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Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material]

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 
> > > * <idea>Check with ftp sites and mirrors how many unique IP's have dl's
> > >   the potato package list, the brag:
> > >   "This is the best-tested linux distribution release in history" and cite
> > >   the total number of systems that have installed potato from the net.
> > 
> > This number is at least 7113 according to the http log on saens.
> And that's just the main ftp site.. So I guess it's be safe to say 
> "tens of thousands of testers"? (Would be cool if we could pump it up to
> "hundreds of thousands" though.)

It's also a little inflated, in my case at least.

My laptop has lived on dozens of addresses, and fetched the potato
package list on almost each one...

Also, not every machine represents a different tester...

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