Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Research:Anatomy of English Wikipedia Did You Know traffic

2013-08-04 Thread WereSpielChequers
Hi Laura and Kerry, One point to remember when comparing views of DYKs with other processes such as GAs is that DYKs get a slot on the mainpage. In that sense they are best compared to in the news items and the Featured Article of the Day. Though I'm pretty sure they don't individually get as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Research:Anatomy of English Wikipedia Did You Know traffic

2013-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2013 12:31, WereSpielChequers werespielchequ...@gmail.com wrote: One point to remember when comparing views of DYKs with other processes such as GAs is that DYKs get a slot on the mainpage. In that sense they are best compared to in the news items and the Featured Article of the

[Wikimedia-l] Visual Editor temporary opt-out

2013-08-04 Thread Todd Allen
I realize this was brought up a couple of weeks ago and I apologize for the late response on this, but it was just recently brought to my attention that the VE opt-out was intended to be only temporary. Firstly: Currently, as per the overwhelming consensus on en.wikipedia at least, VE needs to be

[Wikimedia-l] Updates from the WMF Grantmaking department

2013-08-04 Thread Anasuya Sengupta
Dear friends and colleagues, This message is to announce that the names of the Wikimedia Foundation’s grants programs are being changed to better reflect the purpose and function they serve, while the names of the volunteer-driven committees that serve these programs remain unchanged. We hope