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Re: Q for the Candidates: How many users?

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 02:27:23PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> >   * www.debian.org/social_contract says Debian's "priorities are our
> > users and free software",
> >   * popcon.debian.org currently reports 91,523 submissions,
> >   * popcon.ubuntu.com currently reports 1,493,440 submissions, and
> >   * that this is something of a trick question,

> That results in a different question for me: Does Ubuntu enforce the usage of
> pocon,

God, no.

> and should Debian do so, too?

God, no. :)

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 09:50:55PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> OTOH, if popcon is mandatory on Ubuntu, it means the popcon result for
> Ubuntu more or less reflects the number of Ubuntu users. It also means
> that, according to your estimate of the number of Debian users, Ubuntu
> is not as far ahead as at least I would have thought.


Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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