Re: Just My 2 Cents
- To: Jameson Burt <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Just My 2 Cents
- From: Mitch Blevins <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Dec 1998 23:47:32 -0500
- Message-id: <19981207234732.A18940@turd.mountaintop>
- Reply-to: Mitch Blevins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <m0znEgE-000KAlC@rabbit.dynamic-ppp-has-no-domain>; from Jameson Burt on Mon, Dec 07, 1998 at 11:23:22PM -0500
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Jameson Burt wrote:
> I would often like to at least narrow the software selection from a long list.
> I should never have dabbled with the flexible but arcane "mh" mailer or several
> other mailers. I would like to see the choices that the experts, the Debian
> developers, make. Do they mostly use exim or smail or ...? What ppp and
> networking packages do they use? Do they compose html through LaTeX then
> latex2html, with raw vim, ...? Do they get news with knews or netscape?
> Do they most often use xfig, xpaint, xv, gimp?
> Would the Debian developers be amenable to a survey of their expert opinion?
Funny you should mention a survey.
Avery Pennarun has put together a package called 'popularity-contest'
that measures which packages are used most.
The results were posted to