Grand Theft Wiki:Bots

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In wiki terminology, a bot is an automated program or script that is used to assist editors in making revisions, especially if they are too tedious or too repetitive for a human editor to do.

Because bots are potentially capable of editing far faster than humans can, have a lower level of scrutiny on each edit than a human editor, may cause severe disruption if they malfunction or are misused, and are held to a high standard by the community, high standards are expected before a bot is approved for use on designated tasks. Operation of unapproved bots, or use of approved bots in unapproved ways outside their conditions of operation, is prohibited and may in some cases lead to blocking of the bot account and possible sanctions for the operator.