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Hey, since you've been doing a lot of uploading I wanted to ask you a favor. Before you add any information about an image in the "Summary" boxes would you please click in the Summary box, then scroll down to the very bottom of the page and click on the "Image Credit" template. This will automagically import the template into the Summary box. To use the template simply fill out all of the values. When you use the "Location=" value simply type in the the name of the place the image was taken, don't link to the page. Jani edited the template which reads the input and automagically turns what you type into a link and categorizes the image. Thanks. -- Andrew Haggard (Sapphire) 06:47, 11 January 2007 (EST)

Break tag[edit]

If blacklisting < br > is causing problems, I did suggest removing it without hesitation -- and in fact, this talk page itself was caught by it too! Still, it has been remarkably effective, and since there are so few actual page edits on Shared, I'm tempted to keep it around (or at least the capitalized version) for a short while longer in the hopes we'll reach the end of the current spammer wave. -- D. Guillaime 16:46, 6 July 2011 (EDT)

Fair enough - as long as we remove the pattern if/when this current attack ends there shouldn't be too much collateral damage. For what it's worth, the current spam attack hit another site that I manage with the exact same user names as are showing up on Wikitravel. Implementing Captcha almost completely stopped it, although that's obviously something that requires IB's attention to put in place here... -- Ryan 16:58, 6 July 2011 (EDT)

Tech:CAPTCHA for registration[edit]

Hi Ryan, I have added the Tech:CAPTCHA for registration to Top bugs. Perhaps you'd like to add your vote? Riggwelter 11:25, 14 July 2011 (EDT)

Done, thanks. -- Ryan 12:37, 14 July 2011 (EDT)

Weak blocks?[edit]

Somehow the ip you blocked earlier still edited [1] this evening? --Peter Talk 00:28, 5 October 2011 (EDT)

This is inconsistent across language versions, but a blocked user can still edit his/her talk page on shared. I tried a test block on en: and didn't see that behavior. The workaround I've been using is to protect the talk page for repeat offenders. -- Ryan 12:15, 5 October 2011 (EDT)

Move reverts include deletion?[edit]

I noticed you reverted a couple moves today. Has the upgrade taken care of this? --Peter Talk 17:05, 11 June 2012 (EDT)

I didn't do anything special, so it's possible the new Mediawiki version gets rid of the redirect after a page move "undo" when the appropriate checkbox is left unchecked. It's probably worth testing before closing the bug report just in case there were any unusual circumstances in the one undo that was done today. -- Ryan 17:10, 11 June 2012 (EDT)
Yep, it's basically what I wanted, if not quite as speedy. But move vandalism is less of a problem anyway, since one now needs to be autoconfirmed to move pages. I'll update the tech page, changing it to a more minor request. --Peter Talk 20:00, 11 June 2012 (EDT)

Export bugs[edit]

Are these bugs still present? --Peter Talk 22:26, 20 June 2012 (EDT)

I think these are Mediawiki issues rather than actual bugs - Mediawiki won't export long histories and doesn't include real names. I'm less sure about the third report, although it's not something that I've run into. -- Ryan 23:03, 20 June 2012 (EDT)
Do you think we should close them? --Peter Talk 09:55, 21 June 2012 (EDT)
IB can't do anything about the first two, so I'd say close those. The third I'm less clear about - maybe we need a new category for "derelict bugs" or something similar where more than two years have gone by without action, and it's unclear whether the bug is still a problem? -- Ryan 10:27, 21 June 2012 (EDT)
We have such a category, but folks didn't seem to want it... I'll change the first two to one feature request. --Peter Talk 11:30, 21 June 2012 (EDT)