[arch-dev-public] [draft] pkgstats round two: take your vote and help improving Arch

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Sep 23 03:02:01 EDT 2010

On Thu, 23 Sep 2010 05:13:49 +0800, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org>
> On 23 September 2010 04:32, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> Hi devs,
>> I am a little busy right now. But I'd like to get this published so
>> we'll get some usable stats for next month. In the meantime I have
>> improved the db schema on the server so that we could easily save the
>> history of several years. (package data are now aggregated monthly)
>> Patches to this announcement are more than welcome. (I am tired and I
>> dumped ice tea into my keyboard...)
> Two years ago, we introduced <a
> href="http://www.archlinux.org/news/pkgstats-contribution-was-never-that-easy/">pkgstats</a>.
> This time, after a major revamp, we are re-introducing it to you!
> Contributing is as easy as installing the package - a weekly cron job
> will take care of the rest. You will be sending us a list of packages
> installed on your system, along with the architecture and mirror you
> use. This information will help us prioritize our efforts and make
> Arch even better. So, go ahead and spread the word!
> For more details see pkgstats -h or just read the simple source code.
> You can view the collected data at the <a
> href="https://www.archlinux.de/?page=Statistics">Statistics page</a>.

Thanks, very good. If there are no objections I'll publish this

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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