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Reputation system for Wikipedia editors
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We should have a reputation system for editors.

Could be based on a few things:

1. Adding good content

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Content_persistence
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Measuring_edit_productivity
See also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Editcountitis

2. Votes by other editors

Maybe an editor can gain reputation through social signalling.

Event Timeline

Halfak created this task.May 17 2019, 12:03 PM
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Maybe reputation can be a reward for a newcomer. E.g. stack overflow uses reputation to attract people to do more contributions --@Ferenczy

Here's a query of the top contributors to Czech Wikipedia in the last 30 days: https://quarry.wmflabs.org/query/36234

rc_user_text</th> <td>bytes_added</th>
Kacir858918.0
MediaWiki message delivery652769.0
ŠJů559815.0
Marian Buštík545150.0
Chrzwzcz529052.0
Universator525515.0
Discanto480686.0
Horst450182.0

Here's some details about connecting to our replica databases from a tool in toolforge: https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Toolforge/Database#Python