[Haskell-cafe] How many Haskell programmers are there?

Mike Izbicki mike at izbicki.me
Mon Jul 21 16:23:52 UTC 2014

I was assuming hackage's downloads showed unique ips.  That seems much
more useful at least.  If not, the lens method would also be double
counting every time someone created a sandbox or upgraded ghc.

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:41 AM, Chris Wong <lambda.fairy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Of course, this is not a good approximation for the number of haskell
>> *programmers* because many people will have multiple installs going.
>> For example, I have 4 installations (3 work + my laptop).  It's
>> probably best to think of this number as an upper bound.
> Also, services like Travis will download a fresh set of dependencies
> on every commit.

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