Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-08-04 Thread James Heilman
I wondering if Google would be willing to share that sort of data with us? That would be useful for certain languages definitely. J On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 12:48 PM, WereSpielChequers < werespielchequ...@gmail.com> wrote: > At Wikimania in Gdansk someone from Google gave an interesting if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-08-04 Thread WereSpielChequers
At Wikimania in Gdansk someone from Google gave an interesting if somewhat controversial presentation on search improvements this way. From my memory of the presentation - it was a few years ago; For several languages including some Indic ones, I think Bangla and Telegu, Google had listed the 500

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-08-04 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, English Wikipedia is to be honest the least of my concerns.It is no different from any of the others. Like all other Wikipedias there are significantly more items with a label in the language of the project in Wikidata than the project has articles. So much so that the number of deleted

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-08-03 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hi Gerard, I chatted with Trey (who did the analysis) for his opinion on your concerns. Here is his response: Hi Gerard, I wasn't trying to pass judgement on notability when the search referred to > a particular person, place, or thing, but I did take it as a sign of > non-notability when a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-07-30 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, So what do we have? It is what the most missed searches are for the English Wikipedia. Arguably the searches include content that is "iffie". But when many people seek info on a porn site, on what basis is it not notable? This is only for en.wp and the results for other languages can be quite

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-07-29 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Forwarding to the Wikimedia mailing list, I'm sorry for the lateness! -- Deb Tankersley Product Manager, Discovery IRC: debt Wikimedia Foundation -- Forwarded message -- From: Trey Jones Date: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 11:58 AM Subject: Re: [discovery] Fwd: