We need to clearly define and represent the words we are using in our metrics.
These words and definitions should ultimately be represented here: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk_pages_project/Glossary
This task is about agreeing upon the initial set of definitions being used in tasks like: T233888
|1.||Junior contributors||Registered users  who have made <100 cumulative contributions to Wikipedia||✅ Yes|
|2.||Participating on talk pages||Successfully contributed to any of the 16 Wikipedia talk page namespaces that results in a diff that is not reverted||✅ Yes|
|3.||Talk pages||For the purposes of calculating our baseline metrics, we will include all 16 Wikipedia talk page namespaces.||✅ Yes|
|4.||30-day Retention||Contributors who come back to make an edit in any one of Wikipedia's 16 talk page namespaces within the 30 days that follow the "cool down" period. We have defined the "cool down" period as the 24 hours that follow a contributor's first edit. See: T234046#5578128||✅|
|5.||Productive contributions to article pages||For purposes of calculating baselines: edits to Wikipedia articles that are not reverted||✅ Yes|
|6.||Article pages||Namespace 0 or "Main/Article" namespace||✅ Yes|
|7.||We are removing this definition and instead using the "Participating on talk pages" as part of our definition of retention. See: T233888||---|
|8.||Contributions to Wikipedia||Any action that results in a diff that is not reverted||✅ Yes|
|9.||Contribution to talk page||Any action in any of the 16 Wikipedia talk page namespaces that results in a diff that is not reverted||✅ Yes|
|10.||Senior contributors||Registered users who have more than 500 edits||✅ Yes|
- The terms listed in "Definitions" above have been defined
- The "Definitions" written above are published on MediaWiki: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk_pages_project/Glossary
- "Registered" = we have no way of tracking unregistered contributors.