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Announcing Wikipedia 1.19 beta

Wikimedia Foundation is getting ready to push out 1.19 to all the WMF-hosted wikis. As we finish wrapping up our code review, you can test the new version right now on For more information, please read the release notes or the start of the final announcement.

The following are the areas that you will probably be most interested in:

  • Faster loading of javascript files makes dependency tracking more important.
  • New common*.css files usable by skins instead of having to copy piles of generic styles from MonoBook or Vector's css.
  • The default user signature now contains a talk link in addition to the user link.
  • Searching blocked usernames in block log is now clearer.
  • Better timezone recognition in user preferences.
  • Improved diff readability for colorblind people.
  • The interwiki links table can now be accessed also when the interwiki cache is used (used in the API and the Interwiki extension).
  • More gender support (for instance in logs and user lists).
  • Language converter improved, e.g. it now works depending on the page content language.
  • Time and number-formatting magic words also now depend on the page content language.
  • Bidirectional support further improved after 1.18.

Report any problems on the labs beta wiki and we'll work to address them before they software is released to the production wikis.

Note that this cluster does have SUL but it is not integrated with SUL in production, so you'll need to create another account. You should avoid using the same password as you use here. — Global message delivery 16h30min de 15 de Janeiro de 2012 (UTC)

Wsexport: an automatic export tool for Wikisource

Hello, and first sorry for this automatic delivery message.

An export tool for Wikisource books, Wsexport, is currently in active development. It is a tool for exporting Wikisource's texts in EPUB, ODT and other file formats. It was created for French Wikisource, but it's also available for the other Wikisource subdomains. It can be used directly from its page on (for texts in all languages, use "www" for oldwikisource), or browsing (currently only for French Wikisource's texts).

In order to work, the tool need some configuration from your Wikisource subdomain, This page explains how to do it. Currently French, Italian, English, and German Wikisource does it.

You will find more information on The global Scriptorium. Ask here for all question.

This message was distributed to all Wikisources using the Global message delivery system. If you want to use it to send your messages, ask for permission here. Tpt (d) 21h18min de 15 de Janeiro de 2012 (UTC)

MediaWiki 1.19

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to upgrade MediaWiki (the software powering this wiki) to its latest version this month. You can help to test it before it is enabled, to avoid disruption and breakage. More information is available in the full announcement. Thank you for your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 15h15min de 12 de Fevereiro de 2012 (UTC)

Bot flag for GedawyBot

  • Bot  : GedawyBot
  • Operator  : M.Gedawy
  • Programming Language(s)  : Python (pywikipedia)
  • Function Summary  : Interwiki - welcoming new users
  • Contributions  : see here
  • Already has bot flag on  : +150 wikis

I will make another request on meta. Thank you.--M.Gedawy 15h56min de 16 de Fevereiro de 2012 (UTC)

Hi, I want to make another function please: I want to use my bot to welcome new users by creating their talk pages with {{subst:Bem-vindo}}
I'll use a modified script from My bot already does this function on Arabic wikis (See this for an example). I'll start this function if there was no opposition after a week. Best regards.--M.Gedawy 02h19min de 11 de Março de 2012 (UTC)

You can make some test edits welcoming new users, if everything goes well your bot will get a flag. --Luckas msg 03h02min de 11 de Março de 2012 (UTC)

I made 5 test edits.--M.Gedawy 21h56min de 12 de Março de 2012 (UTC)
Done Feito --Luckas msg 17h06min de 20 de Abril de 2012 (UTC)

Pedido de tradução:Comic book code of 1954

Gostaria de pedir a tradução do texto en:Comic book code of 1954.Hyju (discussão) 01h47min de 2 de Maio de 2012 (UTC)

Meus próprios textos

Boas pessoal.

Considero este projeto realmente excelente...

Apenas uma pergunta, eu como editor da Wikisource, também sou autor de alguns livros de Poesia que estão sob domínio público.

A pergunta é: Posso adicioná-los eu também aqui? Ou é como na Wikipedia, onde tal não é permitido?

Saudações.Joao.pimentel.ferreira (discussão) 07h28min de 11 de Maio de 2012 (UTC)

livros próprios são mais indicados para o Wikilivros.01h14min de 19 de Maio de 2012 (UTC)
Se você escreveu o livro, publicou-o por meio de alguma editora, e o liberá-lo sob uma licença livre compatível como a nosso (como é o caso do domínio público), você pode carregá-lo no Wikisource. O Wikisource também aceita livros didáticos, mas ao contrário do Wikilivros, aqui o texto tem de ser o mais idêntico possível com a versão impressa (já no wikilivros, os livros são constantemente modificados e aperfeiçoados por qualquer um). Giro720 msg 17h21min de 30 de Maio de 2012 (UTC)

Update on IPv6

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language. Please consider translating it, as well as the full version of this announcement on Meta)

The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to do limited testing of IPv6 on June 2-3. If there are not too many problems, we may fully enable IPv6 on World IPv6 day (June 6), and keep it enabled.

What this means for your project:

  • At least on June 2-3, 2012, you may see a small number of edits from IPv6 addresses, which are in the form "2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334". See e.g. w:en:IPv6 address. These addresses should behave like any other IP address: You can leave messages on their talk pages; you can track their contributions; you can block them. (See the full version of this announcement for notes on range blocks.)
  • In the mid term, some user scripts and tools will need to be adapted for IPv6.
  • We suspect that IPv6 usage is going to be very low initially, meaning that abuse should be manageable, and we will assist in the monitoring of the situation.

Read the full version of this announcement on how to test the behavior of IPv6 with various tools and how to leave bug reports, and to find a fuller analysis of the implications of the IPv6 migration.

--Erik Möller, VP of Engineering and Product Development, Wikimedia Foundation 01h19min de 2 de Junho de 2012 (UTC)

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2011 Picture of the Year competition


Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2011 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We are interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year 2011. Any user registered at Commons or a Wikimedia wiki SUL-related to Commons with more than 75 edits before 1 April 2012 (UTC) is welcome to vote and, of course everyone is welcome to view!

Detailed information about the contest can be found at the introductory page.

About 600 of the best of Wikimedia Common's photos, animations, movies and graphics were chosen –by the international Wikimedia Commons community– out of 12 million files during 2011 and are now called Featured Pictures.

From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons Features Pictures of all flavors.

For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories.

We regret that you receive this message in English; we intended to use banners to notify you in your native language but there was both, human and technical resistance.

See you on Commons! --Picture of the Year 2011 Committee 18h35min de 5 de Junho de 2012 (UTC)

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Mobile view as default view coming soon

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(Apologies if this message isn't in your language. Please consider translating it, as well as the instructions on Meta)

The mobile view of this project and others will soon become the default view on mobile devices (except tablets). Some language versions of these projects currently show no content on the mobile home page, and it is a good time to do a little formatting so users get a mobile-friendly view, or to add to existing mobile content if some already exists.

If you are an administrator, please consider helping with this change. There are instructions which are being translated. The proposed date of switching the default view is June 21.

To contact the mobile team, email mobile-feedback-lAt

--Phil Inje Chang, Product Manager, Mobile, Wikimedia Foundation 08h34min de 16 de Junho de 2012 (UTC)

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Bot flag request for User:タチコマ robot

Hi, I'd like to request a bot flag for my bot タチコマ robot whom has a lot of edits. My bot has a global bot flag and local bot flag many wikis. The bot handles Special:Doubleredirects through Thanks. -- とある白い猫 chi? 02h56min de 2 de Julho de 2012 (UTC)

Help decide about more than $10 million of Wikimedia donations in the coming year

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As many of you are aware, the Wikimedia Board of Trustees recently initiated important changes in the way that money is being distributed within the Wikimedia movement. As part of this, a new community-led "Funds Dissemination Committee" (FDC) is currently being set up. Already in 2012-13, its recommendations will guide the decisions about the distribution of over 10 million US dollars among the Foundation, chapters and other eligible entities.

Now, seven capable, knowledgeable and trustworthy community members are sought to volunteer on the initial Funds Dissemination Committee. It is expected to take up its work in September. In addition, a community member is sought to be the Ombudsperson for the FDC process. If you are interested in joining the committee, read the call for volunteers. Nominations are planned to close on August 15.

--Anasuya Sengupta, Director of Global Learning and Grantmaking, Wikimedia Foundation 20h21min de 19 de Julho de 2012 (UTC)

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Request for Comment: Legal Fees Assistance Program

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I apologize for addressing you in English. I would be grateful if you could translate this message into your language.

The Wikimedia Foundation is conducting a request for comment on a proposed program that could provide legal assistance to users in specific support roles who are named in a legal complaint as a defendant because of those roles. We wanted to be sure that your community was aware of this discussion and would have a chance to participate in that discussion.

If this page is not the best place to publicize this request for comment, please help spread the word to those who may be interested in participating. (If you'd like to help translating the "request for comment", program policy or other pages into your language and don't know how the translation system works, please come by my user talk page at m:User talk:Mdennis (WMF). I'll be happy to assist or to connect you with a volunteer who can assist.)

Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF)02h10min de 6 de Setembro de 2012 (UTC)

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Wikidata is getting close to a first roll-out

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As some of you might already have heard Wikimedia Deutschland is working on a new Wikimedia project. It is called m:Wikidata. The goal of Wikidata is to become a central data repository for the Wikipedias, its sister projects and the world. In the future it will hold data like the number of inhabitants of a country, the date of birth of a famous person or the length of a river. These can then be used in all Wikimedia projects and outside of them.

The project is divided into three phases and "we are getting close to roll-out the first phase". The phases are:

  1. language links in the Wikipedias (making it possible to store the links between the language editions of an article just once in Wikidata instead of in each linked article)
  2. infoboxes (making it possible to store the data that is currently in infoboxes in one central place and share the data)
  3. lists (making it possible to create lists and similar things based on queries to Wikidata so they update automatically when new data is added or modified)

It'd be great if you could join us, test the demo version, provide feedback and take part in the development of Wikidata. You can find all the relevant information including an FAQ and sign-up links for our on-wiki newsletter on the Wikidata page on Meta.

For further discussions please use this talk page (if you are uncomfortable writing in English you can also write in your native language there) or point me to the place where your discussion is happening so I can answer there.

--Lydia Pintscher 13h34min de 10 de Setembro de 2012 (UTC)

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Upcoming software changes - please report any problems

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All Wikimedia wikis - including this one - will soon be upgraded with new and possibly disruptive code. This process starts today and finishes on October 24 (see the upgrade schedule & code details).

Please watch for problems with:

  • revision diffs
  • templates
  • CSS and JavaScript pages (like user scripts)
  • bots
  • PDF export
  • images, video, and sound, especially scaling sizes
  • the CologneBlue skin

If you notice any problems, please report problems at our defect tracker site. You can test for possible problems at and, which have already been updated.

Thanks! With your help we can find problems fast and get them fixed faster.

Sumana Harihareswara, Wikimedia Foundation Engineering Community Manager (talk) 03h09min de 16 de Outubro de 2012 (UTC)

P.S.: For the regular, smaller MediaWiki updates every two weeks, please watch this schedule.

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Fundraising localization: volunteers from outside the USA needed

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Hello All,

The Wikimedia Foundation's Fundraising team have begun our 'User Experience' project, with the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries outside the USA and enhancing the localization of our donation pages. I am searching for volunteers to spend 30 minutes on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real-time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. Please sing up and help us with our 'User Experience' project! :) If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email All countries needed (excepting USA)!

Pats Pena
Global Fundraising Operations Manager, Wikimedia Foundation

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Novidades da Wikimedia, Setembro 2012

Destaques do Relatório da Wikimedia Foundation e o Relatório de engenharia da Wikimedia de Setembro de 2012, com uma selecção de outros eventos importantes do movimento Wikimedia
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Nova categorização

Olá, Pessoal,

Conversei com um amigo editor sobre categorização das páginas e, como muitas ainda não trazem qualquer categoria, resolvi criar algumas para organizar melhor as páginas do Wikisource em língua portuguesa. Não sei, exatamente o motivo pelo qual as páginas não possuem categorias, especialmente as dos autores. Caso tenha ocorrido alguma votação para que as mesmas não existam, por favor, indiquem-me a página para que possa lê-la e entender o processo melhor.

Entretanto, gostaria de colocar um fato: não seria melhor criar um número de categorias para a melhor organização das páginas?

Criei algumas como Categoria:Autores portugueses, Categoria:Autores brasileiros e mais duas. Por favor, administradores, não as apague, está bem? Ainda estou aprendendo e se pudermos votar para uma nova categorização, eu agradeço. Se a categorização não for boa, solicitarei o apagamento das mesmas, está bem?

Um abraço a todos e muito obrigado,

Nandezo (discussão) 01h02min de 18 de Dezembro de 2012 (UTC)

Tudo me parece bom até o momento. Vamos mantendo contato e se surgir alguma dúvida é só dizer.OTAVIO1981 (discussão) 15h52min de 20 de Dezembro de 2012 (UTC)

Ajuda para traduzir Cândido, de Voltaire, decentemente

Olá, estava lendo uma versão traduzida de Cândido que está pela internet, mas a achei um tanto mal traduzida e cheia de erros de ortografia, então decidi ler a obra em inglês e aproveitar para tentar traduzi-la, tive um imprevisto e agora vou ter que parar (Capítulo 8).

Uso o texto original francês aqui e o inglês daqui.

A versão em inglês contém as notas com explicações melhores, mas tenho feito notas de termos muito arcaicos.

Obrigada a quem se interessar em continuar traduzindo e bom fim-de-ano a todos!

Dianakc (discussão) 19h11min de 29 de Dezembro de 2012 (UTC)