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Administrator nomination and confirmations
by MJL, 31 March 2019

Xover nominated to be admin[edit]

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Shakespeare enthusiast Xover was recently nominated to be an admin for English Wikisource. They have been on contributing to the project since 2015.[1] On 17 August 2016, they had been granted the autopatroller user right.

As of the time of writing, Xover has had 4,228 edits to Wikisource with an impressive 85.7% of that being to the Page namespace.[2] Recently, though, they have been increasing their involvement in Wikisource. Only three months into the current year, Xover has almost doubled their previous year's contributions.

Xover Year count [3]
Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Count 211 284 489 1,113 2,104

Beyond that, Xover is also a longtime Wikipedian. On English Wikipedia, they have nearly 20,000 edits and been granted the pending change reviewer right.

Xover did not be immediately respond to an inquiry left on their talk page in connection to this story.


  1. According to CentralAuth, Xover has had their account attached since 14:53, 22 August 2008 and had a first edit on 18:35, 10 July 2011. They had regularly started to contribute after 19:51, 10 September 2015.
  2. According to XTools as of 2019-03-31 17:28.
  3. Generated using XTools on 2019-03-31 17:15
    Year 2011 with 13 edits excluded.

An administrator has been reconfirmed for March 2019:

Three administrators are having their confirmation discussions in April 2019:

This story was updated on 12:56, 1 April 2019 (UTC)