Wikispecies:Bots/Requests for approval/Hazard-Bot

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Hazard-Bot[edit]

  1. Operator: Hazard-SJ
  2. Automatic or Manually Assisted: Automatic
  3. Programming Language(s): Python (Pywikipediabot)
  4. Function Summary: Maintenance of interwiki links
  5. Edit period(s) (e.g. Continuous, daily, one time run): Only when I am online (not necessary on WS) and have it started
  6. Edit rate requested: I'm uncertain about this, but I expect less than an average of 2 EPM (may go up to three); generally as often as the bot finds needed interwiki link changes.
  7. Already has a bot flag (Y/N): No
  8. Function Details: interwiki.py

It seems there is a shortage on interwiki bots here. Hazard-SJ (talk) 03:27, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

  • There are reasons for that. Previous interwiki bot runs removed valid links and added incorrect links. Wikispecies is not structured the same way as the Wikipedias are, so the linkages will not be one-to-one. Can your bot handle that fact? --EncycloPetey (talk) 21:19, 15 January 2012 (UTC)
    According to my knowledge of Pywikipediabot, the first reason should be fine. As for the second, all bots can make mistakes when it comes to this, but as I am using an updated version of the software, I expect better results than those precious bots. I hope my response was satisfactory. In addition, as Wikispecies functions differently from Wikipedias, would it, in your opinion, be a good idea to use the hint option? Thanks. Hazard-SJ (talk) 03:13, 18 January 2012 (UTC)
    Let's go for Symbol support vote.svg Approved for trial (50 edits). OhanaUnitedTalk page 05:26, 1 February 2012 (UTC)
  • I'm sorry for the delay. I'm holding off on this one. Hazard-SJ (talk) 00:45, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Symbol neutral vote.svg Request Expired. OhanaUnitedTalk page 16:46, 18 July 2012 (UTC)