User:XRayBot

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Bot This user account is a bot operated by XRay (talk). It is flagged as bot.

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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Operator: XRay
Approved? Approved
Edit rate: up to 5 edits/min
Edit period/s: When XRay is online
Automatic or manual? Manual login, automated editing under supervision
Programming language Perl (with MediaWiki::API)

Main Function[edit]

The bot checks all images by XRay and adds all necessary links and categories for this images. The completeness and correctness of information is checked too. It is all the boring work of a user which can be done by a bot. It is a way for nearly consistent description pages of own images.

Additionally categories YYYY in Anywhere (or similar) are appended to own images and images of the Münsterland. The same is done for categories like Photographs taken on YYYY-MM-DD (or similar).

Missing categories are created.

Sometimes the categories like YYYY in Anywhere were added to wrong images. Please give me an advice, I'll remove the wrong categories. Thank you.

And very rarely the bot is used in a special way for a single task.