Re: percentage of popcon submitters
Neil Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:45:12 +0100
> Kjeldgaard Morten <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks. Unless you setup some experimental method, any argument
>> > should reduce
>> > to handwaving or extension of various particular examples..
>> Surely, it must be possible to get an estimate of the number of
>> downloads of important packages and security updates? I know these
>> downloads also are requested from mirror sites, but at least for the
>> official mirror sites their relative activity must be known?
> How do you map the number of downloads to the number of users or
It would establish an upper bound of well-administrated debian machines,
> I have dozens of chroots that I use for multiple reasons.
Good point. I wonder how much these contribute to the overall
statistics though. Alternatively, one could argue relatively convincing
that a chroot with a complete debian system should be counted as another
debian installation. Compare with virtual machines, which is rather
similar to a chroot installation on a normal PC.