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Re: Statistics on non-free usage

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 11:26:29AM -0600, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> http://people.debian.org/~ballombe/popcon/ was meant to replace
> http://people.debian.org/~apenwarr/popcon/
> Avery Pennarun's page (apenwarr) has been reportedly broken in the past.
> I'm unsure as to it's current accuracy, as it's linked to from
> http://popcon.alioth.debian.org/ I would guess that it's been fixed.

Yep, i confirm, i have been getting returned mails from apenwarr

> It has been suggested in the past that it might be beneficial for packages
> in non-free to list free alternatives. I'd recommend filing wishlist bugs
> where possible.

Yep, but also it is important to present this info to the users of those
packages in a easy way. Having stuff lost in bugreports or mailing lists
may not be a good solution to this.


Sven Luther

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