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

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 23:32:18 UTC 2013

On 8 January 2013 23:27, Kim Bruning <kim at bruning.xs4all.nl> wrote:

> I think that the requirements for a wiki (open, welcoming, anyone can edit,
> eventualism) are always going to be at tension vs the requirements for an
> encyclopedia (reliable, good sourcing, etc).
> Right now, en.wikipedia rules are more complex and potentially more
> strict than nupedia ever was, and we're running on inertia.

I understand the decline is similar in other wikis - that this is not
at all just an en:wp problem.

How are the numbers for the other Wikipedias? How are the numbers for
the non-Wikipedias?

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