Anecdotally speaking, active editors to Tamil Wikipedia come from India, Sri
Lanka, Canada, Australia, the US, and Europe.
Not many from Malaysia and Singapore as much as we would wish.
I agree that data analysis would help.
"That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture
----- Original Message ----
> From: Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Fri, September 24, 2010 12:14:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Question for Hindi Wikipedians
> I think locationwise analysis will also be interesting to see in this case.
> My guess is Hindi users will be primarily from India and US/CA/UK
> whereas Tamil users will be from India, SriLanka, Singapore, Malasia
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:51 PM, Frank Schulenburg
> <frank.schulenb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I just gathered the data for the Tamil Wikipedia:
> > * In August 2010, 807 people created a new user account on the Tamil
> > Wikipedia. That's an average of 26 new user accounts per day.
> > * Out of these 807 new user accounts, 82 have made an edit within the
> > first 10 days after account creation (about 10%).
> > * Between August 1 and 15, 30 new accounts have been used for editing
> > on the day of account creation -- that's 87%.
> > To compare these numbers to the other Wikipedia language versions, please
> > http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Account_Creation_Improvement_Project
> > Starting in October, we will brainstorm ways to increase the number of
> > users who start contributing after they've created a user account. We
> > won't be able to do that without the support of the local communities.
> > So, if you're interested in the above project and would like to help,
> > please sign up as an ambassador for your language version:
> > Please let me know if you have further questions.
> > Thanks,
> > Frank
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