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Pywikibot: [https] r-pywikibot-core (4fa5b0e, g8760, 2017/11/26, 04:52:51, OUTDATED)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