On 23/02/2008, Soxred93(a)gmail.com <soxred93(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hmm...the interesting depiction of Jimbo was what caught me. At least
it's not all bad about Wikipedia, like most news articles are.
There's quite an interesting statistic buried in there:
"People who've made more than 10,000 edits add nearly twice as many
words to Wikipedia as they delete. By contrast, those who've made
fewer than 100 edits are the only group that deletes more words than
This seems entirely plausible to me, but what struck me is that it
doesn't quite seem to gel with the study last year which claimed that
most contributions were from incidental users...
- Andrew Gray