[Wikipedia-l] IBM analyzing Wikipedia page histories
jansson at gmx.net
Fri Aug 29 19:49:17 UTC 2003
Fernanda Viegas wrote:
> 3. Another poster asked about our diff method: I think the main
> difference between ours and yours is that ours is operating at a finer
> granularity (roughly at the sentence level, rather than the paragraph
> level). We'd be happy to talk in more detail, if you want!
I'd love to see MediaWiki use a smarter diff function, but I have no
programing skills (well, TurboPascal, but that's long ago ...). Maybe
one of our not-so-busy developers (are there any?) could talk with you
> 4. We have been finding some fascinating patterns about the different
> ways in which people collaborate in Wikipedia. We are currently writing
> a paper about this and would be happy to share it with the community
> after we are done.
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