Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
Hi Lodewijk - I don't think you're mis-translating; I think that there's just a different understanding of the terms between projects. Most other projects didn't get saddled with the extensions that used the actual term "hiding" that English Wikipedia had, so wouldn't have had a reason to use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Vi to
At it.wiki: *copyvios are hidden as soon as they're caught. Also precautionary hiding is frequently used *gross insults in summaries and revs are hidden in a discretionary way *phone numbers and mild leaks are hidden *profanities are always hidden. Suppression is very rarely used, also because

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread effe iets anders
Thanks for those questions. Just as clarification, I'm talking about hiding revisions with the effect that the revisions are greyed out in the history, but that admins can still see their content. But I realize that oversight policies (the effect of oversight is stronger) may be more prominent,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
I think one of the issues here is that we are not all using the same terminology. "Hiding", on English Wikipedia, is generally reserved for some weird extensions that had to have special features built in because revision-deletion, deletion, and suppression did not work with them. I think all of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Marielle Volz
Are you talking about deleting revisions? There is a global policy on this, found here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Oversight_policy There are local rules as well, compiled here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Oversight_policy/Local_policies See also:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Alessandro Marchetti via Wikimedia-l
privacy violations is not standard at all. For example some wikis hide personal details that people put on purpose, while other ones see no point since it's their will to show them. Also, even if it is not strictly related to private information, blocking deceased users is not standardized