[Haskell-cafe] The state of Hackage: what are we doing about it?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Jun 3 13:27:25 EDT 2010

> On Thursday 03 June 2010 06:27:43 am Don Stewart wrote:
> > I've been posting CSV files of the download statistics here:
> > 
> >    http://www.galois.com/~dons/hackage/hackage-downloads.csv
> > 
> > The next quarter's aggregated downloads are due soon.
> > 
> > The Arch Haskell site uses these stats to compute some popularity
> > metrics:
> >     
> >     http://www.galois.com/~dons/arch-haskell-status.html
> with that data, it should be rather easy to compute some kind
> weights for the packages and to prefer the popular packages during
> the search.
> In the long run it would be nice to get this statistics more
> frequently, e.g. monthly. We see, that within a quarter there are a lot of new
> packages.

I have scripts, and access to the apache logs -- so its just a matter of
free time to work on this. That's the goal though.

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