[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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.

George Roman
Technical Support
RDS Timisoara Branch - Network Operations Center
Tel: +4 0356 400 200
Tel: +4 0256 200 033
Fax: +4 0256 294 510

"If virtue precede us every step will be safe."

Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this
message. If youare not the addressee indicated in this message
(or responsible for delivery of the message to such person), you
may not copy or deliver this message to anyone. In such a case,
you should  destroy this message and kindly notify the
sender by reply e-mail.

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
> Jaap
> --
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org

Reply to: