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Re: Debian popcon will soon pass 70 000 submissions

On 27/11/07 at 15:42 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Lucas Nussbaum]
> > Ubuntu has more than 300000 popcon submissions. Do you know if
> > there's a reason for that, or does Ubuntu simply has more users or
> > more users willing to participate?
> Well, I believe part of the reason is the number of releases ubuntu
> have done the last few years while Debian has only done one.  I'm not
> sure if the Ubuntu installer ask during installation.  The number of
> submissions increased a lot when etch was released, and I expect the
> same will happen when lenny is released.  One can see similar effect
> for every ubuntu release, which suggest to me that the default
> installer ask.

I checked the default graphical installer, and it doesn't really ask:
there's an "advanced" tab or something (I don't remember exactly) where
it's possible to check a box to participate, though.
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