Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material]
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > * <idea>Check with ftp sites and mirrors how many unique IP's have dl's
> > > the potato package list, the brag:
> > > "This is the best-tested linux distribution release in history" and cite
> > > the total number of systems that have installed potato from the net.
> > This number is at least 7113 according to the http log on saens.
> And that's just the main ftp site.. So I guess it's be safe to say
> "tens of thousands of testers"? (Would be cool if we could pump it up to
> "hundreds of thousands" though.)
It's also a little inflated, in my case at least.
My laptop has lived on dozens of addresses, and fetched the potato
package list on almost each one...
Also, not every machine represents a different tester...