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From Felix Schumacher <felix.schumac...@internetallee.de>
Subject Re: JMeter project analytics
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:00:55 GMT
Am 20.07.2017 um 20:53 schrieb Philippe Mouawad:
> Hello Emilian,
>
> We could possibily use GA with events for that.
> Of course if anybody wants to investigate the legal/privacy part (and all
> the impacts accross all countries which highly differ ) and volunteer code
> why not.
> You should create a bugzilla so that it's in our records.
I think the legal/privacy part is really important as well as the usage 
of such a feature behind a firewall. I had software, that started really 
slow because of a phone home feature, that had to timeout before the 
software started.

Felix
>
>
> Regards
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I wouldn't discard this because it needs work. There must be some way
>> to get some data and still preserve privacy (see Apple's Differential
>> Privacy and Google's RAPPOR[1] paper).
>>
>> 1. http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/research.google.com/en//pubs/
>> archive/42852.pdf
>>
>> --emi
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 8:53 AM, Philippe Mouawad
>> <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello Emilian,
>>> In the past it was possible through Apache to know number of downloads.
>>> With mirrors it appears we lost this precious (IMO) info.
>>>
>>> What you propose is a good idea but there are many issues:
>>> - privacy if we use something like GA
>>> - all users behind enterprise proxies or with a bad network
>>> - plus amount of work
>>>
>>> For now we use:
>>> - number of issues reported
>>> - questions on SO and mailing lists
>>>
>>> IMO, we should concentrate our efforts on:
>>> - http2 support
>>> - fix on undo/redo . With your experience of Netbeans , would you have an
>>> idea for that missing and always requested feature
>>> - fix caching of resources in already cached resources
>>>
>>> Thanks for your recent works !
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I was wondering about how many users / downloads does JMeter have and
>>>> I couldn't find such information except indirectly via the usage
>>>> statistics from http://www.jmeter-plugins.org/stats/
>>>>
>>>> Just yesterday we were discussing about MongoDB support which is
>>>> deprecated since it's not used very much but usage is measured
>>>> indirectly from support questions.
>>>>
>>>> Are there any other sources of such info?
>>>>
>>>> I believe it would be healthy for JMeter to actively measure such
>>>> usage info in order to better decide the future.
>>>>
>>>> A while back NetBeans measured anonymously various metrics in order to
>>>> prioritise work. Information such as this
>>>> http://statistics.netbeans.org/analytics/graph/projecttypes.jsp and
>>>> this http://statistics.netbeans.org/analytics/graph/databaseservers.jsp
>>>> and this http://statistics.netbeans.org/analytics/graph/
>> technologies.jsp
>>>> help determine which plugin deserves extra attention and which is
>>>> heading towards deprecation.
>>>>
>>>> So, we should think about how we could implement something like this
>>>> while respecting the Apache rules surrounding user data.
>>>>
>>>> --emi
>>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Cordialement.
>>> Philippe Mouawad.
>
>


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