There is a much better report is here <http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/analysis-of-the-indic-language-statistical-report-2012/>and here <http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/indic-language-wikipedias-statistical-report-2012-2/>by Shiju.
1. http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/analysis-of-the-indic-language-statistical-report-2012/ 2. http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/indic-language-wikipedias-statistical-report-2012-2/ On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 5:23 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala <arjunar...@gmail.com>wrote: > > > 2013/1/23 Vickram Crishna <vvcris...@radiophony.com> > >> On Jan 23, 2013 11:58 AM, "Arjuna Rao Chavala" <arjunar...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> >> Rather than just the views, we need to look at the value felt by the >> viewers (may be by an annual survey) as a measure of the impact of >> Wikipedia's mission. >> > --cut-- > >> That is a very challenging thought, Arjuna. Online surveys are >> potentially quite weak, as evidenced by the Facebook voting process (for >> policy changes, not the Facebook 'like' feature, whose purpose itself is >> full of questions). >> >> A possibility may be a continuous rating system, with radio buttons on >> each page, visible to logged in users (?), or actionable only by logged in >> users, rather than an optionable survey on some other page. I see >> difficulties with this as well, mind you, but throw it out as a suggestion. >> >> On the plus side, adding such user-involving features may be a way to >> bring in more 'mature' community involvement in knowledge creation and >> dissemination. I am often struck by the manner in which some relatively >> half-baked 'improvement' gets to be quite popular while worthwhile >> technology lies unused. 'The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But >> in ourselves, that we are underlings', said the poet, but I hope we are >> part of the solution, not content to remain the problem. >> > Article feedback > tool<http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/12/20/article-feedback-new-research-and-next-steps/>currently > in beta could be the impact metric that may be suitable for this > purpose. > > >> Somewhere in the future, I see some kind of 'sharing' as a possibility, >> whereby individuals who have common interests can actively and dynamically >> connect through wikipedia pages. That might throw up an interesting metric >> as well. >> > I understand that part of the plans for Wikipedia is to make it more > social. > > Cheers > Arjuna > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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