Aileen makes a good point.
But seriously though, I'm confused about what just happened. I think there
are two interesting ideas being proposed here.
One the examination of a theoretical argument -- that English Wikipedia is
a type of system that requires *adaptive capacity* in order to survive and
that a decline in its *adaptive capacity* has caused measurable declines in
fitness metrics. This came paired with a call to action -- to ask "why
The other is an insightful feature request to include results from related
wikis when using Special:Search. Given the availability of the search
API, the worst technical hurdles seem to have been circumvented. If a
reasonable justification can be given, the search team might pick it
up. Patch sets, of course, would be fastest.
On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Aileen Oeberst <a.oeberst(a)iwm-kmrc.de>
I am currently on vacation and will not be able to
answer your mail before
November 10. But I will get back then as soon as possible.
Best regards, Aileen Oeberst
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