Vickram, what you said is an 'expanded' version of what I meant.
I see no point in wasting time and efforts on such sessions if the net
result is zero.
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Vickram Crishna
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hisham, you say you're conducted 22+ sessions. How would you rate the
>> relative success of each of them? Four people editing on the day isn't
>> good enough. Long term editors should be used to measure success.
> I think what you mean to say is that the editors on the day need to be
> tracked (not them: their contributions) regularly. This might aid in
> directing them to whatever post-outreach assistance they need, and also
> might result in the outreach 'business' snowballing, once other editors see
> how effective this is. I see two kinds of success for an outreach program:
> 1. Outreach multiplication, measured in outreach sessions per period
> 2. Successful outreach sessions, measured in number of editors
> contributing x periods (weeks/months/years) after they participated in an
> There is a third possible outcome, which is identifying (and perhaps
> rewarding) people who are good (ie conversion of newbies into editors) at
> I also see a different kind of outreach outcome, but which probably needs
> a different kind of outreach session, and that is through the addition of
> software contributors.
>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
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