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Please make this bot stop edit warring with another bot[edit]

Hi Multichill, can you and Doc Taxon figure out at way to stop CategorizationBot from edit warring with User:TaxonBot? So far, there have been three rounds of CatBot claiming that this screenshot is uncategorized, followed by TaxonBot saying (correctly) that it is categorized. I'm not sure where the problem lies (perhaps there's something odd about {{Wikipedia-screenshot}}?), but I'd like to have it fixed. Thanks (and good luck!), WhatamIdoing (talk) 04:42, 30 May 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Don't use templates to add images to topic categories. Now Category:Wikimedia screenshots is completely overloaded because it's added by the template and many pictures are over categorized. Replace it with a hidden category like Category:Wikimedia screenshots categorized by template, categorize the uncategorized images and remove it tracker category. Multichill (talk) 11:19, 31 May 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
> Don't use templates to add images to topic categories.
Is this some sort of policy bot writers can rely on? --McZusatz (talk) 13:17, 31 May 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Compare with this: File:2005-1-7-1-zhwp.gif. This source is of the same kind, categorization by template. But CategorizationBot ignores this file. And a template categorization as this is okay. CategorizationBot should include template categorizations, I don't know its code source. Thank you very much, Doc Taxon (talk) 05:04, 1 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
If it is not legal in commons to categorize by template, so modify all those templates and include the category to the source of the file pages. To stop the edit warring I added the category to the source now. Thanks again, Doc Taxon (talk) 05:14, 1 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@WhatamIdoing: @Doc Taxon: blacklisted to prevent images being bounced around. If this ever gets cleaned up we can always remove it again. Multichill (talk) 10:22, 17 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Category Blacklist[edit]

Category:Gallery pages with broken file links needs to be blacklisted, I'm getting pissed to remove hundreds, sometimes thousands, of images from this cat every month. --Denniss (talk) 11:07, 16 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Denniss: I'm sorry to hear that. I wasn't aware of this. I'm quite confident this should fix it. Multichill (talk) 10:19, 17 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. --Denniss (talk) 13:57, 17 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]


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