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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.

Kind regards


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