[Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

Marc A. Pelletier marc at uberbox.org
Tue Jan 14 04:38:15 UTC 2014

On 01/13/2014 11:20 PM, Tim Starling wrote:
> The English
> Wikipedia edit rate has been declining since about January 2007, and
> is now only 67% of the rate at that time. A linear regression on the
> edit rate from that time predicts death of the project at around 2030.

That's...  come /on/ Tim!  You know better than to say silly things like

The abuse filter alone could very well account for this (the prevented
edits and the revert that would have taken place).  :-)  I used to do a
lot of patrol back in those years and - for nostalgia's sake - I tried
doing a bit over a year ago.  The amount of "surface" vandalism has gone
down a *lot* since.

-- Marc

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