Gadgets, JavaScript, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown
JEumerus added a comment to T17294: Allow blocking of global accounts.

No, GlobalBlocking is only about IPs.

Nov 15 2019, 10:09 AM · MediaWiki-Blocks, Goal, Epic, Stewards-and-global-tools, GlobalBlocking, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth

Jul 23 2019

JEumerus added a comment to T210909: Introduce secure mode to MediaWiki.

Also, I wonder how well that would work for users in places where ISPs do change between IPs at a high rate. Some people on enwiki have said that some ISPs in the United Kingdom can cycle through several IPs in the same minute.

Jul 23 2019, 8:01 AM · Security, MediaWiki-Authentication-and-authorization

Apr 5 2019

JEumerus added a comment to T120170: [Epic] Paid editing (COI) detection model.

I am concerned that it will result in a lot of false positives that way.

Apr 5 2019, 5:25 AM · Machine Learning Platform, Research ideas, artificial-intelligence

Apr 4 2019

JEumerus added a comment to T120170: [Epic] Paid editing (COI) detection model.

I take that you are going to consider both false positives and false negatives - especially when it comes to declared paid editors - when training this, yes?

Apr 4 2019, 5:28 AM · Machine Learning Platform, Research ideas, artificial-intelligence

Feb 11 2019

JEumerus created T215755: Tamu.edu DOI is not correctly recognized by Citoid.
Feb 11 2019, 7:30 AM · Citoid

Jan 26 2019

JEumerus created T214766: DOIs with unscrapeable pages are not merged with crossref / repository metadata.
Jan 26 2019, 4:44 PM · Patch-For-Review, Regression, Citoid

Dec 11 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T150898: Force OATHAuth (2FA) for certain user groups in Wikimedia production.

"As noted above, there are websites that can do TOTP if you can't install an authenticator app. Although I suppose some people might be opposed to doing that too. At some point there might need to be a cutoff for "don't want to"." Well yeah I'd expect that a lot of people don't want to trust a login that relies on a third party website/software, as they are often less than dependable & easy to use.

Dec 11 2018, 6:45 AM · Security, Stewards-and-global-tools, Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-User-login-and-signup

Dec 7 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T150898: Force OATHAuth (2FA) for certain user groups in Wikimedia production.

Well, on enWikipedia a few more issues have been raised:

  • Not everybody has two devices available or is willing/able to pay for them.
  • 2FA is not necessarily legal everywhere in the world.
  • Not everybody can/will download an authenticator software in lieu of two devices, e.g when they are on devices they don't own.
  • Technically complex. In my personal opinion, some folks who are tech savvy might be underestimating the complexity of such arrangements.
  • The current system is prone to causing an account lockout.
  • There are concerns of a slippery slope effect towards progressively less reasonable security measures.
  • Only pertaining to sysop: Many people are not entirely convinced that the few instances of sysop accounts being taken over are worth these problems even if there were a solution for them.
Dec 7 2018, 7:01 AM · Security, Stewards-and-global-tools, Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-User-login-and-signup

Nov 23 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T197158: CheckUser should require elevated security.

T121186 is the task where password audits are discussed so far.

Nov 23 2018, 6:54 AM · Security, CheckUser, Stewards-and-global-tools

Oct 31 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T16720: robots.txt (tracking).

"TA" is for "technical admin" which I guess stands for "interface admin" (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki_1.32/interface-admin). I don't think that it has anything to do with editing robots.txt messages though, the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Robots.txt message can still be edited by normal admins.

Oct 31 2018, 7:55 AM · Tracking-Neverending, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Oct 28 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T208035: Remove global action related permissions except meta wikimedia.

Such changes-through-the-local-group approach also helps with another issue, that of local user right changes not showing on the local user rights log. That is often a source of confusion.

Oct 28 2018, 9:21 AM · Patch-For-Review, Stewards-and-global-tools, User-Rxy, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Oct 25 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T91683: Allow editors control of the page image.

Maybe a randomized selection would work? So if there are 3 candidates with 3 images it displays one at random?

Oct 25 2018, 6:00 AM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Needs Product Owner Decisions), Readers-Community-Engagement, PageImages

Oct 24 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T17294: Allow blocking of global accounts.

You know, I was thinking that this task was about enabling such a functionality in Wikimedia but actually the GlobalBlocking function does not allow account blocks if https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:GlobalBlocking is accurate. Maybe this task needs to be split?

Oct 24 2018, 7:46 AM · MediaWiki-Blocks, Goal, Epic, Stewards-and-global-tools, GlobalBlocking, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth

Oct 4 2018

JEumerus added a project to T206187: reconfigure Icinga alert for elasticsearch_shard_size to reduce false positive alerts: Icinga.
Oct 4 2018, 5:42 AM · Discovery-Search (Current work), Patch-For-Review, Elasticsearch, Operations, Icinga

Oct 3 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T205890: Enable local upload in Spanish Wikisource for all users.

I don't see an EDP either.

Oct 3 2018, 7:10 AM · Spanish-Sites, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Sep 28 2018

JEumerus added projects to T205682: Would it be possible for the cite templates in VE to use the date format specified in the article for date parameters?: Citoid, VisualEditor.

I presume that VisualEditor does not necessarily know about which format to use.

Sep 28 2018, 5:44 AM · VisualEditor-MediaWiki-References, VisualEditor, Citoid

Sep 26 2018

JEumerus added projects to T205508: Prompt administrators on Wikimedia Commons to prevent (non-Autopatrolled) users from re-creating a page: Commons, Community-consensus-needed.

This looks like a somewhat vague query. Do you want that MediaWiki automatically protects deleted files against creation? Or a prompt to do so when they delete the page? For what it's worth one could add a prompt on the MediaWiki:Deletedtext message.

Sep 26 2018, 7:04 AM · MediaWiki-Blocks, Community-consensus-needed, Commons

Sep 23 2018

JEumerus added projects to T205211: enable delete user page in wikipedia: Wikimedia-Site-requests, Community-consensus-needed.

Um, which Wikipedia do you want it enabled in? Is there a consensus on that Wikipedia to do so?

Sep 23 2018, 7:05 AM · Wikimedia-Extension-setup, Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Sep 19 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T102581: Create a separate list of suppression-only reasons for Special:RevisionDelete.

Actually, the suppression reasons are sometimes used by admins on enwiki ... when we get across something that probably merits suppression we often hide it pre-emptively before informing the oversight team to get it out of sight faster. The oversight team then has to judge whether it merits the full memory hole.

Sep 19 2018, 7:59 AM · MW-1.35-notes (1.35.0-wmf.1; 2019-10-08), good first task, MediaWiki-Revision-deletion

Sep 8 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T67339: Several versions uploaded but only one record in history.

Other files with this issue are https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Japan_election_2005_prior.png, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GPS-broadcast-signal.png, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fyodor_Petrovich_Tolstoy_2.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Free_text.png, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DubCrtHouse.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dover_Hotel,_Petty_Street,_Dover,_Stewart_County,_TN.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DJ_Z-Trip_(2006).jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Plutoandcharon.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bond_hill,_cincinnati.JPG, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Camera_phone_sharing.JPG, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ryan_Miller_(musician).jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RRF_TRF.GIF and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RussiaNorthOssetia.Highlight.png

Sep 8 2018, 8:59 PM · Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown
JEumerus added a comment to T67339: Several versions uploaded but only one record in history.

There are a few instances of this bug on enWikipedia as well: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Neak_Pean_back.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Picture_172.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Velasco_Hall.jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Transylvania13cent_diocesan_div.PNG, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ta_C_wear_(original).jpg, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Skin_shade_map.png, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sign_of_Albertaco%27s_in_the_Cypress_location.JPG, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Senate_ES_Composition_2000.png and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:San_Giovanni_Lipioni_seen_from_Il_Monte_mountain(2006).jpg are compound files that cannot be split because of this bug.

Sep 8 2018, 12:52 PM · Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown

Sep 2 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T203332: View history across devices.

Yes, that sounds like a minefield of privacy violations...

Sep 2 2018, 8:28 AM · Privacy, Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog

Aug 29 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T202989: Administrators can no longer view deleted history of js/css pages.

To me that sounds like a problem with these permissions, then. I think that any extension should check for the relevant user rights when it needs to check, not for some related user right.

Aug 29 2018, 7:31 AM · MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.16; 2020-11-03), User-notice, User-DannyS712, Security, User-Tgr, Trust-and-Safety, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, JavaScript

Aug 28 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T202989: Administrators can no longer view deleted history of js/css pages.

See, I thought that having separate "view deleted stuff" and "delete and undelete stuff" permissions was exactly to cover such cases.

Aug 28 2018, 3:50 PM · MW-1.36-notes (1.36.0-wmf.16; 2020-11-03), User-notice, User-DannyS712, Security, User-Tgr, Trust-and-Safety, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, JavaScript

Jun 12 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T196955: Add the ability to add a timer to global locks.

I don't know about other projects but on enwiki we usually indef block accounts engaging in behaviour that gets accounts locked. And when an expiry is applied anyway, what typically happens is that the account is gone completely after the block has expired or that the misbehaviour continues, requiring more work at cleaning it up/more readers seeing vandalized or spammy content.

Jun 12 2018, 3:29 PM · Stewards-and-global-tools, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth, GlobalBlocking

Jun 3 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T193813: Create ‘extendedconfirmed’ on no.wikipedia.

A bit more courtesy may be warranted.

Jun 3 2018, 7:27 AM · Wikimedia-Site-requests

Apr 10 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T191875: Deletion not working on English Wikipedia.

Works for me at this time.

Apr 10 2018, 9:22 AM · DBA, Wikimedia-Incident, Operations, MediaWiki-Page-deletion

Mar 20 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T190127: A public CheckUserLog.

This was declined at T13386 a decade ago.

Mar 20 2018, 8:59 AM · CheckUser

Mar 14 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T174553: Create a mechanism that allows fetching geolocation and subnet data for IP addresses.

How reliable is MaxMind? I recall from some enwiki discussions that it sometimes defaults to an incorrect "default" location.

Mar 14 2018, 9:49 AM · Patch-For-Review, User-Huji, MediaWiki-extension-requests, Stewards-and-global-tools, MediaWiki-extensions-LoginNotify, CheckUser

Mar 8 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T174553: Create a mechanism that allows fetching geolocation and subnet data for IP addresses.

How many names would need a localization, anyway? I don't know if Wikidata would be considered fit for this purpose.

Mar 8 2018, 8:19 AM · Patch-For-Review, User-Huji, MediaWiki-extension-requests, Stewards-and-global-tools, MediaWiki-extensions-LoginNotify, CheckUser

Mar 3 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T6715: Allow comments longer than 255 bytes.

I believe that such a concern would belong in T6714 since that is the task for edit summary length.

Mar 3 2018, 9:07 AM · MediaWiki-Comment-store, Hindi-Sites, Malayalam-Sites, User-notice, Schema-change, Wikimedia-Rdbms

Mar 2 2018

JEumerus created T188782: "Analyze a page" function hanging on longish enWikipedia article.
Mar 2 2018, 9:19 PM · InternetArchiveBot

Feb 1 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T88044: Make rollback use POST instead of GET (use AJAX in GUI).

Seems like such a construction would increase the time it takes for an edit to be rolled back, which is a problem for vandalism on highly visible pages (I've seen pages on enwiki with 100,000 or so views per day) and for wikis with lots of readers and lots of rollback actions (even if the added delay only increases the number of readers that see a vandalized version by 0.01 readers/rollback, this stacks up on a wiki with 1000 rollbacks per day to 10 readers) since it increases the visibility of vandalism. No opinion on what the cost/benefit ratio is at the end.

Feb 1 2018, 10:25 AM · MediaWiki-Page-History, Performance-Team (Radar), User-notice, MediaWiki-Page-Diffs

Jan 21 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T2470: Provide a 'user-watchlist' that lists all recent contributions of a set of users.

Well, no, stalking and following around does not have to be invisible. As for blocking other people from following you, some editors make bad edits and need to be followed around to clean up behind them.

Jan 21 2018, 10:10 AM · Growth-Team, Phlogiston-Category, Epic, MediaWiki-Watchlist

Jan 15 2018

JEumerus added a project to T184884: User account on MediaWiki shows it has two edits, but nothing visible in deleted contributions: MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth.
Jan 15 2018, 8:42 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth

Jan 7 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T184311: Investigation: Commons deletion notifications bot.

T91192 is one possible way to implement this, although it may be too narrow in scope and carry technical risks.

Jan 7 2018, 10:29 AM · Community-Tech, Commons
JEumerus added a project to T184355: Update MathJax/mhchem: Math.
Jan 7 2018, 10:17 AM · Math

Jan 4 2018

JEumerus added a comment to T184207: Role accounts unable to receive email.

The rationale for such accounts is to create an email address that people can send oversight requests, arbitration queries and the like to.

Jan 4 2018, 6:57 PM · Trust-and-Safety, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Dec 19 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T167902: Build a unified, cross-wiki Mute feature for multiple types of on-wiki and email communication.

Seeing as this has been rolled out locally already, one wonders if the questionable use pattern mentioned here has been encountered anywhere.

Dec 19 2017, 8:56 PM · Growth-Team, Anti-Harassment, User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Trust-and-Safety, Notifications

Dec 14 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T159028: Unpatrol moved pages on English Wikipedia.

Folks are still working on the patch linked above, seems like.

Dec 14 2017, 9:49 AM · Wikimedia-Site-requests

Dec 10 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T149522: Create Wikisource Eastern Punjabi.

As noted T149522#3057977 and my post beneath it, it is not clear if such is warranted. (Incidentally, I am not sure if "Books that are not free in US should not be uploaded to any Wikimedia project" is correct - certainly I do have the impression that dewiki uses the copyright policies of Germany, Austria and Switzerland instead. I never understood why)

Dec 10 2017, 9:47 AM · Wiki-Setup (Create), Patch-For-Review, Wikisource
JEumerus added a comment to T166763: Enable local file upload in Tulu Wikipedia.

We have had issues in the past with small wiki uploads becoming swamped with copyright violations. So we need to check very carefully that there are rules in place about non-free content, and there aren't many copyright law experts and Tulu speakers about.

Dec 10 2017, 9:44 AM · Wikimedia-Site-requests

Nov 30 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T181525: Disable robot indexing for user pages on Wikidata.

enwiki recently introduced userspace noindexing, but it was not for privacy reasons. I am not aware of many other projects which do this, a dip sample of some major (commons and itwiki) and some minor (dewiktionary, dewikiquote) projects indicates that some do index userspace and others (dewiki, eswiki) don't.

Nov 30 2017, 8:25 AM · Community-consensus-needed, Wikimedia-Site-requests, Wikidata

Nov 19 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T180898: Font size is too small for wiki pages in Samsung galaxy j7 phone..

Maybe the font size on your phone is just too small? https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00039821/ has an explanation on how to change it.

Nov 19 2017, 11:11 AM · Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Nov 13 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T133821: Make CDN purges reliable.

The user-side of deletion logs does not inherently have a search function, unless the specific actions are marked with a tag.

Nov 13 2017, 5:38 PM · Sustainability, serviceops, Performance-Team (Radar), Operations, Traffic

Nov 7 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T178660: Activate local Upload menu for common users in jvwiki.

Image use policy means that you need a policy explaining what kind of uploads are allowed and which aren't. Copyright is a particular concern in thar regard.

Nov 7 2017, 3:59 PM · Wikimedia-Site-requests

Oct 1 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T50552: Make PageTriage wiki agnostic.

Perhaps what is wanted is to allow page curation to supports variations on the workflow I proposed above. That would mean Page Triage, but with the messages/tags/notifications customizable (including no notification). And where a deletion discussion is posted would also be customizable. And how many iterations of these workflows are possible. I don't know if this all is technically feasible.

Oct 1 2017, 9:34 AM · Growth-Team, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, I18n, PageCuration

Sep 30 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T50552: Make PageTriage wiki agnostic.

@MarcoAurelio's proposal seems to be the right one. As far as I know, most workflows for deletion involve:

  • A tag on the article, linking to the place where the discussion is held
  • A notification on the talk page of the user who made the article
  • Either:
    • A dedicated page like "Project:X/Articletitle" (e.g Commons:Deletion requests/File:Spam.png)
    • A section on a dedicated page like "Project:XY#Articletitle" (e.g Wikipedia:Files for deletion/20 September 2017#File:Spam.png), typically with Y being a date
    • No discussion at all (PROD and speedy processes)
Sep 30 2017, 8:34 AM · Growth-Team, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, I18n, PageCuration

Aug 21 2017

JEumerus renamed T168565: Does the app need disclaimers from Does the app need dislaimers to Does the app need disclaimers.
Aug 21 2017, 2:43 PM · WMF-Legal, User-Josve05a, Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog

Aug 6 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T50552: Make PageTriage wiki agnostic.

The developers of the component in question, I'd imagine.

Aug 6 2017, 10:02 AM · Growth-Team, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, I18n, PageCuration

Jun 29 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T145604: RFC: Future of magic links.

I was just contesting the claim that people will figure out by themselves how these things work.

Jun 29 2017, 2:35 PM · Parsing-Team--ARCHIVED, MediaWiki-Parser, TechCom-RFC
JEumerus added a comment to T169196: List templates which can be put in common as Global Templates.

Citation templates might be a good start, as they are frequently copied between projects. That said, is it already agreed upon _where_ they will be put? The task title implies this but I don't see any discussion which came to a consensus on that question.

Jun 29 2017, 2:32 PM · MediaWiki-Templates, Crosswiki

Jun 26 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T17294: Allow blocking of global accounts.

There already are such messages; https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Centralauth-error-locked and https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Centralauth-login-error-locked&action=edit&redlink=1

Jun 26 2017, 2:49 PM · MediaWiki-Blocks, Goal, Epic, Stewards-and-global-tools, GlobalBlocking, MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth

Jun 25 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T145604: RFC: Future of magic links.

The explanation is needed because otherwise the feature is unused or people make bad markup for things that don't have the feature.

Jun 25 2017, 8:48 AM · Parsing-Team--ARCHIVED, MediaWiki-Parser, TechCom-RFC

May 19 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T120288: Enable MP3 uploads on Wikimedia Commons and TMH playback.

MP3 files are commonly used for music. Said music is typically non-free and there is the concern that allowing MP3 uploads will lead to a number of improper uploads of non-free MP3s by users who were up to now held up by the "no MP3 allowed" restriction.

May 19 2017, 2:33 PM · Patch-For-Review, Trust-and-Safety, TimedMediaHandler, WMF-Legal, UploadWizard, Commons, User-notice, Multimedia

Apr 18 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T34815: Add user preference to deactivate/delete user account.

Bit concerned that deleting the user talk page could be used to evade/reduce scrutiny. Also, what happens to a deactivated account if it tries to edit?

Apr 18 2017, 8:18 AM · MediaWiki-User-management, MediaWiki-Authentication-and-authorization

Apr 16 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T148274: Implement a convenient way to link to ISBNs without magic links.

Not convinced that replacing magic links with yet more magic links is a good way to go about this. Perhaps going around the affected wikis and adding the requisite templates so that people only need to learn to add {{templatename|somenumber}} works better.

Apr 16 2017, 8:47 AM · MediaWiki-Parser
JEumerus added a comment to T145604: RFC: Future of magic links.

Not sure that the template markup "{{PMID|somenumber}}" is in any way messier and unreadabler than "PMID somenumber". The very existence of this task is kind of proof that the magic links can make problems. As well as a number of "RFC somenumber" making false positive links on enwiki.

Apr 16 2017, 8:45 AM · Parsing-Team--ARCHIVED, MediaWiki-Parser, TechCom-RFC

Apr 11 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T151484: Create a warning on the block page when admins are blocking a sensitive IP.

There is a gadget on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Group-sysop.js that alerts an admin when they are about to block a sensitive IP.

Apr 11 2017, 2:31 PM · MediaWiki-Blocks

Mar 20 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T160916: Special:AllPages disabled due to performance issues.

Hum. Why did performance issues occur just now? Special:AllPages has been around for a long time.

Mar 20 2017, 7:39 PM · MW-1.29-release-notes, MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-03-28_(1.29.0-wmf.18)), User-notice, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown

Mar 18 2017

JEumerus renamed T143353: Many variables disappeared from some AbuseFilter logs from Many variables disapeared from some AbuseFilter logs to Many variables disappeared from some AbuseFilter logs.
Mar 18 2017, 9:49 AM · Community-Tech (2015-2017), AbuseFilter

Feb 27 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T149522: Create Wikisource Eastern Punjabi.

I think you should decide whether to have non-Commons images or not. If no, local upload isn't necessary. If yes, people will ask what you want to upload locally - we've had issues with shoddy copyright practices in smaller projects that allow uploads.

Feb 27 2017, 3:58 PM · Wiki-Setup (Create), Patch-For-Review, Wikisource

Feb 13 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T85847: Grant editcontentmodel right to all logged in users.

Seems like. Also, the concern I noted before about this privilege allowing one to potentially sidestep editing restrictions on user CSS/JS pages needs to be resolved.

Feb 13 2017, 3:58 PM · Community-consensus-needed, MW-1.28-release (WMF-deploy-2016-09-13_(1.28.0-wmf.19)), MW-1.28-release-notes, MW-1.27-release-notes, MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-01_(1.27.0-wmf.15)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-ContentHandler

Feb 7 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T101634: Correction of namespace names in Sanskrit.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_guide/Fixing_cut-and-paste_moves#Using_the_MergeHistory_special_page does exist on enwiki

Feb 7 2017, 9:34 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-Scribunto, MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-02-14_(1.29.0-wmf.12)), WikimediaMessages, MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-22_(1.27.0-wmf.18)), Community-consensus-needed, Patch-For-Review, WMF-deploy-2015-09-01_(1.26wmf21), Wikimedia-Site-requests, MediaWiki-Internationalization

Jan 29 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T156584: Full UserMerge support for WMF wikis.

To my understanding, big part of the issue with this is old contributions in the databases that can throw up if reassigned.

Jan 29 2017, 7:25 PM · Stewards-and-global-tools, MediaWiki-extensions-UserMerge

Jan 26 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T76554: Restrict editing of .json pages in the user namespace (like .js and .css).

What I mean is that changing the content model of a JS page causes it to lose its protection; see links in T85847#2959070

Jan 26 2017, 11:09 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-04-03 (1.31.0-wmf.28)), User-notice, JavaScript, MediaWiki-Page-editing

Jan 25 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T156227: Allow bureaucrats to remove sysop rights on French Wikiquote.

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/Userrights_on_Hindi_Wikipedia is a requisite reading; folks are wary that such a "localization" of the desysoping procedure may open the door for such things.

Jan 25 2017, 11:39 PM · Patch-For-Review, User-Urbanecm, Wikimedia-Site-requests
JEumerus added a comment to T68450: Set $wgTitleBlacklistLogHits = true on WMF wikis.

Maybe one could roll such a task together with the one to create a global contributions list, that is to make a dedicated wiki that combines all logs and changelogs of the individual non-private projects. Probably something "epic" in size, though.

Jan 25 2017, 8:53 AM · Stewards-and-global-tools, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jan 23 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T155967: Replace IPs with "an anonymous user" in title blacklist hits log.

Perhaps one could log actual save attempts (which are POST requests, I believe) that trip the blacklist like normal and not log mere requests (which are GET requests, I believe) such as accessing a blacklisted edit page URL.

Jan 23 2017, 11:45 PM · Patch-For-Review, TitleBlacklist
JEumerus added a comment to T155967: Replace IPs with "an anonymous user" in title blacklist hits log.

Why would editing a/moving to a blacklisted title be a GET request? Does the titleblacklistlog trigger upon merely clicking the edit button?

Jan 23 2017, 8:01 PM · Patch-For-Review, TitleBlacklist
JEumerus added a comment to T155967: Replace IPs with "an anonymous user" in title blacklist hits log.

@Cenarium : About that Gerrit patch, does it hide all IPs or just these who try to make an account? Because my understanding is that only the latter scenario can cause a privacy leak. A mere edit in contrast would be a-OK.

Jan 23 2017, 9:32 AM · Patch-For-Review, TitleBlacklist

Jan 22 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T85847: Grant editcontentmodel right to all logged in users.

Putting a note here that at least on enwiki, changing the content model of a userjs page away from js can open it up for public editing. See last discussion on https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard&oldid=757400754

Jan 22 2017, 10:42 AM · Community-consensus-needed, MW-1.28-release (WMF-deploy-2016-09-13_(1.28.0-wmf.19)), MW-1.28-release-notes, MW-1.27-release-notes, MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-01_(1.27.0-wmf.15)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-ContentHandler
JEumerus added a comment to T76554: Restrict editing of .json pages in the user namespace (like .js and .css).

Does this function account for content model changes?

Jan 22 2017, 10:37 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-04-03 (1.31.0-wmf.28)), User-notice, JavaScript, MediaWiki-Page-editing

Jan 19 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T152743: Deploy wikidata descriptions to mobile English Wikipedia stable.

Well, the issue is still that this task will result in Wikidata content appearing as if it's enWikipedia content.

Jan 19 2017, 9:34 AM · Patch-For-Review, Reading-Web-Sprint-90-🍌, Readers-Web-Backlog, Wikimedia-Site-requests
JEumerus added a comment to T152743: Deploy wikidata descriptions to mobile English Wikipedia stable.

I'll admit, I don't see how the discussion there addresses the concern indicated here at all. Maybe in a distant future it would, but nothing for the short term.

Jan 19 2017, 12:22 AM · Patch-For-Review, Reading-Web-Sprint-90-🍌, Readers-Web-Backlog, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Jan 18 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T155553: abuse filter should be able to evaluate is IP in range for registered users.

Speaking as one, the notion of identifying all Wikimedia admins is fairly unrealistic. Logistical effort aside, there are plenty who for many reasons will not share their personal information with the WMF. And there would be concerns about ageism as well, probably.

Jan 18 2017, 8:27 AM · Privacy, Stewards-and-global-tools, AbuseFilter

Jan 17 2017

JEumerus added a comment to T155553: abuse filter should be able to evaluate is IP in range for registered users.

This might cause an IP information leak if a filter catches accounts based on a narrow enough IP range, as the hit log would associate the account with the IP range that the filter catches.

Jan 17 2017, 10:29 PM · Privacy, Stewards-and-global-tools, AbuseFilter