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MechanicalCurator (talk · contribs)

Operator: Andrew Gray (talk · contributions · Number of edits · recent activity · block log · User rights log · uploads · Global account information)

Bot's tasks for which permission is being sought:

  • Uploading images from the British Library's "Mechanical Curator" feed - see here for details about the project and here for sample images.

Automatic or manually assisted:

  • Automatic when operational, manual for early testing

Edit type (e.g. Continuous, daily, one time run):

  • Continuous with occasional batch runs

Maximum edit rate (e.g. edits per minute):

  • In normal operation, once per hour, or as frequently as the original script operates.
  • For batch uploading, throttled to one per minute.

Bot flag requested: (Y/N):

  • Yes.

Programming language(s):

  • For batch uploads, pywikipediabot.
  • For regular (hourly) uploads, pywikipediabot or directly through the API - working out just now which is simplest.

Andrew Gray (talk) 12:11, 3 October 2013 (UTC)


Having some problems getting this coding to work. Will report back - apologies for the delay :-) Andrew Gray (talk) 14:04, 26 October 2013 (UTC)
@Andrew Gray: I see that you haven't made any edits with the bot account since October; is this still a project that you want to undertake? odder (talk) 20:56, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
This got overtaken by events :-). I think we can close this request. Thanks! Andrew Gray (talk) 20:13, 10 February 2014 (UTC)
@Andrew Gray: Thanks for the update! Closing this request as   Not done , then. odder (talk) 20:17, 10 February 2014 (UTC)