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Not a dev, just a regular 'pedian (en:User:Swpb) who sometimes reports software bugs. My apologies if I make a misstep.

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Jan 16 2024

Swpb removed a subtask for T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types: T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Jan 16 2024, 7:39 AM · Wikidata data quality and trust, Tracking-Neverending, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb removed a parent task for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types: T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types.
Jan 16 2024, 7:39 AM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb added a parent task for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types: T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types.
Jan 16 2024, 3:36 AM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb added a subtask for T213803: [Tracking] Request for new constraint types: T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Jan 16 2024, 3:36 AM · Wikidata data quality and trust, Tracking-Neverending, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Oct 19 2023

Swpb updated the task description for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Oct 19 2023, 6:06 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Oct 4 2023

Swpb updated the task description for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Oct 4 2023, 2:25 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Sep 29 2023

Swpb updated the task description for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Sep 29 2023, 4:33 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Sep 28 2023

Swpb updated the task description for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Sep 28 2023, 8:11 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb closed T340761: New constraint type to preclude property values belonging to specified classes as Declined.

Superseded by T347628.

Sep 28 2023, 8:07 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb updated the task description for T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Sep 28 2023, 8:05 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata
Swpb created T347628: Enable use of "class" parameter on certain constraint types.
Sep 28 2023, 8:04 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Jun 30 2023

Multichill awarded T340761: New constraint type to preclude property values belonging to specified classes a Like token.
Jun 30 2023, 5:38 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

Jun 29 2023

Swpb created T340761: New constraint type to preclude property values belonging to specified classes.
Jun 29 2023, 3:51 PM · Wikibase-Quality-Constraints, Wikidata

May 16 2023

Swpb added a watcher for Web-Team-Backlog ( Web Team FY2022-23 Q4 Sprint 5): Swpb.
May 16 2023, 2:51 PM
Swpb added a comment to T333017: Allow the ToC to be defined as collapsed or expanded.

We don't just need the ability to set the TOC as fully collapsed or fully expanded, we need the ability to cause TOC sections to expand one level at a time, as described here: [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk:Reading/Web/Desktop_Improvements/Archive8#Could_we_default_to_(or_at_least_allow)_default_collapsing_of_level_3+_headers_in_TOCs?]

May 16 2023, 2:45 PM · Web-Team-Backlog, Desktop Improvements (Vector 2022)

Feb 2 2023

Swpb added a comment to T317818: [L] [SPIKE] Add configurability options for table of contents.

There is also a need for an option (I think it should be the default) to expand sections one level at a time. Currently, when a level 2 header in the TOC is expanded, all the sub-headers are shown, no matter their level. This runs counter to traditional TOC UI design, in which only the next level down is expanded. It is particularly unhelpful on long disambiguation pages, which rely on scanning the TOC level by level to narrow down one's search, but the problem is not limited to dabs. It's exacerbated by the lack of numbering or vertical lines for following the indentation level, for which I believe there are separate tickets - but in most cases, one-level-at-a-time expansion would go a long way to mitigating the visual level-tracking problem.

Feb 2 2023, 3:13 PM · Web-Team-Backlog, Spike, MediaWiki-Parser, Desktop Improvements (Vector 2022)

Sep 16 2022

Swpb added a comment to T99317: [Migrated] ExplicitCapture in regex tester is not saved when changes are applied.

To clarify, the ExplicitCapture checkbox works in the regex tester, but is not saved to the rule when changes are applied, as can be seen by checking the box, closing the regex tester with changes applied, then re-opening the regex tester - the box is unchecked again. The regex tester is the only place ExplicitCapture can be selected.

Sep 16 2022, 5:55 PM · AutoWikiBrowser
Swpb added a comment to T297801: Enable selecting regex "x" (IgnorePatternWhitespace) option on find-and-replace rules.

It doesn't necessarily have to be added to the basic "Find & Replace" tool, it could just be added to the "Replace Special" tool and the AWB Regex Tester. Anyone using patterns complex enough to want to use the x option probably isn't using the basic F&R tool for those patterns.

Sep 16 2022, 1:24 PM · AutoWikiBrowser

Feb 22 2022

Swpb renamed T297801: Enable selecting regex "x" (IgnorePatternWhitespace) option on find-and-replace rules from Regex option to ignore newlines and tabs in search string to Enable selecting regex "x" (IgnorePatternWhitespace) option on find-and-replace rules.
Feb 22 2022, 6:20 PM · AutoWikiBrowser

Jan 24 2022

Swpb created T299935: Allow marking advanced find-and-replace rules as "minor replacement" for purposes of skipping, just like normal rules.
Jan 24 2022, 5:13 PM · AutoWikiBrowser

Dec 15 2021

Swpb updated the task description for T297801: Enable selecting regex "x" (IgnorePatternWhitespace) option on find-and-replace rules.
Dec 15 2021, 4:23 PM · AutoWikiBrowser
Swpb created T297801: Enable selecting regex "x" (IgnorePatternWhitespace) option on find-and-replace rules.
Dec 15 2021, 4:11 PM · AutoWikiBrowser

Jan 30 2020

Swpb updated the task description for T243965: Watchlist gives an unexpected diff when showing category changes and grouping results.
Jan 30 2020, 6:14 PM · WMDE-TechWish-Maintenance, CatWatch, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team
Swpb updated the task description for T243965: Watchlist gives an unexpected diff when showing category changes and grouping results.
Jan 30 2020, 6:12 PM · WMDE-TechWish-Maintenance, CatWatch, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team
Swpb updated the task description for T243965: Watchlist gives an unexpected diff when showing category changes and grouping results.
Jan 30 2020, 6:11 PM · WMDE-TechWish-Maintenance, CatWatch, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team
Swpb updated the task description for T243965: Watchlist gives an unexpected diff when showing category changes and grouping results.
Jan 30 2020, 6:10 PM · WMDE-TechWish-Maintenance, CatWatch, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team
Swpb created T243965: Watchlist gives an unexpected diff when showing category changes and grouping results.
Jan 30 2020, 6:10 PM · WMDE-TechWish-Maintenance, CatWatch, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Growth-Team

Nov 11 2018

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state a Like token.
Nov 11 2018, 11:22 AM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

Feb 2 2017

Swpb moved T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state from To Be Triaged to Extensions on the Developer-Wishlist (2017) board.
Feb 2 2017, 3:28 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb removed a project from T102539: Hide own Wikidata changes on Wikipedia watchlist when "Hide my edits" is selected: Developer-Wishlist (2017).
Feb 2 2017, 3:26 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Wikidata

Jan 31 2017

Swpb added a project to T102539: Hide own Wikidata changes on Wikipedia watchlist when "Hide my edits" is selected: Developer-Wishlist (2017).
Jan 31 2017, 6:41 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Wikidata
Swpb added a project to T96041: Allow excluding soft redirected categories on Special:UnusedCategories: Developer-Wishlist (2017).
Jan 31 2017, 6:39 PM · User-notice-archive, MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Developer-Wishlist (2017), MediaWiki-Special-pages, MediaWiki-Categories
Swpb added a project to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state : Developer-Wishlist (2017).
Jan 31 2017, 6:39 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

Jan 26 2017

Swpb added a comment to T96041: Allow excluding soft redirected categories on Special:UnusedCategories.

Please prioritize this bug - it has been a complaint of several editors.

Jan 26 2017, 3:24 PM · User-notice-archive, MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Developer-Wishlist (2017), MediaWiki-Special-pages, MediaWiki-Categories
Swpb lowered the priority of T96041: Allow excluding soft redirected categories on Special:UnusedCategories from High to Medium.
Jan 26 2017, 3:19 PM · User-notice-archive, MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Developer-Wishlist (2017), MediaWiki-Special-pages, MediaWiki-Categories
Swpb raised the priority of T96041: Allow excluding soft redirected categories on Special:UnusedCategories from Medium to High.
Jan 26 2017, 3:17 PM · User-notice-archive, MW-1.33-notes (1.33.0-wmf.6; 2018-11-27), Patch-For-Review, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2017, Developer-Wishlist (2017), MediaWiki-Special-pages, MediaWiki-Categories

Sep 21 2016

Swpb triaged T118264: PageCuration toolbar asks for a URL when an internal wikilink is needed instead as Medium priority.
Sep 21 2016, 7:17 PM · Growth-Team, Patch-For-Review, good first task, Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage

Jul 15 2016

Swpb updated the task description for T140511: Allow transcluded content to be treated as unwikified text.
Jul 15 2016, 8:01 PM · MediaWiki-Parser
Swpb created T140511: Allow transcluded content to be treated as unwikified text.
Jul 15 2016, 7:55 PM · MediaWiki-Parser
Swpb renamed T140489: Lua templates invoke modules/parser functions from pages that are transcluded as arguments from Lua templates invoke modules from pages that are transcluded as arguments to Lua templates invoke modules/parser functions from pages that are transcluded as arguments.
Jul 15 2016, 6:21 PM · Scribunto
Swpb created T140489: Lua templates invoke modules/parser functions from pages that are transcluded as arguments.
Jul 15 2016, 6:19 PM · Scribunto

Jul 8 2016

Swpb raised the priority of T76198: Disambiguation pages should not be marked as "No citations" from Low to Medium.
Jul 8 2016, 7:25 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering, MediaWiki-extensions-Disambiguator
Swpb raised the priority of T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state from Lowest to Medium.
Jul 8 2016, 7:22 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

It's been 15 months since this request started, with no apparent action in over a year. Why is no priority given to community-requested changes?

Jul 8 2016, 7:22 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

Apr 11 2016

Swpb closed T128024: Page Curation: User talk messages regarding A10 speedy tags do not correctly include the name of the duplicated article as Resolved.

Issue seems to be resolved.

Apr 11 2016, 4:10 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-29_(1.27.0-wmf.19)), Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage, good first task, PageTriage

Feb 24 2016

Swpb updated the task description for T128024: Page Curation: User talk messages regarding A10 speedy tags do not correctly include the name of the duplicated article.
Feb 24 2016, 9:27 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-29_(1.27.0-wmf.19)), Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage, good first task, PageTriage
Swpb created T128024: Page Curation: User talk messages regarding A10 speedy tags do not correctly include the name of the duplicated article.
Feb 24 2016, 9:26 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-29_(1.27.0-wmf.19)), Patch-For-Review, Collaboration-Team-Triage, good first task, PageTriage

Feb 8 2016

Swpb added a comment to T91505: [Epic] Adding new datatypes to Wikidata (tracking).

this discussion has raised the usefulness of a degrees-minutes-seconds datatype for angular information.

Feb 8 2016, 4:34 PM · Epic, Tracking-Neverending, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata

Nov 10 2015

Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

I noticed that pages like this one are appearing on NewPagesFeed (as redirects) after being un-redirected, but with the date the page was originally created. Could we simply list these pages by the date they are un-redirected?

Nov 10 2015, 3:33 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb created T118264: PageCuration toolbar asks for a URL when an internal wikilink is needed instead.
Nov 10 2015, 3:27 PM · Growth-Team, Patch-For-Review, good first task, Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage

Oct 20 2015

Restricted Application added a project to T76198: Disambiguation pages should not be marked as "No citations": Collaboration-Team-Triage.

This is still a problem on NewPagesFeed, although the message does not appear under the "Info" button on the pages themselves. The opposite condition should ideally be flagged instead - if a disambiguation page does have citations, it's a problem.

Oct 20 2015, 6:21 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering, MediaWiki-extensions-Disambiguator
Swpb added a comment to T69799: Mobile watchlist should follow the same Show/Hide preferences as the desktop watchlist.

To add to this, it would be especially helpful for the "Hide my edits from the watchlist" preference to be applied on mobile.

Oct 20 2015, 6:07 PM · Web-Team-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jun 15 2015

Swpb updated the task description for T102539: Hide own Wikidata changes on Wikipedia watchlist when "Hide my edits" is selected.
Jun 15 2015, 7:52 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Wikidata
Swpb created T102539: Hide own Wikidata changes on Wikipedia watchlist when "Hide my edits" is selected.
Jun 15 2015, 7:52 PM · MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient, MediaWiki-Watchlist, Wikidata

May 27 2015

Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
May 27 2015, 1:47 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

May 21 2015

Swpb added a comment to T9937: Exclude disambiguation pages from random page feature.

Please make a user option to include dab pages in "random page" - some editors use "random page" to find pages needing work, including dab pages.

May 21 2015, 7:20 PM · User-notice-archive, MW-1.26-release, WMF-deploy-2015-08-18_(1.26wmf19), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages, MediaWiki-extensions-Disambiguator

May 19 2015

Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

That seems like a less-than-ideal prioritization strategy, no? Does level of community interest in seeing a fix play any role?

May 19 2015, 3:33 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

Ok, but that didn't really answer my question - how long do these sorts of resolutions typically take? Two months is already far from what I would call "quick". I know there's a big backlog and not enough people to do the work, I'm just wondering how things are kept from falling through the cracks indefinitely. Of course I read EBernhardson's comment; I'm looking for clarification.

May 19 2015, 3:20 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

Is there any change to the status of this patch? I'm not familiar with the mediawiki development workflow; what is a reasonable time frame for resolution of this kind of ticket? I'm not trying to push--clearly, there's a lot in the backlogs--I'm just curious.

May 19 2015, 1:41 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

Mar 13 2015

Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

Fair point; I carried that over from the earlier ticket, but it doesn't really apply at this point.

Mar 13 2015, 3:55 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb removed a project from T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state : AbuseFilter.
Mar 13 2015, 3:55 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb updated the task description for T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 3:44 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb updated the task description for T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 3:43 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb updated the task description for T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 3:42 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb added a comment to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .

That's a good point, and one I'm glad you made explicit; that's a different consideration from the one I meant. I was talking about pages that had content, were subsequently redirected, and have been reverted to their former content. Such edits should be reviewed, so it's good that the filter catches them, but I think it would be stretching the consensus to treat them as "new" pages.

Mar 13 2015, 2:07 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb added a project to T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state : AbuseFilter.
Mar 13 2015, 1:22 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb updated subscribers of T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 1:21 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering
Swpb merged task T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed into T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 1:21 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown
Swpb created T92621: Automatically review pages that were reverted to a previously reviewed state .
Mar 13 2015, 1:20 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering

Mar 4 2015

RandomDSdevel awarded T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken a Doubloon token.
Mar 4 2015, 7:52 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage

Dec 22 2014

Swpb added a comment to T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken.

The issue is not entirely fixed. Proposed deletion still reports "Tag subst:prod is missing required parameter" when the parameter has been provided. I have not confirmed all the other functionalities.

Dec 22 2014, 6:00 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage

Dec 19 2014

Swpb added a comment to T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken.

Automatic messaging of the page creator is also broken.

Dec 19 2014, 3:43 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage
Swpb raised the priority of T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken from High to Unbreak Now!.
Dec 19 2014, 3:05 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage
Swpb lowered the priority of T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken from Unbreak Now! to High.
Dec 19 2014, 3:04 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage
Swpb created T84996: Buttons requiring a rationale on Curation toolbar appear to be broken.
Dec 19 2014, 1:46 PM · Collaboration-Team-Triage, PageTriage
Swpb updated subscribers of T76198: Disambiguation pages should not be marked as "No citations".
Dec 19 2014, 1:37 PM · PageTriage, Growth-Team-Filtering, MediaWiki-extensions-Disambiguator
Swpb merged task T78601: Page Curation tool lists "No Citations" issue on disambiguation pages into T76198: Disambiguation pages should not be marked as "No citations".
Dec 19 2014, 1:37 PM · PageTriage

Dec 18 2014

Swpb added a comment to T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed.

Ok. I'll get the filter created first, then create another task if necessary. Thanks for your help!

Dec 18 2014, 6:49 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown
Swpb added a comment to T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed.

On Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed, along with the strictly newly created pages that are shown there now. In addition, on Special:NewPagesFeed, there should be a new search filter, like the ones already present, to include or exclude these pages. Would that fall under the project MediaWiki-exensions-PageCuration?

Dec 18 2014, 6:39 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown
Swpb added a comment to T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed.

Assuming, then, that an edit filter is created locally, where do I address the matter of showing those pages on the special pages? Is that a software matter?

Dec 18 2014, 6:27 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown
Swpb added a comment to T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed.

Where, then, is the right place to request this? It seems like a software matter.

Dec 18 2014, 6:20 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown
Swpb created T84886: Create edit filter to detect edits that turn redirects into content pages, and include these pages on Special:NewPages and Special:NewPagesFeed.
Dec 18 2014, 4:13 PM · WMF-General-or-Unknown

Dec 16 2014

Swpb updated the task description for T78601: Page Curation tool lists "No Citations" issue on disambiguation pages.
Dec 16 2014, 5:58 PM · PageTriage

Dec 15 2014

Swpb created T78601: Page Curation tool lists "No Citations" issue on disambiguation pages.
Dec 15 2014, 9:29 PM · PageTriage