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Re: Is The number of stable users dropping fast?

On 2008-12-21 09:40 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> Looking at <URL: http://popcon.debian.org/ >, it seem to me that the
> number of stable installations is dropping fast.  The graph
> "popularity-contest versions in use" show this, with version 1.41
> being the one in stable.
> When the version in stable, testing and unstable were different (now
> the same version is in testing and unstable), the approximate relative
> distribution of submitteres to popcon were for stable 60%, testing 20%
> and unstable 5% (the rest were non-upgraded installs of various
> flavour).
> The number of installations using testing has been slowly increasing,
> but not enough to compensate for the reduction in stable
> installations.  The net effect is that fewer and fewer are submitting
> to popcon.debian.org.

I don't think this is true.  The overall number of submissions is
79000+, a number that has been quite stable for a while (it was slightly
lower last summer, probably because of holidays).

> I suspect this is because Debian is loosing users. :(

At least as far as popcon is concerned, the number of users does not
seem to go down.


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