[Foundation-l] Wikimedia census

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 19:39:57 UTC 2007

On 19/11/2007, symode09 at hotmail.com <symode09 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Although I think the census should be rolled out over stages to prevent a
> disaster if there is a mistake, I still believe we should continue to strive
> to make it a census rather then a survey. I also think that the census
> should only be available to editing wikimedians so, we find out about our
> editing population, not our reading population.

We can strive all we like, this will never be a census, so it's
misleading to call it one. Certainly, we should try and get as many
people to respond as possible, but we have no way to make it

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