[WikiEN-l] Re: Wikipedia slated in the Sunday Times

Arwel Parry arwel at cartref.demon.co.uk
Sun Feb 12 18:05:29 UTC 2006

In message <cbffa3750602120902ld447a0fm10afd3e0c4c8f0b4 at mail.gmail.com>, 
Sam Korn <smoddy-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> writes
>On 2/12/06, geni <geniice-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Sure. Pre the introduction of no anons creating articles you could
>> roughly work out how much vandle fighting an admin was doing by their
>> deletion rate. Someone posted a list of the number of admin actions
>> had been done by each admin in the last month. About 200 admins racked
>> up over 100 actions. Once you factor in all the admins who got their
>> 100 by doing things other than vandalism (mine tend to come from
>> WP:CP) you end up with less than 200. Factor in growth from then and
>> you probably have around 200 admins vandle fighting.
>Your statement fails to acknowledge that the admins who don't make 100
>deletions in a month are still active and still are fighting
>vandalism.  I don't delete 100 articles a month.  I doubt I ever have,
>but I certainly used to be very active in combatting vandalism.
>You underestimate the good that many people doing a little can do.

Indeed, I rarely delete anything, but I do dozens of reverts most days.

Arwel Parry

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