Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some of Wikipedia's most important tools are broken

2013-09-09 Thread John
Actually the toolserver's practice is not deactivating inactive users. Users accounts are active for 6 months. One month before the account is set to expire they start to receive email notifications . There are no less than 6 reminders sent out before the account is disabled. It takes less than 3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some of Wikipedia's most important tools are broken

2013-09-09 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sarah Stierch, 09/09/2013 19:26: Yeah..I've noticed that with a lot of tools, whether on the toolserver or on labs. The tool I use monthly is: http://tools.wmflabs.org/glamtools/treeviews/ I ping Magnus all the time and he does his best to fix any issues and now i just feel like a broken

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some of Wikipedia's most important tools are broken

2013-09-09 Thread Rand McRanderson
Maybe it is time to consider taking highly useful but less maintained bots and adding them to Wikipedia architecture. Wmf can offer (not force) to take them over. On Sep 9, 2013 2:22 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Sarah Stierch, 09/09/2013 19:26: Yeah..I've noticed that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some of Wikipedia's most important tools are broken

2013-09-09 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Rand McRanderson, 09/09/2013 20:30: Maybe it is time to consider taking highly useful but less maintained bots https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/42259 is only a request for almost-raw data to be provided to tools, it's not about taking over bots or tools. and adding them to Wikipedia