Sorry about this mail, I hate to rain on somebody's parade but:
Ever since Wikidata was set up, there have been more edit made by bots than
by humans (registered contributor + anonymous contributor), except for a
few periods in 2017 and 2018. On the other hand, the activity of the bots
on the English Wikipedia has almost always been lower than the activity of
anonymous contributors, and that activity has always been well below that
of registered contributors. There was one exception, in 2013 where there
was a spike of bot activity.
We could also talk about the average number of edits per contributor which
appears to be around 100 on the English Wikipedia and 1,200 on Wikidata
(these numbers are after removing the estimated edits done by bots). Quite
a difference.
The different Wikimedia projects rely on the community to police and curate
the content of these encyclopedias and data collections. I am therefore a
bit wary of what is happening with Wikidata where more edits are still
being done by bots than by real humans (by "real" I mean "real" not like
"real" as in the TV series "real humans")

Best regards
Gabe

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:25 AM Olushola Olaniyan <olaniyanshol...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> This is a good news.
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> Cheers!!!
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> On Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 08:52 Ziko van Dijk <zvand...@gmail.com wrote:
>
> > Hello Ariel Glenn,
> > Thanks for the notification, very interesting. Well, we all know that
> > making a lot of edits on Wikidata is "easier" or happens quicker than on
> > Wikipedia, for various reasons. But still it is a nice milestone to
> > congratulate to Wikidata. Hereby. :-)
> > Kind regards
> > Ziko
> >
> >
> > Am Mi., 20. März 2019 um 07:58 Uhr schrieb Gerard Meijssen <
> > gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Hoi,
> > > So in stead of calling us all Wikipedia, let us be known as Wikidata...
> > > HUUUUU
> > > Thanks,
> > >       GerardM
> > >
> > > On Wed, 20 Mar 2019 at 07:48, Ariel Glenn WMF <ar...@wikimedia.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Wikidata surpassed the English language Wikipedia in the number of
> > > > revisions in the database, about 45 minutes ago today.I was tipped
> off
> > > by a
> > > > tweet [1] a few day ago and have been watching via a script that
> > displays
> > > > the largest revision id and its timestamp. Here's the point where
> > > Wikidata
> > > > overtakes English Wikipedia (times in UTC):
> > > >
> > > > [ariel@bigtrouble wikidata-huge]$ python3 ./get_revid_info.py -d
> > > > www.wikidata.org -r 888603998,888603999,888604000
> > > > revid 888603998 at 2019-03-20T06:00:59Z
> > > > revid 888603999 at 2019-03-20T06:00:59Z
> > > > revid 888604000 at 2019-03-20T06:00:59Z
> > > > [ariel@bigtrouble wikidata-huge]$ python3 ./get_revid_info.py -d
> > > > en.wikipedia.org -r 888603998,888603999,888604000
> > > > revid 888603998 at 2019-03-20T06:00:59Z
> > > > revid 888603999 at 2019-03-20T06:00:59Z
> > > > revid 888604000 at 2019-03-20T06:01:00Z
> > > >
> > > > Only 45 minutes later, the gap is already over 2000 revsions:
> > > >
> > > > [ariel@bigtrouble wikidata-huge]$ python3 ./compare_sizes.py
> > > > Last enwiki revid is 888606979 and last wikidata revid is 888629401
> > > > 2019-03-20 06:46:03: diff is 22422
> > > >
> > > > Have a nice day!
> > > >
> > > > Ariel
> > > >
> > > > [1] https://twitter.com/MonsieurAZ/status/1106565116508729345
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