Download stats

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Thu Feb 10 05:15:13 EST 2005

On 09 February 2005 20:03, Tomasz Zielonka wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 01:11:34PM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> For the forthcoming 6.4 release, we'd like to get a rough idea of
>> download statistics, at least from  Both Simon & I are
>> too busy/lazy (delete as applicable) to do this ourselves, and we
>> don't know the best tools to use (grep|wc on the access_log is a bit
>> too crude - we want to exclude things like partial downloads except
>> when the download was completed later, etc.).  Of course, if we can
>> get or estimate download statistics for other sources of GHC too,
>> that would be great. 
>> Any volunteers?
> Why not ask GHC users to fill some web form with additional
> information, like how they use GHC, where they use it, for what, etc?
> I can make a suitable web form in WASH, if you want.

That would be nice.  There's no way I'm putting a web form in the way of
the download link, but having it a separate "survey" on the site would
perhaps be useful.


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