There are many situations in which it could be useful to have a way to
quantify the quality, rather than just number of articles, of a
Wikipedia edition. If the whole formula is flawed, we should find a
2009/3/23 Nathan <nawrich(a)gmail.com>om>:
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Mark Williamson
To me, this indicates a problem with the metrics
used to calculate depth.
I'd say it indicates not that the depth calculations need to be tweaked, but
that they are intrinsically inaccurate and not meaningful and should be
disregarded altogether. They foster inter-project competition more than they
accomplish any other task; I personally don't think making projects
competitive (and encouraging work that does little besides increase the
depth mark) is the way to go.
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