On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 13:08 +0000, Gordon Joly wrote: > Michael Peel wrote: > > I've just spoken to Rory by phone, and managed to touch on a number > > of different topics with him - including the Usability Initiative, > > the bookshelf project, Britain Loves Wikipedia and other local > > events, etc. There were lots of issues that I didn't cover (different > > language versions, strategy, different viewpoints on the > > numbers, ...), so I would encourage others to also get in touch with > > him.
Apparently, Mr Ortega's work is based on people who register an account and make one edit or more. The WMF stats are based on slightly different metrics; only people with five or more edits are classed as "contributors". I am not a scientist or, more importantly, a statistician. But, these seem like radically different criteria for an analysis. > > I've had no other calls/emails from any other media organizations > > about this story. The Press Association are looking for comment. -- Brian McNeil <brian.mcn...@wikinewsie.org> http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Brian_McNeil Content of this message in no way represents the opinions or official position of the Wikimedia Foundation or any of its projects.
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