Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada wrote:
It seems so. In my case, I created years ago a lot
of redirects to my
English userpage from many Wikipedia languages, and now I have to request
the deletion for all them. Not very useful.
"Not very useful" is a slightly rude comment to make, in my opinion. You
specifically and intentionally created local user pages on various
Wikipedias. I imagine you and others would be rightfully upset if
someone came along and simply overwrote your local user pages with a
global user page without your knowledge or consent.
Can we get a special bot task in meta to request
userpage deletion in
There's discussion on Meta-Wiki about Synchbot deleting local user pages
on a per-user, opt-in basis. I'm personally of the view that users seeking
to un-spam the dozens or hundreds of wikis where they have created a local
user page and done nothing more ought to clean up the "mess" themselves.
I edited/added images and managed bots (generating edit rankings and other)
in many Wikipedias. I didn't spammed anything, just had to create the
redirect userpages years ago because MediaWiki didn't offered anything
If you don't know about the case, shut up.
Instead of deletion, blanking the user page might be a
neat way of
triggering the global user page to re-appear (a version of pure wiki
deletion). Though, of course, some users might want a 0-byte user page.
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