I pronounce my nick NicDumZ [nɪk.d̪ymz], from my real name, and no DumZ was not meant at first for dumb [dʌm] :)

I am...

  • 20, an Open Source developer, working for Google, living in Tokyo Zurich.
  • A sysop on the (in French) wikipedia.
  • A bot owner.
  • A pywikipedia developer.
  • Wikipedia-retired.

When online, I'm usually available on IRC, on #wikipedia-en or #pywikipediabot for example.

fr Cet utilisateur a pour langue maternelle le français.

en-4 This user speaks English at a near-native level.
Pieter Bruegel de Oude (1525-1569), De Toren van Babel (1563)

I am the Bot owner of

Crystal package system.png DumZiBoT (contribs)

WikiOgre2.png This user is a WikiOgre.
Wikimedia-logo.svg This user has created a global account and the main one is on Wikipedia (fr)
Committed identity: 0e2b98b5500d5e5334cc002bd526220c0928d3d20dc8ca760f32d6f83f7640e39954a190a8d00b4fae53a333c0d0e6346cfaf5cc53f91a326ca50a14ffbd8023
is a SHA-512 commitment to this user's real-life identity.


I've received kind support from some contributors, these sort of regards that help when you need some extra-power to get your job done ;)

Among many simple warm thanks, I've received some barnstars :

I hereby award this barnstar for the creation of one of the best bots in operation in this encyclopedia. JForget 22:05, 10 February 2008 (UTC)
  What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
You are awarded this barnstar for programming DumZiBoT to expand bare references. Thanks for helping make Wikipedia a well-referenced resource. Flibirigit (talk) 07:34, 6 February 2008 (UTC)
  What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
I've got nothing but praise for this bot idea. – sgeureka t•c 15:27, 8 February 2008 (UTC)
  The da Vinci Barnstar
You are awarded this barnstar for enhancing Wikipedia by programming DumZiBoT, a reliable robot that has both greatly improved Reference lists and increased the productivity of Wikipedians. EconomistBR (talk) 21:32, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
  The Working Man's Barnstar
Every time I check my Watchlist, you and DumZiBoT have improved another article. Your continued work deserves recognition! TheRedPenOfDoom (talk) 03:20, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

Thanks for sorting out the links on my Timeline of children's rights. Much appreciated help in making my article well-referenced. SJB (talk) 12:14, 14 August 2008 (UTC)