On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:47 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki(a)gmail.com>
As for the fundraiser's duration, I believe the
2014 fundraiser ran for 30
days (December 2 to December 31, 2014).
That's certainly incorrect. https://frdata.wikimedia.org/
campaign-vs-amount.csv shows about 200 campaigns started in 2014,
excluding sidebar and other "regular" stuff. A campaign can contain
hundreds of banners. Some campaigns lasted few hours, most of them several
days or weeks.
I am aware of that. I meant the December fundraiser during which the
banners were shown continuously to all Wikipedia readers.
"In 2012, we were able to shorten the fundraiser down to nine full days,
the shortest fundraiser we've had."
As noted in https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Fundraising_2012/Report
, those numbers are meaningless comparisons. We've been waiting for the
number of impressions (at a minimum) for 20 months now.
It's the same with the editor survey data:
Literally years have passed, but the answer is always either silence, or
"The data is not yet ready."
The Foundation talks the transparency talk, but walking the walk seems a
Pictures of puppies are no substitute.