Re: [RFC] Suggestion for package ordering
On Sat, 25 Dec 1999, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> Quoting Martijn van Oosterhout:
> > First, there is a package popularity contest package. This needs to
> > be improved to the point where normal people can install it.
> I don't get it. apt-get install popularity-contest and then
> asnwering "yes" to "Do you want to participate?" was remarkably
> straightforward. You're saying that this isn't easy enough?
Is this popularity-contest really necessary. What about a script
which analyses FTP-servers log-files and counting how often a package
was downloaded? Running this script on the main mirrors would make
a reasonable statistic.