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Oct 27 2019, 05:18 (162 w, 2 d)
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Recent Activity

Jun 17 2022

Jidanni added a comment to T9404: Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help.

Anyway, I have already assigned a new bureaucrat for https://radioscanningtw.miraheze.org/ so wish to retire myself there.

Jun 17 2022, 23:12 · MediaWiki (SRE), MediaWiki
Jidanni updated the task description for T9404: Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help.
Jun 17 2022, 23:08 · MediaWiki (SRE), MediaWiki
Jidanni updated the task description for T9404: Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help.
Jun 17 2022, 23:05 · MediaWiki (SRE), MediaWiki
Jidanni renamed T9404: Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help from Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward to Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help.
Jun 17 2022, 23:04 · MediaWiki (SRE), MediaWiki
Jidanni created T9404: Allow bureaucrats to retire without needing a Steward's help.
Jun 17 2022, 23:04 · MediaWiki (SRE), MediaWiki

Jan 9 2021

Jidanni added a comment to T6680: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt.

Miraheze needs to take the advice of
https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/117744/how-to-resolve-google-indexed-though-blocked-by-robots-txt
then Google would no longer complain.

Jan 9 2021, 01:10 · MediaWiki, Puppet, MediaWiki (SRE), Universal Omega

Jan 2 2021

Jidanni updated the task description for T6680: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt.
Jan 2 2021, 06:31 · MediaWiki, Puppet, MediaWiki (SRE), Universal Omega
Jidanni updated the task description for T6680: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt.
Jan 2 2021, 06:30 · MediaWiki, Puppet, MediaWiki (SRE), Universal Omega
Jidanni created T6680: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt.
Jan 2 2021, 06:29 · MediaWiki, Puppet, MediaWiki (SRE), Universal Omega

Oct 23 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T6250: Rethinking creating accounts simply because a user visited a page... one day all disk space will get used up.

I'm telling you guys something fishy is up.
I still think Miraheze is being abused.
Checking the logs for just last week
on (My Granny's readonly archive wiki) https://abj.miraheze.org/
are you sure this is normal?

Oct 23 2020, 17:29 · Database, Site Reliability Engineering, MediaWiki

Sep 30 2020

Jidanni updated the task description for T6250: Rethinking creating accounts simply because a user visited a page... one day all disk space will get used up.
Sep 30 2020, 12:28 · Database, Site Reliability Engineering, MediaWiki
Jidanni triaged T6250: Rethinking creating accounts simply because a user visited a page... one day all disk space will get used up as Low priority.
Sep 30 2020, 12:27 · Database, Site Reliability Engineering, MediaWiki

Sep 19 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

Yes but with robots.txt:

Sep 19 2020, 17:30 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

We blocked indexing of all special pages, this was fixed months back.

Sep 19 2020, 17:21 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Jidanni renamed T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings from robots.txt should not block Special:Categories to Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.
Sep 19 2020, 17:13 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

All I know is anybody who indexes their site with Google should be getting these

Sep 19 2020, 17:12 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Herald added a project to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings: Universal Omega.

Here's what they look like:

5591-1.jpg (948×1 px, 101 KB)

Sep 19 2020, 17:08 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Aug 24 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5501: Show which usergroup's permissions are being edited in ManageWiki.

Whatever you think is best.

Aug 24 2020, 00:11 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki

May 11 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

OK I made a workaround.

May 11 2020, 14:03 · Configuration

May 10 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

Anybody have a better way to solve https://phabricator.miraheze.org/T5504#107946 other than one by one entering their name into the box...?

May 10 2020, 22:58 · Configuration

May 4 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

OK, I have converted half of my Talk pages, but can't figure out ( https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T251717 ) a better way to finish the job other than one by one pasting their names into that Special:EnableStructuredDiscussions box and clicking Submit. After which I also need to run it on all my User Talk pages. Anybody got a better way? Thanks.

May 4 2020, 00:55 · Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

OK, thanks. And I can confirm another existing page I just converted looks good too.

May 4 2020, 00:20 · Configuration

May 3 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

Alas, it appears the script had no effect...

May 3 2020, 12:36 · Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

Thanks. This is a page on the wiki with the problem that you can observe if running the script fixes.

May 3 2020, 09:24 · Configuration

May 2 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php.

I cannot proceed converting the previously existing talk pages on my wiki until this is done.

May 2 2020, 20:43 · Configuration
Jidanni raised the priority of T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php from Normal to High.
May 2 2020, 20:42 · Configuration

May 1 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T4968: Make links clickable in ManageWiki.

Then how about https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgServer ?

May 1 2020, 12:10 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T4968: Make links clickable in ManageWiki.

Just use https://{{SERVERNAME}}/pagename or #External_links_to_internal_pages , both mentioned on https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Links .

May 1 2020, 11:48 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration

Apr 30 2020

Jidanni triaged T5504: Mirhaeze doesn't automatically run flowCreateTemplates.php as High priority.
Apr 30 2020, 00:58 · Configuration

Apr 29 2020

Jidanni updated the task description for T5501: Show which usergroup's permissions are being edited in ManageWiki.
Apr 29 2020, 23:26 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Jidanni updated the task description for T5501: Show which usergroup's permissions are being edited in ManageWiki.
Apr 29 2020, 23:25 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Jidanni renamed T5501: Show which usergroup's permissions are being edited in ManageWiki from Are we editing Bureaucrat's or User's permissions? Say somewhere ON the page to Say which usergroup's permissions we are editing.
Apr 29 2020, 23:24 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Jidanni triaged T5501: Show which usergroup's permissions are being edited in ManageWiki as Low priority.
Apr 29 2020, 23:24 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Jidanni triaged T5500: A lot of 'added / removed' no-ops are added to log entries as Low priority.
Apr 29 2020, 21:29 · Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Jidanni reopened T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened as "Open".

OK, on
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:StructuredDiscussions
it says

To enable it on a single page, use Special:EnableStructuredDiscussions. This requires the flow-create-board right, which can be granted to any group

But as you see,

X2.jpg (512×759 px, 48 KB)

it seems to already have been granted!

Apr 29 2020, 20:04 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T4968: Make links clickable in ManageWiki.

P.S., one also notices raw

Metrolook Bartile
When "Metrolook Down Arrow" is enabled and "Metrolook Bartile" is enabled, the tile menu will be generated from [[MediaWiki:Metrolook-tiles]]. If "Metrolook Down Arrow" is not set and "Metrolook Bartile" is not set, then the tile menu will be generated from [[MediaWiki:Metrolook-tiles-second]].

on the same page.

Apr 29 2020, 18:41 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration
Jidanni reopened T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened as "Open".

One finds both
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:StructuredDiscussions
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:EnableStructuredDiscussions

Apr 29 2020, 17:45 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T4968: Make links clickable in ManageWiki.

Thanks, but making them clickable has nothing to do with security or what rights one has when viewing the page. It's the same problem if you are the wiki owner or not. They should simply be wrapped in <a href...>'s .

Apr 29 2020, 17:26 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened.

And no, I don't know why a logged in user ended up editing
https://radioscanningtw.miraheze.org/wiki/User_talk:180.217.159.3

Apr 29 2020, 06:50 · Extensions
Jidanni reopened T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened as "Open".

Please do the following steps on my wiki:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:StructuredDiscussions#Migrating_existing_pages
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:StructuredDiscussions#Old_Remnants
to fix existing pages.
I see it is already working for new pages:
https://radioscanningtw.miraheze.org/wiki/User_talk:Jidanni

Apr 29 2020, 06:47 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T5493: Flow extension tells the user he can't add a topic, after the last moment.

I'm saying that there is a problem with the extension, but I wish miraheze's staff will first isolate the problem, then report it directly to the extension makers.

Apr 29 2020, 06:45 · Upstream, Extensions
Jidanni triaged T5493: Flow extension tells the user he can't add a topic, after the last moment as Normal priority.
Apr 29 2020, 06:41 · Upstream, Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T4968: Make links clickable in ManageWiki.

@Jidanni sorry for the non-response since December. Is this still an issue for you?

Yes.
The current way to see what I am talking about is:

  1. Browse https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:ManageWiki/settings
  2. Click "Styling"
Apr 29 2020, 02:44 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration

Apr 27 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened.

(At first looking at the log it appears you got one wrong.

 21:04, 26 April 2020 Paladox talk contribs block modified the namespace "User" for wiki "radioscanningtwwiki" (Enable flow on User namespace)
 21:00, 26 April 2020 Paladox talk contribs block modified the namespace "<Main>" for wiki "radioscanningtwwiki" (Enable flow on Talk namespace)

Apr 27 2020, 04:40 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened.

Also, within the parentheses mentionined in T5472, perhaps also add a note that one needs to take extra steps after installation. As the user doesn't know if your scripts do all the work or not.

Apr 27 2020, 04:19 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened.

But everything still looks the same. E.,g., this User Talk page.

Apr 27 2020, 04:15 · Extensions

Apr 26 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5474: Add refresher link to Special:DataDump.

Indeed, after many actions, e.g.,

17118-1.jpg (580×668 px, 43 KB)

the user want to see all the buttons back again.
Sure, he can simply hit BACK in his browser,
but the user worries about resubmitting forms,
which is what usually happens when one does that.

Apr 26 2020, 03:00 · Universal Omega, DataDump
Jidanni triaged T5474: Add refresher link to Special:DataDump as Low priority.
Apr 26 2020, 02:49 · Universal Omega, DataDump
Jidanni added a comment to T4917: Allow user to backup ManageWiki state.

OK, I made a note of it.

Apr 26 2020, 02:40 · Amanda Catherine, DataDump, ManageWiki
Jidanni updated the task description for T5472: Flow => StructuredDiscussions.
Apr 26 2020, 02:12 · Extensions
Jidanni triaged T5473: Installed Flow, nothing happened as Low priority.
Apr 26 2020, 02:10 · Extensions
Jidanni triaged T5472: Flow => StructuredDiscussions as Low priority.
Apr 26 2020, 01:31 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T4917: Allow user to backup ManageWiki state.

Implemented now.

Apr 26 2020, 01:26 · Amanda Catherine, DataDump, ManageWiki

Apr 23 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

Better keep it the same, lest this become a maintenance headache for you guys.
Let's see if other users run into this problem first.

Apr 23 2020, 00:57 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Apr 15 2020

Jidanni triaged T5422: Have pros at mediawiki assist with Miraheze's login crisis as Unbreak Now! priority.
Apr 15 2020, 01:40 · MediaWiki

Apr 12 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T4908: Notices: Mark all as read not permanent.

So far so good...

Apr 12 2020, 04:11 · Amanda Catherine, Extensions
Jidanni closed T5401: HTML Meta and Title extension now showing blasting google-site-verification to the public as Resolved.
Apr 12 2020, 03:59 · Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T5401: HTML Meta and Title extension now showing blasting google-site-verification to the public.

OK, I changed <seo__ to <seo_ (removing one space.)
That fixed whatever was new.

Apr 12 2020, 03:59 · Extensions
Jidanni triaged T5401: HTML Meta and Title extension now showing blasting google-site-verification to the public as Unbreak Now! priority.
Apr 12 2020, 03:52 · Extensions

Apr 6 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5372: Add a auto signature extension option, as 95% of users forget the ~~~~ on Talk pages.

Well all I know is apparently I want this stuff, https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T249396 , whatever it is called.

Apr 6 2020, 08:10 · Universal Omega, Extensions

Apr 4 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5374: Allow users to "ping" each other.

I see, you are saying I should find the appropriate templates, and then use https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates#Copying_from_one_wiki_to_another
procedures to copy them to my wiki.

Apr 4 2020, 01:18 · MediaWiki

Apr 3 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5351: Add "Established" date to Special:WikiDiscover.

Well all I know is users might discover Special:WikiDiscover by looking at Special:SpecialPages, but then they need a way to learn about Special:Log/farmer, as they probably won't check there themselves.

Apr 3 2020, 15:26 · Universal Omega, WikiDiscover
Jidanni added a comment to T5374: Allow users to "ping" each other.

I also found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:User_link .

Apr 3 2020, 12:24 · MediaWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T5374: Allow users to "ping" each other.

Are you saying I should file an issue at https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/ ?
But Wikipedia users have been pinging each other for years.
And so can meta.miraheze.org users.
I'm saying that users on *.miraheze.org should be able to ping each other too (on the same wiki.)

Apr 3 2020, 11:32 · MediaWiki
Jidanni triaged T5374: Allow users to "ping" each other as Low priority.
Apr 3 2020, 02:18 · MediaWiki

Apr 2 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5372: Add a auto signature extension option, as 95% of users forget the ~~~~ on Talk pages.

OK, though DiscussionTools makes Talk pages look unfamiliar, at least it will do the ~~~~ job.
(In https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension_talk:DiscussionTools I do note there is no link to a real description.)

Apr 2 2020, 12:28 · Universal Omega, Extensions
Jidanni triaged T5373: ~~~~ expanded anyway, despite preview, despite <nowiki> as Low priority.
Apr 2 2020, 12:13 · MediaWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

No!
I am saying,
for all sites,
you have a problem.
Google will send a message to all people who use its Webmaster Tools about the problem.
The problem you can read about in the top of this bug report.

Apr 2 2020, 11:52 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Jidanni triaged T5372: Add a auto signature extension option, as 95% of users forget the ~~~~ on Talk pages as Low priority.
Apr 2 2020, 11:23 · Universal Omega, Extensions
Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

The only related setting is on
https://abj.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:ManageWiki/settings#mw-section-restricted
but users can't change it anyway.

Apr 2 2020, 11:11 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Mar 25 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5351: Add "Established" date to Special:WikiDiscover.

OK, do mention Special:Log/farmer on Special:WikiDiscover. But note it is real good for finding the newest wiki, but painful for finding the oldest.

Mar 25 2020, 08:08 · Universal Omega, WikiDiscover

Mar 24 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5351: Add "Established" date to Special:WikiDiscover.

If established dates are not stored anywhere, then certainly some "wiki number" is.

Mar 24 2020, 20:22 · Universal Omega, WikiDiscover
Jidanni added a comment to T5351: Add "Established" date to Special:WikiDiscover.

The user could also find which wiki was the very first wiki.

Mar 24 2020, 20:21 · Universal Omega, WikiDiscover
Jidanni closed T4910: Add "restore defaults" as Resolved.

(A workaround for users who have messed up a setting or two would be: find a new (T5351) wiki that nobody had customized yet. Then check Special:ManageWiki/permissions etc. there to see what the defaults are.)

Mar 24 2020, 20:20 · ManageWiki
Jidanni triaged T5351: Add "Established" date to Special:WikiDiscover as Low priority.
Mar 24 2020, 20:18 · Universal Omega, WikiDiscover
Jidanni added a comment to T5026: Show what is the current tab upon arrival.

OK created https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T248411 .

Mar 24 2020, 20:09 · ManageWiki
Jidanni changed the status of T5037: permissions/user matrix bigger on some wikis from Invalid to Resolved.
Mar 24 2020, 20:07 · ManageWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T5037: permissions/user matrix bigger on some wikis.

Maybe it was due to different settings being available when each wiki was born.

Mar 24 2020, 20:06 · ManageWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T4906: Make it easy to continue editing.

It says "Resolved".
Is there some link to what resolved it?

Mar 24 2020, 20:01 · ManageWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T4895: Can not select group if all permissions gone.

I see "Resolved".
Maybe the software was updated?
Maybe not?

Mar 24 2020, 20:01 · ManageWiki
Jidanni added a comment to T4907: Title should say what subpage we are on.

I see "Resolved".
That's great.
However how did it get resolved?

Mar 24 2020, 19:59 · ManageWiki

Mar 3 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line.

P.S., if the page is restricted, shouldn't the log also be?

Mar 3 2020, 17:41 · DataDump
Jidanni added a comment to T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line.

https://radioscanningtw.miraheze.org/wiki/%E7%89%B9%E6%AE%8A:%E6%97%A5%E8%AA%8C/datadump clearly shows something is wrong,

Mar 3 2020, 17:39 · DataDump

Feb 29 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line.

Which we can't as there is no button to do so.
Unless we remember to go to Special:Specialpages on our own again...

Feb 29 2020, 16:23 · DataDump
Jidanni added a comment to T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line.

OK, manually hitting ENTER on the browser URL bar's
https://radioscanningtw.miraheze.org/wiki/%E7%89%B9%E6%AE%8A:DataDump/view/xml
gives us a fresh view: "No dumps have been found, please generate one."

Feb 29 2020, 16:21 · DataDump
Jidanni added a comment to T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line.

After deleting the dump, the name stays on the screen.

17489-1.jpg (356×928 px, 35 KB)

In fact the name is still even hyperlinked.
In fact sending the same POST, wpdelete_radioscanningtwwiki_xml_6104ed4ef6c712e92cbe.xml.gz: 1
over and over never deletes it.
So we see there is no longer a way to delete dumps, and thus no way to make new ones.

Feb 29 2020, 16:19 · DataDump
Jidanni triaged T5285: DataDump checkbox not on same line as Low priority.
Feb 29 2020, 16:08 · DataDump

Feb 5 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

And here we see that it can't be in robots.txt, else Google can't read the <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"/> ...
https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/117744/how-to-resolve-google-indexed-though-blocked-by-robots-txt

Feb 5 2020, 02:30 · Universal Omega, Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings.

OK, it seems even
<meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"/>
isn't enough to prevent "Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt"
See https://yoast.com/x-robots-tag-play/

Feb 5 2020, 02:25 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Feb 2 2020

Jidanni triaged T5189: Google Search Console Team Coverage issues warnings as Normal priority.
Feb 2 2020, 23:06 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Jan 21 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T5121: Offer an option to stop regular users creating accounts for other users.

Is there a specific wiki that you want this for?

Jan 21 2020, 02:01 · Configuration

Jan 19 2020

Jidanni triaged T5121: Offer an option to stop regular users creating accounts for other users as Low priority.
Jan 19 2020, 19:35 · Configuration

Jan 18 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T4926: Do not use protocol-relative URLs for external links.

Here's one that's on every wiki:
$ mech-dump --links https://abj.miraheze.org/|grep ^
login.miraheze.org

Jan 18 2020, 01:15 · Configuration

Jan 16 2020

Jidanni added a comment to T4926: Do not use protocol-relative URLs for external links.

Anything else left?

Jan 16 2020, 11:27 · Configuration

Jan 11 2020

Jidanni triaged T5095: Special:DataDump/view/xml mentions date, but not size as Low priority.
Jan 11 2020, 15:01 · DataDump

Jan 7 2020

Jidanni triaged T5076: Special:RottenLinks should be in the same section of Special:SpecialPages as Special:LinkSearch is as Low priority.
Jan 7 2020, 19:21 · RottenLinks
Jidanni added a comment to T5070: Add timestamp showing when list was compiled.

OK!, but
$ w3m -dump https://abj.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:RottenLinks?stats=1

Status of external links
Jan 7 2020, 18:30 · RottenLinks

Jan 6 2020

Jidanni triaged T5072: Special:RottenLinks finds problems on new wikis as Low priority.
Jan 6 2020, 02:25 · Configuration
Jidanni added a comment to T5071: No way for user to update Rottenlinks.

I am not saying "please update it for my wiki".
I am saying "please give users a way to update it without needing a Steward's help."

Jan 6 2020, 02:21 · RottenLinks
Jidanni triaged T5071: No way for user to update Rottenlinks as Low priority.
Jan 6 2020, 02:20 · RottenLinks