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

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 22:36:34 UTC 2010

MZMcBride wrote:
> MZMcBride wrote:
>> As far as I'm aware, nobody has properly graphed interlanguage link
>> occurrence on the English Wikipedia. The data I found querying non-redirects
>> in the article namespace on the English Wikipedia is available here.[1] As
>> you can see, 1774000 articles have 0 interlanguage links (53%). Looking at
>> pages with 5 or fewer interlanguage links, it's 2948039 articles (88%).
> Shimgray was kind enough to make a graphical representation of this data.[1]
> MZMcBride
> [1] http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Enwp-interwiki-201006.svg
Very interesting. I wonder if the 90-language spike
actually corresponds somehow with how many "featured"
articles en-wiki has. I did a quick Mark I eye-ball count,
and it didn't seem to be at the "A thousand articles
every wikipedia should have" barrier.


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

More information about the wikimedia-l mailing list