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Bot This user account is a bot operated by Doug (talk).

It is not a sock puppet, but rather an automated or semi-automated account for making repetitive edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually.
Administrators: if this bot is malfunctioning or causing harm, please block it.

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Approval: This bot is approved for use on Commons for tasks related to categorization and tag maintenance[1].

This bot is also flagged on meta,,,, and

This bot is run by Doug, the best way to reach Doug is to post on his talk page or send Doug an e-mail.


This bot is for category and tag maintenance (mainly license tags and {{book}}).

Bot Vitals[edit]

  • Creator/operator: Doug
  • Language: Python
  • Framework: PWB
  • Mode: Semi-automatic, the bot may run automated on short runs with review by human afterwards but will not start running on it's own, it does not have periodic tasks (although some of the task may recur, they do not have a predictable frequency).
  • Operation: Intermittent - only runs under supervision from its handler and only on demand.


This bot is approved for categorization and tag maintenance related tasks.

Completed Tasks[edit]

Recurring Tasks[edit]

Open Tasks[edit]

Recategorize (to subcats) and fix copyright tags on files in and related French and English cats.