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Google Code-in 2014 Wikimedia Foundation

Build a test case for a Pywikibot script not exercised by the test suite

completed by: m4tx

mentors: John Vandenberg

Pywikibot is a Python-based framework to write bots for MediaWiki. See for more information. Patches can be submitted via Gerrit (you need a account). More documentation on Gerrit can be found at After you have successfully claimed this task in Google Melange please do use the task in Phabricator for communication instead of Google Melange. This allows more PWB developers to be reached! General development questions can be asked on the Pywikibot mailing list at and the #pywikibot IRC channel (see

Improve the code coverage(see ) of the Pywikibot test suite for one of its pre-packaged scripts. Select a script (see ) which is not listed at and develop a basic test module which exercises that the code which performs the bots stated purpose. Create bug reports for any failures encountered.

The Phabricator task for tracking missing tests is , and missing script tests is .  An example task is .

Students are required to read Wikimedia's general instructions at first.