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TheWikiWizard/Workshop/Issues/March 2019[edit]

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Hello, MarkZusab! Here is the March 2019 issue of TheWikiWizard.

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NPR Newsletter No.17[edit]

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Hello MarkZusab,

News
Discussions of interest
  • Two elements of CSD G6 have been split into their own criteria: R4 for redirects in the "File:" namespace with the same name as a file or redirect at Wikimedia Commons (Discussion), and G14 for disambiguation pages which disambiguate zero pages, or have "(disambiguation)" in the title but disambiguate a single page (Discussion).
  • {{db-blankdraft}} was merged into G13 (Discussion)
  • A discussion recently closed with no consensus on whether to create a subject-specific notability guideline for theatrical plays.
  • There is an ongoing discussion on a proposal to create subject-specific notability guidelines for chemicals and organism taxa.
Reminders
  • NPR is not a binary keep / delete process. In many cases a redirect may be appropriate. The deletion policy and its associated guideline clearly emphasise that not all unsuitable articles must be deleted. Redirects are not contentious. See a classic example of the templates to use. More templates are listed at the R template index. Reviewers who are not aware, do please take this into consideration before PROD, CSD, and especially AfD because not even all admins are aware of such policies, and many NAC do not have a full knowledge of them.
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Brown is a Beautiful Color[edit]

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With regards to Brown is a Beautiful Color, it could really use a couple of additional references. Especially to reviews of the book if available. — Insertcleverphrasehere (or here)(click me!) 23:22, 17 March 2019 (UTC)
I have added several references to reviews of the book since you posted this here. MarkZusab (talk) 20:32, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 12, 2019)[edit]

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Many of the internal organs of the human body

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Organ (anatomy)

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Request for clarification/education[edit]

Hi,

I put a PROD on this page, which you declined https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antibodies_from_lymphocyte_secretions, and I wondered if you would be willing to educate me on criteria for deletion. I'm not arguing about this page in particular -- I can see why a bias towards keeping information that might be useful one day to someone, once it's been reviewed, makes sense -- but I still think this is a bad page and I'm interested to know whether I didn't communicate my reasons properly, or whether I'm just wrong. What happened was this: I noticed the page on a list of pages with issues, and wondered if I could help. The page is a mess, unclear and with a number of inaccurate statements. So I looked at the original paper and the papers that reference it to see how I could clarify the page. Bottom line, there is no "there" there: the assay is hardly referenced at all, and nobody has built on it; it is not recommended by any of the papers on best practices for diagnosing tuberculosis that I checked; and the "method" is so basic that it doesn't deserve a name ("isolate white blood cells from a patient and see if they're making antibody to a suspected pathogen" is not exactly a major advance). It seemed to me that this is almost the equivalent of listing a self-published novel on Wikipedia, and even though it survived initial review I thought there was a case it should be taken down. I didn't explain all this in the note, and I wonder if discussing these issues in detail would have been helpful, or if there needs to be more of a smoking gun to justify removal.

I'm not sure if it matters, but when I put the PROD on the page itself I also put a note on the talk page of the original author https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Mamunbmb and found that s/he has a history of putting up dubious pages.

Thank you for any advice you're willing to offer this newbie! Logophile59 (talk) 00:57, 18 March 2019 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #356[edit]

Tech News: 2019-12[edit]

19:44, 18 March 2019 (UTC)

A Dobos torte for you![edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 13, 2019)[edit]

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Keyboard instrument

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Cookies[edit]

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Wikidata weekly summary #357[edit]

Tech News: 2019-13[edit]

18:05, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

De-PRODs[edit]

Hi,

I've BLAR'd the de-PRODs you suggested suggested for merges (Ipostparcels and Gentoolkit) and tagged them as {{R with history}}.

Thanks,

SITH (talk) 19:31, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

StraussInTheHouse, thank you for your edits and for notifying me. MarkZusab (talk) 00:42, 27 March 2019 (UTC)
I'll also note that you cannot "decline" prods or speedy deletions, you're welcome to contest or de-prod them but as you're not an administrator, you can't decline much of anything. Thanks! Praxidicae (talk) 00:03, 27 March 2019 (UTC)
@Praxidicae: I am aware that I am not an administrator, but do not see how that affects the wording of my de-PRODs. I've used the wording "remove" and "decline" in the past, both to indicate the same thing. As I understand it, the word is means (in this context) to politely refuse or to withhold consent. This seems to fit the action of removing a PROD. I also can not seem to find any specific policy saying that the word "decline" may only be used by administrators. Could you please elaborate why different wording must be used?
To add on to your statement that "as you're not an administrator, you can't decline much of anything", I'd like to point out that being an administrator is not a requirement to decline draft submissions, decline requested redirects, or to decline edit requests. MarkZusab (talk) 00:42, 27 March 2019 (UTC)
You can't decline deletion requests was my point. Praxidicae (talk) 00:44, 27 March 2019 (UTC)
@Praxidicae: I can't just remove an AfD template or speedy deletion without reason, but I am free to remove controversially placed speedy deletion tags (on a page I have not created & when another process should be used) or to remove any PROD. Are you saying that I am not allowed to decline/remove a PROD? MarkZusab (talk)

Children's Literature Newsletter March 2019[edit]

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Children's Literature March 2019

More good work has been underway since our last newsletter. Thanks to all the project members for what you to do to support Children's literature on Wikipedia.

Newly Recognized Content

Good articleFinding Winnie Review by Guettarda
Good articleHello Lighthouse Review by Nova Crystallis
Did You Know?Jew in the Thorns by Shrike and Nishidani
Good articleThe Rough Patch Review by Nova Crystallis

Good articleDid You Know?Stellaluna by Enwebb
Good article Ursula K. Le Guin by Vanamonde Review by Chiswick Chap
Good article X: A Fabulous Child's Story by Bobamnertiopsis

Article Assessment

With the completion of our project banner project, we have a large backlog of unassessed articles. Doing article rating is a great way to find interesting articles with-in our project's scope and to also find articles that were incorrectly tagged. This project will hopefully let us better monitor and aid in the development the many articles that this project supports. Thanks to Legoktm for all his work in making this happen.

Google Custom Search Engine

Looking for information on a book? Try out the new Children's literature custom search engine. This custom google search engine will look at designated sites for information. Included so far are Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Horn Book, and Publisher's Weekly. If you have ideas for other sites which should be added start a discussion on our project talk page.

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This Month in Education: March 2019[edit]

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Facto Post – Issue 22 – 28 March 2019[edit]

Facto Post – Issue 22 – 28 March 2019
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The term Applications Programming Interface or API is 50 years old, and refers to a type of software library as well as the interface to its use. While a compiler is what you need to get high-level code executed by a mainframe, an API out in the cloud somewhere offers a chance to perform operations on a remote server. For example, the multifarious bots active on Wikipedia have owners who exploit the MediaWiki API.

APIs (called RESTful) that allow for the GET HTTP request are fundamental for what could colloquially be called "moving data around the Web"; from which Wikidata benefits 24/7. So the fact that the Wikidata SPARQL endpoint at query.wikidata.org has a RESTful API means that, in lay terms, Wikidata content can be GOT from it. The programming involved, besides the SPARQL language, could be in Python, younger by a few months than the Web.

Magic words, such as occur in fantasy stories, are wishful (rather than RESTful) solutions to gaining access. You may need to be a linguist to enter Ali Baba's cave or the western door of Moria (French in the case of "Open Sesame", in fact, and Sindarin being the respective languages). Talking to an API requires a bigger toolkit, which first means you have to recognise the tools in terms of what they can do. On the way to the wikt:impactful or polymathic modern handling of facts, one must perhaps take only tactful notice of tech's endemic problem with documentation, and absorb the insightful point that the code in APIs does articulate the customary procedures now in place on the cloud for getting information. As Owl explained to Winnie-the-Pooh, it tells you The Thing to Do.

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Thank you very much![edit]

Thank you for helping improve my draft Draft:Louwailou. Now it's much better, and I feel more comfortable resubmitting it! Woshiyiweizhongguoren (🇨🇳) 12:17, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

You're welcome. I was happy to help out and improve a draft. Feel free to let me know if there are any other draft articles you are submitting. MarkZusab (talk) 23:31, 29 March 2019 (UTC)

Phil Yates[edit]

Thanks for finding sources for the Phil Yates article! If you have anything you can add to any of the articles at User:BOZ/Draft pages that would put them a few steps closer to being reinstated as articles. :) I can restore the content of the redlinked articles if you find anything for those. BOZ (talk) 22:14, 29 March 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for notifying me about this. I plan to look and and try to improve some of those drafts. MarkZusab (talk) 15:59, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

The Signpost: 31 March 2019[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 14, 2019)[edit]

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The interior of a gym in The Netherlands, around 1900

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Gym

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Wikidata weekly summary #358[edit]

Tech News: 2019-14[edit]

16:29, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of List of Georgia distilleries for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article List of Georgia distilleries is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of Georgia distilleries until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Clarityfiend (talk) 08:22, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Draft:Alan Crossman (Structural Engineer)[edit]

Thanks for your edits on my original article. One reviewer has rejected the draft saying the person is 'reun of the mill'. I strongly dispute that. I wonder if you have any advice/ thoughts about how I can get the article accepted. Ian.Kirkland76 (talk) 16:03, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

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Administrators' newsletter – April 2019[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (March 2019).

Technical news

Arbitration

Miscellaneous

  • Two more administrator accounts were compromised. Evidence has shown that these attacks, like previous incidents, were due to reusing a password that was used on another website that suffered a data breach. If you have ever used your current password on any other website, you should change it immediately. All admins are strongly encouraged to enable two-factor authentication, please consider doing so. Please always practice appropriate account security by ensuring your password is secure and unique to Wikimedia.
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This week's article for improvement (week 15, 2019)[edit]

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Story of the Negro

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Tech News: 2019-15[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: March 2019[edit]

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Gary Stewart (music executive) moved to draftspace[edit]

An article you recently created, Gary Stewart (music executive), does not have enough sources and citations as written to remain published. It needs more citations from reliable, independent sources. (?) Information that can't be referenced should be removed (verifiability is of central importance on Wikipedia). I've moved your draft to draftspace (with a prefix of "Draft:" before the article title) where you can incubate the article with minimal disruption. When you feel the article meets Wikipedia's general notability guideline and thus is ready for mainspace, please click on the "Submit your draft for review!" button at the top of the page. Snickers2686 (talk) 23:16, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

@Snickers2686: The article contains five references, from Los Angeles Times, Deadline Hollywood, Variety, Billboard, and The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Are you seriously saying that the article "does not have enough sources and citations as written to remain published", fails WP:GNG, and contains unreferenced information? Please revert your move. MarkZusab (talk) 23:22, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
@MarkZusab: It needs more body than just a single sentence. Okay, so he died. How was he important? What did he do? As the article stands, it seems insignificant. That's why I moved it to draft to give you a chance to expand it PRIOR to publishing.

This week's article for improvement (week 16, 2019)[edit]

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G13[edit]

So, are you going to work on all of these stale drafts you are saving? Just curious. Liz Read! Talk! 04:57, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

I do plan to work on the majority of them. However, some of them were rushed and will likely be deleted again in 6 months. MarkZusab (talk) 22:27, 18 April 2019 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #360[edit]

Tech News: 2019-16[edit]

23:00, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

TheWikiWizard - April 2019[edit]

Hello, MarkZusab! Here is the April 2019 issue of TheWikiWizard.

Hope you like this month's issue! If you'd like to discuss this issue, please go to this issue's talk page. Happy Reading! --Thegooduser Life Begins With a Smile :) 🍁 03:06, 16 April 2019 (UTC)

Joan Almond vs. Joan Almond articles[edit]

Hello @MarkZusab:, It appears that we've both created and have been working simultaneously on draft articles for the same person: Joan Almond. My version of the Joan Almond article is at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:LorriBrown/Joan_Almond. I recently submitted this article to AfC for approval (yesterday); however, it was rejected. :-) Would you consider collaborating on my version rather than continuing your research to expand on your version? Thank you for your consideration! Kind regards, LorriBrown (talk) 18:18, 17 April 2019 (UTC)

@LorriBrown: Thank you for notifying me about this. I appreciate all of the work/research that you have done with your draft. I have since published Draft:Joan Almond to main space, but would greatly appreciate you merging your work into the page. The career section and its references, most of all. I don't have a specific interest in expanding my research into the article at this time, and am also sorry that your draft was rejected. If you are okay with it, I can also merge your text/draft into the article, if you want. Feel free to let me know if you have any other comments or queries. MarkZusab (talk) 21:42, 18 April 2019 (UTC)
@LorriBrown: I apologize for misunderstanding your intent. I have replied to you at IDOH's talk page after deleting Joan Almond. MarkZusab (talk) 01:17, 19 April 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of Shelly (character) for deletion[edit]

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Geometry of an algebraic curve[edit]

About the note at the top of the page. Why is it so important to remove the note about the status of the page? I don't think it is against the policy or anything. I think it's important and useful to have some editorial note at the top for the sake of the other editors and the readers (to avoid the page to be considered as a proper Wikipedia article). -- Taku (talk) 04:46, 19 April 2019 (UTC)

Intrusionism[edit]

Hi Mark. You declined my PROD on Intrusionism on the grounds that it could be merged and that you’d found sources. The reason I didn’t consider merging it was that I could not find sources that used the term with the meaning defined in the article. I therefore considered it a neologism effectively used by only one person. If you’ve found sources supporting the use of the term with this specific meanjng, could you add them please? Then I’d agree with you that a merge would be a good course of action. Thanks Mccapra (talk) 01:10, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

Sorry for not getting back to you earlier, but thank you for taking it to AfD. MarkZusab (talk) 15:57, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Ellen Auster[edit]

Nice work! Cheers, PKT(alk) 23:28, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

Thank you and thanks for deprodding the article. I appreciate it. MarkZusab (talk) 23:34, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

Tech News: 2019-17[edit]

19:08, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

This Month in Education: April 2019[edit]

This Month in Education

Volume 8 • Issue 4 • April 2019


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Wikidata weekly summary #361[edit]

Famousbirthdays.com as a source[edit]

Hi MarkZusab. I noticed that you recently used famousbirthdays.com as a source for biographical information in Emma Tremblay . Please note that there is general consensus that famousbirthdays.com does not meet the reliable sourcing criteria for the inclusion of personal information in such articles. (See (RSP entry)). If you disagree, let's discuss it. Thanks. --Ronz (talk) 17:31, 24 April 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for notifying me. I am aware. MarkZusab (talk) 15:49, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

April 2019[edit]

Information icon Welcome to Wikipedia. It might not have been your intention, but you removed a speedy deletion tag from Prema Sridevi, a page you have created yourself. If you believe the page should not be deleted, you may contest the deletion by clicking on the button that says: Contest this speedy deletion which appears inside the speedy deletion notice. This will allow you to make your case on the talk page. Administrators will consider your reasoning before deciding what to do with the page. Thank you. Daiyusha (talk) 15:43, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

@Daiyusha: Please stop placing false warning messages. I am not the creator of that page, and you placed speedy deletion tags that do not apply. The article does "credibly indicate the importance or significance of the subject" and it does serve "only to promote or publicise an entity". Feel free to take it to AfD. MarkZusab (talk) 15:47, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
Okay, G11 maybe not but definitely an A7. Daiyusha (talk) 15:51, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
The article does indicate significance as an investigative journalist who was editor of and associated with several prominent Indian news channels. She may or may not be notable, so I suggest you take this to AfD as an alternative to edit-warring. MarkZusab (talk) 15:55, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
I see that you have a history of improperly placing speedy deletion tags, so I suggest you stop doing this in the future. I also recommend you read Wikipedia:Criteria for speedy deletion, Wikipedia:Credible claim of significance, and Wikipedia:Common claims of significance or importance. MarkZusab (talk) 16:09, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Disruptive[edit]

wtf is abusive, you deprodded without a reason, editwarred instead of discussing first, see talk page Atlantic306 (talk) 19:59, 27 April 2019 (UTC) \

@Atlantic306: You seem to have a deep misunderstanding of what disruptive means, what abusive means, how PROD works, and how editwarring works. Saying "wtf" in response to someone reverting useful changes to an article in what appears to be bad faith is not "abusive" and there is nothing wrong with deprodding without a given reason. I find it ironic that you are accusing me of being disruptive and editwarring, when the only person doing here that is yourself. My only three edits to the page have been a deprod, the addition of wikilinks, and a revert of a disruptive edit. This is not in any way repeatedly overriding the contributions of others, nor is it anywhere close to violating WP:3RR. I recommend that you read WP:MOS, WP:PROD, Wikipedia:Disruptive editing, and Wikipedia:Edit warring. If you want to argue with people other than me about the citation style or promotional language, feel free to continue that on the talk page of the article. MarkZusab (talk) 20:18, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • You know full well that WP:PROD#objecting advises strongly to give a reason for deprodding, my edit was not disruptive as it was removing promotional material added by a blocked suspected UPE editor and you can see on the talk page the link to the discussion where it is confirmed that the referencing system used is not appropriate for websites and does not comply with MOS. Finally, wtf is abusive and discourtious Atlantic306 (talk) 20:26, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
1. I am fully aware of what WP:PROD does and does not advise. I removed the PROD due to it not being an uncontroversial deletion. That does not change the fact that removing a PROD is not disruptive editing.
2. Your edit was disruptive due to the fact that you were reverting a useful and good faith edit. Do you seriously think adding two wikilinks to an article is "obvious promotion"? In addition, your change of wording in the lead of the article was not grammatically correct or following convention. Removing undisclosed paid editing that is promotional is good, but not when you remove good faith and constructive edits from other editors at the same time.
3. There is no policy or consensus that the current system of citing sources may only be used for books. WP:MOS, WP:SFN and WP:SRF do not dictate that it at all. The Village Pump discussion linked to from the talk page also does not discuss its use only in books at all, but does give examples of citing websites.
4. I do not want to argue with you about the meaning of "wtf". I intended it as a ""expression of disbelief" and apologize if you found that a discourtesy.
MarkZusab (talk) 22:34, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 18, 2019)[edit]

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Gunilla Persson in 2013

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22:27, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Facto Post – Issue 23 – 30 April 2019[edit]

Facto Post – Issue 23 – 30 April 2019
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Completely clouded?
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Talk of cloud computing draws a veil over hardware, but also, less obviously but more importantly, obscures such intellectual distinction as matters most in its use. Wikidata begins to allow tasks to be undertaken that were out of easy reach. The facility should not be taken as the real point.

Coming in from another angle, the "executive decision" is more glamorous; but the "administrative decision" should be admired for its command of facts. Think of the attitudes ad fontes, so prevalent here on Wikipedia as "can you give me a source for that?", and being prepared to deal with complicated analyses into specified subcases. Impatience expressed as a disdain for such pedantry is quite understandable, but neither dirty data nor false dichotomies are at all good to have around.

Issue 13 and Issue 21, respectively on WP:MEDRS and systematic reviews, talk about biomedical literature and computing tasks that would be of higher quality if they could be made more "administrative". For example, it is desirable that the decisions involved be consistent, explicable, and reproducible by non-experts from specified inputs.

What gets clouded out is not impossibly hard to understand. You do need to put together the insights of functional programming, which is a doctrinaire and purist but clearcut approach, with the practicality of office software. Loopless computation can be conceived of as a seamless forward march of spreadsheet columns, each determined by the content of previous ones. Very well: to do a backward audit, when now we are talking about Wikidata, we rely on integrity of data and its scrupulous sourcing: and clearcut case analyses. The MEDRS example forces attention on purge attempts such as Beall's list.

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The Signpost: 30 April 2019[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject Portals update #031, 01 May 2019[edit]

Back to the drawing board[edit]

Implementation of the new portal design has been culled back almost completely, and the cull is still ongoing. The cull has also affected portals that existed before the development of the automated design.

Some of the reasons for the purge are:

  • Portals receive insufficient traffic, making it a waste of editor resources to maintain them, especially for narrow-scope or "micro" portals
  • The default {{bpsp}} portals are redundant with the corresponding articles, being based primarily on the corresponding navigation footer displayed on each of those articles, and therefore not worth separate pages to do so
  • They were mass created

Most of the deletions have been made without prejudice to recreation of curated portals, so that approval does not need to be sought at Deletion Review in those cases.

In addition to new portals being deleted, most of the portals that were converted to an automated design have been reverted.

Which puts us back to portals with manually selected content, that need to be maintained by hand, for the most part, for the time being, and back facing some of the same problems we had when we were at this crossroads before:

  • Manually maintained portals are not scalable (they are labor intensive, and there aren't very many editors available to maintain them)
  • The builders/maintainers tend to eventually abandon them
  • Untended handcrafted portals go stale and fall into disrepair over time

These and other concepts require further discussion. See you at WT:POG.

However, after the purge/reversion is completed, some of the single-page portals might be left, due to having acceptable characteristics (their design varied some). If so, then those could possibly be used as a model to convert and/or build more, after the discussions on portal creation and design guidelines have reached a community consensus on what is and is not acceptable for a portal.

See you at WT:POG.

Curation[edit]

A major theme in the deletion discussions was the need for portals to be curated, that is, each one having a dedicated maintainer.

There are currently around 100 curated portals. Based on the predominant reasoning at MfD, it seems likely that all the other portals may be subject to deletion.

See you at WT:POG.

Traffic[edit]

An observation and argument that arose again and again during the WP:ENDPORTALS RfC and the ongoing deletion drive of {{bpsp}} default portals, was that portals simply do not get much traffic. Typically, they get a tiny fraction of what the corresponding like-titled articles get.

And while this isn't generally considered a good rationale for creation or deletion of articles, portals are not articles, and portal critics insist that traffic is a key factor in the utility of portals.

The implication is that portals won't be seen much, so wouldn't it be better to develop pages that are?

And since such development isn't limited to editing, almost anything is possible. If we can't bring readers to portals, we could bring portal features, or even better features, to the readers (i.e., to articles)...

Some potential future directions of development[edit]

Quantum portals?[edit]

An approach that has received some brainstorming is "quantum portals", meaning portals generated on-the-fly and presented directly on the view screen without any saved portal pages. This could be done by script or as a MediaWiki program feature, but would initially be done by script. The main benefits of this is that it would be opt-in (only those who wanted it would install it), and the resultant generated pages wouldn't be saved, so that there wouldn't be anything to maintain except the script itself.

Non-portal integrated components[edit]

Another approach would be to focus on implementing specific features independently, and provide them somewhere highly visible in a non-portal presentation context (that is, on a page that wasn't a portal that has lots of traffic, i.e., articles). Such as inserted directly into an article's HTML, as a pop-up there, or as a temporary page. There are scripts that use these approaches (providing unrelated features), and so these approaches have been proven to be feasible.

What kind of features could this be done with?

The various components of the automated portal design are transcluded excerpts, news, did you know, image slideshows, excerpt slideshows, and so on.

Some of the features, such as navigation footers and links to sister projects are already included on article pages. And some already have interface counterparts (such as image slideshows). Some of the rest may be able to be integrated directly via script, but may need further development before they are perfected. Fortunately, scripts are used on an opt-in basis, and therefore wouldn't affect readers-in-general and editors-at-large during the development process (except for those who wanted to be beta testers and installed the scripts).

The development of such scripts falls under the scope of the Javascript-WikiProject/Userscript-department, and will likely be listed on Wikipedia:User scripts/List when completed enough for beta-testing. Be sure to watchlist that page.

Where would that leave curated portals?[edit]

Being curated. At least for the time being.

New encyclopedia program features will likely eventually render most portals obsolete. For example, the pop-up feature of MediaWiki provides much the same functionality as excerpts in portals already, and there is also a slideshow feature to view all the images on the current page (just click on any image, and that activates the slideshow). Future features could also overlap portal features, until there is nothing that portals provide that isn't provided elsewhere or as part of Wikipedia's interface.

But, that may be a ways off. Perhaps months or years. It depends on how rapidly programmers develop them.

Keep on keepin' on[edit]

The features of Wikipedia and its articles will continue to evolve, even if Portals go by the wayside. Most, if not all of portals' functionality, or functions very similar, will likely be made available in some form or other.

And who knows what else?

No worries.

Until next issue...    — The Transhumanist   00:27, 2 May 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of The Self-Sufficient-ish Bible for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article The Self-Sufficient-ish Bible is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/The Self-Sufficient-ish Bible until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Andy Dingley (talk) 22:13, 3 May 2019 (UTC)

We have a problem[edit]

I have restored your edit. We have the same problem with the same self-important Wikipedian :-) But my problem is more serious because he has reverted my 7 consecutive edits, then restored only one. By the way; What was wrong with this? I do not want to start an edit war but you can do something about it because the title is really misleading. Regards :-) Vikom talk 17:35, 4 May 2019 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter – May 2019[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (April 2019).

Guideline and policy news

Technical news

  • XTools Admin Stats, a tool to list admins by administrative actions, has been revamped to support more types of log entries such as AbuseFilter changes. Two additional tools have been integrated into it as well: Steward Stats and Patroller Stats.

Arbitration

  • In response to the continuing compromise of administrator accounts, the Arbitration Committee passed a motion amending the procedures for return of permissions (diff). In such cases, the committee will review all available information to determine whether the administrator followed "appropriate personal security practices" before restoring permissions; administrators found failing to have adequately done so will not be resysopped automatically. All current administrators have been notified of this change.
  • Following a formal ratification process, the arbitration policy has been amended (diff). Specifically, the two-thirds majority required to remove or suspend an arbitrator now excludes (1) the arbitrator facing suspension or removal, and (2) any inactive arbitrator who does not respond within 30 days to attempts to solicit their feedback on the resolution through all known methods of communication.

Miscellaneous


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This week's article for improvement (week 19, 2019)[edit]

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Tech News: 2019-19[edit]

16:27, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

WikiProject Tree of Life Newsletter[edit]

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April 2019—Issue 001


Tree of Life


Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Good article Sturgeon nominated by Atsme, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Good article Eastern brown snake nominated by Casliber, reviewed by Opabinia regalis
Good article Cactus wren nominated by CaptainEek, reviewed by Sainsf
Good article Bidni nominated by PolluxWorld, reviewed by DepressedPer
Good article Crinoid nominated by Cwmhiraeth, reviewed by Chiswick Chap

Newly nominated FAs

Featured article candidateCretoxyrhina nominated by Macrophyseter
Featured article candidateEastern brown snake nominated by Casliber



WikiCup heating up

Tree of Life editors are making a respectable showing in this year's WikiCup, with three regular editors advancing to the third round. Overall winner from 2016, Casliber, topped the scoreboard in points for round 2, getting a nice bonus for bringing Black mamba to FA. Enwebb continues to favor things remotely related to bats, bringing Stellaluna to GA. Plants editor Guettarda also advanced to round 3 with several plant-related DYKs.

Wikipedia page views track animal migrations, flowers blooming

A March 2019 paper in PLOS Biology found that Wikipedia page views vary seasonally for species. With a dataset of 31,751 articles about species, the authors found that roughly a quarter of all articles had significant seasonal variations in page views on at least one language version of Wikipedia. They examined 245 language versions. Page views also peaked with cultural events, such as views of the Great white shark article during Shark Week or Turkey during Thanksgiving.

Seasonal variation in page views among nine bird species
Did you know ... that Tree of Life editors bring content to the front page nearly every day?

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This Month in GLAM: April 2019[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of How to Buy, Sell, and Profit on eBay[edit]

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A tag has been placed on How to Buy, Sell, and Profit on eBay, requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section G11 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the page seems to be unambiguous advertising which only promotes a company, group, product, service, person, or point of view and would need to be fundamentally rewritten in order to become encyclopedic. Please read the guidelines on spam and Wikipedia:FAQ/Organizations for more information.

If you think this page should not be deleted for this reason, you may contest the nomination by visiting the page and clicking the button labelled "Contest this speedy deletion". This will give you the opportunity to explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. However, be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be deleted without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag from the page yourself, but do not hesitate to add information in line with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, and you wish to retrieve the deleted material for future reference or improvement, then please contact the deleting administrator. DGG ( talk ) 10:41, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 20, 2019)[edit]

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Sashimi at a restaurant

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Sashimi

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A page you started (Lester H. Smith) has been reviewed![edit]

Thanks for creating Lester H. Smith.

I have just reviewed the page, as a part of our page curation process and note that:

Neither the article nor the sources mention any middle name but I was able to find some other obituaries that use it.

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Wikidata weekly summary #364[edit]

Tech News: 2019-20[edit]

00:48, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of How to Buy, Sell, and Profit on eBay for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article How to Buy, Sell, and Profit on eBay is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/How to Buy, Sell, and Profit on eBay until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. DGG ( talk ) 17:52, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

TheWikiWizard - May 2019[edit]

Hello, MarkZusab! Here is the May 2019 issue of TheWikiWizard.

Hope you like this month's issue! If you'd like to discuss this issue, please go to this issue's talk page. Happy Reading! --Thegooduser Life Begins With a Smile :) 🍁 23:51, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Facto Post – Issue 24 – 17 May 2019[edit]

Facto Post – Issue 24 – 17 May 2019
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Semantic Web and TDM – a ContentMine view

Two dozen issues, and this may be the last, a valediction at least for a while.

It's time for a two-year summation of ContentMine projects involving TDM (text and data mining).

Wikidata and now Structured Data on Commons represent the overlap of Wikimedia with the Semantic Web. This common ground is helping to convert an engineering concept into a movement. TDM generally has little enough connection with the Semantic Web, being instead in the orbit of machine learning which is no respecter of the semantic. Don't break a taboo by asking bots "and what do you mean by that?"

The ScienceSource project innovates in TDM, by storing its text mining results in a Wikibase site. It strives for compliance of its fact mining, on drug treatments of diseases, with an automated form of the relevant Wikipedia referencing guideline MEDRS. Where WikiFactMine set up an API for reuse of its results, ScienceSource has a SPARQL query service, with look-and-feel exactly that of Wikidata's at query.wikidata.org. It also now has a custom front end, and its content can be federated, in other words used in data mashups: it is one of over 50 sites that can federate with Wikidata.

The human factor comes to bear through the front end, which combines a link to the HTML version of a paper, text mining results organised in drug and disease columns, and a SPARQL display of nearby drug and disease terms. Much software to develop and explain, so little time! Rather than telling the tale, Facto Post brings you ScienceSource links, starting from the how-to video, lower right.

ScienceSourceReview, introductory video: but you need run it from the original upload file on Commons
Links for participation

The review tool requires a log in on sciencesource.wmflabs.org, and an OAuth permission (bottom of a review page) to operate. It can be used in simple and more advanced workflows. Examples of queries for the latter are at d:Wikidata_talk:ScienceSource project/Queries#SS_disease_list and d:Wikidata_talk:ScienceSource_project/Queries#NDF-RT issue.

Please be aware that this is a research project in development, and may have outages for planned maintenance. That will apply for the next few days, at least. The ScienceSource wiki main page carries information on practical matters. Email is not enabled on the wiki: use site mail here to Charles Matthews in case of difficulty, or if you need support. Further explanatory videos will be put into commons:Category:ContentMine videos.


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NPR Newsletter No.18[edit]

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WMF at work on NPP Improvements

Niharika Kohli, a product manager for the growth team, announced that work is underway in implementing improvements to New Page Patrol as part of the 2019 Community Wishlist and suggests all who are interested watch the project page on meta. Two requested improvements have already been completed. These are:

  • Allow filtering by no citations in page curation
  • Not having CSD and PRODs automatically marked as reviewed, reflecting current consensus among reviewers and current Twinkle functionality.
Reliable Sources for NPP

Rosguill has been compiling a list of reliable sources across countries and industries that can be used by new page patrollers to help judge whether an article topic is notable or not. At this point further discussion is needed about if and how this list should be used. Please consider joining the discussion about how this potentially valuable resource should be developed and used.

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Reset G13[edit]

Hi Mark, only reset G13 for only if pages would survive AfD. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 16:50, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 21, 2019)[edit]

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Letter (alphabet)

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Tech News: 2019-21[edit]

13:03, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Books & Bytes, Issue 33[edit]

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Books & Bytes
Issue 33, March – April 2019

  • #1Lib1Ref
  • Wikimedia and Libraries User Group update
  • Global branches update
  • Bytes in brief

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Wikidata weekly summary #365[edit]