So if I start at Category:Articles and recurse "downward" into all category
members, will it include all pages that are not administration pages? Or do I have to
also recurse "upward", keeping in mind that it's a directed graph and not a
From: Federico Leva (Nemo) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2013 1:17 PM
To: Robert Crowe
Subject: Re: [Xmldatadumps-l] Housekeeping categories?
Robert Crowe, 23/02/2013 21:58:
I tried finding all the subcategories of
Category:Wikipedia_administration, but unfortunately that includes many non-administration
Will administration categories be limited to those that contain only:
- Talk pages
Or are there other defining characteristics?
There are. I doubt there's a precise definition, though.
Or are administration categories simply any category
that is not a descendent of Category:Articles?
In theory, yes. But the category tree is not even a tree, so all sorts of things can