There is a much better report is here
<http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/analysis-of-the-indic-language-statistical-report-2012/>[1]and
here
<http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/indic-language-wikipedias-statistical-report-2012-2/>[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
>
>
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