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Re: Platform popularity

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 08:07:35AM -0600, Brooks R. Robinson wrote:
>	I am considering selling Official CD's on the internet.  At this point, I
>don't know if I have enough hard drive to offer all the platforms (maybe
>after I earn a few dollars I can invest in more hard drive space).  So
>beyond, i386 and the source .iso files, what is the popularity of the other
>platforms?  Does anyone have any kind of empirical data that would suggest
>the m68k is more popular than sparc, etc.  Inquiring minds want to know!

Grepping my current orders list gives the following numbers of

sledge:~$ for arch in alpha arm i386 m68k powerpc sparc src; do echo -n "$arch" ; grep $arch orders.xsp | wc -l; done
alpha      3
arm      9
i386    140
m68k     12
powerpc      3
sparc     14
src     34


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