[Foundation-l] Ideas for newbie recruitment

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 12:39:04 UTC 2011

On 31 October 2011 12:30, Oliver Keyes <scire.facias at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not sure about that specific change, but one illustration might be the
> Article Feedback Tool, which contains a "you know you can edit, right?"
> thing. Off the top of my head I think 17.4 percent of the 30-40,000 people
> who use it per day attempt to edit as a result of that inducement.
> Admittedly only 2 percent of them *succeed*, but it's not a lack of
> motivation, methinks.

What's the definition of "succeed" there - they save an edit with a change?

Is that 2% of the 17.4%, or 2% of those giving feedback?

I wonder if there's a way to detect a failure to edit and ask what went wrong.

- d.

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