reflecting on first UDS session on "rolling releases"

Robert Collins robertc at
Tue Mar 12 17:45:57 UTC 2013

On 13 March 2013 05:53, Robert Bruce Park <robert.park at> wrote:
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> On 13-03-12 09:34 AM, Evan Dandrea wrote:
>> I am fairly certain that the metrics from Steam skew towards early
>> adopters.
> Considering that Ubuntu has yet to be fully adopted by the mainstream,
> I'm pretty sure that *all of Ubuntu* skews pretty heavily towards
> early adopters, although Steam users would be skewed even harder.

Mainstream *what*?

Desktop users? Sure.
Datacentre operators? We are --waaaay-- beyond early adopters here.

Our user base is very varied and you have to segment it to reason
sensibly about the stats we have.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Cloud Services

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