Wikipedia:Requests for importer/Christianrocker90

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Closed as successful: fr33kman 02:05, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

Christianrocker90[change source]

Christianrocker90 (talk · contribs)

End date: 05:33, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

I believe it would help me in my quest to create wrestling and baseball articles to have the Importer tool. I'm not much for words but I hope you'll trust me with the Importer tool.

Candidate's acceptance:self-nom--   CR90  06:33, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Optional questions by: fr33kman
What does importer mean? What does it allow you to do and not do, and what dangers are there in its usage? fr33kman 06:41, 18 February 2010 (UTC)
A: Import in Wikimedia's case allows a importer to import pages from another Wikimedia wiki where it is enabled. You can import pages to start a new article or you can import revisions to that wikis existing article. It can't import revisions that conflict with a revision that already exists with the same timestamp down to the second. And if I'm correct there's possible a issue of contributing revisions to the wrong editor cause one user may not be the some user on the wiki you import to.--   CR90  23:20, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Optional questions by User:Kansan
Would you make sure that you simplified any articles that you imported instead of just leaving them as is? Kansan (talk) 03:34, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
A: I don't mean to sound arrogant but of course I would, I would be stupid not to simplify them cause then they would be deleted.--   CR90  03:42, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Support[change source]

  1. whynot? I'm sure CR90 understands how this tool works and will be careful when using it. Griffinofwales (talk) 01:14, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  2. Support Classical Esther 01:54, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  3. whynot as I said on Razor's request, I'd rather them import and simplify then copy/paste. As long as they are careful (be very very careful of including templates, i.e DONT) then I'm fine. James (T C) 01:56, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  4. I have no problem with it Lauryn 04:19, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  5. Support - CR90 will use the tool to create articles and that it always a good thing --Peterdownunder (talk) 06:11, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  6. fr33kman 07:07, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  7. --Bsadowski1(Talk|Changes) 07:09, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  8. Support - hopefully your mainspace percentage will rise as a result of this tool. Nifky^ 07:12, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  9. § stay (sic)! 12:47, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  10. Support The more articles the better. I trust CR90.--Gordonrox24 | Talk 22:15, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  11. Juliancolton | Talk 22:17, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  12. Support Kansan (talk) 22:20, 19 February 2010 (UTC)
  13. Support Sure. Purplebackpack89 (Notes Taken) (Locker) 16:30, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
  14. Support Definitely. Quantum4 Send me a message 16:31, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
  15. --I-on|I-Гalk |I-PrФjecГ 21:53, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
  16. Just be careful because we admins are lazy to fix it (or at least I am :P ). Pmlineditor  08:30, 21 February 2010 (UTC)
    +1 Lauryn 08:33, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Oppose[change source]

Comments[change source]

  • Just a little side note, my rationale might have been longer but I'm fighting a cold right now and not much into really writing from the head. Hopefully tomorrow I can give you more of a rationale.--   CR90  06:37, 18 February 2010 (UTC)
    • Tomorrow has been and gone several times over. — μ 00:54, Thursday February 25 2010 (UTC)

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