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Recent changes[edit]

How come this is in the recent changes, and not hidden? Mglovesfun (talk) 19:30, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

Because a stewardbureaucrat still hasn't set the bot flag... Ruakh added this bot to Autopatrollers though so it shouldn't bother Patrollers. Malafaya 20:36, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

Order of interwikis.[edit]

Hi,

Can you tell me what order you put interwikis in? (See Wiktionary:Grease pit/2012/August#Order of interwikis.)

Thanks in advance!
RuakhTALK 13:55, 4 August 2012 (UTC)

The order is the one configured in Pywikipedia bot en.wiktionary (usually this is community defined). It seems to be alphabetic order by language name (default is alphabetic by language code). You can check the actual order with all the language codes at http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/pywikipedia/trunk/pywikipedia/family.py?view=markup on line 25 (self.alphabetic). I'll also post this info at the Grease Pit. Cheers, Malafaya (talk) 12:37, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

Double redirects[edit]

Does this bot fix double-redirects? There are currently about 30 on en.Wiktionary. - -sche (discuss) 09:18, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

Yes, it could. But I only requested permission here to operate on interwiki links. How should I proceed? Malafaya (talk) 20:46, 9 February 2013 (UTC)
Nevermind. I don't think anyone will argue about it. Work done. Malafaya (talk) 20:49, 9 February 2013 (UTC)
Actually, not done. Those pages are protected. Sorry. Malafaya (talk) 20:51, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

Removing interlanguage links[edit]

Why is MalafayaBot removing valid interlanguage links? Here for example it removed several links, of which I checked two, pl:ceo and chr:ceo, and both are valid, existent pages. So why is it removing the links? —Aɴɢʀ (talk) 13:41, 12 October 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for adding Portuguese categories to Wauja lemmas[edit]

Obrigada! I plan to help the Wauja community begin building a Wauja-Portuguese dictionary when I visit again this year. Thank you for helping to make the information in the Wauja-English Wiktionary more available to speakers of Portuguese. Most of the younger Wauja are bilingual in Portuguese and their heritage language, Wauja.

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