Watchlist behavior is complex confidential behavior. It is probably
impossible to obtain a representative sample. What could be done is
investigate patterns of watchlist, and article maintenance, behavior.
James Howison wrote:
Currently my plan is to assume that anyone who
has edited an article in
the past 6 months has it on their watchlist. Obviously a very corse
I don't think that most people add most articles they edit to their
watchlist. I don't (my watchlist has about 3k and I've edited ~30k
distinct articles, IIRC).
I'd assume that people who watchlist the article are, usually:
* their creator
* editors who contributed to it extensively
* editors who discussed it on talk
* editors who have made 1+ revert on it
That said, I'll stress again that neither of those is certain.
Piotr Konieczny |||____ __ __
"Lennier, get us the hell out of here." |||
"Initiating 'getting the hell out of here' maneuver."
-- Ivanova and Lennier in Babylon 5:"The Hour of the Wolf"
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