[Foundation-l] Creating articles in small wikipedias based on user requirement

Mark Williamson node.ue at gmail.com
Sat Jun 12 00:26:17 UTC 2010

+1. This would be a SUPER useful tool for all Wikis.

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 AM, Shiju Alex <shijualexonline at gmail.com> wrote:
> Recently I had a discussion with one of my fellow Malayalam wikipedian (
> http://ml.wikipedia.org) about the creation of new articles in small
> wikipedias like ours. He is one the few users who is keen on creating new
> articles *based on the requirement of our readers*. (Of course we have many
> people who only reads our wiki)
> During discussion he raised this interesting point:
> Some feature is required in the MediaWiki software that enable us to see a
> list of keywords used most frequently by the users to search for non-exist
> articles. If we get such a list then some users like him can concentrate on
> creating articles using that key words.
> Of course, I know that this feature may not be helpful for big wikis like
> English. But for small wikis (especially small non-Latin language wikis),
> this will be of great help. It is almost like* creating wiki articles based
> on user requirement*.
> I would like to know your opinion regarding the same.
> Shiju
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