There is inherent humour in being unable to test the comparative efficacy of a technological whizbang due to the lack of sufficiently standardised technological whizbangs ;p.
On 14 January 2014 11:32, Marc A. Pelletier <m...@uberbox.org> wrote: > On 01/14/2014 02:18 PM, Oliver Keyes wrote: > > Database-stored information on > > templates is "where are those templates linked from", not "and when were > > those links added" (unless something has changed relatively recently) > > > > And even then that'd give dubious results. Some talk page get archived > barnstars et. al., some people (like I do with User:Coren) move them off > to a discrete subpage in their userspace, and some people simply remove > old sections from their talk pages (which would make the template not > show as a transclusion at all). > > Add to this the complexity that several barnstars are subst:ed rather > than transcluded -- but not all -- and you end up with a completely > intractable problem. > > -- Marc > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- Oliver Keyes Product Analyst Wikimedia Foundation _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>