Hi, https://metrics.wmflabs.org/metrics/ lists a number of metrics to measure various aspects of user edits.
Jeph On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:37 AM, jeph <jephp...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Pratik, > > As far as I understand, assessing the quality of contributions & the > metrics needed for it are open questions. We can be sure that edit count > alone is not an effective measure. > > Some of them that I have come across are: > > - Bytes added. > - Time the edits have continued to remain in the article (Longevity of > the content added) > > I'll send a few other relevant links when i find them. > > Jeph > > > On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:16 PM, Pratik Lahoti <pr4tiklah...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> >> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 7:20 PM, jeph <jephp...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> @Pratik Lahoti >>> Edit count is far from a perfect measure of editor contribution :-). It >>> is just one of many metrics we could use. As such it also depends on an >>> editors style, small/frequent edits to few/big edits. Sorting the list by >>> edit count may not present the right picture. Would love to hear what you >>> think. >>> >>> >> Yeah, you are right. That would depend on the editor style. But as a >> viewer, I din't find it cool actually seeing a pattern somewhat like >> 3..7...5...117...8! But again, you people have sorted it alphabetically, >> which also makes sense. Makes me raise another question - If at all it >> matters, how would we come to know the "top contributors" if edit count is >> not the only metric? How will you be judging them? >> >> --Pratik >> >> _______________________________________________ >> 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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