The article was discussing the proportion of articles about specific
gender and possible reasons why this situation exists. What I
mentioned was simply one among many potential explanation.

James

On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:53 PM, Eduardo Testart <etest...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
>
> I think the article is not related to paid editing, if you wish to discuss
> that subject, you should probably open another thread.
>
> It would be nice if the discussion and comments can be kept on topic :)
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> El sept. 22, 2017 3:49 PM, "James Heilman" <jmh...@gmail.com> escribió:
>
> How do we know? Those who work extensively in this topic area and are
> good at picking up paid editing make an educated guess. There are well
> known patterns that represent paid editing. We could likely build a
> tool that could look at all BLPs and give a numerical value to the
> percentage that are most likely written for pay. If you look at a
> random group of new BLPs at WP:NPP you will also get a decent idea.
>
> James
>
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:22 PM, Andy Mabbett
> <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 22 September 2017 at 18:24, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> We know that a sizable proportion of articles
>>> about people are paid for by the individual themselves or their
>>> representative.
>>
>> We do? How? And what size is that "sizable proportion"?
>>
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