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Make the editor month dataset publicly available
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Replicating to Labs is not a viable option (see T143955); the best alternative is probably releasing public dumps, possibly with the dump creation automated along with the rest of the process (T141056).

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nshahquinn-wmf triaged this task as Low priority.Oct 4 2016, 4:35 PM

It's not clear if this is still worth doing now that Analytics is working on making the edit data from the data lake publicly available (T169572), but it might still be valuable since it's highly aggregated and in a different format. We'll see.

nshahquinn-wmf closed this task as Declined.Mar 5 2018, 9:04 AM

It's now clear that the Data Lake is the future; the mediawiki history data is not yet publicly available, but I'm confident it will be eventually.

Therefore, this is no longer worth doing.