[Foundation-l] Tragical dynamics: that run for the number of articles

Renata St renatawiki at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 03:05:04 UTC 2008

> Not only does the Russian Wikipedia have a high average article size
> (about 5500 bytes, compared with, for example, English Wikipedia at
> around 4100 bytes) but its graph, which has multiple peaks, seems to
> show that, unlike many other projects, it has more mature, medium-size
> articles than it does stubs.

But isn't that all Russian cyrilic letters take up 2 bytes of space? while
simple latin letters only 1 byte?

My guess much of that 1400-byte will be eaten away when accounting for the
cyrilic vs latin letters.


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