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    This bot is no longer active on Wikipedia.

    It may take me awhile to get back to you. If the bot has made a mistake, I will try to fix it in a timely manner. Porting from python to java is underway. Watchlists will be updated semi-regularly for all all projects which list tagged articles. Scanning categories is not implemented yet. Sorry for the inconvenience

    Currently on wikibreak

    If you disagree with a tag, feel free to leave a note here, or check with the project -- I am just tagging for them, but will follow up on all comments.

    I am a bot for creating a project watchlist. I was written by Ingrid in Python, using pywikipedia.


    To manage project watchlists. This bot can:

    • tag categories which are related to a given project by interactively traversing the category hierarchy from a given root category
    • tag all articles which are in tagged categories
    • create and update a project watchlist using all tagged pages

    where tagging means adding a template to the talk page.


    The old python source and the new java source are available. Please feel free to use it. If you have any suggestions, you can modify it or let me know -- I may or may not change my copy. It's not very well commented or organized -- feel free to ask if you have any questions.


    Project Template Articles Do not tag Notes
    Numismatics {{WikiProject Numismatics}} Articles /Numismatics Done
    Numismatics/Exonumia {{Exonumianotice}} Exonumia articles /Exonumia many articles not yet tagged -- waiting for a volunteer to help with the effort
    Hawaii {{WikiProject Hawaii}} Hawaii recent changes /Hawaii Done
    Texas {{WikiProject Texas}} Articles /Texas Done
    Automobiles {{WikiProject Automobiles}} Articles /Automobiles Only categories are tagged -- bot traverses articles each time
    Ice Hockey {{WikiProject Ice Hockey}} Articles /Ice hockey Done
    Louisville {{WikiProject Louisville}} Watchall /Louisville Done
    Kentucky {{WikiProject Kentucky}} Watchall /Kentucky Done
    Cricket {{WikiProject Cricket}} Articles /Cricket Only categories are tagged -- bot traverses articles each time
    Texas State Highways {{Texas State Highway WikiProject}} Watchlist /Texas State Highways Done
    Dallas {{WikiProject Dallas}} Articles /Dallas Done
    Comics {{WikiProject Comics}} Articles /Comics Done
    Pittsburgh {{WikiProject Pittsburgh}} Articles /Pittsburgh Done
    Baseball {{WikiProject Baseball}} Articles /Baseball Done
    Bell System {{WikiProject Bell System}} Articles /Bell System Done
    LGBT studies {{WikiProject LGBT studies}} Articles /LGBT studies Done
    San Francisco Bay Area {{WikiProject California}} Watchlist /San Francisco Bay Area Done
    Africa {{WikiProject Africa}} Watchlist /Africa Waiting for response from project about tagging categories
    Electronics {{WikiProject Electronics}} Articles /Electronics Waiting for response from project about tagging categories
    Hong Kong {{WikiProject Hong Kong}} Articles /Hong Kong Done
      Indian cinema
      Tamil Nadu

    {{WikiProject India|cinema=yes}}
    {{WikiProject India|tamilnadu=yes}}

    no watchlist
    no watchlist


    tagging categories
    Films {{WikiProject Film}} Articles /Films Done

    This bot will be run every few days to once a week (no more often than once a day) to update the article list. It will be run less often for tagging articles. This functionality can also be used by other projects (running once to update the watchlist for multiple projects). If you'd like this bot to create or update a watchlist for your project, please let Ingrid know.


    If you notice that the bot has incorrectly tagged an article, please feel free to remove the tag, or let Ingrid know and she will handle it. Articles are tagged when they're in a tagged category. To prevent the article from being re-tagged, list it at the do not tag list for the project (see table above).

    To do[edit]

    • retag Texas
    • retag Cricket categories
    • continue tagging India geography task forces


    See also[edit]

    Wikiproject Watchlist from Tim1357