On 07/31/2011 10:19 PM, Philipp Klaus Krause wrote:
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> Am 31.07.2011 21:56, schrieb Borut Ražem:
>> Philipp, you are definitely right: the numbers are not accurate, but
>> they already include source tarballs. Now if we add all svn read
>> transactions as reported on page
>> with assumption that they are all for non Win platforms, we are still on
>> The formula is:
>> Win_tarball_downloads / (All_tarball_downloads + svn_read_transactions)
>> * 100 = 425 / (524 + 53) * 100 = 73,66%
> Hmm, that leaves those using sdcc from their distribution as the great
That's why I made the calculation on snapshot build downloads and not on
Anyway, I just wanted to show that there are many Windows users using
sdcc, not to guess the correct percentage. I referred to the dl
statistics just as an example.
> Debian and ubuntu have their popularity-contest, but most users
> don't participate in them.
> One probably would have to scale the number by total installations of
> each distribution.
> According to the populkarity-contest data, 0.25% of Debian users and
> 0.21% of Ubuntu users have sdcc installed. However only 0.05% of Debian
> users use it regularly, and only 0.003% of ubuntu users use sdcc regularly.
> Whatever. It don't see a way to get reliable data on OS usage by sdcc
> users. It probaly doesn't really matter that much anyway, since AFAIK we
> intend to have sdcc work on all major operating systems, including *BSD
> and the Hurd.
Exactly, it doesn't matter.
But we don't know about Hurd, do we???
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