Depth is again another metric with shows the overall collabration in a
wikipedia. Mathematically it is represented as:

[image: Depth=\frac{Edits}{Articles}\cdot \frac{NonArticles}{Articles}\cdot
\left( 1-\frac{Articles}{Total} \right)]Read more about Wikipedia Depth
here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Depth

Depth will be higher for wikis which has various activities in non-article
namespaces, But it will be less for the wikis where only the article
creation is going on. That is one of main reason why it is less for most of
the big Indian wikis.

Depth is NOT an indicator of article quality, but an indicator of overall
activism in the wiki.

Shiju



2011/1/27 shirish शिरीष <shirisha...@gmail.com>

> Hi all,
>   Just read through the whole series of posts. As an editor I have a
> question/query?
>
> Is there some defined page depth? If there is who defines it ?
> Also an a non-metric or otherwise why is page depth important?
>
> Is page depth or page length of an article same or different?
>
> What aspects are taken into consideration while thinking of page depth?
>
> I play/edit a bit of EN:WP articles, is that context does anything
> above a stub means there is some page depth to the article .
>
> I am sure these are all basic questions to you all but it would be
> nice if there was some ideas about this. If there are hyperlinks which
> would be relevant to this would be nice as well.
>
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