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Again, welcome! Ultimateria (talk) 19:18, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

Bot FailsEdit

Please check your code: {{syn}} doesn't work without a language code, and {{sense}} is not part of the synonym list. See carvallo, dobladora, Día de los Inocentes, and todo el tiempo, where I had to revert your bot due to module errors. Chuck Entz (talk) 03:21, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

Thank you catching that. For what it's worth, I made all of those mistakes by hand when running the bot in a manual edit mode, so the blame is 100% on me. I'll build in some double-checking before using it like that again. Thanks! JeffDoozan (talk) 13:08, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

Pt bot runEdit

Hi, could your bot also re-arrange synonyms for Portuguese entries? – Jberkel 19:48, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

It's running now, it should be able to clean up ~8,000 of the ~10,000 Portuguese entries with synonyms. – JeffDoozan (talk) 16:55, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
Great, thanks. So the bot doesn't make changes in ambiguous situations, which means that all remaining "Synonyms" sections (2000?) require human attention? – Jberkel 11:17, 18 December 2020 (UTC)
That's correct, the bot won't make any changes when it encounters any sort of ambiguity when matching the synonyms to the glosses (eg, when a synonym has no {{sense}} and the word has multiple glosses). I have a wild idea of looking up the synonym's glosses and matching them against the word's glosses as a way of resolving some ambiguities. From my experience cleaning up the unhandled Spanish Synonyms, I'd estimate that could resolve at least half of the remaining 2000 entries, leaving the most ambiguous cases (gustar) in need of human attention. I'll do what I can to reduce the 2000 to something more manageable. JeffDoozan (talk) 13:21, 18 December 2020 (UTC)
Ok, let me know how it goes, and maybe put a list of entries requiring attention somewhere, so the work can be distributed. – Jberkel 19:40, 18 December 2020 (UTC)
We're left with 971 articles that need manual attention.JeffDoozan (talk) 15:26, 19 December 2020 (UTC)