Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread Dennis During
Thanks for moving this close to completion.  I hope finalization goes well.

However, It found Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed totally useless at
Wiktionary, as I'm sure it is at any mature project.  Only 25 names appear
at time. On Wiktionary the first page only includes names using exclusively
exclamation marks.  It takes several pageforwards to get to the first A.
It is not searchable.  There is not even a count of how many there are in
total.

I'm not sure why the list is provided.  What is a use case for it?

It would be useful for those reviewing entries (articles) to have lists of
old and new names for contributors (with unreverted contributions) so as to
take advantage of hard-won knowledge about typical user contribution
quality, etc.  Are there plans for this?



On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 2:05 AM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
wrote:

 On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote:

  Hi Keegan,
 
  Just a thought: you could invite WMFers to have SUL finalization parties
  during a few lunch hours. Invite people out of their silos to work with
 you
  and interact with the community to answer account-owner FAQs, translate
 the
  QA, and interact with WMF's customers. While this is a little
 different
  from face-time, I still think that some of the 1:1 interaction would be
  nice for everybody while helping move the SUL process along.
 
  Thanks for working on SUL.
 
  Pine


 Not a bad idea at all. I'll look into it, the prime time is this week and
 next, the expected response curve will likely drop sharply. Thanks, Pine :)

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread
Correction. This link lists backwards from Fae but misses out Fae:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenameddir=prevoffset=Fae

This link lists forwards from Fae but again misses out Fae!:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Fae

So yes, you can guess which name might be just before the name you are
actually searching for, or wait until this special page is debugged. I
suspect there was not much testing of it before the notices went out.

Fae

On 18 March 2015 at 15:27, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote:
 If anyone wishes to check a name, they can use offset. For example
 this url checks to see if the account Fae is going to be affected:
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenameddir=prevoffset=Fae

 Just change the name at the end of the link.

 However I note some issues. If you miss out the dir parameter, then
 the list seems to start *after* your index point, missing out the name
 searched for:
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Wikilover
 does not start at Wikilover as you might expect, but it is shown by
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Wikilove

 P.S. the parameter limit does not seem to make any difference as it
 does not change the list from a default of 25 accounts.

 Fae

 On 18 March 2015 at 15:11, Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com wrote:
 Thanks for moving this close to completion.  I hope finalization goes well.

 However, It found Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed totally useless at
 Wiktionary, as I'm sure it is at any mature project.  Only 25 names appear
 at time. On Wiktionary the first page only includes names using exclusively
 exclamation marks.  It takes several pageforwards to get to the first A.
 It is not searchable.  There is not even a count of how many there are in
 total.

 I'm not sure why the list is provided.  What is a use case for it?

 It would be useful for those reviewing entries (articles) to have lists of
 old and new names for contributors (with unreverted contributions) so as to
 take advantage of hard-won knowledge about typical user contribution
 quality, etc.  Are there plans for this?
 truncated

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread Dennis During
I'm a bit confused about implications of SUL for edit history.

What name will show up in page history for a contribution made by someone
who, after SUL, has a new name? The new name, if any, of that user? The
name being used at the time, which would now be attributed to someone who
did not make the contribution?  As an active user I often review histories
to find out the source of erroneous, non-standard, or odd, and brilliant
and interesting content in entries/articles.  How will I know about
identity changes?  I suppose the problem has always existed because of
sock-puppetry, usurpation, etc.  I suppose that it was always handled by
checkusers, etc  This just seems like potentially much more pervasive
problem that cannot necessarily be handled the same way.

Will there be reports or query mechanism to help active contributors keep
track of at least these sanctioned name changes?

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 11:44 AM, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote:

 Correction. This link lists backwards from Fae but misses out Fae:

 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenameddir=prevoffset=Fae

 This link lists forwards from Fae but again misses out Fae!:

 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Fae

 So yes, you can guess which name might be just before the name you are
 actually searching for, or wait until this special page is debugged. I
 suspect there was not much testing of it before the notices went out.

 Fae

 On 18 March 2015 at 15:27, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote:
  If anyone wishes to check a name, they can use offset. For example
  this url checks to see if the account Fae is going to be affected:
 
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenameddir=prevoffset=Fae
 
  Just change the name at the end of the link.
 
  However I note some issues. If you miss out the dir parameter, then
  the list seems to start *after* your index point, missing out the name
  searched for:
 
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Wikilover
  does not start at Wikilover as you might expect, but it is shown by
 
 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedoffset=Wikilove
 
  P.S. the parameter limit does not seem to make any difference as it
  does not change the list from a default of 25 accounts.
 
  Fae
 
  On 18 March 2015 at 15:11, Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com wrote:
  Thanks for moving this close to completion.  I hope finalization goes
 well.
 
  However, It found Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed totally useless at
  Wiktionary, as I'm sure it is at any mature project.  Only 25 names
 appear
  at time. On Wiktionary the first page only includes names using
 exclusively
  exclamation marks.  It takes several pageforwards to get to the first
 A.
  It is not searchable.  There is not even a count of how many there are
 in
  total.
 
  I'm not sure why the list is provided.  What is a use case for it?
 
  It would be useful for those reviewing entries (articles) to have lists
 of
  old and new names for contributors (with unreverted contributions) so
 as to
  take advantage of hard-won knowledge about typical user contribution
  quality, etc.  Are there plans for this?
  truncated
 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread MF-Warburg
Special:Log/renameuser
Am 19.03.2015 00:59 schrieb Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com:

 So, for the third time: Will there be a report accessible to normal users
 that has the name changes for the most voluminous contributors who have had
 a name change so that one can transfer one's experience with a user to the
 user's new name?

 On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 7:22 PM, Keegan Peterzell 
 kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
 wrote:

  Hello,
 
  On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:42 PM, Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com
 wrote:
 
   I'm a bit confused about implications of SUL for edit history.
  
 
  Just like renames work now, the user's new name will show up in edit
  histories.
 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread Dennis During
Thanks MFWarburg. Almost exactly what I want and certainly good enough for
now.

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:43 PM, MF-Warburg mfwarb...@googlemail.com
wrote:

 Special:Log/renameuser
 Am 19.03.2015 00:59 schrieb Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com:

  So, for the third time: Will there be a report accessible to normal users
  that has the name changes for the most voluminous contributors who have
 had
  a name change so that one can transfer one's experience with a user to
 the
  user's new name?
 
  On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 7:22 PM, Keegan Peterzell 
  kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
  wrote:
 
   Hello,
  
   On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:42 PM, Dennis During dcdur...@gmail.com
  wrote:
  
I'm a bit confused about implications of SUL for edit history.
   
  
   Just like renames work now, the user's new name will show up in edit
   histories.
  
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote:

 Hi Keegan,

 Just a thought: you could invite WMFers to have SUL finalization parties
 during a few lunch hours. Invite people out of their silos to work with you
 and interact with the community to answer account-owner FAQs, translate the
 QA, and interact with WMF's customers. While this is a little different
 from face-time, I still think that some of the 1:1 interaction would be
 nice for everybody while helping move the SUL process along.

 Thanks for working on SUL.

 Pine


Not a bad idea at all. I'll look into it, the prime time is this week and
next, the expected response curve will likely drop sharply. Thanks, Pine :)

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-18 Thread Pine W
Hi Keegan,

Just a thought: you could invite WMFers to have SUL finalization parties
during a few lunch hours. Invite people out of their silos to work with you
and interact with the community to answer account-owner FAQs, translate the
QA, and interact with WMF's customers. While this is a little different
from face-time, I still think that some of the 1:1 interaction would be
nice for everybody while helping move the SUL process along.

Thanks for working on SUL.

Pine
On Mar 17, 2015 10:44 PM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
wrote:

 On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:39 AM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com
 wrote:

 
 
  Also, lots of unanswered queries appearing quickly on
  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Keegan_%28WMF%29 , which is
  the talk page linked in the global message that was sent out.  It
  would be good to have extra hands assisting answering those queries
  accurately so users dont make the wrong choice about the identity.
 
  --
  John Vandenberg
 
 
 Thank you for noticing, John :) I'm (as I expected) swamped with emails
 about this and I'm catching up on that backlog...only five from cleared out
 of about 200 :D I sent out an email a while ago to the global renamers and
 stewards for help there if possible. Most of the accounts need to just log
 in again to unify their accounts, or by logging in to post to meta their
 accounts were already renamed. I know the page is there, I'm around, I'm
 just working on the communications that no one else can crowdsource first.

 I appreciate everyone in the movement, particularly right now. I'm
 receiving some incredibly deep emails from people who never use their
 accounts about how much they appreciate the resources the community
 provides. Thank you all :)


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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Dan Garry
On 17 March 2015 at 21:54, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote:

 The message includes instructions to rename an account, but what
 happens if a user unifies all accounts having the same name now, after
 this announcement.  I've heard someone say that their account is still
 listed on 'Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed' after they unified their
 accounts.  Will their newly SUL'ed accounts be messed up in the April
 SUL finalisation?


As far as I know, that list is only updated periodically.

Either way, when the SUL finalisation begins, if you own a global account
then you'll get to keep it irrespective of whether you still appear on that
list or not.

Dan

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell
kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote:
 ...
 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
 publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
 Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]

The message includes instructions to rename an account, but what
happens if a user unifies all accounts having the same name now, after
this announcement.  I've heard someone say that their account is still
listed on 'Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed' after they unified their
accounts.  Will their newly SUL'ed accounts be messed up in the April
SUL finalisation?

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM, Legoktm legoktm.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote:
 On 03/17/2015 09:54 PM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote:
 On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell
 kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote:
 ...
 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
 publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
 Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]

 The message includes instructions to rename an account, but what
 happens if a user unifies all accounts having the same name now, after
 this announcement.  I've heard someone say that their account is still
 listed on 'Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed' after they unified their
 accounts.  Will their newly SUL'ed accounts be messed up in the April
 SUL finalisation?


 If you are connected to an SUL account, you will not be renamed. I filed
 https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T93044 for automatically updating
 the special page once this happens.

Much appreciated.

Can the global message be updated to mention that SUL'ing accounts is
an appropriate action to take?

I've already received 160 user talk enotif's from this message system
delivery, and from quickly scanning those emails I recognise many
usernames, so there seems to be many cases of un-SUL'd yet long
standing accounts of irregularly active people.

Also, lots of unanswered queries appearing quickly on
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Keegan_%28WMF%29 , which is
the talk page linked in the global message that was sent out.  It
would be good to have extra hands assisting answering those queries
accurately so users dont make the wrong choice about the identity.

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:39 AM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com
wrote:



 Also, lots of unanswered queries appearing quickly on
 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Keegan_%28WMF%29 , which is
 the talk page linked in the global message that was sent out.  It
 would be good to have extra hands assisting answering those queries
 accurately so users dont make the wrong choice about the identity.

 --
 John Vandenberg


Thank you for noticing, John :) I'm (as I expected) swamped with emails
about this and I'm catching up on that backlog...only five from cleared out
of about 200 :D I sent out an email a while ago to the global renamers and
stewards for help there if possible. Most of the accounts need to just log
in again to unify their accounts, or by logging in to post to meta their
accounts were already renamed. I know the page is there, I'm around, I'm
just working on the communications that no one else can crowdsource first.

I appreciate everyone in the movement, particularly right now. I'm
receiving some incredibly deep emails from people who never use their
accounts about how much they appreciate the resources the community
provides. Thank you all :)


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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Legoktm
On 03/17/2015 09:54 PM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote:
 On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell
 kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote:
 ...
 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
 publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
 Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]
 
 The message includes instructions to rename an account, but what
 happens if a user unifies all accounts having the same name now, after
 this announcement.  I've heard someone say that their account is still
 listed on 'Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed' after they unified their
 accounts.  Will their newly SUL'ed accounts be messed up in the April
 SUL finalisation?
 

If you are connected to an SUL account, you will not be renamed. I filed
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T93044 for automatically updating
the special page once this happens.

-- Legoktm

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-15 Thread MZMcBride
Keegan Peterzell wrote:
Single-user login[1] finalization will be taking place next month.[2]

[...]

All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
page within the next couple of days.[4]

Hi.

Do you think a month of warning to affected users is sufficient? Ideally
we want as many users as possible to self-rename before being forcibly
renamed, I think. And if a lot of users take us up on the opportunity to
self-rename (i.e., request a user rename, we still don't have true
self-renames...), we want to make sure there aren't big backlogs. Sending
out messages to 2.8 million accounts seems like it could create a flood.

MZMcBride



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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-15 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Hi there,

On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 11:33 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote:

 Keegan Peterzell wrote:
 Single-user login[1] finalization will be taking place next month.[2]
 
 [...]
 
 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4]

 Hi.

 Do you think a month of warning to affected users is sufficient? Ideally
 we want as many users as possible to self-rename before being forcibly
 renamed, I think. And if a lot of users take us up on the opportunity to
 self-rename (i.e., request a user rename, we still don't have true
 self-renames...), we want to make sure there aren't big backlogs. Sending
 out messages to 2.8 million accounts seems like it could create a flood.

 MZMcBride


Great question, and it's one I've wrested with personally and in meetings.

Ultimately the timeline that is chosen is arbitrary. We can look at the
data of the accounts like the number of edits v. age, potentially how much
time does the average person with a conflicting account login based on
user_touched, and several other metrics, but in the end there is no science
to come up with a predictive timeframe. Another arbitrary number is how
many of these accounts will show up to request a rename, no matter the
timeframe. I can set this to take place six months from now but that's not
predictive of behavior. As you can imagine, there's many more scenarios :)

So, given that, in my opinion the biggest tell is going to be what happens
in the first two weeks. There are two potential bottlenecks: technical and
in personnel. If the job queue or any other sort of technical function is
regularly getting stuck, we'll revisit the month time frame. If the
technical side is holding up but there are too many rename requests to
fulfill before the deadline, we'll revisit the deadline. I'm willing to be
flexible depending on the circumstance.

The bottom line is that this is something that we're only doing once, and
it's something that I want to do right. I'd be willing to postpone if major
technical and/or personnel blockers show up. However, I'm committed to the
month deadline as much as I can be - at some point this has to be done, we
clearly can come up with blockers for over a decade. 2.8 million accounts
could create a flood, or a trickle. We're going to see, and very soon :)

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-13 Thread Samuel Klein
Keegan: thank you, great news.SJ

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 4:07 PM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
wrote:

 Hi all,

 Single-user login[1] finalization will be taking place next month.[2] I
 know this has been said before over the past two years, but it is actually
 going to take place after nearly a decade of waiting :)

 I just posted an important announcement about the renaming process itself
 on Meta.[3] If you're interested, please take some time to read it over and
 help translate if possible. A one sentence message about this has been sent
 to village pumps as well, where available.

 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
 publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
 Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]

 Thanks for your time, please help spread the word to your other mailing
 lists and/or communities.

 1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Unified_login
 2.
 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement
 3.

 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Schema_announcement
 4.

 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Personal_announcement
 5. for example,
 https://vo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patikos:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedHmm

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-13 Thread Pine W
Excellent, thank you Keegan and all who have worked on this.

Pine
On Mar 13, 2015 1:07 PM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
wrote:

 Hi all,

 Single-user login[1] finalization will be taking place next month.[2] I
 know this has been said before over the past two years, but it is actually
 going to take place after nearly a decade of waiting :)

 I just posted an important announcement about the renaming process itself
 on Meta.[3] If you're interested, please take some time to read it over and
 help translate if possible. A one sentence message about this has been sent
 to village pumps as well, where available.

 All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
 page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
 publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
 Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]

 Thanks for your time, please help spread the word to your other mailing
 lists and/or communities.

 1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Unified_login
 2.
 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement
 3.

 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Schema_announcement
 4.

 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Personal_announcement
 5. for example,
 https://vo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patikos:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedHmm

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[Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-13 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Hi all,

Single-user login[1] finalization will be taking place next month.[2] I
know this has been said before over the past two years, but it is actually
going to take place after nearly a decade of waiting :)

I just posted an important announcement about the renaming process itself
on Meta.[3] If you're interested, please take some time to read it over and
help translate if possible. A one sentence message about this has been sent
to village pumps as well, where available.

All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk
page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a
publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available at
Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed.[4]

Thanks for your time, please help spread the word to your other mailing
lists and/or communities.

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Unified_login
2.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement
3.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Schema_announcement
4.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Single_User_Login_finalisation_announcement/Personal_announcement
5. for example,
https://vo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patikos:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedHmm

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-13 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote:


 Thanks very much for keeping us up to date, Keegan.  When I look at
 the Special:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed on enwiki, I note a large number of
 accounts whose registration date is listed as today, even though I realise
 that's not possible. It might be helpful to include an explanation of that
 apparent anomaly in the announcement and/or the schema.  (I'm assuming it
 has something to do with the accounts being very old, but it sure looks
 weird.)

 Risker/Anne


Hey Risker,

Those accounts are ones older than our registration tables. The date listed
in that special page will be changed once we agree on the format:

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T91839

This should be fixed before any major explanation or reworded is needed, I
didn't want to let that hold this up even more :)


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Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-13 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org
wrote:


 5. for example,
 https://vo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patikos:UsersWhoWillBeRenamedHmm


That should be https://vo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patikos:UsersWhoWillBeRenamed

It does make you go hmm though.


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