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Come up with a list of 5-6 wikis we should look at for our CheckUser Improvements work
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We want to come up with a list of wikis to look at when we want to gather data as we begin our work on CheckUser Improvements. This includes gathering data for getting baseline metrics and also monitoring our progress on the project. We want the list of wikis to include as many different Checkuser and steward workflows as possible.
Two example tasks are T234279: Get some statistics from CheckUser log and T234557: Get rough stats for time taken to resolve a case from CU log.

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In T234279#5544768, @cwylo made a couple recommendations

I'd suggest eswiki, potentially zhwiki as a known outlier that relies entirely on steward CU work (but is of a comparable size to wikis with medium-sized local CU groups).

I can "volunteer" fawiki :) which also was on T234279

If we've got es, zh, fa we might want to look at en, as an outlier, and maybe ... uk and/or vi? Just looking at it from the outside, they're about a size that would be interesting, small number of CUs.

Also, we might want to look a non-Wikipedia – English Wikibooks? Commons? Is there a difference here?

Johan triaged this task as Medium priority.Oct 30 2019, 6:31 PM
Johan moved this task from Backlog to Do now on the User-Johan board.

If we've got es, zh, fa we might want to look at en, as an outlier, and maybe ... uk and/or vi? Just looking at it from the outside, they're about a size that would be interesting, small number of CUs.

Also, we might want to look a non-Wikipedia – English Wikibooks? Commons? Is there a difference here?

I don't know if there is a difference in the CU process on non-Wikipedias but I think it's a good idea to include those in case we see some anomalies in the numbers.

So our final list looks like -

  • eswiki
  • zhwiki
  • fawiki
  • enwiki
  • ukwiki
  • viwiki
  • commons
  • enwikibooks

It's a couple more than I expected but I think that should be okay. Thanks @Johan and @Huji. :)

@Huji I decided to make both of those tasks public as I believe they don't reveal any information that can expose any vulnerabilities in the tool. I hope that's fine.