Re: How popular is Debian (popularity contest)
" right" is a relative word. debian is the right choice for me, if others
(people who use other dist) prefer to reinstall their systems with each
new release it is their business.
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On Sun, 8 Aug 2004, Jaap Haitsma wrote:
> William Ballard wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 12:19:54PM +0200, Jaap Haitsma wrote:
> >>Are there only around 1000 debian users on the world (assumption 60% of
> >>them sends reports)
> > Why would you assume that? I don't use popcon; it's possible that 99.9%
> > of users don't use it. Who knows?
> Oops, I meant to write 10,000. The worst case is that there are only
> 6000 Debian users around the globe. So I thought maybe not everybody
> sends reports. So maybe there are 10,000 users. That seems to me like a
> very low number. There are around 500M people on the Internet. According
> to Google stats 1% of them is using Linux. So there are around 5M users
> of Linux. Then only 10,000 out of these 5M are Debian users!!! That
> doesn't seem right to me
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