Re: Debian popularity.
On Wed, Sep 02, 1998 at 05:21:08PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 1998 at 10:33:11AM -0400, Alex Yukhimets wrote:
> > > HotBot search statistics:
> > >
> > > Red Hat Linux - 32446
> > > Debian Linux - 29426
> > I have another statistics. I have both .deb and .rpm packages of my program
> > (WXftp) avaialable for download from the ftp site. And for the latest
> > version, released 3 weeks ago, xferlog says that the number of downloaded rpms
> > is 6 times bigger then the number of downloaded debs.
> Just to know... the .deb is on ftp.debian.org? A lot of people
> gets new packages there (I don't think the .rpm is on RH ftp site).
> RH users are much more used than debian ones to get their software
> from the home pages of the developers. Usually I first do a quick
> look on debian site for the .deb and then I look for it on the author's
> home page...
And don't forget Caldera and SuSe users will download the RPM too.
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org