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==What is a Sysop?==
==What is a Sysop?==
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'''Sysops''' are administrators that help keep this website running efficiently and effectively for the benefit of Scouting.
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'''Sysops''' on this wiki are administrators that help keep the website running efficiently and effectively for the benefit of Scouting.
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==Who are the Sysops on this wiki?==
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A user with sysop rights can:
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*[http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Listusers&group=sysop List of Sysops]
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* ''edit'' '''protected''' pages/sections (including the ''MeritBadgeDotOrg'' namespace),
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* ''move'' pages,
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* ''delete'' and ''undelete'' pages,
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* ''protect'' and ''unprotect'' pages,
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* ''block'' and ''unblock'' users, and
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* use the ''[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reverting#Rollback rollback]'' feature.
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{{See|[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Administrators Manual:Administrators] for details.}}{{Clear}}
==Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?==
==Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?==
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Yes. Please email [[User:RWSmith|RWSmith]] directly, if you are interested. Note first, however, there are...
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Yes, absolutely! You can volunteer yourself, or be nominated. However, there are some...
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===Pre-requisites for adminship===
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===Pre-requisites for Adminship===
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In order to become and remain a Sysop on this wiki, you must be:
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In order to be a Sysop on this wiki, you '''must''':
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*a registered and active Scouter;
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*be an actively BSA-registered Scouter; trained (and current, i.e., [[YPT]]) for the adult leader position which you are currently ''primarily'' registered; and
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*trained (and stay current, i.e., [[YPT]]) for the BSA adult leader position you currently hold; and
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*you must also be a registered, '''active''' member of [http://www.MeritBadge.Net MeritBadge.Net]... generally, for a period of not less than six months; but, this ''may'' be lowered on a case-by-case basis. (There is a ''private'' forum on MeritBadge.Net where sysops discuss the administrative aspects of maintaining this website, which you would need to subscribe.)
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*an '''active''' member of [http://www.MeritBadge.Net MeritBadge.Net] for a period of not less than six months. (No exceptions.)
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If you meet these pre-requisites, some ''limited'' personal information will required (which will only be available to the [[Bureaucrats]] here and the Administrators of MeritBadge.Net) in order to complete your application, as it will verified.
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'''Please e-mail ''[[Special:Emailuser/RWSmith|RWSmith]]'' if you are interested (or would like to nominate somebody).'''
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==Who are the Sysops on this wiki?==
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Once you meet these pre-requisites, some personal information will required (which will only be available to the [[Bureaucrats]] here and the Administrators of MeritBadge.Net) in order to complete your [[RfA]] application, as it will verified with the Council in which you are registered.
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*See: '''[[Special:Listusers/sysop|List of Sysops]]'''
==See also==
==See also==

Revision as of 14:06, January 27, 2011

Contents

What is a Sysop?

Sysops on this wiki are administrators that help keep the website running efficiently and effectively for the benefit of Scouting.

A user with sysop rights can:

  • edit protected pages/sections (including the MeritBadgeDotOrg namespace),
  • move pages,
  • delete and undelete pages,
  • protect and unprotect pages,
  • block and unblock users, and
  • use the rollback feature.
See: Manual:Administrators for details.

Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?

Yes, absolutely! You can volunteer yourself, or be nominated. However, there are some...

Pre-requisites for Adminship

In order to be a Sysop on this wiki, you must:

  • be an actively BSA-registered Scouter; trained (and current, i.e., YPT) for the adult leader position which you are currently primarily registered; and
  • you must also be a registered, active member of MeritBadge.Net... generally, for a period of not less than six months; but, this may be lowered on a case-by-case basis. (There is a private forum on MeritBadge.Net where sysops discuss the administrative aspects of maintaining this website, which you would need to subscribe.)

If you meet these pre-requisites, some limited personal information will required (which will only be available to the Bureaucrats here and the Administrators of MeritBadge.Net) in order to complete your application, as it will verified.

Please e-mail RWSmith if you are interested (or would like to nominate somebody).

Who are the Sysops on this wiki?

See also

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