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Re: Node.js and it's future in debian

On 12-05-03 at 10:40am, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Patrick Ouellette <pouelle@debian.org> writes:
> > How many people use Node.js?  I had never heard of it until this 
> > came up, and I work in IT with web development teams.
> Relative numbers really isn't the point, and I'm sorry I distracted us 
> all with that.  The point is that the node documentation says that 
> it's meant to be run via inetd, and that's a fairly easy thing to 
> update in a postinst in a transitional package and be done with it.  
> The popularity question is whether Node.js is widely-enough used to 
> warrant the effort, and I'm fairly sure that's the case based on 
> discussion in Communications of the ACM articles, professional 
> discussions with colleagues, etc.  Not to mention that the popcon 
> count for the nodejs package is getting fairly strong (stronger than 
> nearly all the packages I maintain, that's for sure).
> > FWIW, the bug log from Node.js when they examined the Debian 
> > installations of each found them to be a similar number as reported 
> > by popcorn.
> That certainly isn't true any more.  nodejs now has almost ten times 
> as many users reporting in popcon as node.

...and that popularity with nodejs yet unavailable in stable or testing!

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