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

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Mon Jul 21 16:45:19 UTC 2014

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* Mike Izbicki <mike at izbicki.me> [2014-07-21 09:23:52-0700]
> 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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