We get an average of 12 turning up these days to our ad hoc wikimeetups... although we've previously attempted to recruit them and failed. With a WM-specific project going in Perth (I'm certainly going to try for it) we may have more success.
cheers Andrew 2009/12/2 Peter Jeremy <peterjer...@acm.org> > On 2009-Dec-02 10:28:29 +0000, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > >Of course, that's difficult in Perth, whose defining characteristic is > >that it's 1500 miles from anywhere - and the "anywhere" in question is > >Adelaide ... > > Darwin is in a similar situation if you take 'anywhere' to mean > anywhere in Australia. > > >I'm not sure what to suggest. Advertise more widely? Attract the > >general public? (That'd be interesting!) > > Depending on what is being planned, attracting the general public > may be useful - you might score a few new editors. > > > Do you have a list of > >Perth-resident Wikimedians, to have some idea of the potential if > >everyone showed up? > > There are 42 names in Category:Wikipedians_in_Perth. That won't be an > exhaustive list. > > The Sydney page has a section where interested people can ask to be > contacted for future meetups  - there are currently 25 names on it, > which is 11% of the people in Category:Wikipedians_in_Sydney. Something > similar might be useful to gauge interest in Perth. > > Looking through attendees at the previous meetups could also be useful > >  > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Sydney#Interested_in_future_meetups > > -- > Peter Jeremy > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaauemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > >
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