[Wikiquote-l] French Wikiquote pageviews +541%

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 23:56:10 UTC 2011

I just noticed that the situation in 
http://stats.wikimedia.org/wikiquote/EN/TablesPageViewsMonthly.htm is 
quite evolving.
Numbers can't be taken literally, for instance fr.quote increased by 541 
% from July 2010 to July 2011 but we know that the July 2010 figure is 
completely incorrect; and oscillations of ±50 % per month are quite 
common in this chart.
Still, there seems to be an established trend that brought es and 
fr.quote from about 2 to about 5 millions page views per month. Other 
languages continue to grow (except pl and ru in the big ones) but 
nothing so impressive.
Any idea of the reasons? The other stats don't show anything special 
going on; http://stats.grok.se/fr.q/top is too old (although it's 
interesting to see that in December 2010 
http://fr.wikiquote.org/wiki/Kaamelott and subpages were visited about 
twice as frequently as the main page); the other tools don't include 


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