I totally agree with Ilario here. We have yet to put a financial value on a
Wikimedia contributor time unit, but I would venture to say that if such
projects manage to procure even one Wikimedia contributor for the projects
then that is money well spent.
On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Ilario Valdelli <valde...@gmail.com>
> On 31.10.2015 12:12, Fæ wrote:
>> On 31 Oct 2015 11:00, "Ilario Valdelli" <valde...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 31.10.2015 11:46, Fæ wrote:
>>>> Hang on. Could I have an independent reality check; is that really $7
>>>> per photograph?
>>> 30.000 is exact, but they are 30.000 Real which means 11.000 USD.
>> Cool. So about $2.50 per image.
>> This looks expensive compared to my upload projects (the last 500,000
>> images have cost $0.00 in total) but perhaps the benchmark is better when
>> measures against other WLM projects.
>> Anyone have the numbers to show comparative value?
> Using a bot to collect images in internet probably would have been lesser
> than 0$ per image.
> Anyway the real calculation of an impact of a project is not so simple.
> Because if we would use the same parameters, people reading this thread
> have spent more than 5 minutes, and calculating the sum of people reading
> this thread we can calculate a big time waste.
> We can say that this thread is really time-expensive without producing a
> real impact. But we know that this mailing list is done to help the
> communication and not to calculate the time waste, so a thread like this is
> I have put the links, it's sufficient to read the measures of the success
> to know that the aim of the project is not to produce only images.
> Kind regards
> Ilario Valdelli
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