[WikiEN-l] Bored?

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 22:18:37 UTC 2008

On 02/02/2008, Magnus Manske <magnusmanske at googlemail.com> wrote:
> <slogan mode="TV-ad">
> You want to work on wikipedia, but somehow aren't motivated to look
> for something specific to do today?
> Fear no more! Enjoy now the wonderful random problem finder "Wiki ToDo" at
> http://tools.wikimedia.de/~magnus/wikitodo.php
> (yes, it works even with the toolserver databases down!)
> It randomly selects a page, then tries to find stuff for you to do.
> If it can't find anything for you to fix on this article (which rarely
> happens), it tries the next one...
> </slogan>
> Suggestions for finding more things to do are welcome :-)

Looks cool. One thing you've missed, though: The first time I ran it,
it found a disambig page, and told me:

"This article is an orphan (except maybe for redirects). Look around
and add some links!"

Disambigs being orphans is a good thing. Should be relatively easy to
make an exception for them.

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