Most popular packages in universe (Re: Installing recommends and the CD size)
karl at kgoetz.id.au
Sat Aug 16 01:40:46 BST 2008
On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 09:39 +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 02:50:19PM +0200, Michael Vogt wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 10:25:45AM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > A list of "the most popular non-main packages" would be interesting to look
> > > at.
> > >
> > > Oddly enough, http://popcon.ubuntu.com/universe/by_vote is not that. A
> > > quick glance shows that it contains lots of packages which are actually in
> > > main.
> > [..]
> > I'm investigating this and it should be fixed by tomorrow (the extact
> > time will depend on how long it takes to reprocessing the data).
> It looks like it's updated now. The list is (unsurprisingly) skewed in
> favour of packages which were previously part of the default installation
> but are now in universe, but allowing for that and other fudge factors I
> interpret the "top ten" as:
> 8. firefox-2
> At first, I thought this was an indication that people were installing
> the old version, but then I noticed that I still had it installed
> myself. Perhaps it should be removed during upgrades?
People who make websites (or whos plugins dont work on FF3) would find
> - mdz
Debian user / Ubuntu contributor / gNewSense contributor
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