[aur-general] pkgstats and unused [community] packages
chris at the-brannons.com
Mon Oct 25 14:31:08 EDT 2010
Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> writes:
> Not all users submit stats so unless Arch installs spyware on everyone's system
> or pools download stats from the mirrors, those states are not sufficient to
> motivate removals.
That's an excellent point. It is also fairly trivial to submit bogus data,
though I doubt that anyone is doing so.
Yes, one metric isn't good enough for determining what should stay and
what should go. The more I think about it, the less I like the concept.
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