On Saturday 25 November 2006 00:50, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote: > On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 11:52:36PM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote: > > I *guess* that Debian has a much higher percentage of downloads through > > mirrors where we don't have the log files compared to FC, so this > > obviously doesn't change that we won't be able to come even close to a > > reasonable lower bound, though. > > I'd say that zero is a perfectly reasonable lower bound. There is no > way it can be lower than that. It's a technically correct lower bound. I probably should have used the word sensible instead of reasonable. "Useful" comes to mind, too, but then we'd have to discuss what use that number is to us, which I'd rather skip (because I don't really think download numbers are very useful). Perhaps "interesting" could be used - zero certainly is not an interesting lower bound. Pick your own. 210 Moby Thesaurus words for "sensible": acknowledging, acquainted with, admissible, alive to, all there, all-knowing, apperceptive, appercipient, appreciable, appreciative, appreciative of, apprehending, apprehensible, apprehensive, apprised of, ascertainable, awake to, aware, aware of, balanced, behind the curtain, behind the scenes, beholden, bright, budget, cheap, clearheaded, clearminded, cogent, cognizable, cognizant, cognizant of, commonsense, compos mentis, comprehending, conceptive, conceptual, concrete, conscious, conscious of, considerable, cool, coolheaded, corporeal, credible, crediting, delicate, detectable, discernible, discreet, discursive, down-to-earth, earthy, easy, economic, economy, emotionable, evident, feeling, frugal, good, grateful, gross, hardheaded, healthy-minded, hep to, ideational, impressible, impressionable, impressive, in the know, in the secret, indebted to, inexpensive, informed of, insightful, intellectual, intelligent, judicious, just, justifiable, knowing, knowledgeable, legitimate, let into, levelheaded, live, logical, low, low-priced, lucid, manageable, manifest, material, matter-of-fact, mentally sound, mindful, mindful of, moderate, modest, much obliged, no stranger to, noetic, nominal, normal, not so dumb, noticeable, objective, obliged, observable, obvious, of sound mind, omniscient, on to, palpable, passible, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, phenomenal, philosophical, physical, plausible, ponderable, positivistic, practical, practical-minded, pragmatic, prehensile, privy to, prudent, rational, real, realist, realistic, reasonable, reasoned, receptive, recognizable, respectable, responsive, right, sagacious, sage, sane, sane-minded, scientific, scientistic, secular, seeable, seized of, sensational, sensible of, sensible to, sensile, sensitive, sensitive to, sentient, shabby, shoddy, shrewd, significant, sober, sober-minded, soft, softhearted, solid, sophic, sound, sound-minded, sound-thinking, straight-thinking, streetwise, strong-minded, substantial, substantive, susceptible, susceptive, sympathetic, tangible, tender, tenderhearted, thankful, together, token, undeceived, under obligation, understanding, unexpensive, unideal, unidealistic, unromantic, unsentimental, visible, warmhearted, weighable, well-argued, well-balanced, well-founded, well-grounded, well-thought-out, wholesome, wise, wise to, within means, worldly, worth the money cheers -- vbi -- Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will use it.
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