Hi Sundar, Yes, it counts all new accounts. And the fact that some accounts are automatically created could be one of the reasons why some languages have a high percentage of accounts that are never used for editing.
Frank ----- NB. This mail address is used for public mailing lists. Personal emails sent to this address will get lost. 2010/9/23 BalaSundaraRaman <sundarbe...@yahoo.com>: > Thanks a lot for pulling up the data so fast, Frank. > So, it appears that, Tamil Wiki has a similar percentage as the Hindi Wiki. > > Just wanted a minor clarification: does this take the automatically-created > global accounts into account? > > > - Sundar > > "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: Frank Schulenburg <frank.schulenb...@gmail.com> >> To: firstname.lastname@example.org >> Sent: Thu, September 23, 2010 7:51:31 PM >> Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Question for Hindi Wikipedians >> >> 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 >>visit >> >> 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: >> >>http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Account_Creation_Improvement_Project#I.27m_interested_in_this_project_and_would_like_to_help >>p >> >> Please let me know if you have further questions. >> >> Thanks, >> >> Frank >> >> ----- >> >> NB. This mail address is used for public mailing lists. Personal >> emails sent to this address will get lost. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l