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
>>
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