User talk:Boson

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Tech News: 2016-10[edit]

Successful RfA[edit]

  • Congratulations for adminship !! CAPTAIN RAJU () 20:14, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
Congrats..The admins' T-shirt for you. CAPTAIN RAJU () 20:14, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congrats/condolences on your promotion! Lepricavark (talk) 20:31, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congrats and best wishes. -Ad Orientem (talk) 21:04, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congrats from me too. When you get bored of scrabbling down the back of the sofa for the right block message check out my monobook. Some kind person put some useful scripts there that give some admin action menus. ϢereSpielChequers 22:07, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congratulations - now the backlog at WP:RFPP is thataway.... Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 22:21, 23 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congrats from me too! —MRD2014 (talkcontribs) 03:36, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
  • W00t!!! --joe deckertalk 05:48, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congrats! 🎉 -FASTILY 06:43, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Congratulations and best wishes. Donner60 (talk) 08:07, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Thanks for running for adminship, for your work to maintain Wikipedia, and congratulations on your successful run for adminship. North America1000 23:22, 25 December 2016 (UTC)

Happy New Year, Boson![edit]

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Some baklava for you![edit]

Baklava - Turkish special, 80-ply.JPEG Congratulations on becoming an administrator! Sorry this is so late. Rubbish computer (HALP!: I dropped the bass?) 19:15, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

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Judgment (law)[edit]

  • Thanks, Boson, for maintaining the integrity of Judgment (law), most of which was improved on by a former student. In your edit summary, you said "Undid revision 761771980," which seems like good practice. I was wondering where one sees this unique ID. LexLife (talk) 22:44, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
(moved this here for clarity) --Boson (talk) 12:00, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
If you click on "View history", you get a list of recent edits; if you then click on "prev" before the edit in question, you are shown a "diff" for the edit, with a URL like this:
Here the "diff" parameter in the URL indicates the revision ID. Clicking on "undo" above the right column of the diff display generates an edit summary with the ID. Similarly, if you click on the timestamp (for instance in the column heading of the diff display or in the history list), the revision ID is shown as "oldid" in the URL, as here
Boson (talk) 12:00, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
Thank you; I see that now! LexLife (talk) 15:30, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
You are very welcome. Feel free to ask if you have any other questions. --Boson (talk) 15:38, 25 January 2017 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter - February 2017[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (January 2017). This first issue is being sent out to all administrators, if you wish to keep receiving it please subscribe. Your feedback is welcomed.

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  • When performing some administrative actions the reason field briefly gave suggestions as text was typed. This change has since been reverted so that issues with the implementation can be addressed. (T34950)
  • Following the latest RfC concluding that Pending Changes 2 should not be used on the English Wikipedia, an RfC closed with consensus to remove the options for using it from the page protection interface, a change which has now been made. (T156448)
  • The Foundation has announced a new community health initiative to combat harassment. This should bring numerous improvements to tools for admins and CheckUsers in 2017.

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  • JohnCD (John Cameron Deas) passed away on 30 December 2016. John began editing Wikipedia seriously during 2007 and became an administrator in November 2009.

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Your feedback matters: Final reminder to take the global Wikimedia survey[edit]