[aur-general] How the "Popularity" value is being calculated for a package in the AUR4?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Fri Jun 12 11:38:29 UTC 2015

On 12 June 2015 at 13:11, LoneVVolf <lonewolf at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On 12-06-15 10:01, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>> Also, we don't care
>> about packages that were very popular a year ago and are no longer used
>> today.
> Low number of new votes != not used anymore
> Many high quality, useful packages target a specific group of users.
> Does that make them less valuable ?

No, and valuable != popular :)

Any popularity contest is going to be biased in some way.  This is as
good a bias as any other.


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