On 11/28/06, Joseph Reagle <reagle(a)mit.edu> wrote:
A handful of students in a class I teach hadn't realized that the Wikipedia
was 1) user written, 2) editable, or 3) discussable. They never even tried
the tabs at the top, so a student put the question to me in class today:
how many of those that access a page access its discussion page? On
#wikipedia folks noted that such a feature is possible with Wikimedia but
disabled and any such statistics are hard to get since there's so much and
can hurt performance if enabled.
may give a very very weak indication that the talk pages are almost
never accessed - compared to wikipedia articles itself.