[Foundation-l] Is random article truly random

Béria Lima berialima at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 08:06:33 UTC 2011

I'm still missing the goal of this thread. What do you people want? To know
how many people see the "porn section"***  of Wikipedia or to remove those
articles from Random article button and them make it a "random article (but
porn safe)" button? Maybe if I start to complain about French villages (I
get REALLY offended by them) we can create a "Random article (but French
Villages safe)" and if someone complain about..... to infinite.

*** Porn is very different of nudity or anatomy. While I can understand you
might fell offended by Group sex
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_sex>article (even without pictures
and only with illustrations), I really can't
place Nudity <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nudity> article (btw, this
article has only back nudity, no frontal nudity here ;) ) or
vagina<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vagina>article in the same

> _____
*Béria Lima*
<http://wikimedia.pt/>(351) 925 171 484

*Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter livre
acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. É isso o que estamos a
fazer <http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Nossos_projetos>.*

On 19 October 2011 07:37, ??? <wiki-list em phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> On 18/10/2011 15:14, Thomas Morton wrote:
> > Just to clarify the technical details for those interested... the code is
> > located here:
> >
> http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/includes/specials/SpecialRandompage.php?view=markup
> >
> > Ostensibly this gives (currently) 1 in 3,769,030 odds of coming across a
> > particular page :)
> >
> So how many times is the button pressed each day? If it gets pressed 4
> million times a day, and there is only one porn page, then at least one
> person will have recieved porn. If there are 100 porn pages then 100
> people will receive porn each day.
> So how many porn pages and how many button presses per day?
> _______________________________________________
> foundation-l mailing list
> foundation-l em lists.wikimedia.org
> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l

More information about the foundation-l mailing list