Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] James Forrester joins WMF as Technical Product Analyst

2012-05-17 Thread Erik Zachte
Congrats James! I 'm looking forward to most tongue in cheek design documents I have ever seen. :-) Erik -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Howie Fung Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 6:52 PM To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Any studies on economic impact of community-produced open data?

2012-06-03 Thread Erik Zachte
month in 2005. [1] http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=gross+profit+google [2] http://stats.wikimedia.org/wikimedia/squids/SquidReportGoogle.htm Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Report, May 2012

2012-06-17 Thread Erik Zachte
It may well be that the trends are distorted due to major bug in wikistats. That bug has been isolated, but we need 7-10 days to regenerate all reports. See also http://infodisiac.com/blog/2012/06/wikistats-editor-counts-are-broken/ Sorry for the confusion and inconvenience. Erik Zachte

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in page views for the last 3 months

2013-11-22 Thread Erik Zachte
Hi Strainu, We noticed and are investigating. It surely looks almost too good to be true. Any suggestions for an explanation are welcome. Cheers, Erik -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Which Wikipedias have had large scale bot creation of articles this year?

2013-11-25 Thread Erik Zachte
http://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/ReportCardTopWikis.htm blue line on second chart per wiki For all time totals per bot there is http://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/BotActivityMatrixCreates.htm Erik -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase in page views for the last 3 months

2013-11-27 Thread Erik Zachte
/2013/2013-11/ Patched files: http://dumps.wikimedia.org/other/pagecounts-ez/projectcounts/ I'll reply on this thread when the patch has been applied. Erik Zachte ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

[Wikimedia-l] Increase in page views for the last 3 months

2013-12-06 Thread Erik Zachte
correction see http://tinyurl.com/pmm66v4 I also marked the bug as resolved https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57980 Cheers, Erik Zachte ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-16 Thread Erik Zachte
Here are some charts which breakdown edits into several categories, reverts are counted separately. Of course edits is not editors, but it could be indicative of changed behavior patterns/policies. In the ongoing reassesment of metric definitions one thing discussed is whether we should count

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community consultation + Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director selection process

2014-01-30 Thread Erik Zachte
. It is not our call but I wish the committee all wisdom. Erik Zachte [..] Could the WMF strategy extend to creating a Death Star to preserve all of human knowledge? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back

2014-04-17 Thread Erik Zachte
Welcome back, Milos :-) Erik -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Milos Rancic Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2014 22:48 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back For those who care,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Underwater photos and videos / WMRS Microgrants 2014

2014-07-15 Thread Erik Zachte
Very inspiring, Milos. Thanks for sharing. Might be good story for Wikimedia blog. -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l- boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Milos Rancic Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:43 To: Wikimedia Mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ghana User Group

2014-09-15 Thread Erik Zachte
Congrats, Wikimedia Ghana!, -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l- boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Tanweer Morshed Sent: Monday, September 15, 2014 22:10 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ghana

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A transition and a new chapter.

2015-04-13 Thread Erik Zachte
as a volunteer. Much too early to adopt the title of 'Wikimedia innovator emeritus'. All best with you next adventure. Erik Zachte ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GA Stats using Wikimedia Stats

2015-08-19 Thread Erik Zachte
Hi Tito, Wikistats can collect pageviews for a certain category and its subcategories. In English Wikipedia I just ran the script for categories WikiProject_Featured_articles and WikiProject_Good_articles Featured articles, 1 pageviews 2 categories included 1

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Board of Trustees Chair and Vice Chair positions

2015-07-17 Thread Erik Zachte
all board members, new and old, for their willingess to bear this enormous responsibility. Special mention for Jan-Bart. May you and your family enjoy the step-wise growing control over your personal timetable :-) Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Q1 Fundraising Update

2015-10-15 Thread Erik Zachte
ey're told, the best they can. The Wikimedia Foundation gets a lot of flak in these discussions. But isn't WMF operating within limits set by the Board of Trustees? Lila can propose a budget, but the Board is ultimately responsible, needs to approve that budget, and can amend it. Erik Zachte (discl

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'll be moving on

2015-10-08 Thread Erik Zachte
Dear Jan, Thank you very much for your immense contributions to the movement! Not the least of those is your ability to be (and I quote Sandra Rientjes) 'a source of sanity and calm'. I can't vow for chapter meetings as Sandra does, but I have seen a lot of that on public mailing lists. Happy

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

2015-09-10 Thread Erik Zachte
James, A) Should we value editors with many edits more than editors with just a few? Your counter-example (editors who write a long article in one go offline) is canonical, and probably uncontested, so you're stating the obvious, no need to use a loaded term like 'offensive', and to spell it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner (again)

2015-12-01 Thread Erik Zachte
The ad would be slightly more palatable if it used coffee-darkbrown instead of epitaph-black for the plea you can't ignore. Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of wctaiwan Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2015 0:44

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight

2016-06-30 Thread Erik Zachte
Gerard, feel free to follow-up on your call to action with more action. Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Gerard Meijssen Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:38 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-19 Thread Erik Zachte
editors trends. For similar charts for other Wikipedias see https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/PlotsPngEditHistoryTop.htm Erik Zachte P.S. unrelated but good to know if you dive into Wikistats: February 2017 reports are incomplete (under investigation) -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ray Saintonge has died

2016-09-13 Thread Erik Zachte
as I remember him, accompanied by Phoebe https://vimeo.com/134889976 Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Itzik - Wikimedia Israel Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 18:49 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-26 Thread Erik Zachte
Here is a high level Wikistats page on how our projects fared in terms of active wikis. https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/ProjectTrendsActiveWikis.html Erik Zachte -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Alessandro Marchetti Sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-26 Thread Erik Zachte
Zachte <ezac...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Here is a high level Wikistats page on how our projects fared in terms > of active wikis. > https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/ProjectTrendsActiveWikis.html > > Erik Zachte > > -Original Message- > From: Wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Deutschland: Annual Report 2016

2017-06-02 Thread Erik Zachte
Wow, very impressive report overall! I particularly love the videos. They are quite informative, the ones with real people are a great introduction to what editing entails, the animated ones are entertaining and inspiring. These videos imo deserve to be used on many of our projects, localized