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

Martti Kühne mysatyre at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 11:45:06 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> No, and valuable != popular :)
> Any popularity contest is going to be biased in some way.  This is as
> good a bias as any other.

And let's leave completely out of focus that the bias that is needed
for a package to enter the official repositories is the personal
opinion of a TU or Dev. The rate recording is optimized to emphasize
wide adoption trends, which to me appear completely spot-on. What
aspect is missing there?


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