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From Roberto Galoppini <rgalopp...@slashdotmedia.com>
Subject Re: Download stats per platform?
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:30:59 GMT


On 18/giu/2013, at 13:14, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 11:26 PM, Shenfeng Liu <liushenf@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We can get the data from SourceForge by define the date range by ourselves:
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/stats/map
>> :)
> 
> That page measures something subtly different.  It shows what platform
> the user was running when downloading.   The number I reported was
> what platform version of AOO the user downloaded.
> 
> The numbers should be close, but it is possible, for example, that a
> user downloads the Mac version of AOO from a Windows machine at work,
> and then copies onto a USB key to bring home to install on their Mac.
> The SF page would count that as a Windows user.  My report would
> count that as a Mac user.

Correct. Actually aggregated stats are meant to be used only for generic stats about totals.
to create reports per releases and/or languages Sourceforge's API are a better mouse trap
(as proved by Rob's interesting stats!).



> 
> -Rob
> 
>> - Shenfeng (Simon)
>> 
>> 
>> 2013/6/18 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>> 
>>> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM, David Gerard <dgerard@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 17 June 2013 21:45, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 2:32 PM, David Gerard <dgerard@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>>> In the first 1 million or so AOO downloads, the breakdown was 87%
>>>>>> Windows, 11% Macintosh and 2% Linux.
>>>>>> But, of course, there's been over 50 million. Do we have a
>>>>>> per-platform breakdown of the numbers since then for AOO?
>>>> 
>>>>> It sounds like you want this chart:
>>> https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/mediaresource/690f6d03-d666-4003-b1b2-8e44331e2511
>>>>> From this blog post:
>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/apache_openoffice_one_year_50
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> That's the one, thank you! Do you have the % numbers that went into the
>>> graph?
>>> 
>>> That chart shows it day-by-day.  The %'s vary over time.  But the
>>> average over the year is:
>>> 
>>> Windows:  88%
>>> Mac OS: 10%
>>> Linux: 2%
>>> 
>>> So little difference compared to the distribution reported initially.
>>> It still reflects the distribution of desktop OS usage in the market.
>>> 
>>> -Rob
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> - d.
>>>> 
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