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Re: NEWS.Debian files - make apt-listchanges standard?

On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 04:04:52PM +0100, Thomas Thurman wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I think one good idea would be to write a program which fetches the
> > popcon data and shows the user a list of packages, with descriptions,
> > that are popular among other users, but which they do not have
> > installed.
> Something like Amazon's "customers who bought this book also bought..."

That would be even better, but would require performing a shopping-basket
type query on the raw popcon data from all popcon users (is that information
anonymized and made public somehow?).  This is not a trivial operation, but
if someone else wants to tackle it, I'm all for it.

 - mdz

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