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Re: distrowatch, debtags & Debian derivatives census question

On 29 January 2012 22:50, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> For the Debian derivatives census[1] integration[2] with debtags[3][4],
> we wanted some way of ordering the derivatives by popularity. Since
> several of the derivatives include a link to the corresponding
> distrowatch page, we thought we could interface with distrowatch
> somehow. Would it be possible to get a machine-parsible file containing
> the redirect short URL[5], the table.php param[6] and some numerical
> measure of popularity? The redirect short URL and the table.php
> parameter are different for some distributions, for example LMDE[7][8].

Maybe you could use this file:


The third column gives you the number of page hits for the past 26 weeks.

I hope it helps.



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