User:LivingBot

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LivingBot
Information Talk, Contributions
Operator Jarry1250
Approved? Yes
Active Yes
Tasks See below.
Edit rate 5/min
Automatic or manual Supervised Automatic
Programming language(s) PHP
Emergency shutoff-compliant? Yes
Source code published? Yes
Other information Some tasks run from the Toolserver

This is the user page of LivingBot. Its original purpose is to investigate to the possibilities for bots linked to Category:Living People and related categories, though it is now mostly likely to be found administering the WikiCup, handling the publication of the Signpost or updating Wikipedia:Good articles/recent.

Tasks[edit]

Current tasks (all running from Wikimedia Labs):

  1. (BRFA 6) Revitalise the announcements page by letting WikiProjects sign up for an automated process.
  2. (BRFA 9) Update WP:Good articles/recent every 15 minutes.
  3. (BRFA 15) Keep count for the WikiCup; and for connected purposes.
  4. (BRFA 19) Perform simple tasks relating to publishing The Signpost
  5. (BRFA 20) Perform simple tasks relating to publishing The Signpost: notifying users


Extended content
  1. (No BRFA filed) Removing Category: Living people from any person who is deceased in that category;  Done
  2. (Original BRFA) Make sure any members of categories with living people in their names are still members of Category:Living people  Done
  3. (BRFA 2) Changing Category: Year of birth missing (living people) to Category: Year of birth missing and removing Category: Living people from any person who is deceased in Category: Year of birth missing (living people) BRFA filed, waiting for backlog to re-emerge
  4. (BRFA 3) Replace instance of template grammar, which redirects to copyedit, with a proper copyedit template which has a for parameter equal to grammar.  Done
  5. (BRFA 4) Replace hardcoded tables in articles on the list of settlements in the Achaea prefecture with settlement infoboxes.  Done
  6. (BRFA 5) Split image parameter of {{Infobox Television Film}} into two.  Done
  7. (BRFA 7) Tidy up the isbn parameter of {{Infobox Book}}.  Done
  8. (BRFA 10) Add "living=yes" to the talk pages of articles in Category:Living people who don't already have it.  Done
  9. (BRFA 12) Add "living=no" to the talk pages of articles in Category:XXXX deaths who don't already have it.  Done

Owner[edit]

Its owner is Jarry1250.

Source code[edit]

Bots[edit]

Current tasks:

  1. (BRFA 6) Source code available (legacy source code)
  2. (BRFA 9) Source code available
  3. (BRFA 15) Source code available
  4. (BRFA 19) Source code available
  5. (BRFA 20) Source code available

Historical tasks:

  1. (No BRFA filed) Source code available.
  2. (Original BRFA) Source code available.
  3. (BRFA 2) Source code available.
  4. (BRFA 3) Source code available.
  5. (BRFA 4) Source code available.
  6. (BRFA 5) Source code available.
  7. (BRFA 7) Source code available.


Framework[edit]

Early tasks were built on various versions of Wikibot framework. Later version run on Peachy.