Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-11 Thread Anders Wennersten
edia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Robert Rohde Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2015 21:00 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community For enwiki, whose stats I happen to know best, on

[Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread WereSpielChequers
A quick follow up to the signpost article of a couple of weeks ago We now have the August figures , and August has continued what we might reasonably start calling

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread James Forrester
On 10 September 2015 at 07:21, WereSpielChequers < werespielchequ...@gmail.com> wrote: > A quick follow up to the signpost article of a couple of weeks ago > < > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-08-26/In_focus > >We > now have the August figures >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Pine W
James, Yes, there is more to the story than can be told in the data that we have. On the other hand, it seems to me that it's a bit harsh to respond like that to WSC's attempt to share good news. Perhaps you can also think of positive ways to interpret the data, such as that the increased speeds

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread James Forrester
On 10 September 2015 at 10:56, Pine W wrote: > James, > > Yes, there is more to the story than can be told in the data that we have. > On the other hand, it seems to me that it's a bit harsh to respond like > that to WSC's attempt to share good news. ‚ÄčThen in my e-mail I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Theo10011
Greetings James. Your response here seems unhelpful and mind I suggest, snarky. You are essentially arguing over semantics. You object to the usage of a term - "core editing community", then suggest his titles is faulty and misleading while suggesting almost antithetical alternatives. You end by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Peter Southwood
] Increase in size of the core editing community On 10 September 2015 at 07:21, WereSpielChequers < werespielchequ...@gmail.com> wrote: > A quick follow up to the signpost article of a couple of weeks ago < > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-08-26/ &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Romaine Wiki
Hi! In economics there is a business cycle with ups and downs. This is a naturally process that also exists in the number of editors. If there would be a trend that only exists in more and more users editing, just like the dot-com buble , a growth

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Erik Zachte
@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Robert Rohde Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2015 21:00 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community For enwiki, whose stats I happen to know best, one might say the bottom was actually around mid-to-late 2013. The pl

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in size of the core editing community

2015-09-10 Thread Robert Rohde
For enwiki, whose stats I happen to know best, one might say the bottom was actually around mid-to-late 2013. The plateau and subsequent modest upward trend was visible first with occasional/new editing metrics like new active editors (>= 5 edits per month), but has since also appeared in