[Foundation-l] hiding interlanguage links by default is a Bad Idea, part 2

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 13:26:05 UTC 2010

Andrew Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:17 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can someone from the Foundation confirm whether any testing was done
>> with people who would actually be affected by the decision to remove
>> the language links - or only on people who wouldn't care? If only the
>> latter, then the stated reason for removal would be in serious need of
>> urgent review.
> I won't speak for the Foundation, but my understanding is that sampled
> click-rates were measured on the live site, so it would have been a
> representative sample of our visitors.
Ah. But were they sampled percentage of *sessions* that
clicked an interwiki link at least once, or just percentage of
clicks from the gross amount of clicks? I think the former
is significant, while the latter is much less so.


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

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