[Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: "Big data" benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

Yaroslav M. Blanter putevod at mccme.ru
Sun Jan 6 07:54:54 UTC 2013

On Sun, 6 Jan 2013 03:11:03 +0000, Andreas Kolbe wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Risker <risker.wp at gmail.com> wrote:
> The lack of flagged revisions is a key contributor to this state of
> affairs. The English Wikipedia is ridiculously vulnerable to 
> vandalism. Is
> it surprising that that vulnerability attracts large numbers of 
> vandals and
> vandal fighters?
> Andreas
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Not really. Russian Wikipedia has flagged revisions for almost five 
years now, and the situation with conflict resolution there is 
dramatically worse than in English Wikipedia, with assuming bad faith 
basically being the only means to move forward.


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